Plastic from Cigarettes Litter?

According to  TerraCycle, the UK wants to implement a new project which will help to reduce cigarettes litter in public spaces. The talk is about recycling cigarette butts into new plastic products. Cigarette butts are most common litter from smoking. It is found at nearly three-quarters (73%) of areas examined by anti-smoking activists. Those areas […]

What Cessation Methods are Most Effective?

Data shows that today 42 million Americans smoke and among them almost...

No Smoke-Free Rules in 40% Smokers Homes

Latest study made in the USA demonstrates that in the country in...

T2 Cylinder Cigarette Lighter by Dieter Rams

Dieter Rams is a famous German designer who worked for Braun company....

Three Quarters (73%) of Ontarians Support Not Allowing Smoking in Movies Rated G

Toronto, ON – Three quarters (73%) of Ontarians ‘support’ (48% strongly/28% somewhat) ‘not allowing smoking in movies that are rated G, PG or 14A’, according to a new Ipsos Reid poll conducted on behalf of the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Ontario Coalition for Smoke Free Movies. Conversely, three in ten (27%) would ‘oppose’ […]

Measure curbing exemptions to smoke-free law advances

A watered-down bill to eliminate most of the exemptions to California’s 17-year-old workplace smoking ban cleared the state Senate on Thursday. Senate Bill 575, by Democratic Sen. Mark DeSaulnier, would add sites such as hotel and motel lobbies and banquet rooms, warehouse facilities, employee break...

Rise in quit attempts faded after UK smoking ban

(Reuters Health) – A 2007 ban on smoking inside public places across the United Kingdom may be responsible for a spike in prescriptions for medications to help smokers quit, researchers report. But the surge in use of smoking cessation aids occurred only in the nine...

A woman’s menstrual cycle is key to giving up smoking, say scientists

For women who want to give up smoking, it could be a matter of timing, say scientists. The chances of succeeding are much higher if they call a halt to the habit in the days before their menstrual cycle. The researchers point to sex hormones...

Air rage attacks soar due to in-flight binge drinking and rows over smoking

In-flight binge drinking and rows over smoking have fuelled a four-fold rise in incidents of air rage. The number of passengers becoming aggressive and drunk during a flight has soared from 696 . The numbers have jumped more than a fifth in the past 12...

Why it is easier for men to give up smoking (even though women try harder)

Men are better at giving up smoking – even though women are keener to quit, a study has found. The researchers believe that women may find it harder to kick the habit because their confidence in quitting is lower – and because tobacco plays a...

UCSF/SFGH Stop Smoking

Description This app is being made available for free for 7 days starting on May 31st in honor of World No Tobacco Day. Its usual price is $4.99, in order to raise funds for our research program. The San Francisco Stop Smoking application works in...

Link to Smoking: Hair, brain and skin

Smoking: Hair, brain and skin

Starting with the head and face, we highlight what smoking really does to your body… Hair Smokers may notice that the top layers of their hair are quite brittle. This causes them to break off before they are fully grown and is most likely because...