Evidence doesn’t stack up in e-cig push

The debate on electronic cigarettes took a turn for the worse this week, when raw numbers were used to suggest that current interventions to reduce …


One teen out of six uses tobacco in Mumbai's slums, reveals study

Representational picture<br>A recently conducted study revealed that one of every sixth child in Mumbai's slums consumed tobacco. The study was done by …


All About Smoked Chicken

So what's so great about a smoked whole chicken? If you ask this then you've never tried one. Imagine a roasted chicken bathed in flavorful smoke and …

Chicken Recipes

Why lowering nicotine in cigarettes could change the course of health

Studies have shown that most smokers wish they could stop. Lowering the levels of nicotine would be a big step<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>The new commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently made a surprising and bold announcement that could …


Study: The more you vape, the less you smoke

Vapers already know what’s obvious. Our illustrious devices have helped hundreds of thousands of people kick the habit America despises: Smoking.<p>And …


Raising cigarette prices by $1 makes smokers 20% more likely to quit

A Drexel University study also found a 3% overall drop in smoking risk<p>Quitting is easier when the habit starts burning through your cash.<p>Smokers are …


Biman Mullick's anti-smoking posters

In the 1970s, Biman Mullick was teaching at an art school in England when he became concerned about the dangers of passive smoking. At the time, …

Graphic Design

Nicotine is both the problem – and the solution – to ending smoking

At the end of July the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States did something remarkable, even revolutionary. It decided to behave in …


Tailgate tactics: Smoking brisket

Over the years, I’ve mentioned my fondness for BBQ. And many have asked how I do it. So over the weekend, I brought my phone along as I smoked a …


Don’t forget to leave your electronic cigarette at home if you’re heading to Thailand

Electronic cigarettes are hugely popular among those trying to give up smoking, but travellers may be unaware that they’re banned in Thailand. Visitors are being reminded that vaporisers like e-cigarettes and e-baraku may be confiscated, and those who flout the law could be fined or …


Nicotine patches and gum won’t help you stop smoking

They are sold as a way to help us quit smoking.<p>But it turns out nicotine patches and gum do not help us stub out cigarettes.<p>Patches, gum, lozenges, …


This may be the first substantial evidence that e-cigs could help people quit smoking

Do e-cigarettes help smokers quit or glorify a potentially unhealthy habit?<p>Public health experts are divided on the question, but a new study is the first of its kind to suggest that for some people, the devices could help more than they hurt.<p>The paper, published in the journal Addictive Behaviors, …


E-cigarettes are a gateway to real cigarettes for Britain's young

Young people in Britain who use e-cigarettes (vape) are nearly four times more likely to start smoking cigarettes than their non-vaping peers, our …


It's Time To Settle This Sausage Roll Debate Once And For All

This is important.<p>The posh one from the trendy food market<p>The cheap one from the family bakery in the indoor market<p>It's Time To Settle This Sausage Roll Debate Once And For All<p>Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.<p>Oops. Something went wrong. Please try again later<p>Looks like we are having a …

E-cigarettes 'dramatically increase chances' of teens graduating to tobacco

Teenage schoolchildren who use e-cigarettes dramatically increase their chances of graduating to tobacco, research has shown.


Maple Barbecue Pork Tenderloins

Smoked pork tenderloin is lean, delicious and easy to cook in any smoker. With Labor Day just around the corner, this is a great recipe to have in …

Barbecue Sauce

Vox’s Life-Saving Tobacco Policy: Never Mention Vaping, Put Cigarettes In Ugly Packs

Of all the recent hot takes and suggestions made for reform of US tobacco policy, the award for the most useless has to go to Vox.


Five investment ideas from fund managers

With political, social and technological disruption the new world order, over 500 fund buyers recently gathered in Johannesburg at the Nedgroup …


Smoking Your Iced Coffees

No, not the way you think: we take a look at applying wood (and other things) smoke to iced coffee beverages.<br>Read more...


Even for Trump, This is a Terrible Nominee: - EDF Action

From tobacco to toxic chemicals, Michael Dourson has long been industry’s go-to man to downplay health concerns. He not only helped Big Tobacco play …


Take the Addiction Out of Smoking

The FDA has a smart plan to lower cigarettes' nicotine content.<p>Imagine a world in which teenagers who experiment with cigarettes never make a habit of smoking them. This is a future the Food and Drug Administration envisions with its bold new plan to rid cigarettes of most of their nicotine, the …


I miss my smoking habit. I know it's crazy but I do

Paddy Logue: I gave up many years ago and I’m glad. But still I miss it

News (Ireland)

5 Unique Ways to Quit Smoking When You've Already Tried Everything Else

Although cigarettes have become less popular among young adults in recent years, smoking still hasn't totally disappeared from millennial culture. …

Retirement Strategy: Let's Look At Altria

This dividend aristocrat has weathered more storms than I can count.<p>The stock is a stalwart of many dividend growth investors portfolios and will …


Żabbar hairdresser sold contraband cigarettes between cuts

A hairdressing salon in Żabbar, band club in Rabat and confectionery in Valletta were among the sites exposed as contraband cigarette hotspots by …


Raising the price of cigarettes only helps bootleg providers

It’s a great day for bootleggers, crooks and terrorism financiers.<p>New York City government officials have raised the price of cigarettes in a naive …


NT Alcohol Review misleading the Inquiry

A non-profit organisation has warned alcohol industry submissions to a Northern Territory Alcohol Review are attempting to “deliberately mislead the …


Smoking rates in Australia: what comes next?

As stats show the rate of quitting is slowing, could e-cigarettes be the next frontier in the fight against smoking?

Australian News

Sitting Is NOT the New Smoking

In 2014 Mayo Clinic's James Levine, M.D., Ph.D., wrote, "Sitting is more dangerous than smoking, kills more people than HIV, and is more treacherous than parachuting. We are sitting ourselves to death." And it stuck.<p>We can all agree it's provocative and gets the people going, but is "sitting the …


Anatomy of a joint: On the way to define a standard cannabis unit

<b>A study conducted by three UCL researchers aimed to compare self-reported and actual doses of cannabis and tobacco in a joint, and how these are</b> …