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While promoting his book about his 35-year battle with heart disease, former Vice President Dick Cheney talked about smoking in the White House and in the Boy Scouts - and the moment that led him to kick the habit.
Smoking is described as one of the hardest habits for people to kick. Nicotine dependence is the most common form of chemical dependence in the United States.
Opponents of a proposed smoking ban for Hancock County are waging a public information campaign they hope will influence the county health board's final decision.
A TEENAGER has spoken out in support of standardised tobacco packaging and urged the Government to introduce legislation to 'save lives'.
With Victoria set to ban virtually all forms of public smoking, city councillors in the B.C. capital are mulling the creation of small patches of neutral ground in which the region's 30,000 or so smokers could "kill themselves in peace" without breaking the law.
Assemblyman Isadore Hall, D-Compton, talks with GOP Assembly members Diane Harkey, of Dana Point, left, and Shannon Grove, of Bakersfield, after the Assembly approved his smoking bill banning smoking in home day care centers, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, April 21, 2014.
Most people know that smoking is bad for their health on all levels: it is bad for every cell in the body.
As WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported, Glen Cove Mayor Reginald Spinello wants his city to add e-cigarettes to its smoking prohibition ordinances already on the books.
Wakefield Council's cabinet has signed up to a declaration to reduce tobacco use among the population and raise awareness of the health effects of smoking.
An 89-year-old southwest Ohio woman is preparing to move out of her home of the last 10 years because it has gone smoke-free.
Just imagine a world without cancer. I am sure this is the hope of the millions of people affected by this deadly disease.
This March 2, file 2013 file photo shows a woman smoking a cigarette while sitting in her truck in Hayneville, Ala.
TIME RIGHT NOW IS 7:17. RESEARCHERS AT NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY HAVE FOUND THAT EVEN CASUAL USE OF MARIJUANA CAN LEAD TO A PERMANENT IMPACT ON THE BRAIN.
Suppose a scientific conference on cancer prevention never addressed smoking, on the grounds that in a free society you can't change private behavior, and anyway, maybe the statistical relationships between smoking and cancer are really caused by some other third variable.
Addicted: The nine-year-old called an NHS smoking hotline after he realised the habit was damaging his health The helpline, which is run by Shropshire Community NHS trust, is a free stop smoking service which says that you are 'four times more likely to quit with our help than if you attempt to stop smoking on your own'.