Quit smoking basics

Quit smoking basics
If you smoke, you probably worry about what it’s doing to your health. You probably worry too about how hard it will be to smoking. Nicotine is highly addictive and to quit smoking, especially without help, can be very difficult. In fact, most people fail the first time they try to quit smoking. But just ...

Smoking habits transmit from mom to daughter, dad to son

Smoking habits transmit from mom to daughter, dad to son
London: Fathers transmit their smoking habits to their sons, while mothers do the same for daughters. However, if a mother smokes it does not seem to induce the son to smoke, and similarly a father who smokes does not affect his daughter, says a new study. The research is based on information from the British ...

New Australian anti-smoking campaign

New Australian anti-smoking campaign
Health groups are hopeful a new Australian anti-smoking advertising campaign will encourage the most at risk group – teenage women – to quit. The Federal Government has launched the nation’s most expensive anti-tobacco campaign. The 61 million dollar advertising blitz links the smoker’s cough to lung cancer. The Health Minister Nicola Roxon says the ads ...

High premiums push farmers out of tobacco

High premiums push farmers out of tobacco
Tobacco farmers are making the shift to other crops due to high premiums and lack of information on crop insurance. Mr Joseph Etyang from Teso North District said he abandoned the crop after spending more on premiums than what he got from the harvest. “It does not make sense to pay premiums that cannot be ...

Montana Western considers tobacco free campus

Montana Western considers tobacco free campus
The University of Montana Western is considering going tobacco free starting this fall based on recommendations of a task force made up of school staff, administrators, faculty and students. The Tobacco Free Task Force conducted two surveys on tobacco use and attitudes in the spring of 2009, and in the fall unanimously decided to begin ...

Cigar Shop Fuming Over Smoking Ban Ruling

Cigar Shop Fuming Over Smoking Ban Ruling
Local cigar bars are flaring up after a Lancaster County judge’s ruling that certain exemptions to Nebraska’s smoking ban are unconstitutional. The law took effect June 1, 2009. Judge Jodi Nelson said she agrees with the law’s exception for research facilities. But she said cigar bars, hotels and tobacco shops aren’t different enough from other ...

Where to enjoy your next cigar

Where to enjoy your next cigar
Smoking indoors? It’s OK, you must be at Perfecto Lounge, whose grand opening this month introduced a corner of Roseville where you can kick back with your choice of cigar. From traditional to handmade, from raisin to coffee flavored, the 250 different cigars encourage visitors to stay awhile, sometimes for hours. You must be 18 ...