Tag Archives: Tobacco use

Smoking Rates Are Higher Among Homeless People


The major issue of this fact is the circumstances of homelessness. While most homeless people never permit smoking at their place, homeless people smoke everywhere and namely this contributes to a culture of tobacco use that makes quitting smoking not

Is smoking banned for women in Pakistan?

Smoking Pakistani

Is it permitted to smoke in Pakistan, being a woman? Over and over again, women in Pakistan deal with such questions. Having tried to clear these beliefs a number of times, it was only practical, if not required, to look

Let’s discourage teens from becoming smokers

Teens who smoke cigarettes are more likely to use alcohol and illegal drugs and are at an increased risk to experience panic attacks, anxiety and depression, the National Library of Medicine said. An estimated 30% of teenage smokers will continue

Anne Curtis and Nora Aunor smoking at magazine cover photo

Like their reaction to Superstar Nora Aunor’s cover photo on YES! magazine, anti-smoking quarters have criticized the cover of another magazine’s latest issue in which Anne Curtis is shown holding a cigarette. The Philippine Medical Association (PMA) lamented that Anne’s

Boren hopes to make OU smoke-free by spring 2012 semester

Smoke ‘em if you’ve got ‘em Sooners — cigarettes on campus could soon be a thing of the past. OU President David Boren hopes to have a campus-wide ban on tobacco use in place by the spring semester, he said

Fresh hope of eradicating chewing tobacco menace

With the Union Health Ministry categorising pan masala and gutka as banned food products because they contain tobacco, there is fresh hope among cancer specialists and public health officials that incidence of cancer caused by these items will come down.

Tobacco Ban Tramples On Student Rights

I envision myself as a rebel, and the tobacco-free policy gives me the perfect opportunity to act on this impulse. The new tobacco-free campus policy is nothing more than an attempt at the subjugation of individuality. Breathe it up ‘cats.

Get cigarettes out of pharmacies

The use of tobacco products, including smoking cigarettes, remains a serious public health issue in the U.S. Despite many efforts, the CDC estimates that over the past 5 years, the rate of tobacco use has not significantly changed. About 1

Smokers told to butt out after Queen Street Mall ban starts

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said by 5pm 1037 people were approached by council officers about smoking in the mall. All complied with requests to put the cigarette out or move elsewhere, so no one was fined. Under the ban, which

Uzbek National Airline Limits Powdered Tobacco

Uzbekistan’s national air carrier is telling passengers to limit the amount of “nos,” or powdered tobacco, they take with them aboard flights, RFE/RL’s Uzbek Service reports. Use of nos is common throughout Central Asia, is widely available at bazaars, and