SMOKING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SMOKING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Firms challenge court-ordered anti-smoking ads http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58469051-79/court-statements-ordered-cigarette.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58469051-79/court-statements-ordered-cigarette.html.csp">Firms challenge court-ordered anti-smoking ads</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T13:20:01.595-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 01:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • The nation’s largest tobacco companies are challenging court-ordered advertisements requiring the cigarette makers to say they lied about the dangers of smoking. A federal judge had ordered the industry to pay for so-called corrective statements in advertisements in newspapers and on TV, websites and cigarette pack inserts. In a brief filed Monday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the companies argue the statements would require them to “shame and humiliate thems...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584690512014-09-29T13:20:01.595-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T13:20:01.595-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58469051@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:20:01 MDT New FDA label bolsters safety case for Chantix http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58452405-79/chantix-drug-fda-pfizer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58452405-79/chantix-drug-fda-pfizer.html.csp">New FDA label bolsters safety case for Chantix</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW PERRONE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T18:47:01.697-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 06:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • New government-approved labeling on Pfizer’s drug Chantix suggests that the anti-smoking medication may not carry the risks of suicidal behavior that first earned it the Food and Drug Administration’s strongest warning more than five years ago. The FDA updated the drug’s label Monday to include data from a number of recent studies that found little to no evidence of psychiatric problems or suicidal tendencies in patients taking the twice-a-day tablet. The new labeling represents a v...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584524052014-09-24T18:47:01.697-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T18:47:01.697-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58452405@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:47:01 MDT Trib Talk: E-cigarettes on the rise in Utah, long-term health effects http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58375293-231/tribtalk-cigarettes-health-rise.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58375293-231/tribtalk-cigarettes-health-rise.html.csp">Trib Talk: E-cigarettes on the rise in Utah, long-term health effects</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T12:40:12.524-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 12:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trib Talk: E-cigarettes on the rise E-cigarettes may not be the smoking substitute that many believed them to be, with 60 percent of e-cigarette users also smoking regular cigarettes. On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Utah Health Department spokesman Adam Bramwell, Rachelle Blackham with Davis County Health and Tribune reporter Kristen Moulton join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss the rise of e-cigarette usage and what is known about long-term health effects of the product. Watch this online video cha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58375293@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:40:12 MDT Utah leads the nation as more than 8 in 10 U.S. homes ban smoking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58374269-68/smoking-cdc-homes-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58374269-68/smoking-cdc-homes-percent.html.csp">Utah leads the nation as more than 8 in 10 U.S. homes ban smoking</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MIKE STOBBE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T12:37:40.591-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 12:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Smoking is banned in more than eight out of 10 U.S. homes — nearly twice as many as two decades ago, according to a new government study. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found smoking is even forbidden in nearly half of homes where an adult smoker resides, up from one in 10 households with smokers in the early 1990s. CDC experts attribute the changes to shrinking smoking rates and altered attitudes. “People no longer see it as socially acceptable to smoke around nonsmok...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583742692014-09-04T12:37:40.591-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T12:37:40.591-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58374269@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:37:40 MDT Cigarette company taking nicotine gum national http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373521-79/nicotine-quit-cigarettes-smoking.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373521-79/nicotine-quit-cigarettes-smoking.html.csp">Cigarette company taking nicotine gum national</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T09:15:01.646-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 09:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is taking its Zonnic brand nicotine gum nationwide, challenging the pharmaceutical industry’s hold and pricing power of the market for products to help people stop smoking. The nation’s second-largest tobacco company announced the expansion plans Thursday following test markets in Iowa and Nebraska over the last two years following its 2009 purchase of Swedish company Niconovum AB, which makes nicotine gum, pouches and spray products. The mo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583735212014-09-04T09:15:01.646-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T09:15:01.646-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373521@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:15:01 MDT Lessons to be taught by telling the truth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58310198-223/daughter-quit-lie-quitting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58310198-223/daughter-quit-lie-quitting.html.csp">Lessons to be taught by telling the truth</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T01:01:02.867-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While I’m away, readers give the advice. On undoing a lie you’ve told to your child • Consider the smoking mom (http://wapo.st.1oAyUOI) who lied to her child about smoking: How about ‘fess up AND quit? Sit the daughter down, say she has something important to talk with her about, and then come clean. Something like ... “Remember when you asked if I smoke? Well, I lied to you about it. It was my cigarettes you smelled. I’m very sorry for lying. It was the wrong thing to do. I was afraid that if...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58310198@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:01:02 MDT Surgeon general who lost job for fighting tobacco dies at 87 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58267098-68/steinfeld-general-surgeon-tobacco.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58267098-68/steinfeld-general-surgeon-tobacco.html.csp">Surgeon general who lost job for fighting tobacco dies at 87</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KRYSTA FAURIA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T08:59:39.306-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 08:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Dr. Jesse Steinfeld, who became the first surgeon general ever forced out of office by a president after he campaigned hard against smoking during the Richard Nixon era, died Tuesday. He was 87. Steinfeld died Tuesday morning in a nursing home in suburban Pomona following a stroke he suffered about a month ago, said his daughter, Susan Steinfeld of La Canada Flintridge. “He laid the groundwork for us to be better people and make the world a better place,” she said by telephone. Ste...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582670982014-08-06T08:59:39.306-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T08:59:39.306-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267098@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:59:39 MDT