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  • Cigarette butt waste -- gross...and sad
    Cigarette butts that become trees and flowers: Beneficial or detrimental?
    That smoking is harmful goes without saying: What many do not know is that cigarette butt waste continues to cause harm after it is flicked away carelessly. The toxic, non-biodegradable remnants of cigarettes contribute to approximately 1.69...
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    Smoking and chewing tobacco
    Chewing tobacco, pipe tobacco, and even cigarettes were common during the Civil War. Tobacco was part of the rations of the armies for both the South and the North. The Union Navy also got tobacco as rations. Cigars, which had been more popular in...
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    Cigarette company ignores 200K people asking them to stop testing on animals
    Philip Morris International and Altria are two of the leading cigarette manufacturers in the world; and they continue to test cigarettes on animals. Philip Morris recently came under fire after it was revealed that the company stuffed thousands of...
  • Cigarette smoke tied to MRSA
    Cigarette smoking decreases immunity to MRSA
    Cigarette smoking is not only bad for your heart and lungs, it can impair the ability of human immune cells to fight antibiotic-resistant infections such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a new study indicates. MRSA is a...
  • CDC anti-smoking ad faults e-cigs for failed cigarette smoking cessation
    CDC anti-smoking ad faults e-cigs for failed cigarette smoking cessation
    As more public places go smoke-free, the popularity of electronic cigarettes has sparked. Smokers are "vaping" in areas where cigarettes are prohibited. Teenagers are turning on to vapor "e-cigs"reported the Press Association...
  • International researchers call for world-wide ban on tobacco
    International researchers call for world-wide ban on tobacco
    It is common knowledge that tobacco use is detrimental to one’s health. Now, an international group of researchers has made the bold recommendation to phase out the sale of tobacco products by 2040. The report was published in the March 14...
  • E-Cigarettes under fire after wave of Clinical Studies and Political Push Back
    E-Cigarettes under fire after wave of Clinical Studies and Political Push Back
    When E-Cigarettes first hit the market circa 2009, it was positioned by product marketers as a safe alternative to tobacco cigarette smoking and deemed harmless to one’s health. Gradually, consumers began warming up to the marketing messages...
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    Dangers of e-cigarettes on youth
    Since e-cigarettes began to gain popularity in 2010, many smokers have switched from traditional cigarettes to their electronic counterparts due to the manufacturers' claims of a decrease in health risks. There are over 250 brands that have...
  • Smoking age to 21 in California
    The smoking age in California could be raised to 21
    Smoking is not only a bad habit but a deadly one as well. Since smoking can kill and because a lot of teenagers start smoking at 18, many of them actually get caught smoking way younger than this, the legal smoking age may be increased from 18 to...
  • Civil War Cigarettes
    Civil War Cigarettes
    In the Mexican War (1846-1848), cigars were a popular smoke. Others chewed tobacco, used snuff or smoked it in pipes. By 1850, Phillip Morris was offering hand-rolled cigarettes from Turkey in his shop in London. Cigarettes did not become popular...
  • Americans smoking lowest since 1965, but tobacco profits, exports high
    Americans smoking lowest since 1965, but tobacco profits, exports high
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reportsdata from its National Health Interview Survey that show cigarette smoking was down to 17.8% among American adults in 2013, a decline from 20.9% in 2005. Medpagetoday.com reports a CDC...
  • Cigarettes at $41.36 per pack is reason enough to quit the smoking habit
    Cigarettes at $41.36 per pack is reason enough to quit the smoking habit
    The average true cost of a pack of cigarettes in the United States is now up to $41.36 according to the American Cancer Society. Thanks to the more than 7,000 chemicals and compounds found in tobacco smoke about $35 worth of health-related costs...
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    Cigars are just as dangerous as cigarettes, FDA regulation on the way
    Looks like cigars may be just as bad for people as cigarettes. A study done by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration determined that people who smoked cigars had just as much of the cancer-causing ingredients in their systems as cigarette users,...
  • Vape lounges in the U.S.
    E-Cigarettes are popping up everywhere, but are they Eco-friendly?
    Electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes for short, seem to be showing up everywhere lately -- in the news, in clubs, restaurants...you name it. Vape lounges are also springing up across the world to meet this demand, and like-minded people can go...
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    It’s legal for kids to smoke cigarettes, they just can’t buy them
    Did you know it is legal in America for children under 18-years-old to smoke cigarettes? However, the law states it is illegal for them to purchase or possess tobacco products. Thus, a child under 18 can smoke a cigarette but cannot buy or have a...
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