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57 min ago | 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

57 min ago | 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

57 min ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

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.

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

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

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

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)

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