Smoking
Smoking is a practice in which a substance is burned and the resulting smoke breathed in to be tasted and absorbed into the bloodstream. Most commonly the substance is the dried leaves of the tobacco ...
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How To Roll A Cigar With A Master Roller From H. Upmann
Have you ever wondered how cigars are made or how to roll a cigar? Watch master roller Sr. Lazaro Batista Miranda from the H. Upmann factory in Cuba demonstrate how cigars are rolled by rolling a Torp...
What Happens When You Quit Smoking?
What happens when you quit smoking? While quitting is tough you can start seeing benefits from giving up cigarettes and nicotine in less than 20 minutes.
E-cigarettes are no safer than smoking tobacco, scientists warn
Cells exposed to the e-cigarette vapour showed several forms of damage, including DNA strand breaks, which can lead to cancer
Chemical Flavorings Found in E-Cigarettes Linked To Lung Disease
Diacetyl, a flavoring chemical linked to cases of severe respiratory disease, was found in more than 75 percent of flavored electronic cigarettes and refill liquids tested by researchers at Harvard T....
If You're Having Trouble Quitting Smoking, Maybe You Can Blame Your DNA
Smokers who have tried and failed to kick their deadly habit might be able to blame their DNA. A new study finds that people with a particular version of a gene involved in the brain’s reward system a...
Smoking And Heavy Alcohol Use Are Associated With Epigenetic Signs Of Aging
Using data from the publicly available Gene Expression Omnibus, Robert A. Philibert, MD, PhD and colleagues at the University of Iow8a and other institutions analyzed patterns of DNA methylation, a mo...
Exclusive: Man Severely Injured After eCigarette Blows Up In His Face
James is now forced to talk with a lisp, but he's willing to share his painful story in the hopes that it will prevent others from getting hurt. The 23-year-old explained he was on his break at work a...
Brain Region That Plays Central Role In Addiction Identified
Scientists have identified a region of the brain that may hold the key to helping people quit smoking and to treating other forms of addiction. Researchers in two studies have found that smokers who s...
Reminder: Smoking Hookah For An Hour May Be Like Smoking 100 Cigarettes
You hopefully wouldn't smoke 100 cigarettes in 60 minutes -- that's five entire packs of so-called cancer sticks.  If you casually dabble with hookah, however, you might not bat an eye at an hour-long
E-cigarettes could be prescribed by the NHS to help smokers quit, report says
E-cigarettes are 95% less harmful than tobacco and could be prescribed on the NHS, an independent review compiled for Public Health England says.
Anti-Smoking Drug From Nicotine-Eating Bacteria
A bacterium that consumes nicotine may help scientists develop a powerful anti-smoking drug, says a study. The researchers found that the bacterial enzyme can be recreated in lab settings and possess...
Smoking 'May Play Schizophrenia Role'
The team at King's College London say smokers are more likely to develop the disorder and at a younger age. Published in the Lancet Psychiatry, their analysis of 61 separate studies suggests nicotine ...
Beijing Public Smoking Ban Begins
Public smoking in China's capital, Beijing, is now banned after the introduction of a new law. China has over 300 million smokers and more than a million Chinese die from smoking-related illnesses eve...
Teens Using E-Cigarettes Triple In One Year
A new study revealed some alarming and sharply rising numbers in the number of teens using electronic cigarettes. The Centers for Disease Control just released a new study about the trend when it come...
History of smoking
The history of smoking dates back to as early as 5026 BC in shamanistic rituals. With the arrivals of the Europeans in the 16th century, the consumption, cultivation, and trading of tobacco quickly sp...
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Tobacco
Tobacco is a plant within the genus Nicotiana of the Solanaceae (nightshade) family. While there are more than 70 species of tobacco, the chief commercial crop is N. tabacum. The more potent species N...
Tobacco - Wikipedia
Cigar
A cigar is a tightly-rolled bundle of dried and fermented leaf tobacco which is rolled in a series of types and sizes that is ignited so that its smoke may be drawn into the mouth. Cigar tobacco is gr...
Cigar - Wikipedia
Cigarettes
A cigarette is a small cylinder of finely cut tobacco leaves rolled in thin paper for smoking. The cigarette is ignited at one end and allowed to smoulder; its smoke is inhaled from the other end, whi...
Cigarettes - Wikipedia
Pipe smoking
Pipe smoking is the practice of tasting or inhaling the smoke produced by burning a substance, most commonly tobacco, in a pipe. It is the oldest traditional form of smoking.
A number of Native Am...
Pipe smoking - Wikipedia
Cannabis smoking
Cannabis smoking is the inhalation of smoke or vapors released by heating the flowers, leaves, or extracts of cannabis. Smoking releases the main psychoactive chemical in cannabis, Δ-tetrahydrocannab...
Cannabis smoking - Wikipedia
Passive smoking
Passive smoking is the inhalation of smoke, called second-hand smoke (SHS), or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), by persons other than the intended "active" smoker. It occurs when tobacco smoke perme...
Passive smoking - Wikipedia
Smoking cessation
Smoking cessation (colloquially quitting smoking) is the process of discontinuing tobacco smoking. Tobacco contains nicotine, which is addictive, making the process of quitting often very prolonged an...
Smoking cessation - Wikipedia
Effects of cannabis
The primary effects of cannabis are caused by the chemical compounds in the plant, including cannabinoids such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is only one of about 400 different cannabinoids. Can...
E-cigarettes are no safer than smoking tobacco, scientists warn
Cells exposed to the e-cigarette vapour showed several forms of damage, including DNA strand breaks, which can lead to cancer
Chemical Flavorings Found in E-Cigarettes Linked To Lung Disease
Diacetyl, a flavoring chemical linked to cases of severe respiratory disease, was found in more than 75 percent of flavored electronic cigarettes and refill liquids tested by researchers at Harvard T....
Swisher Sweets
Swisher Sweets are cigars manufactured by Swisher International, Inc. in Jacksonville, Florida.
The company began in 1861 when David Swisher received a small cigar business in settlement of a debt...
Swisher Sweets - Wikipedia
If You're Having Trouble Quitting Smoking, Maybe You Can Blame Your DNA
Smokers who have tried and failed to kick their deadly habit might be able to blame their DNA. A new study finds that people with a particular version of a gene involved in the brain’s reward system a...