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Shanghai curbs smoking (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 6 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is exploring more effective ways to control smoking in internet bars and entertainment venues that don't comply with the ban on smoking ... Read more...

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Shanghai curbs smoking


March 6th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is seeking more effective ways to prevent smoking in internet bars and entertainment venues that don't comply with the ban on smoking inpublic ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 free from cigarette smoke


February 28th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Feb 28 (IANS) World Health Organization (WHO) wants to ban smoking in fan zones of the Euro 2012 football competition as they see it as a perfect opportunity for ... Read more...

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Less puffing helps prolong life


September 2nd, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Less puffing cuts downs mortality rates in individuals and entire populations within six months.Simon Capewell, psychologist at University of Liverpool, said: "Our research found that smoking ... Read more...

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Smoking ban leads to major decrease in maternal smoking, pre-term births


November 11th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study revealed that strong smoke-free policies can improve foetal outcomes by significantly reducing the prevalence of maternal smoking.Researchers from the University of Colorado School of ... Read more...

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Smoking in open areas ups breathing problems in non-smokers: Study


August 4th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 4 (ANI): Smoking in alfresco areas puts non-smokers at risk of developing respiratory problems, Perth researchers have found.Curtin University Professor of Health Policy Mike Daube said that even in ... Read more...

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Smoking ban works, says study


April 14th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): A study has found that in countries and states that have introduced policies that restrict smoking in public, people are being exposed less to second-hand smoke.And a reduction ... Read more...

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No evidence to support ’smoke 23 times more toxic in vehicle than in home’ claim


April 13th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): The claim that smoking in cars is 23 times more toxic than in other indoor environments does not appear to be based on scientific evidence.A team of Australian ... Read more...

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“60 Minutes” Of Taking Snus


April 5th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Snus was the topic of discussion on "60 Minutes," the popular show on CBS, on Sunday. With the advancement of the no smoking laws and smoking ... Read more...

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Outdoor second-hand smoke a new health hazard


November 19th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): While bans on indoor smoking have forced smokers at bars and restaurants onto outdoor patios, researchers have now raised concerns over the increasing exposure to second-hand airborne smoke.They ... Read more...

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Smoking ban leads to drop in heart attacks, finds US study


November 15th, 2009 - 11:15 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Smoking ban has resulted in a 27 percent decrease in heart attacks in the city of Starkville in United States, reveals a new study.Researchers, led by Robert McMillen ... Read more...

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Secondhand smoke exposure could lead to heart problems


October 16th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Increased exposure to secondhand smoke can result in heart disease in nonsmoking adults, says a new study.The study, titled Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Cardiovascular Effects, reviewed available scientific ... Read more...

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China expands smoking ban to ensure green Olympics


May 1st, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 1 (Xinhua) China Thursday expanded ban on smoking to cover all public places, ahead of the Summer Olympics to fulfil its pledge to hold totally smoke-free Games. Unlike the 1996 ... Read more...

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Beijing imposes broader smoking ban (Olympics Snippets)


May 1st, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 1 (Xinhua) Beijing brought into effect new regulations against smoking in more public places Thursday, amid efforts to create a smoke-free Olympics. Compared with the 1996 regulations, smoking bans are ... Read more...

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Kicking the butt really does decrease acute coronary events


February 12th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Quitting smoking can significantly decrease the number of acute coronary events such as heart attack in adults, says a new study.A team of researchers in Rome have ... Read more...

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Environmental tobacco smoke claimed young Michigan waitress life: Expert


February 9th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 9 (ANI): A Michigan State University physician has highlighted the adverse health effects of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) as well as a number of issues regarding safety in the workplace ... Read more...

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Electronic cigarettes give indoor smoking bans the slip


November 16th, 2007 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Nov 16 (ANI): Smokers in countries where lighting up has been banned even indoors, might just have their wish for a smoke granted, as an electronic cigarette has come to their ... Read more...

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