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2009-11-09 09:20:00

National Alliance for Tobacco Cessation Promotes Program with Ads, PSAs and Web Resources WASHINGTON, Nov.

2009-10-26 21:54:17

Exercise can help smokers quit because it makes cigarettes less attractive.

2009-10-18 05:00:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Previously e cigarettes sales have generally been tobacco smoking individuals purchasing the product for themselves.

2009-09-30 07:00:00

American Lung Association Launches New Smoking Cessation Campaign, Offers Support for the "Quitter in You" WASHINGTON, Sept.

2009-09-22 06:35:00

Smoking bans in public places can reduce the number of heart attacks by over one-third, which offers new proof that the restrictions are effective.

2009-09-14 06:15:00

Scientists are certain that they have pointed the reason why people who are actively trying to stop smoking often itch uncontrollably.

2009-09-02 14:47:00

Health department focusing efforts on reaching groups still smoking at higher rates OLYMPIA, Wash., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington's adult smoking rate has hit a new low for the sixth consecutive year.

2009-07-14 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amanda Crawford was just fifteen when she smoked her first cigarette. Now that she is 45, she still smokes despite having tried to quit multiple times.

2009-07-05 12:35:12

An anti-smoking group says the Australian government should increase the taxes on cigarettes to help people quit the habit. Mike Daub, president of the Public Health Association of Australia, said a proposal to increase the excise tax on cigarettes currently being considered by the government could

2009-06-22 14:42:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health today commended President Barack Obama for signing the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, which gives the Federal Drug Administration, or FDA, the authority to regulate tobacco. "This is a great day for the health of all Americans," said Secretary of Health Everette James.

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