Taking The Addiction Out of Smoking

There was big news coming out of the tobacco industry last week when the Food and Drug Administration announced to the world they were aiming to reduce the nicotine in cigarettes to a nonaddictive level.

The head of the Food and Drug Administration mentioned that if cigarettes were eradicated, it would prevent the needless deaths of near enough 500,000 per year in the United States due to nicotine addiction.

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Tobacco Use Jumps 80% In Top-Grossing Movies

In a recent report, there has been an 80% increase of tobacco incidents in top grossing movies between 2015 and 2016. Public health officials are raising concerns that this could have an effect on the behaviour of young people’s smoking habits. This could also determine the behaviour of other adults who are trying to quit smoking as it promotes smoking in a glamorised way. Furthermore, it’s concern as the movies are a place ex-smokers go as it’s a place where you can’t smoke, so it could influence them too.

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Third Hand Smoke

You might be the kind of person to very much aware the causes of 2nd hand smoke.  You may decide to wave the smoke away and move away from it and think to yourself that you’re away from the toxic smoke. Except you’re not. You may be in another part of someone’s home but you’re now entering the area of thirdhand smoking.

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E Cigarette Firms Fined In Australia

Since the introduction of e-cigarettes across the world, vaping has been seen as a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes. The thing is we still don’t know whether vaping is as safe as experts say. According to US Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy, he claims that cigarettes are unsafe and are a major public health concern.

Now, in new developments, Australian competition regulators have become the first agency in the world to take action against e-cigarette companies for misleading and false statements about carcinogens in the products they sell.

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Anne Penman Is Celebrating A Change of Life – No Hormones Involved.

April is always an important month for Anne Penman Laser Therapy. It is a month of celebration and thanks for both Ron and I becoming non-smokers and this year Ron celebrating being 69.  Back in 1987 after Ron’s first heart attack we were told he might not live to see 40, so after his first heart attack and waiting four years on a NHS list Ron finally had a triple bypass and we both became non-smokers with new goals and a passion to help others.

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