Monthly Archives: August 2014

E-cigarette indoor ban proposed

Who proposes banning e-cigarettes indoors In a report the health body recommends banning their indoor use and says sales to children should stop. The WHO urges manufacturers not to make claims the devices can help people quit smoking – until … Continue reading

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New commercial to curb teen smoking

SMOKING had long been a hallmark of teenage rebellion when “Truth,” a campaign from Legacy, introduced its first antismoking commercial in 2000. In the commercial, young people gather at the New York headquarters of the Philip Morris tobacco company and dump 1,200 … Continue reading

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1 out of 10 Cancer Survivors still smoking

  Nearly one in 10 long-term cancer survivors play with fire by continuing to smoke, a new study shows.   Smoking rates are especially high among those who had cancers strongly linked to smoking, such as lung and bladder cancer, … Continue reading

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