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Soviet-Era Pill From Bulgaria is a Cheap Way to Help Smokers Quit

A Soviet-era smoking-cessation remedy from Bulgaria may be the best and cheapest method to get cigarette smokers to quit. The drug, cytisine, has been used in Eastern Europe for more than 40 years. The medication, which is sold under the brand-name Tabex by the Bulgaria-based Sopharma AD, is derived from laburnum seeds, which contain a natural nicotine substitute. Dr. Robert … Continue reading Continue reading

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Rohit Bal unveils anti tobacco monogram

Fashion designer, Rohit Bal unveiled a mega metallic ashtray that has been accepted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as the monogram for its anti-tobacco campaign in New Delhi on Monday. A teenaged student, Akshat Pabuwal, of XII standard from Rajasthan has designed this monogram. It took about two months to design and make this ashtray. The ashtray made of … Continue reading

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Steampunk smoking machine is the best anti-tobacco ad ever

Taunting those who are addicted to nicotine, the Smoking Machine will help rid smokers of their cigarettes. Its design helps individuals see the amount of tar and other contaminants they are putting into their bodies through smoking. That aside however, the Smoking Machine is also an impressive steampunk creation. Designed by Norwegian artist Kristoffer Myskja, it perpetually smokes all your … Continue reading

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Effects Of Yakima Losing Anti-Smoking Programs

Yakima’s most successful anti-smoking programs were axed by the state last week. Everything from programs preventing kids from starting the habit, to classes to help people quit smoking are gone. The Valley has seen a dramatic decline in smokers, but Action News discovered this could be the move that turns that positive trend around. Right now Yakima County is considered … Continue reading

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Heart risk in anti-smoking drug seen

The popular anti-smoking drug Chantix increases the risk for a heart attack or other heart problems in healthy, middle-aged smokers, a U.S. researcher says. Dr. Sonal Singh of Johns Hopkins, the lead author of a new study, says warnings on the drug should be stronger than those currently required by the Food and Drug Administration, The Baltimore Sun reported Monday. … Continue reading

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