News tagged with tobacco smoke

Strategies to prevent tobacco use among teens

According to the Center for Disease Control, 21.4 percent of people aged 18 to 24 years smoke tobacco. Today everyone knows smoking is an unhealthy habit, so why do people still smoke? Penn State experts say several factors ...

dateDec 17, 2010 in Health
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French men are giving up smoking, but not French women

The prevalence of smoking and exposure to tobacco smoke among men in France has fallen by more than 15 per cent since the mid 1980s, but over the same 20-year period has increased among women. As a result, investigators from ...

dateDec 08, 2010 in Health
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Britain considering plain cigarette packs

Tobacco companies could be forced to sell cigarettes in plain grey or brown packaging in Britain in an attempt to deter youngsters from taking up smoking, the health secretary suggested Sunday.

dateNov 21, 2010 in Health
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Tobacco industry lobbies for flavorful cigarettes

(AP) -- Public health officials from around the world agreed this week on some new anti-smoking rules, but others that could have sharply reduced global tobacco consumption remained out of reach at an international conference ...

dateNov 20, 2010 in Health
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