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....

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Larry King: “I understand addiction”

Larry King has insisted that he understands addiction because of his own struggle to give up smoking. In an interview with The Huffington Post, the former news anchor and Larry King Live host confessed that while he never took drugs, he was often led to desperate measures when denied cigarettes. “The only thing I was […]

Hookah bar slips through legislative loophole A bill in the Legislature would prevent new smoking lounges from opening

Al Narah, Eugene’s newest hookah lounge, may have opened in the nick of time. If Oregon lawmakers pass House Bill 2726, new hookah bars would be banned from opening, but the 62 existing lounges statewide plus any established before July would be grandfathered in. “We...

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Lawmakers debate bill to change indoor smoking ban in Nevada

In Assembly Bill 571’s first hearing today, tavern owners renewed their argument that the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act has decimated their businesses, forcing them to lay off employees and costing them millions in revenue. That law, passed by voters in 2006, forced many bars...

Government closes tobacco options

Comments from British American Tobacco Australia executive David Crow earlier this week again raised the spectre of a legal fight over the Federal Government’s plain packaging legislation. Experts have pointed out on numerous occasions that there are no clear legal avenues open to tobacco companies....

Femme Fatale: Women beware of smokin’ seductions

We’ve heard them all: Haunting both men and women for centuries now — yes, it’s been around forever — the ground was laid ever since man first learned the art of frivolous play. However, who is to blame? Is it the hunter or the hunted?...

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Passive smokers at risk

A local registered nurse in the country is calling on the Government to ban smoking on public motor vehicles. The issue of smoking in public vehicles is becoming a major concern and a health hazard to travelling passengers. The nurse who did not want to...

Yves Saint Laurent still sells cigarettes while marketing ‘socially responsible’ $1,720 handbag

Want to smell like Yves Saint Laurent? Then just have someone blow some smoke in your face. Many who’ve bought into the high-end French fashion house new “green” ethos – its limited edition “Muse Two Artisanal” bag is made from recycled materials by impoverished women...

Doctors Refusal To Treat Obese Patients May Raise Legal Issues Smoking Provides Some Precedent, But It’s Different, Says Expert

More than 10% of obstetrics-gynecology doctors in a recent survey refuse to accept patients who are too fat. While there have been instances in which doctors decline to perform operations on patients who refuse to quit smoking, the two situations different from a legal point...