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California Mulls a $1 Tax on Cigarettes — Do You Support the Idea? [VIDEO]

Some people really like to smoke, while most who do are simply addicted to nicotine and can’t stop. And then there are those who hate cigarettes, smokers, smoke and the smell that comes with smoking, not to mention the enormous health problems and financial costs associated with this vice.

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New Zealand Strives to Be the World’s First Smoke-Free Nation

Cigarette smoking is already banned in many public places, including bars and restaurants — but if New Zealand has its way, it won’t be long before no one there smokes at all.

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New Study Reveals Teens Are Smoking Less

There is some good news being reported about the state of young people in America.

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Smoking While Pregnant — You May Be Surprised Who’s Doing It

It’s no news that smoking is bad for us, and that the risks are compounded for expectant mothers.

Research shows pregnant smokers have a higher risk of premature births, birth defects, low birth weight, miscarriages and stillbirths — so it’s especially shocking that a new study reveals more than a fifth of white women continue to light up while they’re eating for two.

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CDC Unleashes Disturbing Anti-Smoking Ad Campaign – Is It Too Disturbing? [GRAPHIC PHOTOS]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has always been against smoking, often using ads and commercials to warn people about the dangers. However, some people think their latest anti-smoking ads may be going a bit too far.

The organization is rolling out a $54 million national media campaign in an effort to prompt smokers to quit and, what some are saying, scare people away from cigarettes.

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Marijuana Smoke Not as Harmful as Cigarette Smoke, Study Finds

Marijuana was made illegal as a public health safety measure, but according to results from a new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, marijuana smoke is not as damaging to the lungs as cigarette smoke.

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