Can cigarettes really be green? As smoke-free laws sweep the United States, companies are selling electronic cigrarettes that emit vapor — not smoke, and one’s pitching them as eco-friendly.
Green Smoke, a North Miami Beach-based company, says it “aspires to create a greener planet” by offering a cigarette that has no second-hand smoke, no ash and no risk of fire.
“It contains no tar, carbon monoxide and other dangerous toxins,” the company says of its cigarette, adding it provides nicotine “without taking a toll on your lungs and heart.” Ream more »
On a recent night out in Tampa, 26-year-old Tara Wasserman and a handful of her friends nestle into a dark, plush booth at her favorite hookah hangout, the Meridian Hookah Lounge. For $12 apiece, Wasserman and her friends can sample a variety of sweet tobaccos, smoked through the water pipe at the center of the booth, and stay until the lounge closes at 3 a.m. Read more
Katy Perry has said that she was scared to smoke marijuana with the rapper Snoop Dogg.
The ‘California Gurls’ singer, 25, collaborated with the hip hop legend on the track but said that she was worried about how strong his weed was, so instead she stuck to tobacco.
In an interview with Esquire, she said: “I was scared for my life to get off the hookah. Read more
ISLAMABAD: People who smoke the so-called light cigarettes in the belief it cuts their risk of smoking-related diseases like cancer are in fact at equal risk, says a new study.
The only way to reduce smoking-related health risks is to quit smoking altogether because all cigarettes are deadly, says the study.
Hilary Tindle and other researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine studied more than 12,000 smokers, mostly women, and found that people who smoke light cigarettes reduce their chances of quitting significantly, reported science portal EurekAlert.
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You may have seen the disturbing video of a two-year-old Indonesian boy chain smoking on youtube.com. Well, CBS tracked down the child, and it turns out, he started puffing away when he was just 11 months old.
CBS tracked down the child on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia, in a small fishing village. When he was seen, reporters said he had a lit cigarette in-hand.
The parents of Aldi Suganda, Rizal and Diana, say the boy plays with toys just like any kid, but they found him smoking when he was just 11 months old at the local market, where they sell fish.
“He was being very fussy, always cried when we were there to sell. So we just let him play by himself. One day we followed him from behind and found him hanging out at a cigarette stall. Ream more »
You’ll have to take my word for it when I tell you that I am not old. But believe me, I’m not. However when I look at many of the young stars today I feel as though I’m on the verge of taking up crochet and spying on my neighbors.
A week after having to hear more about Miley Cyrus’ crotch than anyone should in their lifetime, it was brought to my attention that 16-year old Taylor Momsen was seen lighting up a cigarette on stage.
The Gossip Girl star was performing with her band, “Pretty Reckless” in California when she was photographed taking a smoke break. By law, people need to be at least 18 to smoke in the state of California.
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