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UA to test Android app for women wanting to quit smoking

Women who are current smokers and use an Android smartphone may be eligible to take part in a University of Arizona study on women who want to quit smoking but are worried about weight gain.

May 18, 2014 9:30 pmLoading…

Bold turkey: woman hits cop to kick smoking habit

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Think you’ve heard of every way possible to quit smoking? Etta Mae Lopez came up with a new one: slap a cop and go to jail, where smoking isn’t allowed.

May 10, 2013 9:04 pmLoading…

Charging smokers more for health policy makes sense

The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Washington Post:

February 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Florida man injured when electric cigarette explodes

PENSACOLA, Fla. - A faulty battery caused an electronic cigarette to explode in a Florida's man's mouth, taking out some of his front teeth, a chunk of his tongue and severely burning his face, fire officials said.

February 15, 2012 11:05 amLoading…

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