Category: Addiction

Debates e-cigarette safety

Some Vermont lawmakers worry about a spike in e-cigarette use in Vermont and they’re pushing for more regulation. But will new rules and higher taxes get people back on tobacco? “I was a smoker since I was 21-years-old,” Tim Rumbinas…

Omega-3 can help curb smoking addiction

Washington: A new study has revealed that Omega-3, an economical and easily available dietary supplement with almost no side effects, can help reduce smoking. According to the study conducted at the University of Haifa, taking omega-3 supplements reduces craving for…

Killing the streets

It is well known that smoking leads to lower wages. However, the mechanism of this negative relationship is not well understood. This analysis includes a decomposition of the wage gap between smokers and nonsmokers, with a variety of definitions of…

Local mothers urged to quit smoking

Midwives in Lagan Valley Hospital are urging local mothers to stub out the cigarettes and go smoke free during their pregnancy. Recent statistics have shown that about 15% of mothers smoke during their pregnancy. The shock figure reflects the general…

Simon Cowell tries to quit smoking

Simon Cowell apparently doing his best to quit his 40-a-day smoking habit. The Britain’s Got Talent star – who has previously admitted that he likes to smoke and it is rumored, “Smoking minders” when he goes out for his nicotine…

Cigarettes would be lethal

A new type of drug, known as the Electronic Cigarette (e-cigarettes) are currently advertised various brands as “harmless” and many unsuspecting consumers, especially young people, now lured into smoking by this advertising tactics, Pakistan now has learned. It should be…