News tagged with tobacco

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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Chewing tobacco maker agrees to $5M settlement

(AP) -- The maker of Skoal and Copenhagen smokeless tobacco has agreed to pay $5 million to the family of a man who died of mouth cancer in what is believed to be the first wrongful-death settlement won from a chewing tobacco ...

dateDec 07, 2010 in Health
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Tobacco: Out of sight, out of mind?

Putting tobacco out of sight in shops can change the attitude of young people to smoking, while not hitting retailers in the pocket, researchers at The University of Nottingham have discovered.

dateNov 23, 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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