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Minnesota’s Increased Tobacco Tax Helps Reduce State’s Cancer Burden

Smoker or not, you probably heard that the price of a pack of cigarettes went up sharply this past summer in the State of Minnesota.  An increase of $1.60 brought the state's Tobacco Tax from $1.23 o $2.83 per pack.

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The 37th Annual Great American Smokeout Is Thursday, November 15th

If you or a loved one smoke, consider taking part in the 37th annual Great American Smokeout - Thursday, November 15th.

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Cigarette Smokers On The Decline But Cigar And Pipe Smokers Are On The Increase

The number of cigarette smokers in the United States dropped 33% from 2000 to 2011.  At the same time, there's been an increase of tobacco pipe and cigar smokers - 123% in the same time period.  In addition, so-called pipe tobacco use  has grown 482%

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Is Soda The New Tobacco? Critics Link Marketing Motives Between Soda Pop Companies And Cigarette Manufacturers

A weak economy.  Trouble in the Middle East.  Rising gas prices.  In some ways, 2012 is just like the early 1990's.  Need one more item to add to that list of comparisons?  Public health officials say that soda manufacturers - just like their cigarette-making cousins in the 1990's - are employing marketing tactics to sway public opinions on their products.

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Ping Pong Legend Breaks Cigarette In Half With Ball

Ping pong has made a comeback in the past half decade or so with a bunch of table tennis ‘bars’ popping up around the country. But who said this is a young man’s sport?

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Doctors Should Offer All Smokers Help with Quitting, Study Says

Although doctors typically gauge a smoker’s willingness to quit before offering help in doing so, new research indicates that help should be offered to all smokers.

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Sorry Smokers, It’s Better to Avoid Short Cuts When Quitting — Health Check

While surveys consistently show that more than 3 out of 4 smokers would like to quit, only about 10 percent of those who try each year are successful.

Fortunately, new studies show one way to raise those numbers is to treat smoking as a chronic disease — like high blood pressure — for which long-term treatment is offered.

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New Study Finds That Watching TV Shortens Your Life

Two steps forward and three steps back?  A new study shows that every hour of television watched by persons over the age of 25 shortens their life by 22 minutes.

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New Graphic Warning Labels To Cover Half of Cigarette Packs

Smokers are going to need a strong stomach if they want to continue their habit.

That’s because starting in September of 2012 new FDA requirements will mandate that half of the area on every pack of cigarettes be covered by a graphic anti-smoking warning label.

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New Reseach Discovers Why Ex-Smokers Gain Weight

Apparently Nicotine does more than hook smokers - it also makes them gain weight when they quit.  A new research study sheds light on one of the most talked-about side effects of quitting smoking

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Drunk Man Mistakes Cigarettes for Cell Phone [VIDEO]

Cell phones can do many things these days, but you'd be hard-pressed to find one that also satisfies your nicotine craving.

Britain's Sun newspaper reports a drunk driver in Russia pulled over by police tried to make a call with a pack of cigarettes he thought was a cell phone.

Cops pulled over the would-be Marlboro Man after noticing he was driving erratically. When they stopped his vehicle, the man pretended his hand was a cell phone and he began trying to yak away.

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