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....

Smoking in first four months of pregnancy ‘does not harm the baby’

Middle-class women who smoke in early pregnancy do almost no harm to their unborn baby, researchers claimed last night. Only women from poorer backgrounds damage their babies by smoking, because they tend to combine it with alcohol and a poor diet. If women stop smoking by the fifth month the impact on the baby is […]

Smoking hot? Lindsay Lohan reinforces her bad girl image posing with a cigarette in racy new shoot for BLANK magazine

No matter how much trouble Lindsay Lohan gets into she always seems to squeeze a photoshoot or two into her busy schedule of court appearances, community service and visits to her lawyer. And here are the results of her latest venture into the world of...

Russian police offer smokers lollipops to drop the habit

MOSCOW — Russian police on Tuesday coaxed hardened smokers to kick the habit by offering lollipops in exchange for cigarettes at Moscow rail stations to mark World No Tobacco Day. “The Russian police support a healthy lifestyle,” a spokeswoman for Moscow transport police, Yelena Bobylkova,...

World No Tobacco Day 2011: Statement by Lawrence R. Deyton, MSPH, M.D., Director, Center for Tobacco Products

On May 31, 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will join public health and tobacco-control advocates around the world to observe World No Tobacco Day 2011. This year’s theme highlights the importance of the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control...

Tobacco firm’s new challenge to display ban

ONE of the UK’s biggest tobacco firms has launched an appeal against a ban on the display of cigarettes on shop and supermarket shelves. The hearing at the Court of Session in Edinburgh has already led to a delay in bringing the ban into force....

WHO celebrates successes of framework convention on tobacco control

Since it was adopted by the World Health Assembly in 2003, 172 countries and the European Union have become Parties to the WHO FCTC. The parties are expected to, among other measures, protect people from exposure to tobacco smoke; ban tobacco advertising and sales to...

Philip Morris Int’l buys rights to nicotine system

Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc. has purchased the rights to a technology that lets users inhale nicotine without smoking. The world’s largest nongovernmental cigarette seller told The Associated Press on Thursday it has bought the patent for an aerosol nicotine-delivery system developed by Jed...

Here’s some facts on Tobacco use

There are 1.1 billion people in the world, and up to 1/3 of the adult population who use tobacco If the current trends continue, number of tobacco users is expected to increase to 1.6 billion by 2025 The World Health Organization estimates that tobacco currently...