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April 7th;
World Health Day
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          Today's Date is :    1 / 27 / 2021

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Many Smokers Still Deceived by Cigarette Labeling
TUESDAY, April 12 (HealthDay News) -- Many smokers in western nations still incorrectly believe that certain types of cigarettes, such as "mild" and "low tar" brands, are less of a health risk than others, a new study shows. Researchers surveyed more than 8,000 smokers in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States, and found that about one-fifth of them wrongly believed that "some cigarettes could be less harmful than others." The study also found that many smokers incorrectly believed that slim cigarettes are less harmful, smooth-tasting cigarettes are less risky than hard-tasting cigarettes, filters reduce risk, and nicotine is responsible for most of the cancers caused by cigarettes. The findings were published April 12 in the journal Addiction.

   Many Smokers Still Deceived by Cigarette Labeling