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Lots of smoke but little fire to reduce Indiana's smoking habit

State officials are appealing a $63 million reduction in Indiana's share of tobacco master settlement payments.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Crowd expected for tonight's hearing on smoking ban

Gail Kesecker has done her part to let Berkeley County Health Department board members know that she - and lots of others who patronize her rural business, the Long Branch Saloon and Grill - opposes a proposed ban of smoking in public places, including bars and fraternal organizations.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Martinsburg, WV

Wall Street Journal

Former Tobacco Hub Clears the Air

Activists in the world of historic preservation have long staked a claim to rescuing architecturally important train stations, government buildings and private estates.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Medicine, Health, Gastonia, NC

Brandon Sun

Manitoba set to prohibit flavoured tobacco in effort to stop youth smoking

Healthy Living Minister Sharon Blady says the aim is to stop tobacco companies from luring young people into smoking through cigarillos and other flavoured products.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Reuters

Tobacco on TV tied to adult smoking rates

Even though smoking appears far less frequently in U.S. television shows than it used to, its portrayal may still be triggering the urge in adult smokers, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, University of Pennsylvania, Australia, World News,

Canadian Business Magazine

Tobacco cos. make payments under pact to help states with smoking-related health care costs

The nation's top cigarette makers said Tuesday they have made about $6 billion in annual payments as part of a longstanding settlement in which some companies are paying states for smoking-related health care costs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CBS Local

City Touts Decline In Teen Smoking

Dr. Bechara Choucair, commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, said fewer than 11 percent of Chicago high school students reported smoking last year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Education Etc.

CBS Local

Nassau Lawmaker Wants To Raise Smoking Age To 21 Like Suffolk County, NYC

A Nassau County lawmaker will make another push to raise the smoking age to 21 now that a similar measure was just approved in neighboring Suffolk County .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

KBCI CBS 2

Idaho council approves voluntary smoking ban in Lewiston

The Lewiston City Council has approved a voluntary ban on smoking in some public outdoor spaces.

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Related Topix: Lewiston, ID, Medicine, Health

Real Bollywood

Lindsay Lohan accused of drinking at Coachella

Los Angeles April 15: Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan has been accused of drinking alcohol at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Indio, CA, Medicine, Health

Patch.com

Signed Into Law: Must Be 21 to Buy Tobacco Products

It's official. Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, anyone in Suffolk County buying tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, liquid nicotine, rolling papers, and pipes must be 21, by law.

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Related Topix: Suffolk County, NY, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Huntington, NY, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

CNN

Is this tiny gadget the future of smoking?

One billion smokers light up around the world each and every day, making the cigarette -- the iconic white stick synonymous with the word "smoking" for more than a century -- the most successful consumer product in history, James Monsees says.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Marijuana, iPhone

The Advocate

MadVapes store manager Robert Everhart uses an electronic cigarette...

MadVapes store manager Robert Everhart uses an electronic cigarette at MadVapes in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

Business Journal

Able Aerospace bans smoking even off the job

You better not - smoke - em if you got - em' if you work for Lee Benson. Benson is CEO and principal owner of Able Aerospace Services, and he runs the aerospace supply chain company with his own unique playbook Benson does not allow workers to smoke - even off the job - saying it saves the company between $750,000 and $1 million ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Reuters

A French icon totters: country's biggest Gauloise plant may close

The dark-tobacco Gauloise - a macho smoke as evocative of France as the beret or the baguette - has already seen its best days.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

First "The Fault in Our Stars" clip shows Gus explaining about his smoking

In this clip, which looks to take place soon after they meet, Hazel and Gus are talking outside the support group when Gus takes a cigarette out.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cancer

EKathimerini

Cafe in Greek Parliament fined for breaking anti-smoking law

The owner of the cafe in GreeceA's Parliament has been fined 600 euros for breaking the anti-smoking law.

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Journalgazette.net

As Australia snuffs smoking, plant closes

The closing of the Moorabbin plant in southeast Melbourne will cost 180 jobs, about a quarter of its workforce in the nation, the company said in a statement.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Medicine, Health, Philip Morris International, Tobacco,

Lancashire Telegraph

Haslingden fire prompts warning

A FIRE caused by smoking materials has left one householder suffering from burns and another treated by paramedics for inhaling fumes.

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Related Topix: Fire, Medicine, Health

Trinidad Guardian

Quitting smoking with help of laser therapy

That bad smoking habit you've been wanting to kick for the past 20 years might soon be a thing of the past with a visit to a laser therapist.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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