The Texas Department of State Health Services and the Center for Safe Communities and Schools are sponsoring Texas Tobacco-Free Kids Day March 28 to encourage students to live tobacco free. \n
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They know the dangers of lung cancer, cardiovascular disease and emphysema, yet health-risk awareness does not seem to prompt smokers to put out their cigarette.
Health-risk awareness does not seem to prompt smokers to put out their cigarette.
Enforcement of Northern Ireland's smoke free legislation will begin at 6.00am on 30 April 2007. \n
The Middlesex London Health Unit is helping spread the word about a study which could provide smokers who want to quit with free nicotine patches.
Brain scans of smokers studied by the researchers revealed three specific regions deep within the brain that appear to control dependence on nicotine and craving for cigarettes.
A new antitobacco Web site developed as a resource to help Hispanic residents quit smoking.
Smoking will no longer be permitted in enclosed and substantially enclosed public places at Northern Ireland.\n
District Judge struck an important blow for global health by ordering the tobacco company defendants to stop using misleading cigarette marketing terms like "light" and "low-tar" not only in the United States, but internationally as well.
Health Minister Paul Goggins has issued details of the final regulations that will underpin Northern Ireland's smokefree legislation that will come into effect on 30 April 2007.\n\n
The South Dakota Department of Health is reminding current tobacco users that the only certain way to avoid the health risks of tobacco products is to quit completely.
The cooperation has led to the high rate of compliance we have documented in the last year.
The long-standing military tradition of cheap cigarettes in military stores persists because of politics in the U.S. military sales system and tobacco industry pressures.
Quitting smoking may be more difficult for individuals whose mothers smoked during pregnancy.
Most European countries have adopted stricter smoking policies, but greater efforts are needed to reduce smoking levels significantly.
Wisconsin has been very active in working against big tobacco corporations and their efforts to lure young people to start smoking.
The Tennessee Department of Health encourages citizens to quit smoking during American Heart Month.
Smokeless tobacco is a highly addictive, unhealthy and potentially fatal habit widely adopted in the United States.
Cigarette smokers who switched to spit tobacco products had a higher risk of dying prematurely from tobacco-related diseases than former smokers who stopped using all forms of tobacco.
The Kentucky Department for Public Health's (DPH) Tobacco Prevention and Cessation program is encouraging Kentuckians to be "Through with Chew".
Most countries require warnings about health risks on every cigarette package, but the effectiveness depends upon the design and the "freshness" of the messages that urge to quit smoking..