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In November 2015 Posted

Cancer Risk for Smokeless Tobacco Users

November 19, 2015   Adults in the US who use only smokeless tobacco products have higher levels of biomarkers of exposure to nicotine and NKK – a cancer-causing toxicant – compared with those using only cigarettes, according to research published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. The authors conclude: “This finding is a cause of considerable […]
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In September 2015 Posted

E-cigarettes Help Some Smokers Quit Cigarettes, Rutgers Study Finds

November 18, 2015   A new Rutgers-led study found that people who have quit smoking cigarettes within the last year are four times more likely than current smokers to use e-cigarettes daily. Researchers found that thirteen percent of recent quitters are likely to use e-cigarettes daily vs. 3.5 percent of current smokers.  Daily e-cigarette use was more […]
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In November 2015 Posted

Senate Passes Defense Bill with Brown Provision, Inspired by Urbana Veteran, to Help Military Retirees Quit Smoking

November 17, 2015   The U.S. Senate passed the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown’s (D-OH) legislation to help military retirees and their families stop smoking. The bill now heads to the President’s desk. The Strong Lungs, Strong Lives Act of 2015 would ensure that military retirees and […]
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In November 2015 Posted

TYRA Beauty Partners With truth® to Inspire Tobacco-Free Lives for Holiday Campaign: “Smoke Your Eyes, Not Cigarettes”

November 16, 2015   Supermodel and super-CEO Tyra Banks’ new cosmetics line, TYRA Beauty, announced today it is partnering with truth®, the life-saving national youth smoking prevention campaign. As the one-of-a-kind cosmetics experience, TYRA Beauty is changing the way people see beauty. The collaboration with truth shapes perceptions of health and beauty with the goal of saving […]
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