Jessica Miller | July 31, 2012
First-time use of a shisha to smoke tobacco is increasingly common among U.S. female college students in their freshman year, a new research found. Researchers investigated 483 female college freshman and discovered that 343 had not used a hookah before college. Of those 343 students, 23 per cent tried water pipe smoking during their first year of college. Hookah use appeared to be linked to alcohol and marijuana use. The more alcohol the students drink, the more likely they were to try hookah smoking. Students who used marijuana engaged in hookah smoking more often than others.
Jessica Miller | July 30, 2012
Mizoram and Nagaland have earned the doubtful difference of becoming the highest cigarettes consuming states in the northeast. The general data on prevalence of cigarettes smoking in northeastern states show that next to Mizoram, which has tobacco use of 67% – including 40% in the smoking category and 41% in the smokeless category, Nagaland has a prevalence smoking rate of 57 per cent with 32% in the smoking category and 45% in the smokeless category.
Jessica Miller | July 27, 2012
British teens are taking drugs, drinking alcohol and smoking cigs at a lower rate than they did a year ago, according to a recent study from the National Health Service’s Health and Social Care Information Centre, or HSCIC. Create a personal senior housing list with our search. Search Nursing Homes to find U.S. News-rated facilities. For other types of senior housing, you can access Seniors for Living’s list of thousands of additional facilities. Drug consumption among youngsters between the ages of 11 and 15 decreased by approximately 12 per cent over the past 10 years, one in six (17 percent) of the kids in this age group declared that they took drugs in 2011, in comparison to 29 per cent in 2001. Among 15-year-olds, the percentage plunged from 39 per cent to 23 per cent.
Jessica Miller | July 26, 2012
Extensive laws have made it increasingly difficult especially for smokers to find place in downtown Tokyo for to smoking their favorite cig. Smoking bans are the norm in public areas such as office buildings. In central Tokyo, municipalities have been strengthening controls on smoking tobacco in public, with designated special spaces on the street among the few places where inhabitants can smoke. But these designated smoking areas have been closing due to continual complaints to municipal governments.
Jessica Miller | July 24, 2012
Cigarettes price increases and a focus on advertising premium smoking brands has increased revenues at Imperial Tobacco. Tobacco products sale growth brought pace at Imperial Tobacco with 9-month profit up 3 percents at the world’s No 4 cigarettes group as it gained from the ending of a tobacco price war in Spain and put many of its other 2011 smoking problems behind it. The British group, which sells approximately 340 billion cigs every year of smoking brands such as Gauloises, West and JPS, declared today its volumes for the nine months to end, June fell 3 percents, so it depends on price rises for its tobacco sales growth.