I always hear about those gift bags that celebrities receive when they go to awards shows, you know, the ones filled with iPads, Rolex watches and other things we all wish we could afford? Well, South Beach Smoke has definitely proved that they are now a part of the elite, because at the recent MTV … Read more South Beach Smoke is Now in The Hands Of Celebrities
NOTE: This article has been updated with the court ruling. The big tobacco companies are in trouble for not properly stating that cigarettes they produce that are labeled as “low tar,” “mild,” or “ultra light” aren’t actually healthier or less addictive than other cigarettes. U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler is considering making these companies, the … Read more Federal Judge Not Letting Tobacco Industry Off That Easy
Yesterday I was standing in my kitchen snacking on some sunflower seeds while watching the Mets vs. Yankees game and I looked out of my sliding glass door and saw some kids hanging out across the street. These kids have been hanging out under the tree for as long as I’ve lived here, about 3 … Read more It’s So Sad to See Young Kids Smoking
Quitting smoking is hard. It’s one of the toughest challenges you’ll ever have to face in life. But after facing that challenge, you’ll be a stronger person for it. A recent study from researchers at Trinity College along with the Research Institute for a Tobacco Free Society shows that former smokers have greater willpower than … Read more Quitting Smoking Provides The Willpower to Accomplish More in Life
I came across this interesting little survey asking the question “Do people who smoke determine whether you will date them or not?” and I thought I’d post the results so far. The results don’t really surprise me. The majority of voters say that they would rather not date someone who smoked. It may seem hypocritical … Read more Would You Date a Smoker?
How much money are you wasting every day by smoking cigarettes? According to this “cost of smoking calculator” from the American Cancer Society, you could save anywhere from $16,000 to $36,000 per 10 years. With cigarettes costing anywhere from $5 to $10 or more per pack, it’s just not worth it. And when you consider … Read more How Much Money Do You Waste by Smoking?
A recent study from the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center shows that hookah smoking is becoming increasingly popular among young adults. Erin L. Suftin, Ph.D of the Department of Social Sciences and Healthy Policy says Unfortunately, many young adults are misinformed about the safety of hookah smoking and some mistakenly believe it to be safer … Read more Smoking a Hookah Might Feel Mild, But It’s Actually Worse Than Smoking Cigarettes
Need help quitting? There’s nothing more motivating than joining a community of like-minded people with the same goal as you. You can sign up for a free account at QuitNet.com, get helpful advice and gain access to tools and resources to keep you motivated. I only smoked about 4-5 cigarettes per day before I decided … Read more The QuitNet Community Will Help You Quit Smoking
I read an article recently about the FDA claiming that marketing messages for menthol cigarettes imply that they are healthier. I’m not trying to stick up for tobacco companies here, but is that really true? I used to be a menthol smoker and I never felt like ads were designed to make me think they … Read more Do You Think Menthols Are Healthier For You?
I haven’t smoked since August (7 months ago), but I wrote this post when I first started using an electronic cigarette and I forgot to publish it. I thought it would be good information for anyone who is using a “cig-a-like” e-cig, so I decided I’d put the post up today. I fully charged my … Read more Electronic Cigarette Cig-a-Like Battery Life Observations