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A national media and advertising campaign entitled “Tips From Former Smokers” is being credited for more than 200,000 smokers having quit following the three-month campaign. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Anti-Smoking Battle Moves Outdoors; Bans Increase

ATLANTA (AP) — First it was bars, restaurants and office buildings. Now the front lines of the “No Smoking” battle have moved outdoors. City parks, public beaches, college campuses and other outdoor venues across the […]

08/08/2013

File photo of a person lighting a cigarette. (Photo by ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: People Who Skip Church More Likely To Smoke

A Gallup Poll conducted throughout 2012 indicates that those who do not attend church are far more likely to be smokers than those who attend services regularly.

08/06/2013

File photo of a person lighting a cigarette. (Photo by HOANG DINH NAM/AFP/GettyImages)

Study Finds Smoking In Car Is Toxic

ATLANTA (WAOK) – A study by Scottish researchers says that smoking in the car, even with the windows open, causes pollution levels that exceed official safe limits set by the World Health Organization. “Tobacco Control” journal […]

WAOK-AM–10/16/2012

Photo of anti-smoking ad. (credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

CDC Unveils Graphic Advertising Campaign To Shock Smokers Into Quitting

Tobacco taxes and smoking bans haven’t budged the U.S. smoking rate in years. Now the government is trying to shock smokers into quitting with a graphic nationwide advertising campaign.

WAOK-AM–03/15/2012

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Hey Smokers…Butt Out

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Smokers in Dekalb County are embracing their habit, as the county joins the ranks of others to become a Smoke-Free Community. Currently smokers can enjoy a cigarette at bars, clubs, and restaurant outdoor spaces. […]

WAOK-AM–04/22/2011

A Two Year Old Indonesian Boy is Addicted to Cigarettes!

Read the story and find how many packs a day he has to smoke before he throws a good ol tantrum….

05/27/2010

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