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Plain packaging linked to decline in Australian smoking rates

In January 2012, Australia introduced plain cigarette packaging in a bid to lower smoking rates. It was the first nation to do so.
In the Media by Elke Nagy - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Obesity worse than smoking? New study may change laws

The National Cancer Institute has found that obesity can be worse for your lifespan than smoking. Will this prompt changes in legislation?
In the Media by Calvin Wolf - 1 comment

U.S. tobacco companies making deadlier, more addictive cigarettes

Earlier this year the U.S. Surgeon-General reported that cigarettes are deadlier and more addictive than ever, and now a report issued Tuesday outlines how tobacco companies have made design changes and put in more additives to achieve that.
In the Media by Martin Laine - 4 comments

Study: Teen smokers favor flavored 'cigarillos'

Advertising smoking products for kids has long been banned in North America. Despite that a new study found that teens greatly prefer flavored smoking brands to unflavored ones.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 1 comment

E-cigarettes help smokers quit more than nicotine patches

A study has appeared to show than e-cigarettes are more effective than nicotine patches and gum in helping people to quit smoking.
In the Media by James Walker

Tobacco smoking impairs immune system in HIV-infected people

Smoking and being HIV infected further compromises the immune system presenting the worst immune profile, say researchers in the first study of its kind.
In the Media by Sarah Curran Ragan - 1 comment

Passive smoking and obesity link

Scientists suggest that there is a link between long-term exposure to passive smoking and a risk of Type 2 diabetes in adults. The diabetes is, in turn, connected with obesity.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

New study finds casual pot use alters the brain

Young adults who occasionally use pot show abnormalities in two key areas of their brain related to emotion, motivation, and decision making, new research reveals.

South Korea state insurer sues three tobacco makers

Seoul - South Korea's state health insurer said Monday it had filed a lawsuit against three domestic and foreign tobacco makers, seeking damages of 53.7 billion won ($51.6 million) for payouts over smoking-related illnesses.
In the Media by AFP

Increase in e-cigarette-related calls to poison centers

Washington - The number of calls to poison centers involving e-cigarette liquids containing nicotine rose from one per month in September 2010 to 215 per month in February 2014, according to the U.S. CDC.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Irish pubs keep spark despite a decade smoke-free

Galway - Ten years ago this week, landlord Christy Ruane feared the introduction of the smoking ban in Ireland would stub out his business, and with it the popularity of the traditional Irish pub.
In the Media by Conor Barrins (AFP)

Smoking ban reduces pre-term births, childhood asthma

Paris - Bans on smoking in public and the workplace led to a 10 percent drop in premature births and in emergency asthma treatment for children, researchers said Friday.The evidence, based on the records of more than two million children, comes from 11 publish...
In the Media by AFP

Spain patient gets pneumonia by e-cigarettes

Madrid - A patient in Spain caught pneumonia from smoking an electronic cigarette too much, the second ever recorded case of lung illness from the devices, the hospital treating him said Thursday.The patient, identified by media as a man aged 50, was admitted i...
In the Media by AFP

Nicotine patches no help for pregnant women who smoke

Paris - Nicotine patches fail to help pregnant women to stop smoking, according to a study published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Tuesday.Researchers in France asked more than 400 women who smoked at least five cigarettes a day to try either a nicotine...
In the Media by AFP

Pupils at UK school given permission to smoke

Peterborough - The head teacher of a school in Peterborough in the UK has defended her decision to permit pupils to smoke. The school is a referral unit for children with behavioural issues for students aged 14 to 16.
In the Media by Kev Hedges - 3 comments

L.A. bans e-cigarettes

Los Angeles - Los Angeles City Council has decided to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in the city's public places. This includes restaurants, bars, nightclubs and public spaces.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 5 comments

Smoking in France, losing its puff?

Paris - It was banned in restaurants and al fresco eating became all the rage.
In the Media by Angus MacKinnon (AFP)

China can prevent 13 million smoking deaths by 2050: study

Paris - China can prevent nearly 13 million tobacco-related deaths by 2050 by fully implementing a set of neglected anti-smoking policies it had already agreed to, researchers said Wednesday.The estimated number of lives saved, more than the population of Gree...
In the Media by AFP - 1 comment

Quitting smoking makes you happier, says study

Paris - Moderate or heavy smokers who quit tobacco get a boost in mental wellbeing that, for people who are anxious or stressed, is equivalent to taking anti-depressants, a study said Thursday.British researchers examined 26 published investigations into the m...
In the Media by AFP - 2 comments

Fewer than 1 in 5 English adults now smoke: study

Paris - Fewer than one in five adults in England now smoke, the smallest fraction in three generations, the British Medical Journal (BMJ) reported on Tuesday.In a letter, health researchers Jamie Brown and Robert West of University College London reported on a...
In the Media by AFP

British MPs back car smoking ban

London - British members of parliament voted overwhelmingly in support of a ban on smoking in cars carrying children.Lawmakers in the House of Commons, the lower house of parliament, voted in favour of a ban by 376 to 107 on Monday.It is now up to Prime Minist...
In the Media by AFP

London Mayor Boris backs smoking ban in cars

London - London Mayor Boris Johnson on Monday urged MPs to vote in favour of outlawing smoking in cars carrying children in England ahead of a House of Commons vote.
In the Media by AFP - 4 comments

US drugstore giant CVS to stop selling cigarettes

Washington - The second largest US drugstore chain, CVS, announced Wednesday it will soon quit selling cigarettes, a decision President Barack Obama hailed as a "powerful example.
In the Media by Kerry Sheridan (AFP)

US drugstore giant CVS to stop selling cigarettes

Washington - The second largest US drugstore chain, CVS, announced Wednesday it will soon quit selling cigarettes, a decision President Barack Obama hailed as a "powerful example.
In the Media by Kerry Sheridan (AFP)

US drugstore giant CVS to stop selling cigarettes

Washington - The second largest US drugstore chain, CVS, announced Wednesday it will soon quit selling cigarettes, a decision President Barack Obama hailed as a "powerful example.
In the Media by Kerry Sheridan (AFP)

US drugstore giant CVS to stop selling cigarettes

Washington - The second largest US drugstore chain, CVS, announced Wednesday it will stop selling cigarettes by the end of the year, a decision President Barack Obama hailed as a "powerful example.
In the Media by AFP - 1 comment

US drugstore giant CVS to remove cigarettes from store shelves

Washington - US retail drug store giant CVS Caremark announced Wednesday that it will stop selling cigarettes, a move immediately applauded by President Barack Obama as having a "profoundly positive impact on the health of our country.
In the Media by AFP

Staten Island smoker dies when cigarette ignites oxygen tank

Staten Island - On Sunday afternoon, a man in Staten Island suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease burned to death in his home when his cigarette lit his oxygen tank on fire.
In the Media by Lizz Riggs - 1 comment

29 Chinese hospitals blacklisted for indoor smoking

Shanghai - Twenty-nine hospitals in mainland China were blacklisted after an undercover operation of local authorities unveiled that they didn't control smoking on the premises.
In the Media by Valerie Benguiat - 5 comments

New law bans Chinese officials from smoking in public

Beijing - China has now enacted an ordinance that bans government officials from smoking cigarettes in public places. Officials hope to eventually ban smoking in public places for all citizens.
In the Media by Kevin Fitzgerald - 1 comment
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