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Beach Blanket Ban: Oregon Proposes No-Smoking Rule for Coast

Smoking along all of Oregon’s more than 360 miles of Pacific coastline would be banned under a proposal by the state Parks and Recreation Department. A ban on smoking in state parks, except in vehicles, campsites and some designated areas, was approved ...

GAO: Shift to Pipe Tobacco, Large Cigars Saves Tobacco Firms Billions in Taxes

A 2009 law that raised federal taxes on tobacco products to discourage smoking triggered a market shift to pipe tobacco and large cigars, costing the U.S. Treasury billions in lost revenue, according to a GAO report obtained by NBC News. In some instances ...

Plateau in smoking suits helps Reynolds-Lorillard deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Smoking-related lawsuits against U.S. tobacco giants are leveling off, making it more likely that a merger between rivals Reynolds American Inc and Lorillard Inc will go through, analysts who follow the industry said. The two cigarette ...

Why Uruguay's Fight With Big Tobacco Matters

But before you nod off, here’s a triple shot of espresso: Uruguay’s fight with Philip Morris, the world’s largest cigarette manufacturer, just might mark a turning point in the global smoking pandemic that the World Health Organization (WHO ...

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Smoking - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated July. 23, 2014

Smoking is a practice in which a substance is burned and the resulting smoke breathed in to be tasted or inhaled. Most commonly the substance is the dried leaves of ...

American Lung Association : Smoking ; Facts About Quitting ...

Updated July. 22, 2014

Cigarette smoking is the number one cause of preventable disease and death worldwide. Smoking-related diseases claim over 393,000 American lives each year.

Smoking: Get Tips on How to Quit Smoking - MedicineNet

Updated July. 22, 2014

Learn how to quit smoking. Smoking is an addictive disease, read about the steps to quit smoking including medication and behavior modification.

Smoking - National Cancer Institute

Updated July. 23, 2014

Free help to quit smoking, plus information on smoking and cancer, secondhand smoke, cigarettes, other tobacco products, tobacco research, and statistics.