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2011-05-26 12:14:00

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As federal regulators finalize pending rules for cigarette warning labels in the U.S., it's important to note the tremendous impact of graphic labels and statements in countries where tobacco use is deeply embedded in the culture.

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2011-05-13 07:57:28

Nicotine-free plastic inhalers may increase a smoker's chance of quitting, according to new research published online in the European Respiratory Journal.

2011-04-15 15:08:00

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legacy® today filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief on behalf of itself and 17 leading public health organizations, supporting New York City's appeal of a ruling by a federal judge striking down the city's point-of-sale warnings on tobacco products.

2011-04-12 11:04:43

Despite current prohibitions on the words 'light' and 'mild', smokers in Western countries continue falsely to believe that some cigarette brands may be less harmful than others.

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2011-03-24 10:05:00

On March 23, the Journal of the National Cancer Institute published findings on the effects of mentholated cigarettes on developing lung cancer in black and white smokers.

2011-01-19 09:49:00

Helps Members Avoid Weight Gain, Common Barrier to Quitting EAGAN, Minn., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smokers who resolved to quit in 2011 but were worried about the side effect of weight gain now have more support to succeed.

2011-01-18 14:39:21

Smoking accounts for up to 60% of the gender gap in death rates across Europe, and kills twice as many men as alcohol, reveals research published online in Tobacco Control.

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2011-01-17 06:30:00

Researchers report in a new study released Saturday that the first few puffs on a cigarette can within minutes cause genetic damage linked to cancer.

2010-12-15 09:00:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, millions of Floridians attempt to quit smoking.

2010-12-09 14:40:00

45 Years After First Report -- If Not Now, When? WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today Surgeon General Benjamin made it crystal clear -- there is no safe level of smoking, no safe cigarette, and no unharmful levels of second-hand smoke.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.