• smokers
  • Smoking shortens male smokers' lives by about 12 years and female smokers' lives by about 11 years. (cancer.org)
  • Even smokers who don't inhale are breathing in large amounts of smoke that comes from their mouths and the lit end of the cigarette, cigar, or pipe. (cancer.org)
  • This damage starts early in smokers, and lung function continues to worsen as long as the person smokes. (cancer.org)
  • Establish firm rules that exclude smoking and chewing tobacco from your house and explain why: Smokers smell bad, look bad, and feel bad, and it's bad for everyone's health. (kidshealth.org)
  • So, for the privilege of hunkering down in a dark alley or, lighting the Weber grill to distract neighbors from the whiff of nicotine, Bay Area smokers continue to exercise the perfectly legal right to smoke. (sfgate.com)
  • What in the world does the Dublin City Council , which recently declared secondhand smoke a public nuisance (likely leading to smokers' looking left and right before lighting up in their own backyards), think it will gain from making small-claims lawsuits easier? (sfgate.com)
  • More specifically, infants born to smokers weigh on average 200 grams less than infants born to women who do not smoke. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, many pipe and cigar smokers do not regularly inhale the smoke and thus the overall risk of lung cancer is lower for pipes and cigars. (britannica.com)
  • Diseases related to tobacco smoking have been shown to kill approximately half of long-term smokers when compared to average mortality rates faced by non-smokers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Seventy percent of smokers would like to quit smoking, and 50 percent report attempting to quit within the past year. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is common for ex-smokers to have made a number of attempts (often using different approaches on each occasion) to stop smoking before achieving long-term abstinence. (wikipedia.org)
  • The American Cancer Society notes that "Studies in medical journals have reported that about 25% of smokers who use medicines can stay smoke-free for over 6 months. (wikipedia.org)
  • Laws implementing bans on indoor smoking have been introduced by many countries in various forms over the years, with some legislators citing scientific evidence that shows tobacco smoking is harmful to the smokers themselves and to those inhaling second-hand smoke. (wikipedia.org)
  • Specifically, meta-analyses show that lifelong non-smokers with partners who smoke in the home have a 20-30% greater risk of lung cancer than non-smokers who live with non-smokers. (wikipedia.org)
  • A study issued in 2002 by the International Agency for Research on Cancer of the World Health Organization concluded that non-smokers are exposed to the same carcinogens on account of tobacco smoke as active smokers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Approximately 90% of smokers begin smoking prior to the age of 18. (wikipedia.org)
  • In efforts to reduce the total number of smokers and negative effects smoking has on society, it is necessary to reduce the number of youth and adolescents who begin smoking. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1965, approximately 45% of Americans smoked, however the prevalence of tobacco smokers is currently less than 25% of adults. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United States passive smoke is estimated to cause more than 7,000 deaths from lung cancer a year among non-smokers. (wikipedia.org)
  • In contrast, the International Agency for Research on Cancer concluded in 2004 that there was "no support for a causal relation between involuntary exposure to tobacco smoke and breast cancer in never-smokers. (wikipedia.org)
  • It may be used as a form of aversion therapy for smokers who are unused to such heavy smoking, inducing them to give up altogether. (wikipedia.org)
  • Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals claim that an airflow of about 1000 cubic feet (28.32 cubic meters) per minute per smoker is required to maintain satisfactory air quality when the smokers are chain smoking. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pilots were allowed to continue smoking after the 1990 ban due to concerns over potential flight safety issues caused by nicotine withdrawal in chronic smokers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The kiln allowed for uniform mass-smoking and is considered the prototype for all modern large-scale commercial smokers. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1984
  • Nearly 15 years later in 1984, the Comprehensive Smoking Education Act was passed requiring the health labels on cigarette packages to rotate between four different health warning labels. (wikipedia.org)
  • Significantly, the Civil Aeronautics Board banned and then unbanned smoking in 1984, with chairman Dan McKinnon saying, "Philosophically, I think nonsmokers have rights, but it comes into market conflict with practicalities and the realities of life. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017
  • Smoking Guns was released in the United Kingdom and Ireland On Digital HD September 11 and DVD September 18 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1990
  • Smoking caused over five million deaths a year from 1990 to 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • The U.S. ban on inflight smoking began with domestic flights of two hours or less in April 1988, extended to domestic flights of six hours or less in February 1990, and to all domestic and international flights in 2000. (wikipedia.org)
  • workplaces
  • Smoking bans (or smoke-free laws) are public policies, including criminal laws and occupational safety and health regulations, that prohibit tobacco smoking in workplaces and other public spaces. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, one study listed on the website of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that New York's statewide law to eliminate smoking in enclosed workplaces and public places substantially reduced RSP (respirable suspended particles) levels in western New York hospitality venues. (wikipedia.org)
  • carcinogenic
  • reviewing the evidence accumulated on a worldwide basis, the International Agency for Research on Cancer concluded in 2004 that "Involuntary smoking (exposure to secondhand or 'environmental' tobacco smoke) is carcinogenic to humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • The smoking of food directly with wood smoke is known to contaminate the food with carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons which may cause intestinal type of gastric adenocarcinoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • deaths
