Marlboro maker Altria to halt sales of flavored e-cigarettes

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Altria Group, responding to federal regulators’ worries about rising rates of teen vaping and the possible health implications, said Thursday it would stop selling its pod-based e-cigarettes, at least temporarily. The tobacco manufacturer, which also makes Marlboro cigarettes, said it would not put the vaping products back on the market until they get federal clearance or “the youth issue is otherwise addressed.” … Read More

Great American Smokeout

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Carson City Health and Human Services encourages tobacco-free living during the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. On November 16, HHS encourages you to commit or recommit to healthy, tobacco-free lives by participating in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout on November 16, 2017. The most important thing smokers can do to improve their health is to quit cigarettes … Read More

March 16, 2016: Nevada Youth Joins to Kick Butts

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This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Today is Kick Butts Day, and students at Carson High School and Western Nevada College are joining together to help raise awareness of tobacco use in our community. Kick Butts Day, which began in 1996, is a national day of … Read More

November 11, 2015: Take a Stand Against Tobacco

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This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. On November 19, millions of Americans across the country will “butt out” as part of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout. The idea behind the Great American Smokeout is to encourage current smokers to kick the habit just for … Read More