Category Archives: Stop Smoking News

Researchers Studying Plant-Based Drug to Help Quit Smoking – NBC Boston

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Use of new tobacco products hits record high among youth smokers, HKU Youth Quitline survey finds – India Education | Latest Education News India | Global Educational News

Use of new tobacco products hits record high among youth smokers, HKU Youth Quitline survey finds – India Education | Latest Education News India | Global Educational News | Recent Educational News Home International News Use of new tobacco products hits record high among youth smokers, HKU Youth Quitline survey finds Source link

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Smokers at greater risk of severe Covid-19 complications

PUTRAJAYA: Smokers who contract Covid-19 are at risk of developing severe complications such as liver and kidney failure as well as acute respiratory distress syndrome, says Deputy Health Minister Datuk Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali. He said the data was obtained through a study by the Health Ministry (MOH) involving 5,889 Covid-19 patients treated nationwide from Feb 1 to May 31,2020. Of those patients, 791 were smokers (773 men and 18 women) with the majority aged 30 and above, he said. “The findings show that smokers are almost […]

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Tobacco giant Philip Morris sees a future without cigarettes — but there’s a catch | Business

The Los Angeles Times The maker of Marlboro and other cigarette brands has a new mission: getting the world’s 1 billion smokers to quit smoking. You read that right. Philip Morris International is trying to persuade customers to switch to its heated tobacco products, which it claims are safer alternatives because they are smoke-free. Eventually, the company hopes, governments will regulate cigarettes out of existence altogether. Given Big Tobacco’s long history of distortions and misleading the public, some skepticism is in order. Although the FDA has authorized […]

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Kansas City metro teens propose legislation to curb secondhand smoking in cars

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The environment, children and smoking are issues Vari Patel and three other teens from the Kansas City metro felt needed attention so people can live healthier lives. “And when you’re inside a car while someone is smoking, this cessation is 100 times greater inside of a car than when it is in an outside environment,” Patel said. The group would like to see Kansas and Missouri lawmakers take seriously a proposal they’ve written that would ban smoking in a vehicle when children are […]

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“BET ON HEALTH: AFTER A 15 YEAR EXEMPTION IT’S TIME TO GO ALL IN ON SMOKE FREE CASINOS”

“BET ON HEALTH: AFTER A 15 YEAR EXEMPTION IT’S TIME TO GO ALL IN ON SMOKE FREE CASINOS” Atlantic City, NJ,– On Thursday April 15, 2021 at 11:00 AM EDT, a virtual press conference will be held via Zoom followed by a 12:00 PM live event in Atlantic City on the Boardwalk at Kennedy Plaza, both in honor of the 15th anniversary of the NJ Smoke-Free Air Act (SFAA). The SFAA was passed to protect workers and patrons across the state from secondhand smoke, with a glaring […]

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Wynonna Judd headlines ‘Highway to Hope’ virtual concert

Country music star Wynonna Judd will headline the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund (SCF) first virtual concert, an event the charity hopes to make an annual affair. Country music stars, including John Schneider, Billy Dean, Lindsay Lawler and Heath Sanders.also will be part of the  “Highway to Hope” event on May 16. SCF supports truck drivers and their families who are out of work due to recent illness or injury. Assistance includes living expenses like rent or mortgage, utilities, vehicle payments and insurance. The group also helps […]

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Smoke-free Worksite Laws Curbing Vaping

A new observational study from researchers at the Yale School of Public Health suggests smoke-free worksite laws may yield reductions, not only in conventional cigarette use, but in the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems as well. The researchers also found that adding vaping restrictions to these laws did not lead to further reductions in use of electronic nicotine delivery systems. Indeed, such restrictions appeared to reduce smoke-free worksite laws’ effects on conventional cigarette use. By estimating effects on both smoking and vaping—an increasingly popular alternative to […]

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