Little Cigar Consumption on the Rise, While Cigarette Use Declines
SCHIP Law Will Tax Little Cigars at Cigarette Equivalent for First Time
WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New data from the Maxwell Report indicates a dramatic increase in the use of cigarillos and little cigars over the past decade, a troubling trend given the popularity of these...
A Good Cigar May Be a Smoke, But a Gun Is Not a Medical Device, FDA Says in Response to Gunmaker
WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The headlines were attention-grabbing. Discovery News wrote "FDA Approves Handgun for the Handicapped." The website NowPublic wrote "FDA Certifies Handgun as 'Medical Device.'" Medgadget, which calls itself "the internet journal of emerging medical te...
Smoking a Cigar increases risk of dying by heart diseases and lung cancer
Researchers have found that smoking increased the risk of death from coronary heart disease and lung cancer. Women smokers are highly vulnerable to heart disease and lung cancer compared to men smokers and non-smokers. //
The study, which was published in the British Medical Journal, has found...
Baltimore's Ban on Sale of Single, Cheap Cigars Will Protect Kids and Health
...U.S. declined by 13 percent between 2000 and 2006, cigar
consumption increased by more than 37 percent, acc... been the fastest growing segment of the expanding cigar
market. Between 1998 and 2006, consumption of large cigars increased by 45 percent, while small cigar
consumption increased by 154 percent. After cigar...
Baltimore's Proposed Ban on Sale of Single, Cheap Cigars Would Protect Kids and Health
...e 1998, small cigars have been the fastest
growing segment of the expanding cigar
market. Between 1998 and 2006,
consumption of large cigars increased by 45 ...ent data show that in 2005, 14 percent of high school students were
We applaud the leadership shown by Mayor Dixon and Health Commis...
Premier Children's Charity Sets Fundraising Record With Back-to-Back Events
... After enjoying the gourmet dinner and fine wines, guests danced the
night away to the Pat Patrick Band. Tired feet took a break in the heated
Lounge. The entire event was made possible by the generous
donations of local business, corporate sponsorships and individual gifts.
Proceeds from thi...
Drop in smoking rate stalls
...t sufficient to meet the [U.S. government's] 2010 objective of 12 percent, and rates of improvement are also not sufficient to meet the objectives for cigar
smoking, use of smokeless tobacco, and attempts at smoking cessation," the authors concluded.
A federal program called Healthy People 2010 aims ...
Spate of smoking-related fire deaths cause concern in San Diego
...s that may cause drowsiness compound the fire hazard.
The Burn Institute’s standard warnings are:
·Never smoke in bed
·Put out your cigarette or cigar
at the first sign of feeling drowsy while watching television or reading
·Use deep ashtrays
·Do not walk away from cigarettes or other smoking mate...
Festive Tip For Wine Shoppers
... German Wine Cellars and Wine Sales, here.
It makes a difference, for example, if the wine is to accompany a meal or is to be enjoyed with a good cigar
beside the fireplace.
Then there is the question of what to drink. A shopper has to decide whether they prefer red or white, dry or sweet wine. ...
Smokers puff away despite cancer Diagnosis
...that smokers are unconcerned with the effect of their habit on the oral cavity.
Smoking a cigar
increases risk of dying by heart diseases and lung ...
Researchers have found that smoking increased the risk of death from coronary heart disease a...
E-Mail Affects Brain More Than Marijuana
... Today’s technology has replaced the smoking pot and cigar
of the 70s. If you want to kill your brain //cells in true 21st-century style, just stay on your cell phone and check your e-mail multiple times over ...
Senate assures ban on smoking
...rsing homes, though it would be confined to specially designated areas. Cigarettes also could be smoked in private clubs, fraternal organizations, and cigar
bars that can prove more than half of their revenues come from tobacco sales. Republican opponents of the measure said the exemptions highlighted the ...
Want skin cancer? Please have a cigarette
...ers than non-smokers.
The researchers also noted a significant dose-response relationship with the number of cigarettes and pipes smoked. However, cigar
smoking did not significantly increase the risk of developing skin cancer.
The authors opine that squamous cell carcinoma is caused directly by sm...