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Another Reason To Quit Smoking

According to a Japanese study of 68,000 men and women, those who quit before age 35 had the same risks of future problems as those who never smoked.

10/31/2012

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New West Chester Ordinance Would Fine Cigarette Butt Litterers

The West Chester Borough Council is scheduled to vote on new legislation that would fine smokers for littering their cigarette butts.

10/17/2012

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Cops: Homeless Man Arrested In Cigarette Theft From Northeast Philadelphia Pharmacy

A suspect is in custody after police say he stole 150 packs of cigarettes from a Northeast Philadelphia pharmacy early Friday morning.

08/17/2012

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Suspect Wanted For Stealing $1,000 Worth Of Cigarettes

A man wearing a ‘Property of Jesus’ shirt was caught on surveillance video stealing cartons of cigarettes valued at $1,000 from a store in Feasterville.

08/15/2012

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Study Finds More Teens Smoking Pot Than Cigarettes

A study from the CDC shows more teens are smoking pot than are smoking cigarettes.

06/08/2012

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Diabetes Often Leads To Chronic Kidney Disease

More than half the people with chronic kidney disease have diabetes. In 2008, diabetes accounted for 44% of new cases of kidney failure. if you have diabetes, beware.

05/18/2012

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Smokers Are More Likely To Suffer Serious Workplace Injury

Researchers have found that people who smoke are more likely than those who don’t to have a workplace injury that results in a loss of activity.

03/29/2012

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Philadelphia Councilwoman Hopes CDC’s New Anti-Smoking Ads Will Work

The $54-million campaign is designed to get smokers to stop, and to prevent those who don’t smoke — especially kids — from starting.

03/15/2012

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The Quitter App

If you’re trying to quit smoking, the Quitter app might give you the motivation you need to keep going.

02/28/2012

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Suspect Sought In Armed Robbery Of Germantown Rite Aid

Philadelphia police are searching for suspect who was caught on tape using a gun to steal cigarettes from a pharmacy this past weekend.

01/24/2012

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The Great American Smoke Out

Today is the Great American Smoke Out and a Montgomery County hypnotist believes he has a way to get people to quit smoking for good.

11/17/2011

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FDA Introduces New, Graphic Warnings For Cigarettes

New cigarette warning labels are unveiled today. They have graphic images in the hopes of keeping people from smoking, but will they really make a difference?

06/21/2011

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Philadelphia City Council Approves Measure Requiring Stores Selling Tobacco To Get A Permit

Shops that sell tobacco in Philadelphia will soon have to fork over $50 for a permit.

06/12/2011

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Mayor Nutter Puts Public Pools And Recreational Centers On City No Smoking List

First, it was bars and restaurants; now, pools, playgrounds, and rec centers are being put in Philadelphia’s no-smoking zone.

05/23/2011

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Study: Smoking Increases Risk Of Breast Cancer

It is a well-known fact that cigarette smoking can increase the risk of lung cancer, but according to a report in the British Medical Journal, it can play a role in the development of breast cancer as well.

03/02/2011

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