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2 hrs ago | 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.

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

6 hrs ago | 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.

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10 hrs ago | 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.

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

13 hrs ago | 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.

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

17 hrs ago | 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.

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

21 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Wichita Eagle

2 exceptions to Nebraska smoking ban struck down

The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday struck down exceptions to the state's public smoking ban for cigar bars and tobacco shops, but it spared the exception for some hotel guestrooms that allow smoking.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Medicine, Health

Science Daily

Second-hand e-cig smoke compared to regular cigarette smoke

Despite a 10-fold decrease in overall exposure to carcinogenic particulate matter, researchers find increased levels of certain toxic metals in second-hand smoke from e-cigs.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Medicine, Health

Cybercast News Service

Feds reviewing Reynolds' deal to buy Lorillard

Federal regulators are putting Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s planned $25 billion takeover of rival Newport maker Lorillard Inc. under the microscope.

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Related Topix: Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC, Medicine, Health

Thetelegraphand Argus

Bradford becomes first council in country to stop logging numbers who quit smoking

BRADFORD Council has become the first local authority in the country to opt out of collecting data about people quitting smoking, saying monitoring the issue using old NHS targets is "not an effective use of taxpayers' money".

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Ananova

Plain Cigarette Packs Do Not Hurt Retailers

Plain packs for cigarettes do not hurt small retailers, flood the market with cheap cigarettes, or boost the trade in counterfeit tobacco, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Travel, Australia Travel, Pacific Travel, Medicine, Health

Medical Daily

Smoker's Lungs Vs. Healthy Lungs Show In 6 Seconds What A Bad Idea Smoking Is

People are smoking less today than they ever have, and the rates are only continuing to fall.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

North King County

Snohomish Health District is looking for public comment on smoking proposal

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

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Related Topix: Medicine, Snohomish, WA, Health, Snohomish County, WA

Examiner.com

Benifits & Risks Associated With Smoking Cigars

While both cigars and cigarettes contain tobacco, a big difference between the both is that in CAO cigars, tobacco is wrapped inside leaf tobacco, or other material containing tobacco.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cancer, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Lung Cancer

Patch.com

No-Smoking Wave Hits Ocean City Beach

Lighting up a cigarette on the beach in Ocean City may soon be made more difficult by leaders in the summer resort mecca.

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International Business Times

5 Little Known Facts About Smoking

According to the American Lung Association, smoking is a major cause of preventable illness and death in the United States.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Philly.com

Mom admits smoking habit to daughter

On undoing a lie you've told to your child: Consider the smoking mom who lied to her child about smoking: How about 'fess up and quit? Sit the daughter down, say she has something important to talk with her about, and then come clean.

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Worcester News

Worcester drop-in day keeps doctor away

SMOKING, men's health and life-saving are all part of an eventful drop-in session organised by a Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinator in Worcester.

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Related Topix: Health, Worcestershire County, England, Medicine, World News, United Kingdom,

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