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Plateau in smoking suits helps Reynolds-Lorillard deal

Smoking-related lawsuits against U.S. tobacco giants are leveling off, making it more likely that a merger between rivals Reynolds American Inc and Lorillard Inc will go through, analysts who follow the industry said.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Investment Banking, Financial Services, Jefferies Group, Investment Services

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Genesee Country Express

Can The Damage From Smoking Be Reversed?

So you lit up a few times back in your younger and more reckless years. Or maybe you were a lifelong smoker who finally kicked the habit to the curb.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wimmera Mail-Times

Wimmera Koories sing against smoking

RAP LESSON: Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation's Dylan Clarke helps young Wimmera Koories write a song against smoking.

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Sunday News

Stub out the smokes and blow away debt

Back in my high school days, the black market rate for a sneaky cigarette out on the rugby field was a standard $1.

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Merced Sun-Star

Quitting help to be offered to Wisconsin smokers

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the research will focus on determining the most effective approaches for helping patients quit smoking.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Wisconsin, Health

Rediff.com

Flyers duty free allowance of cigarettes, cigars halved

In another step against smoking, the government has reduced by 50 per cent the duty free allowance of cigarettes to 100 sticks and 25 cigars in airports.

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Times of Oman

Smokers can beat the - killer' this Ramadan

Muscat: If you are someone whose efforts to quit smoking have been in vain so far, you may consider taking a 'scientific' approach to saying goodbye to this 'silent killer' in the month of Ramadan and then stick to your resolve with an iron will.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Oman, World News, Middle East, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

Peninsula Clarion

Kenai looks to align e-cigarettes with smoking regulations

Steven Mapes used to smoke three packs of cigarettes a day. But, he hasn't had one since he switched to vaporized nicotine about a year ago.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Kenai, AK, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Life, Fruits, Food, Drugs

Sat Jul 12, 2014

KIMT

Minnesotans are still smoking

KIMT News 3 - The numbers have dropped over the years, but smoking is still a problem for adults in the U.S. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , more than 18 percent of adults in the U.S. smoke cigarettes and in every five American deaths each year is caused by smoking.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

St. Cloud Times

Tobacco smoke, e-cig cartridges pose pet dangersTobacco smoke, e-cig...

Tobacco smoke, e-cig cartridges pose pet dangers Secondhand smoke can cause lung and nasal cancer in dogs and malignant lymphoma in cats Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/2014/07/12/tobacco-smoke-e-cig-cartridges-pose-pet-dangers/12577075/ In this photo taken on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, Christine Choi takes a puff ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Lymphoma, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Nerve News

Mobility impairment linked to higher smoking rate

Those who use mobility aids are more likely to smoke and are less likely to kick the butt, says a study.

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Times-series.co.uk

Barnet's young people swept the board at this year's anti-smoking film awards.

Susi Earnshaw Theatre School, Barnet Mencap and youth production team Arty Films all received National Cut films awards for their short films, A 55.90, If You Could See It and One Way Ticket.

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Sunherald.com

Juneau regulates electronic cigarettes

Being able to take a couple puffs of his e-cigarette inside the bars kept him out of the lineup of smokers outside downtown bars - and away from temptation, he said.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Libraries, Food and Drug Administration, Lung Cancer

LiveScience

Hookah Smoking: Teen Trend, or Cigarettes of the Century?

Although cigarette smoking isn't nearly as popular with teens in the United States as it was a decade ago, that doesn't mean teens don't smoke.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Teenagers, Lung Cancer

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Hookah smoking, is it safe?

Hookah smoking appears to be the new craze among young people. Hookah cafes has taken the country by storm.

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ABC News

Business Highlights

Would-be home sellers across the country are grappling with a once-in-a-lifetime problem: They have mortgage rates so absurdly low it would hurt them financially to sell.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Housing, Medicine, Health, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

KMIZ

5 studies you may have missed

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Alzheimer's

Northern Michigan News

Tobacco firms Reynolds, Lorillard in merger talks

Cigarette makers Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. on Friday said they are in talks of a possible merger that would combine two of the nation's oldest and biggest tobacco companies.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Tobacco, Medicine, Health, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC, Greensboro, NC

KMPH-TV Fresno

Combo Nicotine Therapy Helping People Quit Smoking

Researchers in South Africa found the most effective way to quit smoking was a combination of a nicotine blocking drug and nicotine patches.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Health

Science Daily

The bigger the better: Cigarette warning labels prompt quit attempts

Cigarette warning labels can influence a smoker to try to quit even when the smoker is trying to avoid seeing the labels, according to a survey of thousands of adult smokers in four countries.

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