Sale of hookahs, shisha and other smoking paraphernalia to minors prohibited

A new law prohibits the sale of smoking paraphernalia like hookahs to minors, signed by Governor Cuomo Friday. Cuomo says the goal is to protect young people’s health in the long run. “A lot of kids are influenced,” says Taryn Fisher. “A lot of underage kids try to come in here we have to deny […]

Who, What, Why: Is smoking in cars dangerous?

If a campaign to change attitudes does not succeed, a tobacco ban inside vehicles in which children are travelling could be imposed, the Welsh government has warned. Such a move would bring Wales into line with a number of other jurisdictions around the world. But...

The Oriole Bird visited us at the Knock Tobacco Out of the Park booth.

Tobacco-Free Baseball a Big Hit at MLB FanFest

Hundreds of fans, coaches, and families — as well as current players and baseball legends — at the MLB FanFest in Phoenix are joining the campaign to get Major League Baseball players to stop using smokeless tobacco at games and on camera, where their chewing...

California Strikes Gold with Lowest-Ever Smoking Rate

It’s not just the sunny climate that gives the Golden State its healthy glow:  The rate of smoking among California adults has just hit a record low, dropping to 11.9 percent. California now joins Utah as one of two states in the nation to achieve the...

Enjoy Smoking without Killing Yourself

Have you ever thought about a chargeable cigarette? Whenever you need a smoke just plug it in charger for a couple of minutes and then smoke for hours. Janty is that kind of cigarette. It’s chargeable, fashionable and harmless. Janty cigarette can be a finest alternative instead of the...

Link to “Ban all forms of tobacco – smokeless and smoking both”: Experts

“Ban all forms of tobacco – smokeless and smoking both”: Experts

Tobacco control experts of the country have expressed their concern on the notified pictorial warnings for smoke tobacco. The experts feel that they are in no way an improvement on the existing ones. The Ministry of Health on occasions more than one has admitted that...

Tobacco consumption goes up in the state

In Rajasthan, tobacco chewing is on the rise. It has increased by 0.1% as compared to smoking. In the state, around 18.9% of the total population chews tobacco while 18.8% population smokes. The figures were released by the World Health Organization last week. Asthma and...

Link to Cigarettes and Cancer: 5 questions

Cigarettes and Cancer: 5 questions

What are the effects of cigarette smoking on cancer rates? Cigarette smoking causes 87 percent of lung cancer deaths . Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women . Smoking is also responsible for most cancers of the larynx,...