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Electronic cigarettes are to be regulated as medicines It’s been an interesting few days for smokers intent on stopping their habit. Last week saw welcome new guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) – the first to recommend that licensed nicotine-containing products (NCPs) can be used to help people cut down on the amount they smoke (as well as to help them stop entirely)
(NaturalNews) Smoke herbicide and pesticide all day and what do you get? You get a recurring hangover that seemingly needs a new blast of nicotine to quell or “dissipate,” but in actuality, the only thing the nicotine does is stave off the headache, the nervousness, the anxiety, the “chemical hangover,” and after 30 to 40 minutes, it kicks in again, that feeling of angst, of unnecessary worry, and you need another fix
The Health Promotion Unit of the Ministry of Health has stepped up its public awareness drive to reduce the number of tobacco smokers on Dominica. The Unit is collaborating with the National Drug Abuse Prevention Unit in this effort and has begun an intense community outreach program, to sensitize members of the public on the dangers of smoking tobacco. Anthelia James- Coordinator at the Health Promotion Unit said on Thursday that this outreach comes on the heels of “World No Tobacco Day” which was observed on May 31st, this year under the theme: “Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship”.
Prison gangs and entrepreneurial criminals are shifting from drugs into a new racket — cigarettes. In a world where a loosie (that’s a single cigarette) goes for $20 and prison guards tend to look the other way, gangs like the Mexican Mafia and the Aryan Brotherhood are making a killing off the cancer sticks
Published on June 1, 2013 by pmnews · No Comments Russia’s smokers openly defied an ambitious new ban on public smoking as it went into effect Saturday, calling it unfair and casting doubt on the government’s ability to enforce it. Moscow residents continued to light up outside metro stations and colleges even though these are now designated no-smoking zones, according to the first stage of a new public health law that is being gradually introduced in a government bid to halve the number of smokers in the country