Month: July 2013

Does plain packaging help smokers quit?

Plain cigarette packs “to help smokers quit smoking” is the BBC News headline, while The Daily Telegraph reports there is “no excuse for the delay on plain cigarette packaging”. They report on the results of a survey comparing the smoking…

Ramadan ideal month to quit smoking

It’s now or never more! The Ministry of Health has advised people in the Kingdom that Ramadan is the best time to give up the bad habit, as cigarettes are. Ministry spokesman Dr. Khaled Al-Mirghalani, said Ramadan has provided an…

Be firm in saying no to cigarettes

The decision to quit smoking involves a lot of psychological factors that can lead a person to think that it’s hard to give up, say doctors. Those who successfully quit smoking advise that kicking the butt requires the definition of…