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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

Quotes about marijuana for National Pot Smoking Day 2014

"My generation, faced as it grew with a choice between religious belief and existential despair, chose marijuana .

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4 hrs ago | Campaignseries.co.uk

Caerphilly council step closer to e-cigs ban

A LOCAL authority in Gwent is a step closer to introducing a ban on electronic cigarettes on council premises and in council vehicles.

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9 hrs ago | This is Derbyshire

Improve education on dangers of smoking, don't rely on plain...

Firstly, youngsters don't start smoking because of the look of the packs. They start because of other factors, such as family and friends.

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11 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

Quit smoking campaign: Nowra mother breathes easier

Nowra mother of three Leah Campbell can breathe easy after becoming the face of the region's quit smoking campaign.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Kids, Family

Thu Apr 17, 2014

TwinCities

Survey shows decline in Wisconsin teen smoking, drinking, sex

But results of a new survey show Wisconsin's high school students are smoking less, drinking less and having less sex compared with their peers two decades ago.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Medicine, Health, Education Etc., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nutrition

Ocean Drive

Spotted: 'Girls' Star Jemima Kirke's Smoking Supper at Perfecto

The tattooed beauty was in Miami to spend time with her mum. More on her visit, and other celeb sightings around town, below.

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Related Topix: Jemima Kirke, Health, Medicine, Life, Food, Seafood

Patch.com

Winners of Smoking Stinks Student T-Shirt Design Contest Announced

From a news release: The Smoking Stinks program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Health has announced the winners of its Tobacco-Free Kids Week T-shirt design contest, who were selected by public vote.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Anne Arundel County, MD

Reuters

Direct tobacco marketing linked to teen and adult smoking

Direct to consumer marketing of tobacco products is reaching significant numbers of teens, as well as young adults, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Marketing, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Direct Mail, Direct Marketing

ABC News

Philip Morris Int'l 1Q Profit Falls Nearly 12 Pct

Philip Morris International Inc. said Thursday that its first-quarter profit dropped nearly 12 percent as cigarette sales fell in the overseas markets that it serves and it was hurt by foreign exchange rates for the U.S. dollar.

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Related Topix: Philip Morris International, Tobacco, Medicine, Health

Live Science

There's No Debate: Lowering Salt Cuts Strokes and Heart Attacks

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Heart Disease, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Lung Cancer

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Reuters

Reports of e-cigarette injury jump amid rising popularity, U.S. data show

Complaints of injury linked to e-cigarettes, from burns and nicotine toxicity to respiratory and cardiovascular problems, have jumped over the past year as the devices become more popular, the most recent U.S. data show.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Martinsburg Journal

Dozens of speakers debate proposed smoking ban

Calm prevailed at Wednesday night's public forum, when about 125 people gathered to hear comments about - and debate - a proposed ban of smoking in public places, including private bars and fraternal organizations.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Berkeley County, WV, Martinsburg, WV, Inwood, WV, Bunker Hill, WV

Big News Network.com

Health officials support county boards power anti-smoking efforts

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Science Daily

Masculine boys, feminine girls more likely to engage in cancer risk behaviors

The most "feminine" girls and "masculine" boys are more likely than their peers to engage in behaviors that pose cancer risks, according to a new study.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Gautier residents give mixed reviews about proposed smoking ban

A potential smoking ban in Gautier is getting mixed reviews from residents and business owners.

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Related Topix: Gautier, MS, Jackson County, MS, Medicine, Health

The New Zealand Herald

Cigarette started fatal fire

But a Whangarei coroner has found that those pleasures caused her death in a house fire, after a cigarette fell onto a chair.

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Cincinnati.com

84% in Ky. back school smoking bans

KY21Smokea Forum Friday August 12, 2011: Detail shot of No Smoking sign of the doors at Super Bowl Erlanger Friday August 12, 2011 in Erlanger, Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Kentucky, Erlanger, KY, Family, Kids, Dayton, KY, Life, Food, Nutrition

KETK

E-cig usage banned inside Smith Co. buildings, will follow same protocol as traditional smokers

Electronic cigarettes and other vaping products will now be covered under Smith County's smoking ordinance and will not be allowed inside Smith County buildings nor within 50 feet of the county property entrances.

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Sthelensstar.co.uk

Huge stash of illegal cigarettes seized in raid

THOUSANDS of illegal cigarettes were seized and 19 roadside stop checks made during a week long campaign to tackle rogue traders.

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Chicago Tribune

Smoking rate among Chicago students drops

Smoking among Chicago high school students has dropped to its lowest rate in more than a decade, according to a new study released by the city's health department.

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

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