[Asia-pacific, Singapore] The Big Read: After raising legal smoking age, what next? Iceland may offer answer

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As the experiences of some other countries, most notably Iceland, have shown, the final push to eradicate smoking here could require a more holistic approach – going beyond legislation and public education – as well as a frank national discussion where t



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smoking may improve while tobacco abstinence worsens cognition in SZ. Thus, nAChR-based treatments remediating cognitive deficits are warranted. Varenicline, a nAChR partial agonist, is the most effective smoking cessation medication in SZ, and may have



Schizophrenia research

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Consuming five-a-day reduces their risk of getting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by 40 per cent, a study found. Each extra portion then slashes the chances by an additional eight per cent, the new research suggests. Former smokers can al



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Thanks to David Sweanor of the University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy & Ethics, we became aware of an outrageous DOD website called UCanQuit. Sweanor, who has a long history of fighting cigarette company malfeasance, co-authored a commentary



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After putting in long hours in their New York City offices, the 30-year-old twins often step outside for a smoke break. And Friday was no different as the Full House stars were seen side-by-side dragging on cigarettes.



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In a news conference in Quezon City, New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas said the longer that the smoking ban EO is not signed, the higher the risk that debilitating diseases will affect smokers and non-smokers alike.



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The researchers recommend that orthopaedic surgeons consider implementing smoking cessation programs, which may lead to better outcomes for this higher-risk patient population and reductions in health care costs. Their findings were presented March 16, 2



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There’s a bill to raise the legal smoking age in the state of Connecticut from 18 to 21. You know you have to be at least 21 to buy alcohol here in Connecticut. But now some lawmakers want the same laws for cigarettes. This bill would also make 21 the mi



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Philippine Ambulatory Pediatric Association, Inc. President Edilberto Garcia Jr., whose organization focuses on programs such as tobacco control, weighed in on the importance of prohibiting smoking in public areas, especially indoors. “Doctors and the p



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