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May 31, 2012 The same gene variations that make it difficult to stop smoking also increase the likelihood that heavy smokers will respond to nicotine-replacement therapy and drugs that thwart cravings, a new study shows. Read More.
May 31, 2012 Tobacco control campaigners have seen themselves as crusaders, their triple goal to end the death and disease caused by tobacco, to end nicotine addiction and to destroy the tobacco industry. Read More.
May 31, 2012 Dr. Howard K. Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, recognized the importance of joining the World Health Organization in observing World No Tobacco Day and the global devastation caused by tobacco use. Read More.
May 30, 2012 May 31 marks the 25th anniversary of World No Tobacco Day, but does the day really inspire anyone to think about quitting smoking? Read More.
May 30, 2012 AMERICA’S DECADES-LONG anti-tobacco effort has yielded massive benefits, cutting the smoking rate in half since 1964 and saving untold millions of lives. Read More.
May 29, 2012 Higher prices are part of a multi-pronged strategy of tobacco control programs that in New York has seen smoking rates plummet by more than a third in the last 10 years, with even greater declines among teenagers. Read More.
May 29, 2012 Patients who underwent lung transplants lived an additional three years compared with patients who never received donor organs, even if the lungs they received came from people who had previously smoked, according to a new British study published in the Lancet. Read More.
May 25, 2012 Only a small percentage of the billions of dollars states take in from tobacco revenues goes to anti-smoking efforts, a new federal report finds. Read More.
May 25, 2012 In a step toward understanding possible genetic differences in smoking behaviors, a team of researchers co-led by SRI International has identified a genetic marker associated with smoking quantity in people of African ancestry. Read More.
May 24, 2012 The nation’s largest tobacco company is planning to test market in Virginia a new and unusual smokeless consumer product containing nicotine but no tobacco. Read More.
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