Archive for February, 2006

Supporting Your Loved Ones Who Are Trying to Quit Smoking.

When your loved ones are trying to stop smoking, it is very important to help them stay motivated. Trying to get rid of a smoking addiction is definitely not a walk in the park, but having moral support would certainly ease the struggle. There are many things that you can do. Support should of course […]

Quit or Stop Smoking Herb – Argemone Mexicana

This brightly yellow flowering poppy plant has been introduced from Mexico long ago and is now growing wild in sunny, open places. The Yao ethnic people who have been using opium for centuries are taking the tea from the leafs of this medicinal herb to quit smoking opium. They say it works also if you […]

Doctors call for public smoking ban

Doctors are calling for laws to ban smoking in public places to be introduced “as soon as possible”. A report from the British Medical Association warns 1,000 people are dying every year as a result of passive smoking. It also calls for a new tax on all tobacco company profits, which it wants to be […]

Passive smoking risk ‘overstated’

The risk of developing lung cancer from passive smoking may have been overstated, scientists have found. Research analysing the findings of 37 trials that examined the impact of passive smoking found there was an increased risk of lung cancer of nearly a quarter (24%) in people exposed to passive smoke. But a team from Warwick […]

An 8 hour shift in a smoky workplace can equal 1.5 packs of cigarettes

When it is necessary to protect the health and safety of the public, government establishes regulations such as restaurants inspection, drunk driving laws, safety standards for manufacturing, and regulation for exposure to other Class A carcinogens such as asbestos. Secondhand smoke causes an estimated 53,000 deaths annually in the U.S. alone. Secondhand smoke has been […]