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Studies Prove Smoking Is Even More Deadly Than We Realized

Smoking is a deadly habit. There are warnings on cigarette boxes and schools try to make sure children know the risks. The U.S. surgeon general has spoken out against smoking, claiming that roughly 480,000 American die each year as a result. It seems the death count might be off — by almost a full 100,000. The American Cancer Society and ...

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The Latest Workplace To Ban Cigarette Smoking? A Cigarette Company Headquarters

There are very few jobs left in the Unites States where you could probably get away with smoking while on the clock, perhaps as a lounge singer in Reno or a carnival barker, or someone who works at a tobacco company headquarters. Actually, scratch that last one: in a feat of almost colossal irony, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, maker of ...

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E-Cigarettes Don’t Lead To Smoking, Study Finds

A new study on e-cigarettes examined the possibility that electronic cigarette use will lead to smoking — and determined that there is no indication use of smokeless tobacco alternatives will be a risk factor for future deadly habits. The e-cigarette study was contrasted with a Centers For Disease Control and Prevention report in September, which suggested that electronic cigarettes should ...

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Tobacco-Buying Age In NYC Becomes 21, Will Other States Increase Smoking Age?

The tobacco-buying age in many states is a controversial topic, with some claiming the legal smoking age should be higher. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the tobacco-buying age in NYC might become age 21. Things have not been getting easier for smokers lately. New York City already has the highest cigarette tax rate in the country. The Obama cigarettes ...

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Rob Ford admits smoking crack cocaine during ‘drunken stupor’

Nathan Denette/AP Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted Tuesday he did smoke crack cocaine. Embattled Toronto mayor Rob Ford has admitted he did indeed smoke crack cocaine, telling reporters Tuesday he smoked the substance “probably a year ago” during a “drunken stupor.” “Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine,” Ford told reporters Tuesday outside his office in Toronto.  “There have been times when ...

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