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2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Former Tobacco Hub Clears the Air

Activists in the world of historic preservation have long staked a claim to rescuing architecturally important train stations, government buildings and private estates.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Medicine, Health, Gastonia, NC

7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Manitoba set to prohibit flavoured tobacco in effort to stop youth smoking

Healthy Living Minister Sharon Blady says the aim is to stop tobacco companies from luring young people into smoking through cigarillos and other flavoured products.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

9 hrs ago | Reuters

Tobacco on TV tied to adult smoking rates

Even though smoking appears far less frequently in U.S. television shows than it used to, its portrayal may still be triggering the urge in adult smokers, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, University of Pennsylvania, Australia, World News,

10 hrs ago | Canadian Business Magazine

Tobacco cos. make payments under pact to help states with smoking-related health care costs

The nation's top cigarette makers said Tuesday they have made about $6 billion in annual payments as part of a longstanding settlement in which some companies are paying states for smoking-related health care costs.

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

11 hrs ago | CBS Local

City Touts Decline In Teen Smoking

Dr. Bechara Choucair, commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, said fewer than 11 percent of Chicago high school students reported smoking last year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Education Etc.

13 hrs ago | CBS Local

Nassau Lawmaker Wants To Raise Smoking Age To 21 Like Suffolk County, NYC

A Nassau County lawmaker will make another push to raise the smoking age to 21 now that a similar measure was just approved in neighboring Suffolk County .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

13 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2

Idaho council approves voluntary smoking ban in Lewiston

The Lewiston City Council has approved a voluntary ban on smoking in some public outdoor spaces.

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Related Topix: Lewiston, ID, Medicine, Health

16 hrs ago | Real Bollywood

Lindsay Lohan accused of drinking at Coachella

Los Angeles April 15: Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan has been accused of drinking alcohol at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Indio, CA, Medicine, Health

20 hrs ago | Patch.com

Signed Into Law: Must Be 21 to Buy Tobacco Products

It's official. Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, anyone in Suffolk County buying tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, liquid nicotine, rolling papers, and pipes must be 21, by law.

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Related Topix: Suffolk County, NY, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Huntington, NY, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

CNN

Is this tiny gadget the future of smoking?

One billion smokers light up around the world each and every day, making the cigarette -- the iconic white stick synonymous with the word "smoking" for more than a century -- the most successful consumer product in history, James Monsees says.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Marijuana, iPhone

The Advocate

MadVapes store manager Robert Everhart uses an electronic cigarette...

MadVapes store manager Robert Everhart uses an electronic cigarette at MadVapes in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

Business Journal

Able Aerospace bans smoking even off the job

You better not - smoke - em if you got - em' if you work for Lee Benson. Benson is CEO and principal owner of Able Aerospace Services, and he runs the aerospace supply chain company with his own unique playbook Benson does not allow workers to smoke - even off the job - saying it saves the company between $750,000 and $1 million ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Reuters

A French icon totters: country's biggest Gauloise plant may close

The dark-tobacco Gauloise - a macho smoke as evocative of France as the beret or the baguette - has already seen its best days.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

First "The Fault in Our Stars" clip shows Gus explaining about his smoking

In this clip, which looks to take place soon after they meet, Hazel and Gus are talking outside the support group when Gus takes a cigarette out.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cancer

EKathimerini

Cafe in Greek Parliament fined for breaking anti-smoking law

The owner of the cafe in GreeceA's Parliament has been fined 600 euros for breaking the anti-smoking law.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Journalgazette.net

As Australia snuffs smoking, plant closes

The closing of the Moorabbin plant in southeast Melbourne will cost 180 jobs, about a quarter of its workforce in the nation, the company said in a statement.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Medicine, Health, Philip Morris International, Tobacco,

Lancashire Telegraph

Haslingden fire prompts warning

A FIRE caused by smoking materials has left one householder suffering from burns and another treated by paramedics for inhaling fumes.

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Related Topix: Fire, Medicine, Health

Trinidad Guardian

Quitting smoking with help of laser therapy

That bad smoking habit you've been wanting to kick for the past 20 years might soon be a thing of the past with a visit to a laser therapist.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Washington Post

S. Korea's Health Insurer Sues Tobacco Makers Over Smoking Costs

South Korea's national health insurance body sued three cigarette makers for at least 53.7 billion won as compensation for health care costs linked to smoking-related diseases.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Medicine, Health, Health Insurance, British American Tobacco plc, Tobacco,

San Diego NewsCape

Teen smoking: How to help your teen quit

If you find your teen smoking, take it seriously. Stopping teen smoking in its tracks is the best way to promote a lifetime of good health.

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

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