Pakistani students are becoming more dependent on hookah

Pakistani students are becoming more dependent on hookah
Islamabad: One-fifth of the students from colleges and universities in Pakistan – from the age of 20 to 25 years old – are addicted to smoking hookah, shisha smoking form with flavored tobacco, a study has found. The study conducted by Pakistan Medical Research Council (PMRC) said that the prevalence of smoking hookah, among the ...

Britain classify e-cigarettes as drugs

Britain classify e-cigarettes as drugs
Electronic cigarettes, the smokeless popular devices used by millions of people to kick the smoking habit, will be classified as a drug in Britain under a new regulation announced on Wednesday. LONDON: Electronic cigarettes, smokeless popular devices used by millions of people to quit smoking, will be classified as a medicine in the UK under ...

‘Healthy’ cigarette alternative may help millions quit

'Healthy' cigarette alternative may help millions quit
There are more than 46 million Americans who still smoke despite the known health risks, and the latest warnings being added to cigarette packs. Now researchers at Cornell University have brought a new angle into the equation: they’re trying to build a better cigarette. The researchers have added lycopene and grape seed extract to cigarette ...

New Jersey considers new taxes on alternative tobacco products

New Jersey considers new taxes on alternative tobacco products
Little cigars, which are taking increasing space on area tobacco-shop shelves, are shaped and smoked just like cigarettes. But because New Jersey taxes them differently, they cost nearly one-third the price. Over the past several years, increased state and federal taxes have helped turn some smokers on to less-taxed tobacco products, local shop owners and ...

New Nicotine Inhaler: A Safer Alternative to Cigarettes?

New Nicotine Inhaler: A Safer Alternative to Cigarettes?
A British inventor has come up with a so-called “safe” cigarette: It’s a nicotine inhaler shaped like a cigarette that delivers doses of the addictive chemical equal to those of cigarettes. Unlike the real things, though, it doesn’t contain tobacco or burn when you puff it, so it doesn’t pollute the lungs with carcinogenic tar. ...

Swedish tobacco not safe alternative to smoking

Swedish tobacco not safe alternative to smoking
It’s supposedly more hygenic than chewing tobacco and less harmful than smoking cigarettes but Snus, the smokeless tobacco from Sweden, is no joke. BC’s top doctor claims you are kidding yourself if you think it’s nothing more than kind of a cool trend. Proponents have been quick to credit Snus with reduced smoking rates in ...

Find Tobacco Alternative

Find Tobacco Alternative
I would like to respond to the tobacco farmer who wrote ‘Reconsider plan to ban smoking’. While we do agree that agriculture and farming are a great way to support a family, the evidence worldwide shows that several countries are actually reducing their tobacco production and looking for alternative crops. This is because of the ...