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1 hr ago | WBTV

Mecklenburg commissioners to hear from public on smoking ban Tuesday

Mecklenburg County commissioners are scheduled to hear from the public Tuesday about a proposed ban on smoking on government grounds and all tobacco use including electronic cigarettes at county parks, greenways and golf courses.


Related Topix: Mecklenburg County, NC, Medicine, Health

5 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

For sale: Century-old cards of Ty Cobb, Cy Young

Biddeford, Maine a A baseball fan took up smoking a century ago and with it acquired another habit: holding onto little cards that bore the faces of baseball's earliest greats.


Related Topix: Biddeford, ME, Medicine, Health

9 hrs ago | CiteULike

Intentions to smoke cigarettes among never-smoking U.S. middle and...

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

12 hrs ago |

LSD and shrooms do not mix well with Disneyland: Part 1

Disneyland has always been a family friendly atmosphere. Walt Disney liked his brand to have a squeaky clean image, even though he himself had flaws.


Related Topix: Drugs, Walt Disney, Medicine, Health

16 hrs ago |

Overweigh teens likelier to pick up smoking

A new study has suggested that overweight or obese teenagers are likelier to become regular smokers as compared to average weight teens.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Teenagers

Sun Aug 31, 2014

ABC News

Blanket smoking ban across ACT's major hospitals

From today the Canberra and Calvary Hospital campuses, as well as National Capital Private Hospital and John James Hospital are all covered by the smoking ban.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Nursing

The Times of Israel

Zapping brain may cure heavy smokers, study finds

A machine that pulses deep regions of the brain with magnetic current may help heavy smokers quit the habit, an Israeli study shows.


Related Topix: Medicine, Israel, World News, Middle East, Food and Drug Administration

Washington Examiner

Report faults New York's anti-smoking plan

The Cancer Action Network at the American Cancer Society analyzed the state's efforts to combat cancer through screenings, tobacco taxes, smoking bans and restrictions on tanning booths.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society

College students sound off over new smoking ban

College students said they are upset over new state legislation Governor Pat Quinn recently signed into law banning smoking on public college campuses.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Illinois, Chicago State University, Marquette University

Wigan Today

Cigarette blaze

FIRE chiefs have warned against smoking in bed after three people were led to safety after a cigarette burnt out.


Related Topix: Fire, Medicine, Health

BBC News

E-cig liquid 'potentially harmful'

Inside Out bought four liquid refills and sent them to a laboratory for testing.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sat Aug 30, 2014

My Edmonds

Snohomish Health District seeks public comment on changes to Smoking in Public law

T he Snohomish Health District is seeking preliminary public comment on a proposal to adopt and amend the state Smoking in Public Places law.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical News

Youth who have used e-cigarettes are more likely to try conventional cigarettes

A recent study by a Georgia State University scientist and her colleagues with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that youth who have never even touched a regular tobacco cigarette -- but have ever used e-cigarettes -- are more likely to report that they may try conventional cigarettes.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Education Etc., Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

Medical News Today

China must act now to tackle timebomb of chronic diseases, warn experts

China must act now to tackle the growing challenges posed by injuries, mental illness, obesity , smoking, environmental pollution and other public health threats or face the huge toll of largely preventable health loss suffered by high-income countries, warn experts in a Review published as part of a Lancet themed issue on China.


Related Topix: Health

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

WHO calls for tougher regulations on e-cigarette industry, including indoor smoking ban

The World Health Organization is calling for major regulations on the e-cigarette industry, including a ban on indoor smoking.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Marketing

Brandon Sun

E-cigarettes sales will suffer if regulated like tobacco: analyst

Designed to simulate smoking, electronic cigarettes continue to grow in popularity but uncertainty over possible Health Canada regulations and restrictions by other regulators are raising concerns for the industry in Canada.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Marketing, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

Medical News

Alternatives to cigarette smoking may still pose a risk to human health due to over-use

Cigarette smoking kills approximately 440,000 Americans each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Protection.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), University of Miami

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Outdoor cigarette smoking, e-cigarettes banned in parts of Golden

A popular Colorado tourist spot is going smoke free. Starting next year, you could be fined $50 for lighting up or vaping in public in Golden.


Related Topix: Golden, CO, Medicine, Health

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Medical News

Statistical analysis finds correlation between high BMI, cigarette smoking in teens

A study examining whether overweight or obese teens are at higher risk for substance abuse finds both good and bad news: weight status has no correlation with alcohol or marijuana use but is linked to regular cigarette smoking.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Family, Teenagers

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Supreme Court: Smoking in Cigar Bars, Tobacco Shops is Unconstitutional

The Nebraska Supreme Court has struck down two exceptions to the state's public smoking ban, dealing a blow to cigar bars and tobacco shops, but sparing the exception for some hotel guestrooms that allow smoking.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health