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Anti-Smoking Aids Market Analysis 2017 (By Segment, Key Players and Applications) and Forecasts

Smoking - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 17:07

Summary "Top Trends in Tobacco and Anti-Smoking Aids 2017", explores the latest consumer and innovation trends in cigarettes and smoking tobacco, cigars and cigarillos, smokeless tobacco, and e-cigarettes and smoking alternatives. The report outlines the key consumer and innovation trends currently impacting the core categories in tobacco.

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Jersey Shore town approves boardwalk smoking ban, report says

Smoking - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 07:21

WILDWOOD -- The days of lighting up a cigarette on the boardwalk in Wildwood are coming to an end, according to a report. Though the law won't take effect until next year, officials will ask people to refrain from smoking this summer.

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Greek government under fire for not implementing smoking ban law

Smoking - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 02:43

Anti-smoking campaigners heavily criticised the Greek government for not implementing a 2008 law that prohibits smoking in public places. EURACTIV.com reports from Athens.

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complaints madeApartment owners put clamp on smokers

Smoking - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 00:33

Residents at the Oceanside complex can smoke in their units but not in areas such as balconies, where smoke can drift into other units, or common space. The council of owners received a small grant from the Australian Council on Smoking and Health to help with the costs of introducing the schedule two bylaw, phased in this year.

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Smoking marijuana increases the risk of severe gum disease, study warns

Smoking - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:05

Smoking weed on a regular basis drives up your risk of severe gum disease - and could cause your teeth to fall out, new research suggests. It is the latest study to draw a link between cannabis and mouth health as researchers race to understand the drug, which is now legal in more than half of the United States.

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Washoe County Offers Help for Nevadans to Quit Smoking

Smoking - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:05

Washoe County is offering free medications and assistance with a Quitline to help Nevadans to quit smoking and to stop using tobacco products. RENO, NV Nevadans attempting to quit tobacco can get free assistance, including medication from the Nevada Tobacco Quitline .

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Counties across NY raising the smoking age to 21.

Smoking - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:45

Lawmakers hope raising smoking age to 21 will snuff out habits many form early in life. Eight counties have passed "tobacco 21 legislation" since the beginning of 2016.

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City hall poised to take first step toward extinguishing patio smoking

Smoking - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:45

Winnipeg is poised to be the last major city in Canada to allow smoking on patios. City council's protection committee is poised to ask city staff to study a ban of Winnipeg's own.

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Best apps for quitting smoking

Smoking - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 13:15

Want to stop smoking? Medical News Today have found the best apps to help you on your journey to kicking the habit. These top quit smoking apps have been selected based on the usability of their interface, their design, user ratings, how frequently they are updated, and their ability to help you quit smoking.

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Marlene Mulligan: P.E.I. needs smoking cessation plan

Smoking - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 10:51

Did you know that tobacco use costs P.E.I. $66,000,000 each year? Did you know that 70 per cent of smokers want to quit and 20 per cent try every year? Sadly, only 5 per cent will succeed without proper support. This matters to each and every one of us, firstly, because smoking is deadly.

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Officials vote to ban smoking on Wildwood boardwalk

Smoking - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 08:19

The ban would take effect on Jan. 1, but officials plan to ask people to refrain from smoking this year. Mayor Ernie Troiano tells The Press of Atlantic City the boardwalk is susceptible to fires.

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How can you stop teenagers from drinking and smoking?

Smoking - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 03:51

The least happy schoolchildren are almost twice as likely to take up alcohol and cigarettes, a study by University College London has found. But those who are content with their family, friendships and life have 25 per cent lower odds of trying them before the age of 16. The study of 1,729 children aged 10 to 15 clearly suggests those who are happy already don't need the extra help, with a less than 10 per cent chance of being regular drinkers or smokers.

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Ronnie Wood undergoes successful surgery

Smoking - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 23:30

The Rolling Stones rocker's spokesperson has confirmed that the guitarist underwent keyhole surgery to have it removed whilst also insisting Ronnie's surgery won't affect the band's upcoming tour dates. Ronnie said: "I'm so grateful for modern screening which picked this up so early, and would like to thank all the doctors who treated me."

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Sleep disturbances, long and short duration of sleep may increase risk of dementia and lung cancer

Smoking - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 18:56

Difficulties in initiating or maintaining sleep at middle-age are associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. The 20-year follow-up study was conducted among 2,682 men participating the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Study.

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Guest Column: Let's not let vaping addict another generation

Smoking - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 14:19

The use of e-cigarettes - or vaping - is skyrocketing in Colorado despite a lack of public information about the ingredients in these products or their effect on people's health. With so little evidence available, consumers should hold off on vaping until more is known.

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Andriukaitis: Anti-smoking laws are of little value if they are not implemented

Smoking - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 09:24

EU countries should prioritise laws that protect public health because there is little value in having them if they are not enforced, the EU's health commissioner told EURACTIV in an interview. Vytenis Andriukaitis is EU commissioner for health and food safety.

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CT-measured vascular pruning linked to mortality risk in smokers without COPD

Smoking - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 07:01

In a new study, CT-measured vascular pruning the diminution of distal pulmonary blood vessels was associated with increased risk of death in smokers without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . The study was presented at the 2017 American Thoracic Society International Conference.

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New smoking bylaw approved

Smoking - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 02:33

Smoking in public in St. Albert - whether it's electronic, traditional or marijuana cigarettes - has now become a little more restrictive. Council unanimously gave third reading to the bylaw without much discussion at the May 15 meeting, rubber-stamping changes debated previously.

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Butt out smoking in parks

Smoking - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 00:09

Penticton city staff will be looking at how better to curb smoking on Penticton's beaches, after feeling the pressure from a younger generation. The First Coyote Hills Girl Guides spent a day picking up cigarette butts on the beach at Skaha Lake, and said they gathered 658 butts.

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Senate committees to consider fee on cigarette sales

Smoking - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 19:16

More than 15,000 cigarette butts have been collected from 23 cigarette waste recycling stations in downtown Oklahoma City. [Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman] Oklahoma legislative committees are preparing to hear a bill on Tuesday afternoon that would levy a $1.50 per pack cessation fee on cigarette sales.

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