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Top 5 smoking myths

Quitting is about will-power Whereas will-power is certainly a part of quitting, for most nicotine addicts it’s not the whole story by far. Nicotine addiction is serious, and the difficulties of quitting should not be underestimated. According to the US Health Service some people can find cigarettes as addictive as heroin or cocaine. A lucky few may find their bodies … Continue reading Continue reading

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Cigarette Smoking Terminology

What do the numbers mean? The numbers like “100’s” and “120’s” refer to the length of the tobacco rod in millimeters. What is the difference between menthol and… whatever they call non-menthol cigarettes? The other kind of cigarettes are called ‘non-menthol’ or regular. The difference is menthol cigarettes have a major non-tobacco additive that make them minty tasting. Very few … Continue reading

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The Tobacco Atlas

1 The History of Tobacco The global spread of tobacco from the Americas to the rest of the world. 2 Male Smoking Smoking prevalence among men. Smoking effects on men. 3 Female Smoking Smoking prevalence among women. Where women smoke as much as men. Where men smoke ten times as much as women. 4 Youth Tobacco use prevalence among male … Continue reading

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Passive smoking ‘can harm’ hearing

Hearing loss may be another passive smoking peril faced by teenagers, a study has found. Inhaling other people’s tobacco smoke almost doubled the risk of impaired hearing among adolescents, scientists discovered. Levels of hearing loss were mild but potentially enough to affect performance in the classroom. Exposure to second-hand smoke has already been linked to a range of dangers in … Continue reading

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Youth Smokers Choose Same Brands of Cigarettes As Adult Smokers

New York’s youth smokers are smoking the same heavily marketed brands as New York’s adults, according to a report issued by the State Health Department. The report says that about 75% of established high school smokers in New York preferred Newport, Marlboro or Camel cigarettes in 2010. “The fact that youth and adult smokers are choosing the same top three … Continue reading

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The Facts about Cigarettes

These cigarettes smoking facts include the eye opening statistics that have been compiled from various sources. These facts can tell how smoking habit affects the non smokers, how much states earns from tobacco excise taxes and how many smokers are in U.S. There are many interesting facts about cigarette smoking that one may not know and should know.

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SAR is dragged into Australian tobacco war

Hong Kong is at the forefront of a legal battle as tobacco giant Philip Morris launches legal action over Australia’s plan for plain cigarette packaging. Hong Kong-based Philip Morris Asia claims Australia will breach an investment treaty with the SAR. Under proposed legislation to cut smoking and due to take effect next year, company designs would be removed from packaging. … Continue reading

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Despite warnings and health modelling, it appears smoking is still the fashion

A RASH of fashion images depicting models smoking or holding cigarettes or cigars is being investigated for possible breaches of the Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act. Quit Victoria executive director Fiona Sharkie said images produced by fashion brand Ellery and internet magazine Tangent were referred to the Department of Health and Ageing for investigation and could lead to prosecution. The act … Continue reading

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Smoking Facts and Figures: A Chilling Reminder

Following the examples of countries such as Australia, Malaysia and Pakistan, the U.S. Government’s Food and Drug Administration, for the first time in 25 years, is cutting to the chase to warn consumers about the dangers of cigarette smoking. Photos of lungs ruined by cigarette smoke, a man smoking a cigarette but blowing the smoke out of a tracheotomy hole, … Continue reading

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Smoking Linked to More Aggressive Prostate Cancer

TUESDAY, June 21, 2011 — Men with prostate cancer who are cigarette smokers at the time of their diagnosis are much more likely to die of the disease or experience a recurrence than nonsmokers, including former smokers who kicked the habit at least 10 years before diagnosis. That’s the conclusion of a new government-funded study published this week in the … Continue reading

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