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Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic - CNN

(CNN) Surrounded by farmland and plantations in the small village of Teluk Kemang Sungai Lilin in South Sumatra, a boy, just 8 years old, sits smiling with his mother. But this boy has a tumultuous past and a reputation that precedes him, having ...and more »

More Evidence Suggests E-Cigarettes Help Some Smokers Quit - Forbes

Since the arrival of e-cigarettes, debates have raged in public health and research circles about their value and risks. Can they actually help people stop smoking for good? How much harm can they cause? How does that harm compare to the harm from ...and more »

Study: Regular use of e-cigs may help smokers quit -

THURSDAY, Aug. 31, 2017 -- E-cigarettes can help smokers quit, but only if they discard tobacco in favor of vaping nearly every day, a new study suggests. Former smokers are nearly three times more likely to abstain from cigarette smoking if they puff ...and more »

FDA Lies About Vaping While the CDC Inches Toward the Truth - Reason (blog)

FDABetween 2011 and 2016, according to survey data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cigarette smoking by teenagers fell by half, cigar smoking fell by a third, pipe smoking fell by two-thirds, and smokeless tobacco use fell by ...and more »

BAT restructures to help e-cigarettes go mainstream - Reuters

(Reuters) - British American Tobacco (BATS.L) has reorganized its regional management structure to integrate its vaping products with its core business, in a push by the world's biggest listed tobacco company to help cigarette alternatives go mainstream.and more »

Cigarettes to increase by $2.70 a pack -

SORRY, smokers. From today, the government is jacking up the price of tobacco to feed its filthy $10 billion-a-year habit. Frank Chung@franks_chung · 1, 201710:20am. Happy tobacco excise increase day. Smoking Picture: Noel ...and more »

Cigarette Prices To Spike In NYC -

New legislation has been signed to raise the price and reduce the number of places that sell cigarettes. Image: person lighting a cigarette. Sponsored adThis sponsor paid to have this advertisement placed in this section. New York City Mayor Bill de ...and more »

Feds Don't Want You To Know About Safer Tobacco Products - Huffington Post Canada

Nicotine is addictive, and smoking cigarettes can be harmful to your health. So far, I'm not telling you anything you don't already know. But what if there were safer ways of delivering nicotine to those who want it? In fact, as you may also know, by ...and more »

'A stupid, immoral tax on poor people' - The Queensland Times

AUSTRALIA has the most expensive cigarettes in the world. And today, they just got even pricier. From today, tobacco excise on cigarettes will rise by 13 per cent and the price of an average pack of ciggies will go up $2.70 to $35.20. We're fast ...and more »

AAFP, Health Groups Demand 'R' Rating for Movies With Smoking - AAFP News

August 30, 2017 01:28 pm News Staff – The AAFP recently joined 16 other health organizations to demand that movie producers, distributors and exhibitors meet a June 1, 2018, deadline to begin applying an "R" rating to any film that includes depictions ...and more »