Thomas3.20.2010

KNOW YOUR ENEMY - KNOWLEDGE IS POWER!

Blog Post created by Thomas3.20.2010 on Nov 20, 2012

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Image Caption: This is an example of a health warning image placed on cigarette packages in Brazil. Credit: Ministerio da Saude
 

 

 

SMOKING AND YOUTH

Alberta Legislature: Cigarette Legislation To Reduce Smoking Rates Among Youth

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2012/11/19/alberta-smoking-legislation_n_2161387.html


Adolescents with low status among peers are more likely to become adult smokers

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-11-adolescents-status-peers-adult-smokers.html



NO SMOKING LAWS

30 of largest cities have comprehensive no-smoking laws, U.S. says

http://www.latimes.com/health/boostershots/la-heb-30-of-largest-us-cities-have-comprehensive-nosmoking-laws-government-says-20121116,0,2179372.story


Two more tribes go tobacco-free in Southeast Alaska

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-19/two-more-tribes-go-tobacco-free-southeast-alaska#.UKtZ9-RJM6w


Brazil Credits Strong Tobacco Control Policies For Saving More Than 400,000 Lives

http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/1112727126/brazil-tobacco-control-policies-save-lives-110712/


Study: Gruesome cigarette-pack images sway smokers

http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/article/20121119/LIFESTYLE01/311190022/Study-Gruesome-cigarette-pack-images-sway-smokers?nclick_check=1



SMOKING AND PREGNANCY

Yale study: Smoking while pregnant can affect child's reading comprehension

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Yale-study-Smoking-while-pregnant-can-affect-4051127.php#ixzz2Cl7L9jmd


COPD AWARENESS

Family Health Matters: Breathe Easy -- What is COPD? How to prevent it, how to treat it

http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2012/nov/19/family-health-matters-breathe-easy----what-is-copd/


SMOKING CESSATION AND TECH

Cell phone messages may help smokers quit

http://www.chicagotribune.com/health/sns-rt-us-cellphone-smokersbre8ad13k-20121114,0,1004932.story


6 Online Tools to Help You Quit Smoking for Good

http://mashable.com/2012/11/15/quit-smoking-apps/


NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION

Quit smoking to save health, looks, money

http://www.hammondstar.com/articles/2012/11/15/opinion/editorials/8286.txt


ILLEGAL TOBACCO TRADE

Tobacco Firms Predict Sharp Increase in Illegal Cigarettes 

http://www.nacsonline.com/NACS/News/Daily/Pages/ND1120125.aspx


SMOKING AROUND THE WORLD

Cash cuts increase smoking death risk for world's poor, study says

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-11-cash-death-world-poor.html





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