Age, gender and social advantage affect success in quitting smoking

The study, commissioned by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and undertaken by the UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies (UKCTCS), reviewed published studies from between...
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Cigarette Smoking Interventions Among Diverse Populations

One of the greatest public health success stories of the past 50 years has been the reduction in cigarette smoking in the United States. Smoking prevalence has decreased by 50% or more in the United States...
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Smell Flowers, Not Smoke; NYC Smoking Ban Sees New Signs In Parks

Ninety days after Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed into law this most recent expansion of the city’s smoking ban, it became illegal on Monday to smoke in the New York City’s over 1,700 parks...
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Is your office making you smoke?

Within five minutes of waking up Praveen K. has smoked his first cigarette setting the tone for the day. One before and after breakfast; one or more for the road and while on the road. The techie reaches his...
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Scotland Ban on Cigarette Vending Machines Valid as Tobacco Business Loses Lawsuit

A major tobacco company has lost the lawsuit challenging the prohibition of vending machines approved in Scotland. Sinclair Collis Ltd, which is reported to be the leading vending machine operator in the...
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Ex-smoker Sued Philip Morris USA over Lung Cancer

California law permits an ex-smoker with lung cancer to sue Philip Morris USA, even though she filed the case many years after she had been diagnosed with a tobacco-related disease, an appeals court has...
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8m cigarettes seized during raid

Eight million cigarettes have been seized in Co Armagh in a cross-border security operation against the illegal tobacco trade. Officers swooped on commercial premises as the cigarettes, thought to have...
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Sale of tobacco near educational institutes; HC raps police

New Delhi, May 18 (PTI) The Delhi High Court today rapped the city police for non-compliance of its earlier directions asking them to take strict actions to stop sale of tobacco products within 100 yards...
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Virginia youth anti-tobacco group named advocates of the year national organization

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia’s largest youth-led anti-tobacco movement is getting national recognition. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids says members of the Y Street of Virginia have been named youth...
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The Death of “Low Tar” Cigarettes… Or Maybe Not

Cigarette manufacturers will no longer be able to feature brands as “low tar” or “light.” And while David Kessler, former head of the Food and Drug Administration, urged to regulate nicotine levels...
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