In an effort to reduce tobacco-related disease and death, the US Food and Drug Administration says it's considering a plan to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes -- a major regulatory shift that's already causing turmoil for conventional cigarettes companies at the stock market.
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A new UK report concludes that e-cigarettes are a blessing rather than a curse, arguing that the potential health benefits greatly outweigh the risks. After taking a look at the growing body of scientific evidence, researchers at the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) have concluded that e-cigarettes aren't quite the devil's tool that many are making it out to be.
Nicotine, the reason why people smoke, chew or snort tobacco, is hard to quit. The American Heart Association says nicotine is about as addictive as heroin or cocaine, which explains why your cig-sucking coworkers get so grumpy and antsy leading up to a smoke break. Since quitting is so difficult and relapsing is so easy, scientists are eyeing vaccines that make addicts immune to nicotine.
That gigantic yellow stained ball of goopness? It's made from 95,200 piece of chewed Nicorette gum. It's the love creation of Barry Chappell, who started rolling his chewed gum into a ball back in 2006. Six years later, it's now 62 inches in circumference and weighs 175 pounds of rubber, saliva and nastiness. People are crazy.
Nicotine patches significantly improved attention and memory in older people suffering from mild cognitive impairment, which often leads to Alzheimer's, according to a new study.
We appreciate a good electronic cigar, but we never imagined that we could roll our own with USB storage.
Electronic cigarettes are OK. But when you need to tell the world that your tobacco habit is tops, you need an electronic cigar.
In an era when smokers are subjected to the hostile smoking environment of...fresh air...our friends at Philip Morris are ready to accommodate those looking to expedite the process stepping outside. They've packed the same amount of nicotine goodness into a smaller package—think of it as the iPod Nano of the lifespan cigarette world.