Smoker’s cough-nothing but a Pre-COPD

Smoker’s cough is defined as persistent cough in smokers as a result of the irritation and damage of the lining of lungs from smoking cigarettes. In practice, smokers cough represents a spectrum of lung disease from mild irritation to advanced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease(COPD). It is hard to separate pure smokers cough from beginning of … Read more

What Vaping is all about

It’s all about Vaping Vaping is not a traditional smoking. Many of us don’t even consider it as a substitute of smoking. That’s why a large chunk of non-smokers get attracted towards vaping because it’s harmless, flavored, aromatic and obviously smoky. According to Time magazine, vaping is 40% cheaper and 95% healthier than smoking. For … Read more

The Importance of Quitting Smoking

Let’s Quit Smoking! It is better to be late than sorry! Eh? Al hale to the decision of smoking cessation. But wait; are you scared of the whole process? And do you think it’s going to be nearly impossible? Is it due to the fact that you tried quitting twice, but no success? Well, not … Read more

Social Influence On Smoking

The tobacco industry is important to the economy. In 1991, worldwide tobacco sales exceeded $59. 8 billion and in 1992 the industry was rated as one of the top one hundred advertisers (Pechmann and Ratneshwar, 1994). However, there are high prices to pay – socially, economically, and personally – as a result of this industry. … Read more

Nicotine Use Disorder

My presentation is on Nicotine Use Disorder. It falls under substance related disorders in the DSM IV and is defined as, “The disorders related to the taking of a drug of abuse (Including Alcohol), to the side effects of a medication and to toxin exposure”. Let me first start with a brief introduction of smoking … Read more

Cigarettes – Addiction and Product Dangers

It is clear that businesses have an obligation to inform their customers about their product’s ingredients and dangers. Looking at the case of Rose Cipollone we see that she was a heavy smoker. Her doctor’s had to remove part of her right cancerous lung and informed her that she had to quit smoking. Unfortunately, she … Read more

The Heath Effects Of Smoking

In this report I am going to tell you some of the irreversible health effects of smoking and why some people start smoking. Some of the health effects caused by smoking are non-small cell and small cell lung cancer. An irreversible health effect is a permanent change in the structure and/or function of an organ … Read more

Smoking in world

Studies of ex-smokers show that their risk of dying from smoking-related disease decreases with each year of non smoking. Encouraged by such evidence, more than 40 million people in the U. S. quit smoking in the year following the 1964 surgeon general’s report. The proportion of males who smoke decreased from more than 60 percent … Read more

Smoking: The Number One Cause Of Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a disease in which a primary cancer (the original site where the cancer occurred) develops in the tissue of the lungs. Lung cancer was first described by doctors in the mid 1800’s. At the turn of the century, it was still considered a rarity; that has changed dramatically. What has not changed … Read more

Cigarette Smoking Essay

Cigarette smoking is of interest to the National Institute on Drug Abuse both because of the public health problems associated with this form of substance abuse and because this behavior represents a prototypic dependence process. In the past few years the government has made every effort to reach the masses, in an attempt to curb … Read more

Secondhand Smoking Essay

A blockbuster study published in the January issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) examined the impact of exposure to ETS on the progression of athersclerosis (hardening of the arteries) and concluded, in part, that the arteries of non-smokers exposed to ETS thickened 20% faster than non-smokers with no second-hand exposure (JAMA). … Read more

The Tobacco Plant

Tobacco is a plant grown for its leaves that are smoked, chewed, or sniffed for a variety of effects. It is considered an addictive substance because it contains the chemical nicotine. The tobacco plant is believed to have originated in the Western Hemisphere. The cultivated species most often grown for North American and European tobacco … Read more

Cigarettes – Addiction and Product Dangers

It is clear that businesses have an obligation to inform their customers about their product’s ingredients and dangers. Looking at the case of Rose Cipollone we see that she was a heavy smoker. Her doctor’s had to remove part of her right cancerous lung and informed her that she had to quit smoking. Unfortunately, she … Read more

Secondhand Smoking Essay

A blockbuster study published in the January issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) examined the impact of exposure to ETS on the progression of athersclerosis (hardening of the arteries) and concluded, in part, that the arteries of non-smokers exposed to ETS thickened 20% faster than non-smokers with no second-hand exposure (JAMA). … Read more

No More Smoking in Films

What kind of impact do movies have on us? Films can make us laugh, and make us cry, but do they also influence us to engage in the same kind of behavior as our onscreen heroes? We’ve heard arguments for and against the cause-and-effect relationship of onscreen sex and violence, but what about onscreen smoking? … Read more

Salvia Divinorum

Salvia How To Smoke Salvia Divinorum by MSSAfter numerous attempts I finally came upon what I call the Secret of Smoked Salvia divinorum. I will not discuss the subjective effects except in a limited sense, but what I do wish to discuss is how one might better feel these effects. First find a comfortable position, … Read more

Tobacco Smoking

The women of Shakespeares Othello are put into stereotypical roles, but behind peoples backs play much stronger types. Desdemona, goes against her fathers orders and marries a moor. Bianca innocently takes part in Desdemona’s death. Emilia has an opportunity to save Desdemona but sneakingly remains silent. These women are similar because they are treated like … Read more

Tobacco Advertising and its dangerous effects on young people

Everyday 3,000 children start smoking, most them between the ages of 10 and 18. These kids account for 90 percent of all new smokers. In fact, 90 percent of all adult smokers said that they first lit up as teenagers (Roberts). These statistics clearly show that young people are the prime target in the tobacco … Read more