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  • 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...
  • Cigars
    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...
  • Cigarettes
    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...
  • Marin County
    Marin County bans sale of cigarettes, tobacco products in pharmacies
    Several years after San Francisco passed the first ordinance in the country prohibiting the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies, neighboring Marin County has passed a similar ban -- though the Marin County law affects less than a handful of...
  • Cigarettes displayed at a tobacco shop; Cheap military cigarettes may be coming to an end
    Military cheap cigarettes discount up in flames as defense spending bill passes
    Military cheap cigarettes may be a thing of the past soon, and you probably didn't even know the discount existed, unless you happen to be a smoker who qualifies for the controversial discount. Members of the armed services are currently able...
  • MJTech Electronic Cigarette Company Brings Innovation to E Cigarettes & Smokers
    MJTech Electronic Cigarette Company Brings Innovation to E Cigarettes & Smokers
    China based company MJTech is truly introducing innovation as they pioneer the new wave of electronic cigarettes. Produced in their own 6,000 square meter factory in China, this company has the ability to oversee quality control from pre to post...
  • Menhol cigarettes
    Menthol cigarettes are associated with more teen smoking
    There is no doubt about it that smoking cigarettes is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Yet, a lot of people continue to smoke as cigarette makers continue to invest in luring people to want to smoke. Menthol cigarettes have been...
  • Ciggun
    The smoking gun
    On Wednesday, ABC News reported “a gun-control organization led by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband…outlined plans Tuesday to support candidates in at least 11 congressional races this year who have backed efforts in...