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Doctors Warn Sitting Disease Could Become The New Smoking

But that efficiency can be deadly. For years, health experts have been warning about sitting disease, where sitting for long periods of time glue to your office seat, car seat, or in front of the TV could be hazardous.

11/05/2014

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CVS Stops Tobacco Sales 1 Month Early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

09/03/2014

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R.J. Reynolds Slammed With $23.6M Lawsuit

A Florida jury has slammed the nation’s No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., with $23.6 billion in punitive damages.

CBS Tampa–07/19/2014

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Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of Smoking

A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.

02/14/2014

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Florida City Policy Bans Hiring Smokers, Tobacco Users

The City Commission of Delray Beach is expected to make official a measure that prohibits the city from hiring people who smoke, chew or snuff tobacco.

10/02/2012

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South Florida Man Killed In Fight Over Cigarette

Authorities say a South Florida man was shot to death when a fight broke out after he tried to bum a cigarette from another man.

06/29/2012

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Cops: Patient Assaults Man After Being Told He Couldn’t Smoke Inside Hospital

One Florida hospital patient just had to smoke a cigarette, even if it meant allegedly hitting someone out of frustration.

01/12/2012

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