Published on January 4th, 2010 14:34

Sweet-Tasting Cigarettes More Attractive

Teenagers like to smoke more fruit-flavored cigarettes, even though these kinds of smokes were banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in September 2009. In general smoking is considering the leading preventable cause of death in America.In a recent study, researchers found that those teens that tend to new experiences wer ...

Published on December 14th, 2009 15:07

Is Water Pipe Harmful as Cigarettes?

In the past, almost all people considered that smoking hookahs is safer than smoking cigarettes. Some of them were not smokers however they smoked tobacco through water pipe with their friends in every weekend or after work end.But a recent study found that smoking tobacco through a water pipe exposes the user to the same toxic products ...

Published on December 7th, 2009 15:03

Acculturation influences Smoking Cessation

Smoking cessation many times depends of smoker nationality. For example researchers found recently that Latino men who are more adapted to U.S. culture are more likely to quit smoking than their less-acculturated counterparts.The researchers found that acculturation has no effect on the likelihood of Latinas quitting smoking. They studi ...

Published on November 30th, 2009 11:49

Effects of Smoke-Free Workplaces

Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure is common especially in workplaces. For example in 1996, an estimated 130 million adult non-smokers in China were exposed to workplace ETS. But in the UK in 1999, more than 3 million non-smokers were permanently or frequently exposed to tobacco smoke at work. In France, where there are laws rest ...

Published on November 18th, 2009 13:29

Roll-your-own cigarette smoking is growing in Thailand

According to the Global Tobacco Survey, the rate of adult smokers in Thailand keeps growing and already topped 14.At the same time, it was revealed that Thai Minister of Public Health introduced an appeal to the government to raise the tax on tobacco for rolling since more than a half of current adult smokers prefer hand-rolled tobacco. ...

Published on November 5th, 2009 14:27

Canadian Smoking Ban Needs Modification

U.S anti-tobacco groups asked president to challenge Canada’s law banning flavored cigarettes and small cigars. Their request comes even as the administration takes its own steps to ban candy, clove and other flavored cigarettes.Roger Quarles, president of the Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association, said: “CanadaR ...

Published on October 21st, 2009 14:21

Smoking, the Risk Factor of Rheumatism

In Pune city were investigated 8,000 people. At the end of investigation researchers found that about 10 percent complained of one or the other kind of rheumatic pain. They also revealed that most of the people surveyed consumed tobacco products also, that’s mean that tobacco use is also a main factor of rheumatism.In general ther ...

Published on September 30th, 2009 12:10

Smoking Product Aims to Win Assistance

Tobacco addiction is a chronic disorder that usually requires repeated interference. That’s why a suggestion to license tobacco retailers and turn cigarette packs into plain packages bearing only health warnings has found strong support.For to decrease the widespread of tobacco use researchers launched five suggestions:Creating ...

Published on September 22nd, 2009 11:21

The New Tobacco Policy May Shove Smokers

The Word Health Organization proposed a new smoking policy on campus and, if put into effect, will demand students and faculty who smoke to do so in one of the 23 designated areas placed throughout campus.The design of the new policy set out the following: “To lessen well-established health risks bound with exposure to secondhand ...

Published on September 17th, 2009 07:05

New Camel is coming for female smokers

In order to defend its shares and capture more consumers, RJ Reynolds is launching a new extension of the company’s major brand Camel for women.The Reynolds marketing department decided to avoid using the same package for their latest variety and created a unique image of brand’s mascot Joe the Camel in the center of black-a ...

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