Smoking does not just cause health problems. There are other cigarette dangers that go beyond the the obvious. They are a known fire hazard as well. Fires caused by cigarette smoking are disastrous because an unattended cigarette can destroy an unknown number of lives directly and indirectly ... and in an instant. Statistics on Fires Related to Cigarette Smoking Smoking … [Read more...] about Smoking Related Fires: Unattended Smoking Materials Attribute to Natural Disasters, Civilian Deaths, and Injury Each Year
Who would ever think of putting nicotine, sugar, urine, and arsenic in the same sentence? If you have ever smoked a cigarette you may not have to speak the words in a sentence together to experience their relationship. Here are a few cigarette facts! The Power of Nicotine When inhaling the smoke from a cigarette, the nicotine content reaches the brain in only ten … [Read more...] about What Do Nicotine, Sugar, Urine, and Arsenic Have in Common?
For over four decades the tobacco industry has used machine testing approved by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to measure tar and nicotine levels in cigarettes. But in a 4-0 vote, the FTC has now shunned the tests, known as the Cambridge Filter Method, rescinding guidance it established 42 years ago. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) found that cigarette design … [Read more...] about FTC Rescinds Guidance On Cigarette Testing
Banning smoking in bars and restaurants has saved the lives of more than 75,000 Kiwis, the Health Ministry says. Since the introduction of the legislation in December 2004, there are now 150,000 fewer smokers - bringing the total smoking population down to less than 20 per cent. Ministry national director of tobacco control Ashley Bloomfield said half of the smokers who … [Read more...] about Smoking Ban “Saved 75,000 Lives” – People Register for Nicotine Replacement Therapy
Not Succeeding is a failure only if you do not try to quit smoking again. Results from the World Health Organisation (WHO) show that currently there are 1.3 billion smokers in the world. The same data show that every 8 seconds somewhere in the world one person dies from the consequences of smoking. Smoking is the leading cause of premature deaths in the world. Experts … [Read more...] about Smoking Kills Millions Of People Around The World