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2 hrs ago | Patch.com

Winners of Smoking Stinks Student T-Shirt Design Contest Announced

From a news release: The Smoking Stinks program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Health has announced the winners of its Tobacco-Free Kids Week T-shirt design contest, who were selected by public vote.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Anne Arundel County, MD

4 hrs ago | Reuters

Direct tobacco marketing linked to teen and adult smoking

Direct to consumer marketing of tobacco products is reaching significant numbers of teens, as well as young adults, according to a new study.

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

9 hrs ago | ABC News

Philip Morris Int'l 1Q Profit Falls Nearly 12 Pct

Philip Morris International Inc. said Thursday that its first-quarter profit dropped nearly 12 percent as cigarette sales fell in the overseas markets that it serves and it was hurt by foreign exchange rates for the U.S. dollar.

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Related Topix: Philip Morris International, Tobacco, Medicine, Health

11 hrs ago | Live Science

There's No Debate: Lowering Salt Cuts Strokes and Heart Attacks

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Heart Disease, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Lung Cancer

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Reuters

Reports of e-cigarette injury jump amid rising popularity, U.S. data show

Complaints of injury linked to e-cigarettes, from burns and nicotine toxicity to respiratory and cardiovascular problems, have jumped over the past year as the devices become more popular, the most recent U.S. data show.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Martinsburg Journal

Dozens of speakers debate proposed smoking ban

Calm prevailed at Wednesday night's public forum, when about 125 people gathered to hear comments about - and debate - a proposed ban of smoking in public places, including private bars and fraternal organizations.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Berkeley County, WV, Martinsburg, WV, Inwood, WV, Bunker Hill, WV

Big News Network.com

Health officials support county boards power anti-smoking efforts

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Science Daily

Masculine boys, feminine girls more likely to engage in cancer risk behaviors

The most "feminine" girls and "masculine" boys are more likely than their peers to engage in behaviors that pose cancer risks, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Weird

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Gautier residents give mixed reviews about proposed smoking ban

A potential smoking ban in Gautier is getting mixed reviews from residents and business owners.

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Related Topix: Gautier, MS, Jackson County, MS, Medicine, Health

The New Zealand Herald

Cigarette started fatal fire

But a Whangarei coroner has found that those pleasures caused her death in a house fire, after a cigarette fell onto a chair.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Cincinnati.com

84% in Ky. back school smoking bans

KY21Smokea Forum Friday August 12, 2011: Detail shot of No Smoking sign of the doors at Super Bowl Erlanger Friday August 12, 2011 in Erlanger, Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Kentucky, Erlanger, KY, Family, Kids, Dayton, KY, Life, Food, Nutrition

KETK

E-cig usage banned inside Smith Co. buildings, will follow same protocol as traditional smokers

Electronic cigarettes and other vaping products will now be covered under Smith County's smoking ordinance and will not be allowed inside Smith County buildings nor within 50 feet of the county property entrances.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sthelensstar.co.uk

Huge stash of illegal cigarettes seized in raid

THOUSANDS of illegal cigarettes were seized and 19 roadside stop checks made during a week long campaign to tackle rogue traders.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Chicago Tribune

Smoking rate among Chicago students drops

Smoking among Chicago high school students has dropped to its lowest rate in more than a decade, according to a new study released by the city's health department.

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

Journalgazette.net

Lots of smoke but little fire to reduce Indiana's smoking habit

State officials are appealing a $63 million reduction in Indiana's share of tobacco master settlement payments.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Crowd expected for tonight's hearing on smoking ban

Gail Kesecker has done her part to let Berkeley County Health Department board members know that she - and lots of others who patronize her rural business, the Long Branch Saloon and Grill - opposes a proposed ban of smoking in public places, including bars and fraternal organizations.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Martinsburg, WV

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

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

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,

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

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