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December 21, 2011 Graphic images on cigarette packs may be enough to stop some smokers according to a new study by a University of South Carolina public health professor. Read More.
December 21, 2011 Menthol and other additives substantially boost the toxicity of cigarettes, though industry studies suggested otherwise, researchers found. Read More.
December 20, 2011 New anti-tobacco policies may be curbing smoking by college students, according to a new study. Read More.
December 20, 2011 In 2004, the Auburn Housing Authority became the first authority in Maine and one of the first in the country to ban smoking in public housing, and it has served as a model. Read More.
December 19, 2011 Swisher Sweets could be the next target of federal tobacco regulation. Read More.
December 19, 2011 Children whose fathers smoked have at least a 15 percent higher risk of developing the most common form of childhood cancer, a new Australian study finds. Read More.
December 16, 2011 A new study published today by the American Journal of Public Health finds that Washington state’s tobacco prevention and cessation program saved the state more than $1.5 billion in health care costs over its first 10 years, saving more than $5 for every $1 spent on the program. Read More.
December 16, 2011 The Brazilian government has taken historic action to protect the health of the nation’s more than 190 million citizens by enacting a comprehensive tobacco control law. Read More.
December 15, 2011 They come in ice cream flavors such as strawberry, watermelon, vanilla and chocolate and are packaged in colorful wrappers—“Little Cigars” are finding a niche among teens, who like the price (about a dollar) and the taste. Read More.
December 15, 2011 Patrick Reynolds, grandson of tobacco magnate R.J. Reynolds, says no price increase, no tax increase will release tobacco’s addictive grip altogether. Read More.
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