Daily Archives: March 17, 2010

Good and Bad Habits in U.S.

A habit is an activity that is acquired, done frequently, done automatically, and difficult to stop. Most people think of behaviors when they think of habits, but thoughts can also become habits. Sometimes our habitual thinking can keep habitual behaviors going and make them hard to change.

Swedish Match Targets Wall Street Smokers With Snus Tobacco

Swedish Match AB plans to broaden U.S. availability of snus smokeless tobacco and increase marketing to target Wall Street workers smokeless tobaccoand other smokers forced to leave the office to light up.

Cairo smokers shocked by sex anti-tobacco warning

CAIRO, Egypt — A picture may be worth a thousand words, but many Egyptians are speechless over an image that recently hit the anti smoking warningstreets in this bustling capital city.

South Africans smoking more cigars as cigarette usage declines

In a plush bar in Johannesburg, Sizwe Ncapayi leans against a gleaming wooden bar counter, strikes a match and – with a flick of cigars smiking in Africahis wrist – lights a thick cigar.  The businessman smacks his lips as he takes a puff.  Ncapayi swirls the smoke in his mouth, rolls his eyes, exhales rapidly and declares, “Wonderful flavor!”