Mobile clinics to help people quit tobacco

Mobile clinics to help people quit tobacco
The district administration will run mobile clinics, which will inform people about the harmful effects of tobacco and help them quit consuming the product. More than 25% population of Gautam Budh Nagar consumes different forms of tobacco. Rural areas have more number of addicts than urban centres. Recently, many villages in Noida had imposed a ...

SCSU ready to use tobacco-free policy

SCSU ready to use tobacco-free policy
St. Cloud State University goes smoke-free Wednesday after two years of planning. University leaders say the tobacco ban will provide a cleaner and healthier campus for students and employees. St. Cloud State is the latest Minnesota State Colleges and Universities member to remove tobacco from its grounds. St. Cloud Technical & Community College is starting ...

Tobacco sale slumps 75 pc in Ramadhan

Tobacco sale slumps 75 pc in Ramadhan
Those who work tirelessly to get tobacco products banned from the society in view of growing public health concerns can heave a sigh of great relief. Sale of tobacco and associated products in the Sultanate of Oman has dropped to all time low in the first week of the advent of the month of Ramadhan. ...

Brewer urged to halt medical-marijuana program

Brewer urged to halt medical-marijuana program
Thirteen Arizona county attorneys are urging Gov. Jan Brewer to halt the state’s medical-marijuana program, saying state employees will be facilitating federal crimes when they issue licenses to pot dispensaries. The lawyers signed onto a three-page July 24 letter authored by Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk, who requests that the governor prevent the state’s issuance ...

A better place to put your cigar while golfing

A better place to put your cigar while golfing
It was rare to see Michael Jordan or Charles Barkley without a cigar laying by their feet as they teed off during the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course last week. Antoine M. Dumas of Phoenix, Ariz., wants to make sure that those two — and every other golfer — has a better ...

Dubai cafes to face fines or shutdowns over passive smoking

Dubai cafes to face fines or shutdowns over passive smoking
Shisha cafes and coffee shops and restaurants with smoking areas have been ordered to put up notices alerting customers to the dangers of passive smoking. The signs highlight the particular risks to babies, pregnant women and people under 18, and businesses will be advised not to allow these groups into smoking areas. Establishments that fail ...

Quit smoking: Interesting facts about smoking

Quit smoking: Interesting facts about smoking
For smokers, puffing on a cigarette is a habit. It is as hard as giving up as television or Facebook, or harder. To quit smoking it is important to understand that smoking is a form of self medication to relieve psychological problems of stress, boredom or popularity. For some it is a statement to define ...