Hollyoaks Actress Has urged to Give Up Smoking

Hollyoaks Actress Has urged to Give Up Smoking
Hollyoaks actress Saira Choudhry has urged young women to give up smoking on World No Tobacco Day. The 22-year-old, who plays Anita Roy in the Channel 4 soap, is supporting the campaign, which this year focuses on reducing the growing number of females aged 20-24 who are taking up smoking. She declared: “My Mum Fae ...

Cigarettes Stores Continue to Sell Cigs to Minors

Cigarettes Stores Continue to Sell Cigs to Minors
Smoking cigarettes is funny, fashionable but unfortunately it can harm the smokers health. Statistics show that most of smokers are young people. The latest Global Youth Tobacco Survey (2009) by the World Health Organisation (WHO), in consultation with the Government of India, declared that more than 50 per cent of the people who bought cigarettes ...

Deputies Fight Against Smoking in Azerbaijan

Deputies Fight Against Smoking in Azerbaijan
MP Hadi Rajabli declared that the fight against smoking continues to be the most urgent and problematic sphere of activity throughout the world. So, Milli Mejlis (Azerbaijani parliament) is holding a round table on the fight against smoking in national legislation: realities and prospects. The event organized by the parliamentary committee on social policy dates ...

Differences in Tobacco Use and Awareness of Tobacco Marketing by Sex

Differences in Tobacco Use and Awareness of Tobacco Marketing by Sex
The majority of the world’s 1.3 billion tobacco users are men, but female use is increasing (1,2). To examine differences in tobacco use and awareness of tobacco marketing by sex, CDC and health officials in Bangladesh, Thailand, and Uruguay (among the first countries to report results) analyzed 2009 data from a newly instituted survey, the ...

Vermilion County will Continue to Enforce Tobacco Ban

Vermilion County will Continue to Enforce Tobacco Ban
Despite all the personnel and program cuts at the Vermilion County Health Department, environmental health staff will continue enforcing the state’s ban on smoking in public places, according to health department officials. “Things may be a little slower, but we still intend to do smoking enforcement,” Public Health Administrator Steve Laker said. Laker said even ...

Smoking Marijuana – Associated With Minimal Changes In Driving Performance

Smoking Marijuana - Associated With Minimal Changes In Driving Performance
Subjects exhibit virtually identical psychomotor skills on a battery of driving simulator tests prior to and shortly after smoking marijuana, according to clinical trial data published in the March issue of the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. Investigators from Hartford Hospital in Connecticut and the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine assessed the simulated driving ...

Gates Foundation gives $5M for India Anti-Smoking Programs

Gates Foundation gives $5M for India Anti-Smoking Programs
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has donated $5 million to the Public Health Foundation of India for tobacco control efforts. According to the Seattle foundation, smoking kills 1 million people in India every year and is the leading cause of death among Indians between the ages of 30 and 69. The grant will focus ...