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Anti-Smoking Programs, Young Smokers

| October 31, 2012

discount hilton cigaretteSome pupils gasped, while others cringed as they shifted past preserved specimens of human lungs blackened and diseased from smoking tobacco. “Can I not look? I’ll have nightmares,” 12-year-old Koh Ker Shuan of South View Primary School asked her two classmates. Nonetheless, she answered. “The black one (lung specimen) is scary, but I think I understand better the bad effects of smoking now,” the Primary 6 pupil said. The display, on property from the National University of Singapore (NUS), includes an ulcerated stomach and two hearts with clogged arteries, all preserved in glass cases. The specimens are part of a new anti-smoking program started by Alexandra Hospital.

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Young Smokers, Calaveras County Tobacco Use

| September 20, 2012

cheap prima lux cigarette Young people in Tuolumne and Calaveras counties continue to buy and smoke tobacco products at higher levels than their peers statewide, prompting educators to scale up tobacco-use-prevention new efforts and enlist students as a new assistant in the fight. In Calaveras County, where the rate of young smokers is considered at more than double the state’s, teens have joined the effort to keep their peers from smoking cigarettes and  smokeless tobacco products. Meantime, Tuolumne County is seeking more funding for drug use education and smoking cessation programs.

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Khaki Green Cigarettes Packaging, New Law

| April 20, 2012

tax free ok cigaretteCigarettes packs could be khaki green and portrayed with health smoking messages rather than the showy smoking brands that are used for to tempt smokers. Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia declared that tobacco companies would still be capable to print their new and old brands on the white or green colored cigarette packages. “The smoking brand will be on there … but not in the way it is now.”

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Young Smokers Unhealthy Lifestyles Make Them Sick

| September 26, 2011

cheapest bond cigarettesUnder-30s are more likely to stay at home while suffering from colds and flu, allergies and intolerances than over-55s, figures showed. Younger people were also more likely to take time off work due to stress, tiredness and feeling run down, which the older contingent said would not be a reason to call in sick.

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Most Young Victorians Have Never Smoked

| September 2, 2011

discount leana cigarettesFewer young Victorians are taking up smoking and more than half of the state’s population have never smoked a Leana cigarette, new figures show. Researcher Melanie Wakefield said the Cancer Council survey showed that while younger people are more likely to smoke than their older counterparts, smoking rates have declined by 6.9 per cent among people aged 18 to 29 since 2005.

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