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51 min 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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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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,

CBS Atlanta

Overconfident folks may blind others to their real abilities

Overconfident people are better at convincing others that they're more talented than they really are, and therefore are more likely to get promotions and reach high-level positions, a new study indicates.

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, WII, Medicine, Education Etc.

WLBT-TV Jackson

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Joining a number of other health agencies, the United Nations' World Health Organization on Tuesday recommended that countries regulate electronic cigarettes and ban their use indoors until studies prove that "vaping" is harmless to bystanders.

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

Weirton Daily Times

Countywide smoking ban approved

Despite emotional, last-minute pleas from Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort employees, the Hancock County health board on Tuesday unanimously approved an indoor, countywide smoking ban with no exemptions for gaming facilities.

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Related Topix: Hancock County, WV, Medicine, Health

KCBY-TV Coos Bay

Should Oregon ban beach smoking? State holds public hearings

If smoking is outlawed on the beaches people could only spark up cigarettes in cars, campsites or in designated rest areas.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABC News

Ngaanyatjarra health workers learn to boost the anti smoking message

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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