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2012-08-13 12:50:22

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center who surveyed employees and patients about a ban on outdoor smoking at the cancer center found that 86 percent of non-smokers supported the ban, as did 20 percent of the employees who were smokers. Fifty-seven percent of patients who were smokers also favored the ban. The study appeared in a recent issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. “Policies restricting indoor worksite tobacco use have become common over the last 10...

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2012-08-07 20:44:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you are freaked out by the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's graphic anti-smoking ads on television, then prepare for more goosebumps. The federal government said that this round of television ads worked so well that it plans to do another round next year, USA Today reported. The ads ran for 12 weeks in spring and early summer, featuring smokers who have had the worst of the worst dealt to them due to their...

2012-08-05 23:00:21

After the city of Atlanta issued a new smoking ban in the city, http://www.trafficandleads.com/bull-smoke-review-and-promo-code/, launched a new offer on their electronic cigarette starter kits for area residents to get e-cigarettes that are not banned by the new restrictions. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) August 05, 2012 After a city-wide ban was made in Atlanta to prevent tobacco use in city parks the electronic cigarette company, TrafficAndLeads.com, launched a new offer on their e-cigarette...

2012-07-28 23:01:34

Tobacco consumption has increased on a global basis over the past five years, although smoking rates have declined in several markets, including the United States, Australia and Japan. However, price increases have offset lower smoking rates in several cases, and increased demand for higher priced premium brands from developing countries has driven revenue growth over the past five years. As global economic conditions improve, demand for higher priced, premium products is expected to...

2012-07-24 02:21:32

CLIFTON, N.J., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With laws banning indoor smoking in public spaces, the public expects hotel rooms, restaurants and other indoor public places to be smoke free. But with approximately 40%-50% of the public still smoking, how do you accommodate smokers and non-smokers, guests and employees? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120724/CL42820) Handi-Hut (Clifton, NJ), a leading manufacturer of bus stop waiting shelters, pioneered the easy-to-assemble...

2012-07-09 06:26:23

An "R" Rating for Movies with Smoking Would Significantly Reduce Youth Smoking Initiation, Saving Lives and Money WASHINGTON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Movies are just as powerful as traditional tobacco ads, and it is a known fact - supported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as the U.S. Surgeon General - that smoking in movies can cause youth to smoke, nearly 180,000 adolescents each year. A new study published today in the journal Pediatrics...

2012-07-06 23:03:01

21 Century Smoking will be providing smokers with an alternative to traditional cigarettes at the concert at Soldier Field. They will be distributing electronic cigarettes in the Beer Garden at the event. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 21 Century Smoking, a Chicago-based electronic cigarette retailer, has signed a deal with Solider Field to be the exclusive electronic cigarette provider at the ℠Brothers of the Sun´ concert featuring Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw. This amazing...

2012-07-04 23:00:35

After a report was issued stating that United States colleges are making a collective effort to completely ban smoking on campuses, electronic cigarette company, Water Vapor Cigarettes, launched a new offer helping students find their ideal e-cigarettes to use on campuses. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) July 04, 2012 After a nationwide-ban was motioned to prevent tobacco use on campuses, and several states already approved college campus smoking bans, as reported by the Bismarck Tribune, electronic...

2012-07-04 23:00:25

Indiana is the newest state to enact laws prohibiting smoking indoors, however EverSmoke, a popular electronic cigarette company, gives people the opportunity to continue smoking inside. In regards to the latest law, EverSmoke wants to make sure individuals know the benefits of switching from traditional cigarettes to electronic cigarettes. Miami Lakes, FL (PRWEB) July 04, 2012 Indiana is the newest state to enact laws prohibiting smoking indoors, however EverSmoke, a popular electronic...

Graphic Warning Labels On Cigarettes Help Smokers Recall Dangers Of Smoking
2012-06-15 12:20:17

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com Graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging can improve smokers' recall of the health risks associated with smoking, according to a study by the Perelman School of Medicine at UPenn. The findings on the study of 200 smokers, presented in the online edition of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, found that 83 percent were able to remember the health warning if it was accompanied by a graphic image, and only 50 percent remembered text-only...