  • This means each year smoking causes about 1 out of 5 deaths in the US. (cancer.org)
  • The World Health Organization estimates that in developed countries, roughly a quarter of male deaths and nearly a tenth of female deaths can be attributed to smoking. (scientificamerican.com)
  • jacket
  • Viejo smoking (English title:Old dinner jacket) is a 1930 Argentine short musical film directed and written by Eduardo Morera, based on a play by Florencio Chiarello. (wikipedia.org)
  • A smoking jacket is an overgarment designed to be worn while smoking tobacco, usually in the form of pipes and cigars. (wikipedia.org)
  • The classic smoking jacket is a mid thigh-length jacket made from velvet, silk, or both. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 1850s, the Gentlemen's Magazine of London defined the smoking jacket as a "kind of short robe de chambre, of velvet, cashmere, plush, merino or printed flannel, lined with bright colours, ornamented with brandebourgs, olives or large buttons. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diary, 30 March 1666 The short smoking jacket soon evolved from these silk garments. (wikipedia.org)
  • After dinner, a gentleman might put on a smoking jacket and retreat to a den or smoking room. (wikipedia.org)
  • Famous wearers included Jon Pertwee, Cary Grant, Fred Astaire (who was buried in a smoking jacket), Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Hugh Hefner. (wikipedia.org)
  • They are often worn with a smoking jacket. (wikipedia.org)
  • inhalation
  • Smoking generally has negative health effects, because smoke inhalation inherently poses challenges to various physiologic processes such as respiration. (wikipedia.org)
  • bans
  • In the US state of Indiana, the economic development agency included in its 2006 plan for acceleration of economic growth encouragement for cities and towns to adopt local smoking bans as a means of promoting job growth in communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Health Organization considers smoking bans to have an influence to reduce demand for tobacco by creating an environment where smoking becomes increasingly more difficult and to help shift social norms away from the acceptance of smoking in everyday life. (wikipedia.org)
  • Along with tax measures, cessation measures, and education, smoking bans are viewed by public health experts as an important element in reducing smoking rates and promoting positive health outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • The CDC concluded that their results were similar to other studies which also showed substantially improved indoor air quality after smoking bans were instituted. (wikipedia.org)
  • Quit Smoking
  • http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/quit_smoking/index.htm This link will open in a new window. (kidshealth.org)
  • This is an online version of the consumer guide titled You Can Quit Smoking. (kidshealth.org)
  • Originally produced by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, this brochure provides practical information and helpful tips for those who plan to quit smoking. (kidshealth.org)
  • it has been estimated, for example, that only about 4% to 7% of people are able to quit smoking on any given attempt without medicines or other help. (wikipedia.org)
  • bladder
  • Smoking and tobacco use can harm every body system and lead to health problems such as heart disease, stroke, emphysema (breakdown of lung tissue), and many types of cancer - including lung, throat, stomach, and bladder cancer. (kidshealth.org)
  • generally
  • Legislation may also define smoking as more generally being the carrying or possessing of any lit tobacco product. (wikipedia.org)
  • This was generally well-separated from other buildings both because of the fire danger and because of the smoke emanations. (wikipedia.org)
  • premature
  • Women who smoke during pregnancy are about twice as likely to experience the following pregnancy complications: premature rupture of membranes, which means that the amniotic sac will rupture prematurely, and will induce labour before the baby is fully developed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Banning smoking in public places has helped to cut premature births by 10 percent, according to new research from the United States and Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Laws limiting smoking decrease premature births. (wikipedia.org)
  • extent
  • While the extent to which smoking is viewed as a negative health behavior may vary across different nations, it remains an issue regardless of how it is perceived by different societies. (wikipedia.org)
  • tuxedo
  • Created in 1966 by famous couturier Yves Saint Laurent, the Le Smoking tuxedo suit for women was the first of its kind to earn attention in the fashion world and in popular culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • For his "Le Smoking" collection, all female models were wearing tuxedos, but they were different from normal male's tuxedo. (wikipedia.org)
  • In French and many other languages, the anglicism smoking is a generic colloquialism referring to any kind of tuxedo/black tie clothing. (wikipedia.org)
  • pulmonary
  • Risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) According to a 2015 review, passive smoking may increase the risk of tuberculosis infection and accelerate the progression of the disease, but the evidence remains weak. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Sexual interest in smoking or watching other people smoking. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recurring intense sexual fantasies involving smoking or watching other people smoking. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recurring intense sexual urges involving smoking or watching other people smoking. (wikipedia.org)
  • People who smoke also have an increased risk of infections like bronchitis and pneumonia . (kidshealth.org)
  • If people are serious about smoke-free restaurants, let the free market create them. (latimes.com)
