Thomas3.20.2010

KNOW YOUR ENEMY - KNOWLEDGE IS POWER!

Blog Post created by Thomas3.20.2010 on Mar 19, 2013

Good Morning! Well, yesterday I was pulling myself up by my bootstraps so I didn't get this published. I share the current news that is smoke related because this info helps me to know the enemy and to protect my quit. I hope it does the same for you!

Well, tomorrow is a BIG DAY - It's KICK BUTTS DAY sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids AND my 3rd Anniversary Smoke Free! So I'm EXcited to celebrate with all of you! Here"s the website for KICK BUTTS:

http://www.kickbuttsday.org/

And without further ado - 

 

SMOKING AND YOUR HOME

Secondhand Smoke Lawsuit: Family Wins Judgement Against Landlord, Smoking Neighbors

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/14/secondhand-smoke-lawsuit_n_2870345.html

Committee to consider outlawing smoking at three Palo Alto parks

http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_22820617/committee-consider-outlawing-smoking-at-three-palo-alto

Ware apartment fire is the latest involving smoking and medical oxygen, says Massachusetts fire marshal

http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2013/03/ware_apartment_fire_is_the_lat.html

 

TOBACCO MARKETING

Staten Island anti-smoking advocate: Hiding cigarettes at retail is a smart move

http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2013/03/staten_island_anti-smoking_adv.html

UN expresses concern world tobacco fair in Philippines promotes smoking

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/un-expresses-concern-world-tobacco-fair-in-philippines-promotes-smoking/2013/03/19/764cc14c-9051-11e2-9173-7f87cda73b49_story.html

SMOKING AND YOUR HEALTH

Spine patients who quit smoking report diminished pain

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-03/aaoo-spw031513.php

Smoking: A disability you actually can prevent or reverse

http://auburnpub.com/lifestyles/smoking-a-disability-you-actually-can-prevent-or-reverse/article_3339f53c-84ef-53d2-8e94-4cafdffbdbbe.html

SMOKING CESSATION

Can you give up smoking, and/or, meat for a day?

http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-news/ci_22815710/can-you-give-up-smoking-and-or-meat

 Effects of timing of initiation and planning on smoking cessation outcomes: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

http://7thspace.com/headlines/434316/effects_of_timing_of_initiation_and_planning_on_smoking_cessation_outcomes_study_protocol_for_a_randomised_controlled_trial.html

Helping the mentally ill quit smoking

http://bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/health-wellness/2013/03/17/those-with-mental-illness-may-have-harder-time-giving-cigarettes/ggjRax0sY2v4jXKMKldc3K/story.html

More people are smoking e-cigarettes, but as a quitting tool, they may be all smoke and mirrors

 http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/people-smoking-e-cigarettes-evidence-quit-experts-article-1.1287795#ixzz2NzA4fhsb

Outcomes