3 days ago
by bkool+23 +1
Cigarette use among American adults is at the lowest it's been since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention started collecting data on the issue in 1965, according to a report released Thursday. "The good news is that cigarette smoking has reached unprecedented lows, which is a tremendous public health win, down to 14 percent from over 40 percent in the mid-1960s," said Brian King, senior author of the report and deputy director for research translation at the CDC's Office on Smoking and Health.
1 month ago
by Chubros+20 +1
Smoking will be “eradicated” in England by 2030 as roughly a thousand people quit every day, health chiefs have predicted. More than a million smokers have kicked the habit since 2014, Public Health England said yesterday, leaving overall rates at their lowest ever, with just 14.9 per cent of adults smoking.
1 year ago
by AdelleChattre+30 +1
In his late twenties, John Sherman finds a new fondness for cigarettes, despite everything he was ever taught about them.
8 months ago
by gottlieb+20 +1
The new “heat not burn” smokeless cigarette devices are not as harmless as their manufacturer claims, according to a new study. iQOS – which stands for “I quit original smoking” – is made by Philip Morris International, best known as the manufacturer of Marlboro cigarettes. PMI, the biggest tobacco company in the world, says its future is “smoke-free”, and it is investing in heated tobacco products, such as iQOS, and e-cigarettes, both of which it says are safer options.