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Smokers found to take more sick days

Smoking Brazilian

The review, which has been published in the journal Addiction, examined 29 separate reports carried out between 1960 and 2011 in Europe, Australia and New Zealand, the United States and Japan, embracing more than 71,000 public and private sector workers.

Great American Smoke Out Day Encourages Smokers to Quit

On November 17, students across America will celebrate the Great American Smoke Out Day. The first smoke out day was in 1977, and the event challenged people to give up smoking tobacco products for 24 hours. The goal is that

Doctor Confirms US President Has Quit Smoking

It’s official. President Obama has stopped smoking. Or as his doctor reports Monday, he is “tobacco free.” This is the first official confirmation of what the president’s spokesmen have been saying for much of the past year and what the

Smoking ban in Liverpool CBD and mall meets resistance

LIVERPOOL Council is considering a ban on smoking in the Liverpool CBD, including Macquarie Mall, but Liverpool Chamber of Commerce president Harry Hunt says it will hurt businesses. Mr Hunt said the ban might have a detrimental effect on businesses,

Stop smoking in Ramadan

The NHS stop smoking service in the Bradford district is reporting great success in helping people to quit the habit during Ramadan. It has teamed up with mosques to give people easy access to help and advice with quitting, as

Things to Do and Not to Do During Your Quitting Smoking Period

Don’t Drink Alcohol I am an occasional drinker and one of the reasons I have continuously failed quitting smoking before is because of alcohol. It was when I studied for the CPA exams that I was able to quit successfully

Smoking cessation drugs approved for provincial coverage

Beginning Aug. 4, the Ontario government will fund the smoking cessation drugs Champix and Zyban, the Star has learned. Adding the two drugs to the Ontario Drug Benefit Plan — the list of medications covered by the province — could

Murray Schools to be tobacco free

Murray Independent Schools will be completely tobacco-free following a decision by board members at during a special-called session this week. The board also chose to phase in a recommended plan for “end of course” exams. MISD board Chairman Richard Crouch,

The Great American Celebrities Who Quit Smoking

This nonprofit organization urges smokers in America to quit the habit for 24 hours each November. A state chapter held the first smokeout and reportedly got 1 million people to quit for the day. Check out the celebrities who have

Regulator Will Treat E-Cigarettes Like Tobacco

The Food and Drug Administration said Monday that it planned to regulate smokeless electronic cigarettes as tobacco products and would not try to regulate them under stricter rules for drug-delivery devices. The agency said in a letter to interested parties