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Smell the coffee not the smoke- Customers increase as Carl’s- The Saloon goes smoke-free

Northern Nevada Business Weekly By Marcus Villagran Ron Svasek, co-owner of Carl’s — The Saloon, walked into his pub on a recent morning and smelled the coffee, something he said he was never able to do […]

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posted on 05/08/2017

Citizen group continues to push clean air initiative

The Spectrum By Lucas M Thomas As efforts continue by the Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air to eradicate smoke from the city’s casinos, a recent survey from the Southern Nevada Health District shows the population […]

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posted on 04/24/2017

Children of Smokers Carry Tobacco Toxins on Their Hands

Medpage Today By Salynn Boyles Children of smokers routinely carried nicotine on their hands, indicating that exposure to thirdhand smoke appears to play an important role in overall tobacco exposures among young children whose parents smoke […]

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posted on 04/06/2017

Smoking slows recovery from drug abuse

Chicago Tribune People recovering from illicit drug abuse are more likely to be successful if they don’t smoke cigarettes, a new study finds. Most illicit drug users also smoke cigarettes, but many substance abuse programs do […]

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posted on 03/27/2017

Kids who live with e-cigarette users may think smoking is okay

Reuters By Shereen Lehman Kids who don’t smoke but are around adults who use electronic cigarettes may start to think regular smoking is okay, a recent study suggests. Tobacco smoking among U.S. youth has fallen since […]

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posted on 02/10/2017

US Surgeon General Releases Youth E-Cig Report

The first lines of the December 2016 report by the U.S. Surgeon General, “E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults,” is decisive and succinct. “Tobacco use among youth and young adults in any form, including e-cigarettes, […]

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posted on 12/12/2016

FDA warns four companies for labeling flavored cigarettes as cigars

Reuters Reporting by Natalie Grover and Akankshita Mukhopadhyay in Bengaluru; Editing by Ted Kerr The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it had issued warning letters to four tobacco manufacturers for selling flavored cigarettes […]

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posted on 12/09/2016

Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act celebrates 10 years since passing

Nevada Appeal By Taylor Pettaway The Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition celebrated 10 years of passing of the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act Thursday at the Governor’s Mansion. The Coalition held a ceremony in the Nevada Room […]

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posted on 12/08/2016

New federal rule bans smoking in public housing

Associated Press Smoking will be prohibited in public housing developments nationwide under a final rule announced Wednesday by the Obama administration. The Department of Housing and Urban Development has been encouraging local public agencies to enact […]

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posted on 11/30/2016

One-Fourth Of US Cancer Deaths Linked With One Thing: Smoking

Associated Press By Lindsey Tanner CHICAGO (AP) — Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. The rate is highest among men in Southern states where smoking is more common and […]

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posted on 10/24/2016