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2014-02-20 12:30:11

MONTREAL, Jan. 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Anti-tobacco groups and health organizations are misleading the public and governments into believing that flavoured tobacco products are a threat to today's youth - by prompting and promoting a limited interpretation of Health Canada's Youth Smoking Survey (YSS), by the University of Waterloo's Propel Centre on Population Health Impact. Their efforts to date have succeeded in manipulating some governments into blindly rushing towards...

2014-02-12 12:31:49

Don't Quit on Your Smoker Until They've Quit for Good. Spread the love: #loveyoursmoker WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Too often, people think of a smoker in their life as someone who simply can't kick a 'nasty habit'. That's dead wrong - smoking is an addiction that most smokers desperately want to overcome. But it takes an average of 11 quit attempts before they succeed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/DC86294LOGO) At Legacy we believe...

2014-02-06 23:24:08

Entrepreneur and former smoker Nabat urges more concerned individuals to step up and combat the global battle against smoking like the following leaders have: Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Bill Gates, Patrick Reynolds, Christy Turlington, Dr. Jeffrey Wigand and more. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 There’s a limited group of dynamic and charismatic people across the United States who have come forward to help change society's perception about smoking. These...

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...

2014-01-30 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...

2014-01-21 23:23:11

Entrepreneur and former smoker Nabat urges more concerned individuals to step up and combat the global battle against smoking like the following leaders have: Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Bill Gates, Patrick Reynolds, Christy Turlington, Dr. Jeffrey Wigand and more. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 There’s a limited group of dynamic and charismatic people across the United States who have come forward to help change society's perception about smoking. These...

2014-01-17 12:25:00

Legacy Foundation: 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health Underscores the Urgency to Eliminate Burned Tobacco Cigarettes, Save the Next Generation WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's release of the US Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health is a watershed moment, marking the 50th anniversary since the first report in 1964 that forever changed Americans' understanding of the deadly consequences of tobacco use and...

2014-01-15 12:25:56

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study reveals some of the advertising tactics being used by tobacco and e-cigarette companies to market "emerging" products, such as e-cigarettes, snus, dissolvables, and chew. Recent research on tobacco advertising has generally focused on point-of-sale (POS) and retail displays, rather than other mediums such as magazines and direct mail. The study published today in the Nicotine and Tobacco Research Journal by Legacy® - a...

2014-01-07 12:27:07

On the Eve of the 50th Anniversary of the Historic 1964 Surgeon General's Report on Tobacco, Smokers are Still Choosing Ineffective Tools and Risk Relapse After Just Eight Days WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new survey conducted for national public health nonprofit, Legacy®, 56 percent of adult smokers polled were preparing to quit as a New Year's Resolution in 2014 to improve their health. The findings come at a critical date when past research has shown...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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