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  1. ST holding reunion of past and present staff to mark 170th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The Straits Times

    ... Philip Lee, 73, who joined in 1974 and spent more than 20 years at the paper. In 1987, editor Leslie Fong banned smoking in the newsroom. Mr Sunny Wee, 66, who spent 15 years at ST and was once its associate news editor, remembers the pressure to ...

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  2. "Instead of solving problems, people try to abate them"Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Al+ Armenia

    ... factors, the sociologist explains the situation with the deterioration of social conditions of the population. "Smoking is also considered to be a social disease. Instead of solving their vital problems, people try to abate them and nicotine, which ...

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  3. North Wiltshire MP James Gray dismisses criticism over hospitality from tobacco industryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    ... Tobacco International at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2011. Responding to criticism from campaign group Action on Smoking and Health Mr Gray said: "That visit, which came about partly as a result of my membership of the All Party Parliamentary Group ...

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  4. What happens when Facebook knows every step you take, every move you make?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KNDO

    On April 24, the team behind fitness-tracking app Moves was purchased by Facebook for an undisclosed sum. The company assured users that it wouldn't commingle data with Facebook.

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  5. Best age to stop smoking is before 40: IMARead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Merinews

    Cigarette smoking is a leading preventable cause of mortality. It kills more than 60 lakh people worldwide every year.

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  6. Cigarette-makers gain partial victory in appeal over adsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    The United States' largest tobacco companies must inform consumers that cigarettes were designed to increase addiction, but not that they lied to the public about the dangers of smoking, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.

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  7. Hawaii's Waimanalo Bay Beach Park tops Dr. Beach's listRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... to Dr. Beach. In recent years Leatherman has given extra points to beaches that have good safety records and no-smoking rules. "Cigarette butts are the number one form of litter on beaches - plastics in terms of volume but in terms of numbers it's ...

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  8. Smokers warned to be vigilant after discarded cigarette causes house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk

    ... strongly urge everyone to make sure they have working smoke alarms in their properties, that smokers make sure all smoking materials are fully and safely extinguished and that lit cigarettes, cigars or pipes are never left unattended. a Fit a smoke ...

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  9. Cigarette packs must concede addictive intent, not deceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    ... for how they market and sell their products. Those restrictions, along with higher taxes and aggressive anti-smoking campaigns, spurred years of declining sales volumes as more people quit. In recent years, manufacturers have been able to raise ...

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  10. Appeals Court Grants Tobacco Industry Reprieve on Public MessagesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... the industry a bit of a reprieve , saying companies don't have to advertise that they lied about the dangers of smoking. In an opinion authored by Judge David Tatel, the court said that the language has to focus on preventing future misconduct, ...

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  11. 'Special' or Disgrace Like Paul Low: Tycoon Lim Kok Wing says being...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

    ... had worked with various ministries and government agencies on many campaigns, including those on road safety, anti-smoking, the Commonwealth Games, national unity and the goods and services tax (GST). "I work on public information campaigns to ...

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  12. Cash incentives work to reduce smokingRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Kiwiblog

    Would the promise of an US$800 payout motivate you to quit smoking? And if so, what's the most effective way to dangle that reward? Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania sought to answer those questions, with help from more than 2500 smokers who either worked for the US pharmacy chain CVS Caremark or were their family members or friends. They found that financial incentives greatly improved the odds of kicking the habit.

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  13. Court rules cigarette packs must concede addictive intentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... for how they market and sell their products. Those restrictions, along with higher taxes and aggressive anti-smoking campaigns, spurred years of declining sales volumes as more people quit. In recent years, manufacturers have been able to raise ...

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  14. Smoking rate declining in Georgia, says CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The state's rate of adult cigarette smoking fell from 21.2 percent in 2011 to 20.4 in 2012, then fell to 18.8 percent in 2013. Georgia's smoking percentage is lower than other Southern states except for Florida, at 16.8 percent, and Texas, at 15.9 percent.

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  15. Tobacco firms get partial win over claims on smoking effectsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    America's largest tobacco companies must inform consumers that cigarettes were designed to increase addiction, but not that they lied to the public about the dangers of smoking, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday. The ruling is a partial win for cigarette makers in an old legal fight that began in the Clinton administration in 1999.

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  16. Tobacco Companies Must Finally Fess Up About Smoking, Says Federal Appeals CourtRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | PR Log

    Both the Successful RICO Law Suit, and the Novel Remedy Forcing the Tobacco Companies to Tell the Public the Truth, Were Triggered by a Well Known Public Interest Law School Professor PRLog - May 22, 2015 - WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON, D.C. : DC's federal court of appeals has upheld an order, based on the principle of "corrective advertising," that the major tobacco companies must tell the public, in a variety of media, not only about the deadly dangers of secondhand tobacco smoke, but also that smoking is addictive, how they deliberately manipulated cigarettes to make them even more addictive to users, etc.

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  17. Help foreign students feel at home'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ... has worked with various ministries and government agencies on many campaigns, including those on road safety, anti-smoking, the Commonwealth Games, national unity and GST. "I work on public information campaigns to ensure the right message gets sent ...

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  18. The Attack on Self-DefenseRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Some years back, a public service TV ad depicted patients being told by a doctor that they had a tobacco-related illness: lung cancer, heart disease, emphysema, etc. It asked, "If you're not planning to quit smoking, then what are you planning?" So let me ask: If you're not planning to use a firearm to defend your home against invasion, what are you planning to do? This dogma has been falsified by the repeated reality of people using firearms responsibly to defend themselves and their loved ones.

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  19. Still legal to puff in lounges, bars as Lafayette City-Parish Council kills smoking ban proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Students from J.S. Clark Leadership Academy in Opelousas, show their support for a proposed smoking ban in Lafayette bars on Tuesday at City Hall. Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Supporters of a smoiking ban in Lafayette, from left, Josef Butts, Rose Hoffman, holding a photo of musician David Egan, the local musician diagnosed with lunc cancer, Ladavia Savoie, and Cheryl Klein, attend Tuesday night's council meeting.

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  20. Spatial and temporal diversity in genomic instability processes defines lung cancer evolutionRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... deaminase activity. Despite maintained carcinogen exposure, tumors from smokers showed a relative decrease in smoking-related mutations over time, accompanied by an increase in APOBEC-associated mutations. In tumors from former smokers, ...

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