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2014-02-04 08:38:10

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) The FDA's new public education campaign aimed at preventing youth tobacco use represents the kind of bold action needed to accelerate the nation's progress in reducing tobacco use and ultimately end the tobacco epidemic for good. This is exactly the strong, science-based response called for by the recent...

2014-01-31 16:24:18

GREAT RIVER, N.Y., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearette Electronic Cigarette Company has launched their new line of personal vaporizers and fluids, strengthening its industry leading product lines. Featuring the regular 5 fruit flavors already on the market in the disposable Hookahs, the twelve new e-liquid fluids now include Watermelon-Martini, Blueberry, Pina Colada, Strawberry-Kiwi Margarita and Raspberry Daiquiri as well as traditional tobacco and menthol flavors. (Photo:...

2014-01-31 10:52:10

More than a third of a million people in England took part in Stoptober 2012, a national campaign to encourage people to give up smoking, according to new research by UCL researchers published today in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Stoptober, which is now run by Public Health England, aims to support a positive social movement that encourages smokers to kick the habit by setting them a realistic and achievable goal (quitting for 28 days). Using data from a very large national...

2014-01-30 12:28:56

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) As state legislatures across the country convene their 2014 sessions, a new best practices guide issued today by the CDC leaves them with simply no excuse for failing to fully fund programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit. The CDC's Best Practices for Comprehensive...

2014-01-29 16:28:06

SUNBURY, Pa., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During an event today at the Sunbury Housing Authority, Northumberland County, Secretary of Health Michael Wolf encouraged multi-unit housing properties across the commonwealth to incorporate smoke free policies. Wolf applauded the Sunbury Housing Authority for recently implementing smoke free policies at two of its indoor living communities. "Now more than ever it is critical to establish strong relationships with our community...

2014-01-28 23:21:42

Designed by Blue Water Media, http://www.stateoftobaccocontrol.org Allows the American Lung Association to Track and Grade Tobacco Control Policies. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 With the help of award-winning DC web design and development firm, Blue Water Media, the American Lung Association has launched an updated microsite that grades state and federal tobacco control policies. Built in the Convio content management system, http://www.stateoftobaccocontrol.org/ is a...

2014-01-23 12:31:58

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CIGR8, the rapidly growing electronic cigarette company, today, has unveiled the most realistic rechargeable and refillable or disposable electronic cigar: MADURO by CIGR8. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/CN51403 ) The Maduro by CIGR8 is suited for adult cigar smokers. The Maduro has the authentic look, feel and flavor of a traditional cigar, without the smoke, ash and smell. The cigar kit comes with its signature flavor of...

2014-01-23 12:26:52

LONDON, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Totally Wicked today expressed its surprise and disappointment that Cancer Research UK has declined to correct an allegation in a recent report published by it, The marketing of electronic cigarettes in the UK, that Totally Wicked is promoting electronic cigarettes and related products to under eighteens. Fraser Cropper, managing director of Totally Wicked [http://www.totallywicked-eliquid.co.uk ], said: "This report suggests...

2014-01-22 23:27:55

"PermaQuit Stop Smoking Method" designed by Paul Peyton is the latest program that teaches people how to quit smoking quickly. A full review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if "PermaQuit Stop Smoking Method" is a good product. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 PermaQuit Stop Smoking Method is the latest program to make quitting easy and painless, no matter how addicted people are. In addition, the program also reveals to people the effects of smoking on their...

2014-01-22 08:25:34

Lung Association Report Grades All California Cities and Counties On Key Tobacco Control Policies; Reveals Tobacco Use Still a Health Crisis Fifty Years After the First Surgeon General's Report on Smoking LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The battle to reduce tobacco use has all but stalled in most states, including California. Those were the findings of the American Lung Association's 12(th) annual State of Tobacco Control 2014 report released today. Fifty...


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  • A spider.
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