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August 1, 2014 Robin Koval is making a career of her changed tobacco habit.
August 1, 2014 “The USA remains one of the world’s largest and most profitable cigarette markets,” proclaimed a recent press release from Imperial Tobacco, one of the world’s biggest tobacco companies.
July 31, 2014 For decades schools have been on the front lines in a successful campaign to reduce teenage cigarette smoking.
July 31, 2014 Uninsured smokers who used nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) patches in combination with NRT lozenges nearly doubled their quit rates when using the support of a quitline.
July 30, 2014 Pregnant women who smoke don’t just harm the health of their baby—they may actually impair their child’s DNA, according to new research.
July 30, 2014 Smoking is linked to working hours, according to new research which found that people who work longer smoke more.
July 29, 2014 A ban on tobacco product discounts in New York City will go into effect Aug. 1 after the Big 3 manufacturers opted not to appeal a ruling by a U.S. District Court judge.
July 29, 2014 R.J. Reynolds, the second-largest tobacco company in the U.S., was recently ordered to pay $23.6 billion in punitive damages to widow Cynthia Robinson, whose husband died at the age of 36 after smoking for more than two decades.
July 28, 2014 Telling smokers that their habit shortens life expectancy by at least 10 years might seem like an effective way to get them to quit.
July 28, 2014 A new Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website capitalizes on the pharmacist’s position as the most accessible health care provider to encourage patients to quit smoking.
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