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Dec 7, 2011 Many of the of the tobacco industry’s underhanded strategies and tactics have been exposed, thanks to landmark legal cases and the hard work of public health advocates. Read More.
Dec 7, 2011 A new research report finds that smoke-free movies make more money at the box office than movies with smoking. Read More.
Dec 6, 2011 Following the lead of at least 10 other communities in Massachusetts, the Boston Public Health Commission last week voted to ban the use of e-cigarettes in workplaces in the city, effectively prohibiting them from most places where smoking is also banned. Read More.
December 5, 2011 An anti-tobacco approach recently developed is based on the administration of an anti-nicotine vaccine. Read More.
December 5, 2011 Michigan’s 18-month-old ban on smoking in restaurants is allowing Michigan patrons to breathe cleaner air. Read More.
December 2, 2011 Despite decades of public health efforts aimed at snuffing out cigarette smoking, 20 percent of Americans still light up. Read More.
December 2, 2011 As part of ongoing efforts to reduce disease and death caused by smoking and secondhand smoke exposure, the CDC Foundation and CDC have launched a new initiative to study the economic impact of smoke-free policies on restaurants and bars in nine states. Read More.
December 1, 2011 A year from now, Australian smokers will have to look a whole lot harder to find their favorite brands of smokes thanks to a first-of-its-kind law requiring plain, unbranded cigarette packaging. Read More.
December 1, 2011 Cigar lovers and the tobacco industry are united in their anger against the Food and Drug Administration’s regulations that threaten to make cigars prohibitively expensive and shut down scores of small cigar shops. Read More.
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