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American cigarette manufacturers have filed a lawsuit against the FDA.
The largest US tobacco companies filed a lawsuit in the US District Court for the District of Columbia against the Federal Office of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
read more ...05/04/15
Interesting facts about cigarettes, countries - tobacco leaders.
Every minute in the world are sold about 8-10 million cigarettes and daily 13-15 billion cigarettes.
read more ...04/01/15
Anti-smoking campaigns run to extremes.
It is strange to what can bring the foolishness of anti-smoking crusaders in their attempts to impose all the rules of a healthy lifestyle, even if they lead to a violation of all norms, artistic freedom and civil society.
read more ...03/03/15
Movies Spur Teen Smoking


TUESDAY, July 15 (HealthDayNews) -- If you want to prevent your teens from smoking, you might consider screening the movies they watch.

That parental advice comes in a study in the July issue of the Archives of Pediatric Adolescent Medicine. Dartmouth College researchers say they've found a link between adolescent smoking and movies, and they advise pediatricians to urge parents to monitor their teens access to movies. The researchers also say parents should pay attention to movie ratings. "We want pediatricians to talk with parents of adolescents about how movies can influence their young teenagers," James Sargent, an associate professor at the Dartmouth Medical School, says in a news release. "Parents need to know that if they can reduce their child's exposure to smoking in movies, it may have a profound impact on reducing their chances of starting to smoke and drink," Sargent says. He and his fellow researchers have published a number of papers and articles, which are cited in this new study. The Dartmouth researchers have concluded that teens see thousands of depictions of smoking by movie stars and these images influence teens' behavior and attitudes. In this new study, the researchers offer advice to parents on how to limit their teens access to movies. That includes reducing subscriptions to movie channels on cable TV, limiting movie video or DVDs to one per week, and restricting access to R-rated movies. "Such parenting measures could reduce rates of adolescent smoking without directly addressing the behavior," the researchers conclude.

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