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August 24, 2012 Adults with mood and anxiety disorders are significantly more likely to be smokers than the general population, a US study of data from the National Epidemiologic Survey of Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC) shows. Read More.
August 23, 2012 The prevalence of smoking in the U.S. is currently tied for the all-time low in Gallup trends dating from 1944, after a long, slow decline in smoking rates since the 1970s. Read More.
August 23, 2012 Dip, chew, snuff, and other types of smokeless tobacco are known to increase risk for oral cancer. Now new research in rats is zeroing in on exactly how this may occur. Read More.
August 22, 2012 Local lawmakers in Australia have proposed studying a ban on the sale of tobacco products to people born after the year 2000, a week after the country’s highest court signed off on some of the world’s toughest cigarette packaging laws. Read More.
August 22, 2012 Teenagers who smoke or drink are two to three times more likely to abuse prescription painkillers later on in life, new research shows. Read More.
August 21, 2012 Parents who smoke could be killing their child’s cough reflex – a natural defense against potentially unhealthy particles that enter the airway – new research suggested. Read More.
August 21, 2012 Missouri voters likely will have the chance to remove the state from the nation’s ash tray this November. Read More.
August 20, 2012 China and the United States have established the Sino-U.S. Partnership on Smoke-free Workplaces, pledging cemented efforts regarding tobacco control in workplaces. Read More.
August 20, 2012 New research from Sweden suggests that smoking during early pregnancy may boost the risk that preschool children will develop asthma and wheezing problems, even if the kids aren’t exposed to smoke after birth. Read More.
August 17, 2012 The European Union is considering banning logos on cigarette packs as part of an upcoming review of its law to deter smoking, a spokesman said on Thursday, a day after Australia’s highest court upheld a similar ban. Read More.
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