Monthly Archives: May 2011

How does smoking affect health?

Risk factors Smoking is a greater cause of death and disability than any single disease, says the World Health Organisation. According to their figures, it is responsible for approximately five million deaths worldwide every year. Tobacco smoking is a known or probable cause of approximately 25 diseases, and even the WHO says that its impact on world health is not … Continue reading Continue reading

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5 Things to Avoid When You Quit Smoking

Impatience It is a natural tendency to quit smoking and expect to be over it within a month. That would be nice (very nice!), but it doesn’t work that way. When we quit smoking, we’re letting go of a habit that most of us have carried for many years, if not all of our adult lives. It’s only fair to … Continue reading

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Parks officials consider blanket smoking ban

The crusade against second-hand smoke could get a boost in Metro Vancouver, with park officials poised to consider a blanket ban on smoking -and possibly even campfires -in all regional parks. The move, aimed at reducing second-hand-smoke exposure in Metro’s public spaces, is one of four options suggested by staff for public consultation as part of a draft regional nosmoking … Continue reading

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World No Tobacco Day 2011

On World No Tobacco Day (31 May), WHO celebrates the successes of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) in the fight against the epidemic of tobacco use. At the same time, WHO recognizes that challenges remain for the public health treaty to reach its full potential as the world’s most powerful tobacco control tool. Since it was … Continue reading

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Tobacco manufacturers target major music festivals to reach young audience

Tobacco companies are using increasingly sophisticated marketing techniques to circumvent the law and promote their brands to young people, according to health experts. Cigarette advertising is banned in the EU, but wily tobacco giants are increasingly targeting young people through social networking sites such as Facebook and at major music festivals to create a “buzz” around their products. A survey … Continue reading

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Smoking & Tobacco Use Facts

Costs and Expenditures The cigarette industry spends billions each year on advertising and promotions. – $12.5 billion total spent in 2006 – $34 million spent a day in 2006 Tobacco use costs the United States billions of dollars each year. – Cigarette smoking costs more than $193 billion (i.e., $97 billion in lost productivity plus $96 billion in health care … Continue reading

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Kiss Cigarettes

The manufacturer of Kiss product guarantees the excellent quality. You will be impressed by the refined blend and nice smoke flavor. The modern technology guarantees control of the content in every cigarette, which keeps the constant blend. Uniqueness of the brand consists in the wonderful flavor, fashionable pack and moderate price! Taking into consideration the quality of Kiss cigarettes one … Continue reading

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Smokeless Tobacco

What Is Smokeless Tobacco? Smokeless tobacco, also called spit tobacco, chewing tobacco, chew, chaw, dip, plug, and probably a few other things, comes in two forms: snuff and chewing tobacco. Snuff is a fine-grain tobacco that often comes in teabag-like pouches that users “pinch” or “dip” between their lower lip and gum. Chewing tobacco comes in shredded, twisted, or “bricked” … Continue reading

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Smoking Physical Effects on Your Looks

In 1985, the term “smoker’s face” was added to the medical dictionary, meaning that there is a definite difference visually in a smokers face compared to a non-smoker. Unfortunately, a smoker has way more things than a few wrinkles or lines to worry about. Your Skin Texture. Smoking reduces the production of collagen and elastin up to 40%, some reports … Continue reading

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Smoking ban in Metro Manila

MANILA, Philippines – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has started deploying environmental enforcers to warn, and eventually apprehend, violators of the smoking ban in public places. But what constitutes a public place? MMDA said it will monitor smokers in public utility vehicles, loading bays, bus terminals, airport terminals, train stations and ports, and along main thoroughfares. This means that … Continue reading

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