Daily Archives: June 7, 2010

Substance Abuse In The Life Of American Adolescents

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) today announced that all the states and the District of Columbia have continued to meet their goals of curtailing sales of tobacco to underage youth (those under 18). However, in federal fiscal year 2009, for the first time ever, the data show a slight increase in the average national rate of tobacco sales to underage youth of about one percent. States goals, set under the Synar Amendment program – a federal and state partnership, are aimed at ending illegal tobacco sales to minors.

How restaurants are luring back smokers?

In most restaurants today, the food and wine have never represented better value, nor been more skilfully prepared, nor been The smoking lounge at the Lanesborough hotel, Londonserved so enthusiastically. If this statement sounds sweeping, it is based on hard facts. The recession has stopped restaurateurs raising their prices. The internet has fuelled creativity among chefs and raised customer awareness to a new level. Another factor that is still growing in importance, particularly in Britain and the US, is that so many young people feel the lure of a career in the fascinating world of food and wine, despite the long hours and unattractive pay.

Smoking warnings could depend on NYC lawsuit

Massachusetts health officials developing a campaign that would force retailers to prominently display graphic warnings about the smoking warningdangers of smoking said they will closely monitor a lawsuit filed by tobacco companies to remove similar posters from New York City stores.

Higher cigarette prices cannot help smokers quit

Statistics show that even the rise of cigarette prices can not make smokers to quit.
Many smokers think that higher cigarette prices would make them healthier.

Why do Teens Find it Harder to Quit Smoking?

Smoking is really a bad habit, and it is now so common that even kids of age 12 have started smoking. Smoking is getting in our culture so much that it cannot be stopped.