Smoking in 2016 – Where Are We Now?

Smoking in 2016 Infographic

I ran across this info graphic the other day and I wanted to share it. It’s called Smoking in 2016 – Where Are We Now? It was created by Steve at Purplebox Vapours. As you know I’m not a big fan of vaping necessarily, but Steve’s infographic focuses 100% on … Continue reading

Are You Helpless To Prevent Cancer? Maybe Not

Helpless To Prevent Cancer

Cancer… odds are you know someone that this disease has affected (or it’s affected you). It is one of the main reasons that people cite when they’re in the process of quitting smoking or chewing tobacco. Many times people feel that they are helpless when it comes to preventing the … Continue reading

Electronic Cigarette Use Among Working Adults

New York Times E-Cig

Vaping. E-cigs. They’ve been been promoted as a smoking cessation aid however, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has concluded that current evidence is insufficient to recommend them for tobacco cessation among adults. Additionally, e-cigarettes are NOT an FDA-approved cessation aid. This report shows that in 2014, an estimated 5.5 million … Continue reading

Disney Limits Smoking Depiction To R-Rated Films

Mickey Mouse - Walt Disney

The Walt Disney Company has become the first major Hollywood studio to prohibit depiction of cigarette smoking in films they produce with youth ratings. The company’s new policy will limit smoking depictions to films with an R rating. The U.S. Surgeon General has said this move could save the lives … Continue reading

Scientists Say It Only Takes 66 Days To Change Your Life

66 Days To Change Your Life

Ran across this post earlier today and I wanted to re-post it here. According to Charles Duhigg, author of “The Power of Habit,” habits are not born, but created. Every bad, good or insignificant habit starts with a psychological pattern called a “habit loop.”  He goes on to say, “There are … Continue reading