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51 min ago | The Capital-Journal

Lawrence man starts petition to ban smoking on Massachusetts Street

A software developer who moved to Lawrence less than a year ago has started an online petition seeking to ban smoking on one of the city's most popular streets through downtown.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lawrence, KS

2 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Fewer children lighting up

SMOKING rates among children have hit an all-time low according to the latest figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

4 hrs ago | Football365

Wilshere: Is He Smoking Enough?

That might be the real problem here. There certainly isn't much to worry about when a 22-year-old has a wee puff of a cigarette on his jollies, so why the consternation? Of all the things Jack Wilshire could have been photographed doing in Las Vegas, having a smoke was probably the least of the sins he could have committed.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

7 hrs ago | India.com

Research says "People who work long hours find it harder to quit smoking"

People who work long hours find it harder to quit smoking and those who have given up are more at risk of starting again, according to the researchers from the Loughborough University in Britain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

8 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

Mad Max: Fury Road trailer recalls that stunning Road Warrior vibe

I feel free, like a massive weight has been lifted from my shoulders, like I can breath again, like I've been given a fresh start, a gift, thank I was headed to the Whitecaps game, carrying my supporters scarf.

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Related Topix: Mad Max, Warrior, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Medicine, Health, Mad Max 2, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, Celebrities, Mel Gibson

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Smoking: Why is it so hard to quit?

Cigarette smoking has been proven to negatively impact the health of a smoker and those around them, but many smokers don't quit.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations, American Lung Association, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Jefferson County, WV

Examiner.com

Smoking near children now illegal in Oregon

More specifically, smoking with a child in one's car is now illegal in Oregon, effective January 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

A New York City Smokers' Group Suing to End E-Cigarette Ban in Restaurants and Bars

For more on this topic watch the Reason TV short titled Thank You for Vaping: Libertarian vs. New York City's E-Cig Ban , originally relased on May 2, 2014.

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

KSL-TV

Report: Smoking bans, cigarette taxes linked to lower suicide rates

Utah mental health and public health officials say a new report that links stronger anti-smoking initiatives to lower suicide rates suggests an added benefit of states' prevention and cessation efforts.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Utah, Medicine, Health, Suicide, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Control Group

Journalgazette.net

A 30-year public smoking battle

The July 16 editorial "Clearing the Air" sent me to my files to retrieve a folder entitled "Smoking Ordinance Education, 1983-1984."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fort Wayne, IN

Leigh Journal

a Stop smoking service has been helping people in Golborne to quit.

Sue Margetts, a Stop Smoking advisor from Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust has been providing weekly support sessions to staff from building and civil engineering firm J Murphy and Sons.

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Statesboro Herald

GSU to go tobacco free

Georgia Southern University will be tobacco free starting Friday, in accordance with a new policy by the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Southern University, Georgia, Medicine, Health

Courier News

LETTER: Outdoors no haven from tobacco smokeLETTER: Outdoors no haven ...

LETTER: Outdoors no haven from tobacco smoke Second-hand smoke isn't just an indoor issue, so bans on outdoor smoking appropriate Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1mOBd9Y - -Text: March 27, 2001 Photo by Michael Clevenger.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Opinion

WNDU-TV South Bend

The Linebacker Lounge to go non-smoking

South Bend is a city with a rich history, from the establishment of Notre Dame in 1842 to Henry Studebaker starting his company just 10 years later.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, South Bend, IN

Express India

Graphic anti-smoking adverts help in quitting

Ads offering practical advice about how to function with smoking-related ailments seem more effective way to get people to kick the habit.

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

Lancashire Telegraph

a Nurse who helps people stub out their smoking habits has won a coveted award.

Wendy Harrison, a staff nurse in the emergency department at the Royal Blackburn Hospital , won the Pioneering Community Nurse of the Year award at the Welch Allyn Pioneers of Care Awards.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nursing

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam's nascent anti-smoking laws flouted by public, manufacturers

A man smokes at the 115 People's Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City despite a ban against smoking at public places in Vietnam.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Vietnam, World News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Medical News Today

Exercising helps depressed smokers quit

People diagnosed with depression need to step out for a cigarette twice as often as smokers who are not dealing with a mood disorder.

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

Examiner.com

Blue Oyster Cult fire up a free concert

Remember "Burnin' For You?" Legendary '70s rock band Blue A-yster Cult , who played this memorable hit song decades ago, is back! Burn out the night at their free concert on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Burton Chace Park by the marina.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Blue Oyster Cult, Medicine

Metro

NEWIs good behaviour now cool? Smoking, drinking and drug use halves in young people

Is good behaviour now cool? Smoking, drinking and drug use halved in young people in the last decade - and it's still dropping Or that's what a new report seems to be suggesting, with traditionally rebellious behaviour like smoking, drinking and drug use losing popularity in secondary school pupils over the last decade.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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