November 29. Public health departments are taking a page out of Big Tobacco’s marketing playbook by using creative music-oriented interventions to target the values and aspirations of hipsters. Read More Here.
November 23, 2016 The introduction of plain, standardised packaging for cigarettes in Australia is putting teens off taking up the lethal addiction, according to new research. An Australian study, published in the Journal of Tobacco Control, found that almost a third of teens (31%) who tried smoking or who had previously smoked said plain packs […]
November 22, 2016 In a study published in the journal Oncotarget, researchers found that the chemicals present in electronic cigarette vapor were equally as damaging – in some cases, more damaging – to mouth cells as tobacco smoke. Such damage can lead to an array of oral health problems, including gum disease, tooth loss, and […]
November 21, 2016 Hollywood was sued for influencing kids to smoke because some PG rated films show characters smoking tobacco. Now, a court agrees that Hollywood has nothing to do, legally, with the alleged influence. For more information, click HERE.
November 18. Kicking the tobacco habit is a high priority for military medicine, and this includes smokeless tobacco. Smokeless tobacco is no healthier than smoking and can cause cancer, gum disease, and tooth decay. Read more Here.