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17 HOURS AGO - Health Canal

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Tobacco display bans protect youth and quitters: Otago research

Ending the display and promotion of cigarettes and tobacco in retail shops helps prevent young people taking up smoking and keeps quitters on track, according to new University of Otago research.

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AUG 31, 2014 - Washington Times

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Report faults New York's anti-smoking plan

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A new report from the American Cancer Society says New York state needs to do more to prevent smoking. The Cancer Action Network at the American Cancer Society analyzed the state's efforts to combat cancer through screenings, tobacco taxes, smoking bans and restrictions on ...

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AUG 29, 2014 - Washington Times

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2 exceptions to Nebraska smoking ban struck down

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday struck down exceptions to the state's public smoking ban for cigar bars and tobacco shops, but it spared the exception for some hotel guestrooms that allow smoking. The decision came in the case of Big John's Billiards, an ...

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AUG 25, 2014 - MedPage Today

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OncoBriefs: Low-Nicotine Cigs, Prostate Bx and UTI, Myeloma Drug (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Use of reduced-nicotine cigarettes did not increase smoking intensity or exposure to tobacco toxins among smokers who did not intend to quit, a prospective clinical study showed.

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AUG 25, 2014 - Huffington Post

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E-Cigarettes Might Help Smokers Quit, American Heart Association Says

The American Heart Association's first policy statement on electronic cigarettes backs them as a last resort to help smokers quit. The American Cancer Society has no formal policy but quietly took a similar stance in May. Both groups express great concern about these popular nicotine-vapor products and urge more regulation, especially to keep them away from youth. They also stress ...

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