  • Tobacco smoking is the most popular form, being practiced by over one billion people globally, of whom the majority are in the developing countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many people chain-smoke when drinking alcoholic beverages, because alcohol potentiates nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, leading to re-sensitization and hence inducing a craving. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgeon General
  • Scientific organisations confirming the effects of second-hand smoke include the U.S. National Cancer Institute, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the Surgeon General of the United States, and the World Health Organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • Breast cancer: The California Environmental Protection Agency concluded in 2005 that passive smoking increases the risk of breast cancer in younger, primarily premenopausal females by 70% and the US Surgeon General has concluded that the evidence is "suggestive," but still insufficient to assert such a causal relationship. (wikipedia.org)
  • increasingly
  • Spoon pipes (glass pipes or glass bowl pipes) have become increasingly common with the rise of cannabis smoking. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to the ubiquitous prohibition of in-flight smoking and the increasingly widespread use of electronic devices, the illuminated no-smoking signs have sometimes been re-purposed to inform passengers to switch devices off for take-off and landing. (wikipedia.org)
  • lungs
  • Smoking damages the airways and small air sacs in your lungs. (cancer.org)
  • Tobacco smoke has many chemicals and particles that irritate the airways and lungs. (cancer.org)
  • But tobacco smoke slows the sweeping action, so some of the particles in the smoke stay in the lungs and mucus stays in the airways. (cancer.org)
  • What can I do to clean and rebuild my lungs after smoking? (medhelp.org)
  • Smoking is primarily practiced as a route of administration for recreational drug use because the combustion of the dried plant leaves vaporizes and delivers active substances into the lungs where they are rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream and reach bodily tissue. (wikipedia.org)
  • ceremonies
  • Smoking in the Americas probably had its origins in the incense-burning ceremonies of shamans but was later adopted for pleasure, or as a social tool. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recent scientific research at the University of New England (Armidale, NSW Australia) has demonstrated that biologically active smoke artefacts are created during the heating process, using leaves from Eremophila longifolia (Emu Bush), which was one of the most widely employed plants for such smoking ceremonies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health
  • Ribisl KM, Lee RE, Henriksen L, Haladjian HH, "A content analysis of Web sites promoting smoking culture and lifestyle", Health Educ Behav. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tobacco smoking and pregnancy is related to many effects on health and reproduction, in addition to the general health effects of tobacco. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is important to examine these effects because smoking before, during and after pregnancy is not an unusual behavior among the general population and can have detrimental health impacts, especially among both mother and child as a result. (wikipedia.org)
  • Perception surrounding smoking has varied over time and from one place to another: holy and sinful, sophisticated and vulgar, a panacea and deadly health hazard. (wikipedia.org)
  • The acts passed between 1965 and 1985 primarily aimed to make the public more aware of the health hazards associated with cigarette smoking. (wikipedia.org)
  • After years of debate over health concerns, Congressional action in 1987 led to a ban on inflight smoking. (wikipedia.org)
  • widely
  • Like any fetish, the causes and mechanisms of a smoking fetish vary widely, with roots of sexual association in early childhood and adolescence . (wikipedia.org)
  • Smoking soon spread to other areas and today is widely practiced around the world despite medical, social, and religious arguments against it. (britannica.com)
  • literally
  • Fumigation (dhupa) and fire offerings (homa) are prescribed in the Ayurveda for medical purposes, and have been practiced for at least 3,000 years while smoking, dhumrapana (literally "drinking smoke"), has been practiced for at least 2,000 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • addictive
  • Chain-smoking is given as an example of excessive addictive behaviour in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • establishments
  • While many of those at the Spago meeting did, indeed, represent "glitzy restaurants," there were an equally large number of owners like myself who have small establishments who are very much against a smoking ban. (latimes.com)
  • person
  • Emphysema cannot be cured or reversed, but it can be treated and slowed down if the person stops smoking. (cancer.org)
  • As a fetish, its mechanisms regard sexual arousal from the observation or imagination of a person smoking , sometimes including oneself. (wikipedia.org)
  • Which means that once a person starts to smoke, it's very hard to stop. (kidshealth.org)
  • Its name originally came from the idea of finding a smoking (i.e., very recently fired) gun on the person of a suspect wanted for shooting someone, which in that situation would be nearly unshakable proof of having committed the crime. (wikipedia.org)
  • long
  • According to Alfred Dunhill, Africans have had a long tradition of smoking hemp in gourd pipes, asserting that by 1884 the King of the Baluka tribe of the Congo had established a "riamba" or hemp-smoking cult in place of fetish-worship. (wikipedia.org)
  • The advent of modern transportation made it easier to transport food products over long distances and the need for the time and material intensive heavy salting and smoking declined. (wikipedia.org)
  • The item is hung first to develop a pellicle, then can be cold smoked for just long enough to give some flavor. (wikipedia.org)
  • scientific
  • Despite the industry's awareness of the harms of second-hand smoke as early as the 1980s, the tobacco industry coordinated a scientific controversy with the purpose of stopping regulation of their products. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to this, its meaning has evolved in uses completely unrelated to criminal activity: for example, scientific evidence that is highly suggestive in favor of a particular hypothesis is sometimes called smoking gun evidence. (wikipedia.org)