When do people start smoking

When do people start smoking

AUGUST 17, 2017

640 320 Why do people smoke? Smoking has interested health organizations, governments, and non-profits since the 1980’s. This is because smoking cigarettes is associated with enormous social costs in health care and is highly addictive. According to the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, smoking has been…

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Who invented smoking?

Who invented smoking?

AUGUST 13, 2017

In 1612, to undercut the Spaniards, Englishman and Virginia colonist John Rolfe obtained tobacco seeds from Trinidad or South America (even though the Spanish had threatened death to anyone selling seeds to a non-Spaniard) and planted them in Virginia. Rolfe’s crop became the first known solely commercial…

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Smoking Boston

Smoking Boston

AUGUST 09, 2017

EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images/FILE A woman as she smoked a cigarette at her house in New York. The Walsh administration has raised the age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21. The change goes into effect on Feb. 15. The city’s Board of Health voted this week to increase the legal age…

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Surgeon General Warnings

Surgeon General Warnings

AUGUST 05, 2017

1984—Pub. L. 98–474 amended section generally, designating existing provisions as subsec. (a), expanding choice of warnings to be placed on cigarette packaging and further expanding scope of places that must contain warnings to include advertisements and outdoor billboards, and adding subsecs. (b) to (d). 1970—Pub. L. 91– substituted “Warning: The Surgeon General Has Determined…

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Is tobacco a plant

Is tobacco a plant

AUGUST 01, 2017

Tobacco’s genus, Nicotiana, covers over 70 species. The name tobacco usually refers to most famous and widely used Nicotiana Tabacum and its shorter but more potent cousin Nicotiana Rustica, both native to the Americas. Although it’s hard to pinpoint when and where it was first cultivated, it is sure tobacco has been used for several thousand years before the time Christopher…

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Smoking ban in public places

Smoking ban in public places

JULY 28, 2017

Secondhand smoke is a mixture of gases, fine particles and toxic chemicals exhaled from a person who is smoking a burning product such as cigarettes, hookah or marijuana. Secondhand smoke causes about 47, deaths each year primarily from cancer and heart disease. There is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke. Secondhand vapor or aerosol contains fine particles…

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History of Copenhagen tobacco

History of Copenhagen tobacco

JULY 24, 2017

A Canadian Can of Copenhagen Long Cut. Copenhagen is a brand of smokeless tobacco made by the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company. It is available in pouches, and different cuts of tobacco, including Fine Cut, Long Cut, and Extra Long Cut. Copenhagen . Copenhagen Original Snuff, Long Cut, and Pouches come in a 1.2 oz fiberboard can with a metal lid, all other varieties are packaged…

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Lung cancer related to smoking

Lung cancer related to smoking

JULY 20, 2017

Lung cancers, also known as bronchogenic ( carcinoma is another term for ), are broadly classified into two types: small cell lung cancers (SCLC) and non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC). This classification is based upon the microscopic appearance of the tumor cells. These two types of cancers grow, spread, and are treated in different ways, so a distinction between these…

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Tobacco Health Articles

Tobacco Health Articles

JULY 16, 2017

HealthDay + More TUESDAY, Aug. 25 (HealthDay News) - Tobacco use kills an estimated six million people worldwide each year and drains $500 billion annually from the global economy in lost productivity, misused resources, and premature deaths. That assessment comes from The Tobacco Atlas, Third Edition , published by the American Cancer Society and the World Lung Foundation…

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