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  1. World leaders are under pressure to adopt sugar taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... of high-calorie products and lead to a decline in consumption, in the same way that tobacco taxes have helped reduce smoking. Scandinavian countries have had such taxes, with varying degrees of success, for many years, and in 2012, France and ...


  2. Cigarettes on screen leave us breathlessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Albany Times Union

    ... curtains, smoke filled the air. Our folks smoked, like millions back then, and millions today. It went with all the smoking on screen in an average hour of '60s and '70s television. My parents, happily alive today, eventually called it a day on ...


  3. Letter: Tax gas, not cigarettes, to pay for state's roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Journal

    ... class. So these people will have less money to pay for tires, repairs, etc. Let's face it: Few are going to quit smoking. This is just another way to get poorer people to pay more taxes. Why not put all the taxes on the gasoline so the people using ...


  4. Ottawa Public Health wants more from taxpayers to deal with refugee health issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 |

    ... health benefits coverage or will do it for free. In the future, OPH expects to provide refugees with help quitting smoking - "tobacco cessation," as Levy's report put it - as well as mental health promotion. "This enhanced response to the settlement ...


  5. 'City of Conversation': An Echo and Warning on Political PassionsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The George Towner

    ... affronts the true-blue, iron-fisted Kennedy liberal. The dye is cast when Ann, a la Sally Quinn, invades the cigar-smoking domain of the after-dinner, usually men-only part of the evening and does so with aplomb and blonde charm - so much so that it ...


  6. Obama Shoots Himself in the Foot on Trade BillRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | RedState

    ... governments restrict labels on cigarette packaging. Inclusion of the carve-out in the TPP was a big win for anti-smoking groups, but it is costing President Obama some valuable Republican votes in Congress as he seeks to win approval of the deal. ...


  7. New push to increase age to buy cigarettes, tobacco productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WLKY-TV Louisville

    ... one," non-supporter Keith Bryant said. "I think it could probably help out a little bit as far as the young kids smoking, but all in all, I think they'll just find different ways of getting ahold of it." The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky ...


  8. A heartfelt approach ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Bureau County Republican

    ... factors for heart disease include high blood pressure and cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking. The health department offers very low-cost blood testing, Rawlings said, as well as free nicotine patches to help stop ...


  9. A Weakened Chicago MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WLS-AM Chicago

    At City Hall, Bill Cameron says Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to raise the age to buy cigarettes to 21 and raise $6 million taxing smokeless tobacco, got quite a lot of push-back from the aldermen today. Mayor Emanuel has been weakened so much now, even his new anti-smoking proposal ran into defiance in the City Council Finance Committee. 1 comment

  10. MI Tobacco Quit line offers 8 free weeks of therapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WJRT

    Throughout the month of February - the Michigan Tobacco Quitline will offer eight weeks of free nicotine replacement therapy to anyone who calls and enrolls. It's all in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Tips from Former Smokers campaign.


  11. Chronic Cellars, The Franc, Wild Oats - 3 different red wines: Wine BuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 |

    ... many I have had from outside the state. No green pepper here: Tobacco fills the glass so much it feels like you're smoking a pipe. Enough cherry comes through to give a touch of fruit, but it's not a bomb by any means. The aroma also is strong with ...


  12. Washington's Health Department Slammed For Telling 'Lies' About E-CigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Daily Caller

    ... Department of Health is giving medical advice to smokers that is based on a lie: that vaping is no safer than smoking. Moreover, the Department of Health is repeating that lie, telling it directly to smokers." Siegel's blog was followed in short ...


  13. Paula Deen Seen Smoking After Book Signing In FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 |

    Paula Deen was caught smoking over the weekend after finishing up a book signing appearance in Florida. It's not a sight you'd expect after the healthy lifestyle changes she's made in the past few years.


  14. Scientists create IQ test for dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    ... the intelligence of 68 working border collies. And given that dogs' minds aren't influenced by factors such as smoking cigarettes, drinking alcohol and drug abuse, they also offer a unique testing ground for scientists. "In humans, there is a small ... 1 comment

  15. Museum Presents Island Inventors ExhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Vineyard Gazette Online

    ... scholarly journal, The Dukes County Intelligencer, which inspired the exhibit. Island inventions include a cigar-smoking automaton dating to 1904, an artificial ear dating to 1902, a one-seated "aeroplane" dating to 1910, and a flying car called an ...


  16. Findings may help states optimize tobacco cessation, cancer control programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Medical News

    A new analysis indicates that states' Web-based and phone-based tobacco cessation programs can help people quit smoking, but certain personal characteristics may lead individuals to prefer one type of program over the other. Published early online in CANCER , a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings may help states optimize their tobacco cessation and cancer control programs.


  17. Parentsa smoking habits can be curbed at child patient visitsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | American Medical Association

    ... Smoke Exposure, or CEASE, to ask a child's parents if they smoke. If the answer was yes, the doctor encouraged smoking cessation in a way that addressed the parents' concern for their health and their children's health. The pediatricians then asked ...


  18. Predictors of dentists' behaviours in delivering prevention in...Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | BioMed Central

    ... 1, logistic regression was conducted to assess the relationship between a range of preventive behaviours (diet, smoking and alcohol) and the three TPB constructs attitude, subjective norms and perceived behavioural control. Model 2 was adjusted for ...


  19. California Receives 'F' in Lung Association's Tobacco ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 |

    Once a national leader in tobacco control efforts, California continues to fall behind other states in protecting its residents from tobacco, the American Lung Association and its California affiliate said today. "Despite a historic opportunity in the California Legislature last year, state lawmakers failed yet again to enact tobacco control policies that would save lives and reduce the $18 billion in annual health care costs due to smoking," said a statement accompanying the 14th annual American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 2016 report.


  20. Take A Break From Politics: Smoke 'Em If You've Got 'EmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | VDARE

    Possibly James's thoughts were directed that way by my remarks about Jesse Owens in this weekend's Radio Derb: I didn't know until I read it [i.e. William Baker's 1986 biography of Owens ] that Owens was a pack-a-day cigarette smoker, and died at last from lung cancer , aged 66. We forget how near-universal cigarette smoking was, even among athletes. Owens' biographer has a nice quote from swimmer Eleanor Holm Jarrett , who held world records for the backstroke at all distances, and who traveled over to Europe for the 1936 Olympics with Owens and the rest of the American team.