2.3 Trillion Cigarettes Smoked In China In 2010

Excluding Asia-Pacific, the global cigarette market is forecast to contract by more than a quarter. Cigarettes markets in Western Europe, North America and Australasia are forecast to contract by over...
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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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Less Americans Smoking Cigarettes

Smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke is the leading cause of preventable death and disease in the United States, killing an estimated 443,000 Americans each year. “Any decline in the number of...
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A new type of cigarette venture

Jamaicans for decades have bought cigarettes by the stick and by the carton at corners shops, from streetside sellers, and a multiplicity of businesses that make money off a habit that is hard to kick. What...
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Cigarette Together With A Coffee Super Bad For Your Heart

Smoking a cigarette while drinking a cup of coffee may damage your heart more than either vice alone, according to a new study published in the 2 November 2004 edition of the Journal of the American College...
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Russia Pledges to Cut Number of Smokers by 2050

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev wants to cut the number of smokers by 10 to 15 percent by 2050. Those are huge ambitions considering 40 percent of Russians light up. So why is it still so popular to...
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SAHA to ban smoking in public housing

To the list of places where smokers no longer will be able to light up — government buildings, parks, restaurants and bars — public housing residents in San Antonio soon will add one more: their own...
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Companies Get Tougher with Employees Who Smoke

Many companies use quiet incentives to encourage desired employee behavior, such as losing weight. Not Macy’s (M). Beginning on July 1, workers at the department store chain who admit to using tobacco...
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Smoking under fire

The crusade against second-hand smoke could get a boost in Metro Vancouver, with park officials poised to consider a blanket ban on smoking – and possibly even campfires – in all regional parks. The...
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Queen Street Mall smoking ban from September 1

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will announce that September 1 will herald the start of a smoke-free mall which was first flagged by his predecessor Campbell Newman last November. Under the ban, smokers will face...
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