News tagged with tobacco control programs

States called on to restore anti-smoking funds

(AP) -- Steve Panetta smoked for 34 years, the last 10 at a three-pack-a-day clip. He watched his father die from lung cancer and his stepfather struggle with emphysema. He tried quitting six times before ...

Feb 26, 2012
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Smokers prefer cold turkey

(Medical Xpress) -- Cold turkey is the preferred method for giving up smoking according to public health researchers at the University of Sydney. With more than two-thirds of smokers giving up permanently this way, the research ...

Jan 03, 2012
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Anti-smoking policies for adults also reduce kids' smoking

When governments use comprehensive, well-funded tobacco control programs to reduce adult smoking, they also reduce smoking among adolescents. This bonus effect is an important factor to consider as policymakers face pressure ...

Jun 20, 2011
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