In a pilot study, public hospitals in Paris will now offer money as an incentive for pregnant women to stop smoking. Via the Independent, the program offers pregnant women up to €300 (roughly $350), and is part of a broader initiative designed to reducing the smoking rate among pregnant women in the country.
President Obama went to Cuba last month, and as the normalization process continues between Cuba and the U.S., you’re gonna see a lot more American shit over there (there has already been plenty of hand-wringing over Cuba becoming a resort dystopia… OH NOES A W HOTEL SHIELD YOUR EYES!), and you’re gonna see more Cuban…
On a segment from last night’s episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, the host explored, with some degree of trepidation, a little trend called “vaping.”
Sorry, gals, but scientists are onto the fact that you don’t, like, buy cigarettes but you maybe bum them every once in a while but only when you’re out drinking and you never even really hold it, you just take a puff of your friend’s. And they say it’s still bad for you.
New research from the University of Texas at Austin has found that since 2002, more and more young teenagers are reporting “strong disapproval” of weed smoking. Who are these people?
Recently I was at a barbecue of full-fledged actual adults and their spawn, and was thrilled when it took less than a half hour to find my people: People who used to smoke and still want to smoke. Fun bunch. Not that we were going to smoke. We were as pure as the non-carcinogenic driven snow, secretly full of…
Through Discovery Arcade, past Le Petit Train de Cirque, across pavement that wouldn't dare crumble stateside, is a small bench sandwiched between two slightly overgrown hedges. The ground is littered with ash. This is Disneyland Paris, and despite signs to the contrary, this is a popular spot for smoking.
Smokers: Gird your stash. Cigarette bumming by complete strangers is reportedly at an all-time high, plus it achieves peak frequency during the holidays with increased imbibing at parties and get-togethers. A note to bummers: Just because you're a terrible, fraudulent mooch doesn't mean you can't also show a little…
If you snagged a job at Reynolds American Inc. thinking the manufacturer of Camel cigarettes would be totally cool with you smoking at your desk or basically anywhere in the company's offices, I have some super bad news for you.
Back in February, nationwide pharmacy CVS announced plans to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products by October 1, 2014. The chain has managed to beat its October deadline by nearly a month and, as of now, CVS stores are tobacco-free.
In a statement posted on their website Wednesday, CVS/pharmacy announced that come October 1st they will no longer sell cigarettes or tobacco products at any of their almost 8,000 stores across the country. The company says they made this call because it was "the right thing to do."
Like most consumption trends presented to women as a rah rah girl power way to do man things like a man, cigar smoking doesn't do anything to combat sexism. It does, however, still give ladies various cancers. You've come a long way, baby.
It's Mad Men, but not boring! I'd watch the shit outta this show.
In a measure that surely made Mayor Mike Bloomberg cackle with glee, the New York City Council voted to raise the legal age people can buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 Thursday. In the continued war on smokers in New York, the Council also voted to raise the minimum price of a pack of cigarettes and passed other measures…
The Cancer society of Finland has devised a fun slash sick way of showing the effects smoking has on the human body, using flaxen-haired models and a photo slider for "before" and "after" examples.
Fire up the gaffe signal; the President said something unscripted! Yesterday, during an "hot mic" moment at the UN General Assembly, our Commander-In-Chief Barack Hussein Bengazi Obamacare Bailout Obama confessed to an official that he hasn't had a cigarette in six years because he's "scared" of his wife. Either…
The CDC's graphic television spots —featuring personal stories from people dealing with the horrifying physical consequences of smoking cigarettes — have effectively freaked people out enough to make them quit.
Can you judge a state by its PornHub keyword searches? Sure. Why not. And guess what? Right now you're probably surrounded by people into MILF massage.
Smoking occasionally causes cancer in those who choose to do it and metastatic sanctimony in those who choose not to. To prevent both of these tragic social diseases, governments have jacked up the price of a pack and made it all but impossible to smoke indoors. Now, they're going after outdoor spaces, too, and soon…