Job Market is even more Challenging for Smokers

In an already tough job market, smokers could find landing a job even more difficult. It’s illegal for employers to reject job applicants because of their race, religion, sex, national origin, age...
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Great American Smokeout scheduled

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. — Most folks recognize cigarette smoking is the largest preventable cause of death in the United States. Specifically, smoking contributes to roughly 450,000 deaths each...
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Old anti-smoking drug passes new test

Cytisine, an extract from the seeds of the Golden Rain acacia that was first marketed in Bulgaria in 1964, can give smokers an inexpensive assist in kicking the habit, according to the first large modern...
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Japan’s Ruling Party Proposes Sale of Entire Japan Tobacco Stake

Japan’s ruling party proposed selling the government’s majority stake in Japan Tobacco Inc., the world’s third-biggest publicly traded cigarette maker, to help fund rebuilding after the March 11...
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Boise could expand smoke-free zones to bars, parks

BOISE — Boise city officials are considering two ordinances to expand smoke-free zones to bars and public parks, including the Greenbelt. A 2010 Citizen Survey found that approximately 70% of Boise...
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Bulgaria Confirms: New Owner to Resell Bulgarbatac

Russia’s second-biggest bank VTB, which recently acquired a majority stake in Bulgaria’s cigarette maker Bulgartabac, is highly likely to resell the holding’s assets, the economy minister...
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McHenry County College goes tobacco-free Oct. 1

You could say that McHenry County College is blazing a trail among suburban community colleges without benefit of lighting a match. Smoking cigarettes or using any tobacco products such as dip or snuff...
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Cigar, Cigarillo, and Little Cigar Use Among Canadian Youth

Cigar, cigarillo, and little cigar use represent an underserved domain in youth tobacco control. Prevention efforts have typically focused on preventing youth from using cigarettes, despite evidence that...
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Raise cigarette prices by 156 percent

Cigarette prices should be increased by 156 percent to effectively discourage people from smoking, a study of the University of the Philippines and anti-tobacco group Health Justice showed. In a statement,...
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Gangs are making huge profits from cigarette smuggling

CONSIDERED the most lucrative form of organised criminal activity in the country, cigarette smuggling is on the increase. That is according to Retailers Against Smuggling, the representative group for...
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