Quantcast
Last updated on April 24, 2014 at 13:57 EDT

Latest Tobacco smoking Stories

2013-11-15 12:25:25

Nearly All Quitters Relapse - Evidence-based Monday Approach Helps Sustain Effort NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Great American Smokeout approaches on November 21(st) for its 38(th) year of rallying smokers to quit the habit on the third Thursday in November, The Monday Campaigns encourages individuals and groups to take advantage of "Quit & Stay Quit Monday," its evidence-based support program that leverages the "Monday effect," to build on the...

Electronic Cigarettes, Hookahs New Fad For Teenagers: CDC
2013-11-15 11:33:42

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) and hookahs are fast becoming popular among middle and high school students, according to a newly-published report by the Center for Diseases Control (CDC). Between 2011 and 2012, the number of students who used e-cigarettes nearly doubled and those who used hookahs increased by almost 1.5 times, according to the study, which was published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report...

NYC Raises Smoking Age To 21
2013-10-31 13:05:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The New York City Council has raised the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Adults must now be of legal drinking age before they can buy cigarettes, electronic cigarettes or any tobacco products. New York City is the largest city to increase the smoking age from 18 to 21. In an additional measure, the city also increased the minimum cost of a pack of cigarettes to $10.50 and banned the discounting of tobacco products. This is the...

2013-10-30 20:25:09

Bills will stop tobacco discounting, raise tobacco sale age to 21 WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Today New York City has once again taken historic action to further reduce tobacco use, the number one cause of preventable death. We commend the New York City Council for approving bills that establish a...

2013-10-30 12:25:40

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The potential dangers of electronic cigarettes have members of the Pennsylvania Medical Society concerned, and until more is known about the products, the state's physicians believe they should be treated no differently than tobacco products. Meeting at the Pennsylvania Medical Society's annual House of Delegates in Hershey on October 26-27, more than 200 physicians voted to address the issue by calling upon the state...

2013-10-02 08:31:23

No smoke or lingering tobacco odor and you now have choices CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- RAD Vapor, a leading electronic cigarette manufacturer, recently launched two experiential rock n' roll themed flagship stores in the popular beach community of Encinitas, CA and the relaxed mountain town of Colorado Springs, CO. With the newness of the industry and the variety of e liquid flavors, a brick and mortar store is still an important part of the business...

2013-10-01 16:26:42

MIAMI, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Power Electronic Cigarettes is excited to announce the launch of their much awaited ecommerce site www.powerecigs.com. Power Electronic Cigarettes offers a clean, affordable alternative to smokers. Their innovative alternative to cigarettes is not only highly sought by many who desire to make the switch from traditional cigarettes, but has generated a mass appeal because their product looks, feels, and tastes like a real cigarette. Power Electronic...

2013-10-01 04:22:31

LEEDS, England, October 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stoptober - the 28-day stop smoking challenge - is set to return this October, backed by a whole host of celebrities, sports personalities and famous faces who will be supporting smokers across the country. Last year, around 170,000 people successfully stopped smoking for 28 days in the biggest mass participation stop smoking challenge ever. And INCIG, one of the UK's leading electronic cigarette brands, is fully...

2013-09-30 14:16:30

UMD researcher urges stronger regulation of tobacco advertising Nearly two-thirds of young children in low- and middle-income countries can identify cigarette brand logos, according to a study from researchers at the University of Maryland School of Public Health (UMD SPH) and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH). The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, examined the reach of tobacco and cigarette marketing among some of the world's most vulnerable...

FDA Urged To Regulate Electronic Cigarettes
2013-09-25 04:46:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online [ Watch the Video: The Risks Of Smoking E-Cigarettes For Teens ] A group consisting of 40 state attorneys general has petitioned the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) calling upon the regulatory agency to start regulating electronic cigarettes in much the same way that they do tobacco products. In a letter dated September 24, members of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) urged the FDA to meet the...