Archive for the 'Must know about smoking' Category

Aug 05 2014

How e-cigarette companies are quietly winning the war on regulation

Electronic cigarette companies are quietly winning the war on regulation by successfully lobbying state legislatures to exclude them from tobacco control laws.

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May 19 2014

Can a smart lighter help you quit smoking?

Do you find it impossible to quit smoking, irrespective of what you do? Well help may soon be at hand, literally in your hand. The latest device to hit the market that will help you quit smoking isn’t a nicotine patch or electronic cigarettes, but a smart lighter called QuitBit which has a heating element similar to the kind found in smoking zones in airports instead of a flame. And you can actually command it to stop lighting when you find your daily quota!

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Jan 28 2014

40 tips for a successful quit

1. It’s not as hard as you think. Once you begin to be honest with yourself and to look at the facts about smoking, it will become a pleasure to remove this addiction from your life.

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Jul 29 2013

Pediatricians ask parents about tobacco use

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Mar 26 2012

Robbie Williams has given up smoking

The 38-year-old ‘Angles’ singer – who gave up drinking after receiving, hooked on drugs and alcohol after his 1995 departure from Take That – reportedly now waved goodbye to his 40-a-day cigarette habit.

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Feb 29 2012

Nicotine, cigarettes

Nicotine is a natural protection from the tobacco plant eating insects. Its widespread use as an insecticide crop farming is now accused of killing bees. Super toxin, drop in the fall of his more lethal than strychnine or poison Diamondback rattlesnake and three times deadlier than arsenic. Yet, amazingly, by chance, the chemical signature of this natural insecticide is so similar to the neurotransmitter acetylcholine that once in the brain it fits a variety of chemical lock allows its direct and indirect control over the flow of more than 200 neurons of chemicals, most importantly dopamine.

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Feb 23 2012

More troops on smokeless tobacco after deployment

U.S. troops in Iraq or Afghanistan, is likely to start smokeless tobacco habits than their comrades who remain at home – especially if they see a fight, a new study finds.

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Dec 26 2011

Tobacco additives

Tobacco additives found to be harmful despite previous reports

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