Monthly Archives: October 2011

Brad Pitt quits smoking for kids

The ‘Moneyball’ star has reportedly been guilt-tripped into giving up the habit after he was spotted by daughters Zahara, six, and five-year-old Shiloh having a quick cigarette at the bottom of his garden in his rented home in Budapest. A source told The Sun newspaper: ‘They followed him outside and caught him puffing away. They couldn’t believe it as he’s … Continue reading Continue reading

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Russia considers total ban on hookah

Russia’s hookahs lovers may soon be deprived of their beloved habit, as the country’s parliament is considering a bill on banning the smoky hobby in public places. The ban’s supporters say smoking hookahs is a hundred times more harmful than cigarettes. They also point out that the habit can spread tuberculosis and syphilis. The Russian government is also working on … Continue reading

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Jennifer Aniston and Other Celebrities That Quit Smoking

Jennifer Aniston wants everyone to know that she hasn’t gained weight because she’s pregnant – the actress has been packing on the pounds because she quit smoking. So did she do it for new beaux Justin Theroux? Maybe, but there’s always the chance that she tossed her cigs because she’s hoping to get pregnant and wants her body to be … Continue reading

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How to prevent from gaining weight by quitting smoking

When we stop smoking, our metabolism changes. When we are smokers, we are feeding our organism with food and with a poison such as the nicotine. When we get accustomed to nicotine, our body treats it like if it was food. It’s a hunger like sensation but be aware: its not hunger. Don’t confuse it with the normal hunger for … Continue reading

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The Mirror reveals top ten smoking football players

10. Socrates The legendary Brazilian captain and World Cup winner got through two packets of cigarettes a day during his playing career and continued to smoke after he retired. He’s now a medical doctor. 9. Gazza and Teddy Sheringham In the run up to Euro ’96 both Gazza and Teddy Sheringham were spotted with tabs on the go. We suspect … Continue reading

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Boehner: "Smoking Makes Me Cry!"

Majority Leader of the Untied States Congress, John Boehner, appeared on Fox News and was asked by host Chris Wallace about his smoking habit and the fact he seemed to cry quite a bit. Boehner grew red in his face, his mouth quivered as he clenched and un-clenched his hands. He seemed to be having a hard time finding the … Continue reading

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Are Americans Smoking Fewer Cigarettes?

The number of Americans who smoke a pack of cigarettes per day or more has dropped significantly, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. This great a decline in smoking prevalence was last seen in a Surgeon General’s report on smoking and health in 1964. In 1965, 56 percent of adult smokers consumed 20 … Continue reading

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Ironic Cigarette Lighter

Now, normally I wouldn’t feature any cigarette paraphernalia on here as I am definitely not pro-smoking, but after I came across this cigarette shaped lighter, I had to give it a few words. Maybe whatever little irony this device contains is lost here, but I think the idea is rather neat. As a bonus, the cigarette shaped lighter could be … Continue reading

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Lindsay Lohan smoking crack

Lindsay Lohan’s father thinks she is smoking methamphetamine or crack cocaine. The troubled actress — whose probation was revoked in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday (20 October) – was pictured last week with badly stained and damaged teeth and her dad Michael believes the damage stems from her smoking the illegal substances. He told Issues host Jane Velez-Mitchell: “That’s … Continue reading

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Hong Kong to show the world how to stop smoking

The World Health Organisation has handed Hong Kong a key role in the global battle against smoking, in recognition of the city’s success in cutting tobacco consumption. A combination of higher taxes, social factors and effective anti-tobacco campaigning has seen the number of people aged 15 and above who smoke in Hong Kong drop to a current level of 11.1 … Continue reading

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