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1 hr ago | Brand Republic

Forest slams ASA decision on DoH smoking ad claims

Smoking rights campaign group Forest has clashed with the Advertising Standards Authority and the Department of Health over claims in a television ad that smoking can cause "mutations" in the body.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

5 hrs ago | Gallup.com

Americans Favor Ban on Smoking in Public, but Not Total Ban

A majority of Americans, 56%, are in favor of making smoking in public places illegal.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Big decline shown in school age smokers

SMOKING among secondary school pupils in Swindon has more than halved over the past ten years, hitting a record low in 2013.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Hyperallergic

The Design Battle to Sell and to Stop Smoking

In terms of breadth and controversy, two 20th-century advertising campaigns are almost unrivaled: the drive to sell cigarettes and the backlash to get people to stop smoking.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Yale University

CBC News

Butt out carefully in hot, dry weather, fire department warns

It's another hot and dry day in Calgary - and the fire department is warning people to be careful not to accidentally start a fire when they butt out.

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Related Topix: Fire, Medicine, Health

Myrtle Beach Online

Reynolds American 2Q profit climbs 6.7 percent

The Winston Salem, North Carolina-based company said it earned $492 million, or 92 cents per share, in the period ended June 30, up from $461 million, or 84 cents per share, a year ago.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC, Medicine, Health

The Fresno Bee

San Diego regulates e-cigarettes

The legislation also regulates how e-cigarettes can be sold, requiring special permits for businesses that sell them and prohibiting sales from vending machines.

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The Independent

Liverpool bar becomes 'first in UK' to ban smoking outside

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

Medical Daily

Smoking Kills (Your Organs): 6 Major Organs Damaged By Cigarette Smoke

As the smoke hits your lungs, the chemicals it contains begin to work their way throughout the rest of your body.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

Examiner.com

Smoking linked to negative disease progression from smoking

Psoriatic arthritis, is an inflammatory form of arthritis associated with psoriasis and includes many manifestations such as skin psoriasis, nail lesions, dactylitis, and enthesitis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Psoriatic Arthritis, Arthritis, Pain, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic)

Education Week

E-Cigarettes Cloud Schools' Anti-Smoking Policies

For decades schools have been on the front lines in a successful campaign to reduce teenage cigarette smoking.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Teenagers, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Healthcare Law, Law

Medical News Today

Combination nicotine replacement therapy boosts success rate for smokers looking to quit

Uninsured smokers who used nicotine replacement therapy patches in combination with NRT lozenges nearly doubled their quit rates when using the support of a quitline, according to a study published online ahead of print in the Journal of Smoking Cessation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medical University of South Carolina, University of South Carolina, South Carolina, Yale University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Warning after bedroom fire sparked by cigarette

A BEDROOM fire in High Wycombe last night was sparked by a cigarette - prompting firefighters to issue a warning to smokers to take extra care.

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

Science

Smoking mothers may alter the DNA of their children

Pregnant women who smoke don't just harm the health of their baby-they may actually impair their child's DNA, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Epidemiology, Genetics, Research Triangle Park, NC

Best of New Orleans

New Orleans bars going nonsmoking?

There's an annual ritual in Baton Rouge, and it goes like this: A bill to ban smoking in bars and casinos is sent to the House and Senate floors and offered up as a sacrifice - practically burned alive on the floor - to ensure that no bill like it shall ever pass.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Medicine, Health, Baton Rouge, LA

Examiner.com

Smokers beware of type 2 diabetes

The CDC and the acting surgeon general of the United States, Boris Lushniak, M.D., M.P.H. have announced that tobacco smokers are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Merced Sun-Star

UGA Pharmacy students plan tobacco cessation class

University officials say the pharmacy students will lead the group program and hold individual coaching session to help participants quit using tobacco.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Medicine, Health, Merced, CA

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

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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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

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