Link to Cigarette Price Increases Don’t Burden Low-Income New Yorkers, Smoking Does

Cigarette Price Increases Don’t Burden Low-Income New Yorkers, Smoking Does

The latest research demonstrates that low-income smokers in New York spend 25 % of their revenue on cigarettes. Smokers’ rights advocates claim that this shows high duty on cigarettes is punitive and regressive. High tobacco duties are not punitive; they save lives. New York State’s high tobacco tax, which is $4.35 per pack and the […]

Smoking men

Women No.1 victims of second-hand smoke

The Bureau of Health Promotion reported Thursday that although the majority of women in Taiwan are not smokers, they are the biggest victims of passive smoke. “As a rule, women are affected by passive smoke from their fathers when they were little girls, from their...

Graphic cigarette warnings don’t put out fire

Soon after Health Canada launched one more set of grisly warning labels on cigarette packages, a research of 1,505 adult smokers funded by a Health Canada demonstrated that the agency’s previous test with warning labels was a reason Canadian population to stop smoking around non-smoking...

Smoking Gene May Reveal Why Some People Smoke More

A “smoking gun” gene may play a role in how many cigarettes certain smokers puff each day. Researchers from 50 medical institutions across the country analyzed genetic material of more than 32,000 African-American smokers and non-smokers to see if certain genes predicted when they began...

Smoking Youth

Smoking In Movies Impacts On Young Adults And Teens

A study in the March 14 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, shows that young adults watching movies in which people smoke have a greater risk of smoking than their older peers. Movies that feature smokers are known to have an impact...

Cigarettes are Safer than Electronic Cigarettes?

That’s been both the indirect and direct claim of a number of anti-smoking organisations and individuals. When considering these allegations it is worth remembering how extreme some of these organisations are. For example, ASH in the States has recently claimed that third hand smoke (meeting...

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Smoking is a Headaches and Migraines

Many people are plagued with chronic headaches and migraines and are mystified by what causes them. One probable cause could be second-hand smoke and, if you are a smoker, the act itself. A visit to WebMD.com Migraines and Headaches health center explains how the nicotine contained in...

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Tobacco Journal International and World Tobacco merge

In order to best serve the needs of the international tobacco industry and its suppliers, DMG Worldmedia (London, UK), organisers of the “World Tobacco” events and publishers of “World Tobacco” magazine, and Konradin Selection (Mainz, Germany), publishers of “Tobacco Journal International”, are excited to announce...