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Study Finds Link Between E-Cigarettes, Smoking in US Youths

Study Finds Link Between E-Cigarettes, Smoking in US Youths

  Miami, United States – A study of high school students in California out Tuesday has shown that those who have tried e-cigarettes are more likely to also try traditional cigarettes ...

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Water Pipes can be More Harmful than Cigarettes: Experts

Water Pipes can be More Harmful than Cigarettes: Experts

  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – World health experts warned Thursday that smoking water pipes, long popular in the Middle East and North Africa and with a growing fan base elsewhere, can ...

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‘Dizziness’, the Super-Tobacco Hooking UAE Teens

‘Dizziness’, the Super-Tobacco Hooking UAE Teens

  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Despite campaigns on the risks of smoking, teenagers in the United Arab Emirates are turning to a little-known tobacco product five times more potent than ...

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New York Raises Minimum Age to Buy Cigarettes to 21

New York Raises Minimum Age to Buy Cigarettes to 21

  NEW YORK, May 18, 2014 (AFP) – New York raised the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21 on Sunday, in its latest initiative to encourage healthier behavior among ...

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Quitting Smoking Makes You Happier, Says Study

Quitting Smoking Makes You Happier, Says Study

  PARIS, February 13, 2014 (AFP) – Moderate or heavy smokers who quit tobacco get a boost in mental wellbeing that, for people who are anxious or stressed, is equivalent ...

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US Drugstore Giant CVS to Stop Selling Cigarettes

US Drugstore Giant CVS to Stop Selling Cigarettes

  WASHINGTON, February 5, 2014 (AFP) – The second largest US drugstore chain, CVS, announced Wednesday it will soon quit selling cigarettes, a decision President Barack Obama hailed as a ...

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Smoking Pot No More Dangerous Than Drinking: Obama

Smoking Pot No More Dangerous Than Drinking: Obama

  WASHINGTON, January 19, 2014 (AFP) – President Barack Obama says smoking pot is no more dangerous than drinking but calls it a “bad idea,” amid a push for legalization ...

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