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Study: Smokers May Tap Into Multiple Sources For Nicotine

A major study on American smoking habits suggests e-cigarettes are often used to get a nicotine fix in places where taking a puff is usually frowned upon.

02/27/2015

A Department of Health (DOH) personnel shows an anti-smoking sticker. (credit: NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Government Anti-Smoking Campaign Cost $480 Per Smoker Who Quit

Two new studies found that the health care cost of smoking is higher than previously thought and that a governmental program has been cost-effective in getting smokers to quit.

12/10/2014

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Georgia College Smoking Ban Goes Into Effect Wednesday

A rule smoking ban at all University System of Georgia campuses is scheduled to go into effect this week.

09/30/2014

A woman smokes a hookah. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: Nearly 1 In 5 High School Students Smokes Hookah

According to a new study, nearly one in five high school seniors reported smoking hookah this past year.

07/07/2014

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Study: Smokers Say Using E-Cigarettes is Just “Cooler” Than Using Other Inhalers

In a recent study out of Rutgers University, the popularity of e-cigarettes was determined

06/07/2014

Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely than others to later smoke conventional cigarettes and other tobacco products, a study at 10 Los Angeles high schools suggests.  (File photo. Credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Study: Cancer Risk In E-Cigarette Vapors

According to a new study, vapor from e-cigarettes damage human cells in much the same way as smoke from traditional cigarettes.

04/14/2014

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Georgia University System To Vote On Smoking Ban

University System of Georgia officials are expected to weigh in on a tobacco ban that would apply to all campuses in the university system.

03/19/2014

Researchers say women who have been exposed to second-hand smoke for over a decade have higher risks for miscarriages and stillbirths. (Getty Images)

Study: Second-Hand Smoke Linked Increased Risk For Miscarriages And Stillbirths

Research suggests women exposed to second-hand smoke for over 10 years are at higher risk for miscarriages and stillbirths.

02/28/2014

File photo of a man smoking a cigarette. (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Third-Hand Smoke Exposure As Deadly As Smoking

Exposure to surfaces and objects that have been saturated in cigarette smoke, labeled as “third-hand smoke,” is just as deadly as smoking the cigarette itself.

02/03/2014

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Fire Destroys Middle Ga. Hindu Worship Center, Officials Investigating Cause

Middle Georgia fire officials are working to determine the cause of a blaze that destroyed a Hindu worship and community center in Lizella.

12/19/2013

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