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By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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Study Suggests E-cigs Help Traditional Smokers Quit

Manufacturers and marketers of electronic cigarettes have long claimed their products help traditional tobacco smokers quit the habit for good. Despite continued governmental skepticism regarding these claims, things More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Top Factors Affecting your Life Insurance Premium

Life insurance can be a great way to financially protect your loved ones while making future investments at the same time. Before accepting your application, an insurance company considers several factors when pricing More...

By Zach Jones On Monday, July 27th, 2015
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Texas man, Hamid Sadeghy, suffers burns as E-cigarette explodes in his pocket like a ‘firecracker’

A Texas man suffered second-degree burns to his leg after the electronic cigarette he was carrying around in his pocket apparently just expoded. Hamid Sadeghy landed 15 minutes of fame after his switch to e-cigarettes More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 22nd, 2015
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A Few Misconceptions about Pipe Tobacco

When it comes to pipe tobacco, there are actually a lot of misconceptions out there. One of the big ones is about how these pipes are actually made. This is a real shame, particularly when you consider that there More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 11th, 2014
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This Day in History: 50 years ago surgeon general announced dangers of smoking

The headlines focused more on bronchitis than cancer as the surgeon general, Dr Luther Terry, announced the risks of smoking and called for “appropriate remedial action.” Image/CDC Debate over the hazards More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, November 8th, 2013
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International health body, The Union, calls for ‘urgent regulation’ of e-cigarettes

Just months after the World Health Organization (WHO) released a statement advising against the use of e-cigarettes, another international health organization has come out against the smoking cessation aid. Members More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 12th, 2013
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The World Health Organization advises against E-cigarettes

As part of their Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI), the World Health Oganization (WHO) made a statement earlier this week concerning the use of electronic cigarettes or ENDS (electronic nicotine delivery systems). The More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 15th, 2012
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Palestinian anti-smoking campaign teaches replace cigarettes with machine guns VIDEO

A Palestinian Authority-based NGO, the Burj Luq-Luq Social Center Society organization, recently performed a puppet show for children in east Jerusalem to promote non-smoking. Anti-Smoking ad date 1905, public domain The More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 30th, 2010
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2010 Weirdest News Stories: Pierced cats, tattooed eyeballs, Shortest man Record

2010 delivered its fair share of freaky stories.  From the “Joking Disease” to “A Zombie Christmas” to a grandmother who tried to sell her grandson and a 4-year-old sued for killing an elderly More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, October 6th, 2010
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‘Charlie the Smoking Chimp’ dead at 52, lives a decade longer than most chimps

A chimpanzee which became addicted to smoking cigarettes has died from old age having managed to live at least 10 years longer than most chimps. ‘Charlie the Smoking Chimp’ was famous for his habit, More...


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