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  • 01/06/2011 | Argentina

    Lower House passes smoking ban law

    The Lower House passed a law that bans smoking in public spaces and forbids advertising, promoting and sponsoring tobacco companies and forces manufacturers to include warnings on the back of all cigarette packs detailing the harmful effects of smoking on health.

  • 13/06/2011 | Argentina

    As she signs smoking ban bill into law, CFK reveals past miscarriage

    As she signed the smoking ban bill into law, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner recalled that after suffering a miscarriage back in 1984 she could not get pregnant for several years, until she stopped smoking in 1988, which helped her conceive her daughter Florencia.

  • 22/02/2014 | World

    Smoking hookah can be addictive, harmful

    Smoking hookah is not harmless though many dabblers may not realize the dangers, according to a new review.

  • 20/05/2014 | World

    Study: E-cigarettes boost quitting success

    Smokers trying to quit are 60 percent more likely to report success if they switch to e-cigarettes than if they use nicotine products like patches or gum, or just willpower, scientists have said.

  • 25/02/2013 | World

    Russia's Putin tries to curb smoking, tobacco sales

    Russia will ban smoking in many public places from June under a law central to President Vladimir Putin's plans to make citizens healthier, raise life expectancy and help the economy.

  • 19/12/2013 | World

    New York City Council mulls adding e-cigarettes to smoking ban

    The New York City Council today will vote on a bill that would add electronic cigarettes to the city's strict smoking ban, in the latest of many anti-tobacco measures signed by outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

  • 11/02/2014 | World

    Smoking tied to increased risk of common type of breast cancer

    Researchers found that women between 20 and 44 years old who had smoked a pack of cigarettes per day for at least 10 years were 60 percent more likely than those who smoked less to develop so-called estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer.

  • 07/07/2011 | World

    WHO urges countries to intensify war against tobacco

    More than a billion people in 19 countries are now covered by laws requiring large, graphic health warnings on tobacco packs but too many countries are still not doing enough to cut smoking rates, the World Health Organization said on today.

  • 15/09/2011 | World

    New York City smoking rate hits all-time low

    Some 450,000 New Yorkers have quit smoking since 2002, reducing the smoking rate from 22 percent to a record low of 14 percent, city officials said.

  • 09/07/2012 | World

    Study: Smoking in movies may turn teens to cigarettes

    Youth who watch a lot of movies with cigarette-smoking characters, no matter what the film's rating is, are more likely to start smoking themselves, according to a new US study.

  • 24/03/2011 | World

    China to introduce smoking ban for indoor public spots

    China will ban smoking at all indoor public venues from May in an effort to shield the world's most populous nation, and its largest cigarette producer from the harmful effects of the habit, the health ministry said.

  • 31/03/2011 | World

    Smoking kills half a million a year in US

    Smoking causes half a million deaths each year in the US, killing slightly more men than women, new statistics show.

  • 24/05/2011 | World

    Beaches, parks off limits to New York smokers

    New York City took its smoking prohibition outdoors, adding the city's parks and beaches to the list of places where smoking is banned as part of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's campaign to promote healthy habits.


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