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In a bid to tackle smoking, Indigenous health workers from the area have taken part in Smoking Cessation Training in order to help their peers quit.
The World Health Organization wants governments to crackdown on the smoke-free cigarette known as the e-cigarette.
Anti-tobacco ads aim to shame celebrities who smoke Iowa's attorney general is touting the power of a new anti-smoking tactic: celebrity-shaming.
Federal regulators are seeking public comment on smokeless tobacco maker Swedish Match's request to certify its General-branded tobacco products as less harmful than cigarettes.
The Kokomo City Council has given initial approval to a proposed ban on smoking in the city's bars and social clubs.
The World Health Organization is calling for major regulations on the e-cigarette industry, including a ban on indoor smoking.
The market for e-cigarettes has grown from thousands of users in 2006 to several million worldwide and reached nearly $2-billion in sales last year.
Electronic cigarettes should be banned from indoor spaces and face curbs on their sale over health fears, the World Health Organisation has said.
The U.N. health agency recommended Tuesday that nations regulate electronic cigarettes and ban them from use indoors until the exhaled vapor is proven not to harm bystanders.
No matter where you stand on the issue of smoking everyone can agree that children shouldn't smoke, and seeing a little kid puffing away on a cigarette just looks wrong.
Minister Robyn Lambley described it as a significant reform to the Tobacco Control Act that will ensure Territory children are protected from the harms of second-hand smoke while travelling in a car.
More than a quarter-million middle and high school students who were non-smokers say they used an electronic cigarette last year -- a threefold increase from 2011, a new U.S. study says.
The American Heart Association issued a policy statement regarding regulation of the sale of electronic cigarettes on Aug. 24, 2014.
U.S. high schools and middle schools should start classes later in the morning to allow kids some much-needed sleep, a leading group of pediatricians is urging.
The number of U.S. youth who used electronic cigarettes, but have never smoked a regular cigarette, has more than tripled in the past three years, from 79,000 in 2011 to over 263,000 in 2013.
Electronic cigarettes may be more tempting to non-smoking youths than conventional cigarettes, and once young people have tried e-cigarettes they are more inclined to give regular cigarettes a try, U.S. researchers said on Monday.
Electronic cigarettes may be more tempting to non-smoking youths than conventional cigarettes, and once young people have tried e-cigarettes they are more inclined to give regular cigarettes a try, US researchers said on Monday.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 02:36 am
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