Blowing Smoke: Making Sense of a Dying Habit

What do reality TV contestants and this piece have in common? Neither are here to make friends. But seriously, do you have to smoke in here? 1,905 more words

Real Talk

Passive Smoking

Now, I’m writing this at a bus stop (waiting for a bus that’s ten minutes late, as per Irish bus standards), and I realised how much passive smoking actually worries me. 437 more words


What's Passive Smoking and Do you know the Risks?

Passive smoking can be explained as involuntary inhalation of secondhand cigarettes. This secondhand cigarettes is a combination of smoke blown out by active people who smoke in addition to smoke launched from smoldering tobacco, diluted with ambient air. 344 more words


Dangers of Passive Smoking: Is it okay behind closed doors?

Passive smoking effects thousands of individuals in the UK. It has the ability to cause serious health issues for everyone but it has become particularly concerning when looking at its impact on the health of young children. 532 more words


A smoke & a few mirrors!


Never believe a man who promises while wielding a smoke!

The latest factsheet by WHO on Tobacco consumption states the following – 805 more words


Tobacco: e-Burners, Slow Learners

In 1898 W├╝rzburg medical student Hermann Rottmann proposed tobacco dust, not smoke, might be causing the elevated incidence of lung tumors among German tobacco workers. In 1912 New York doctor Isaac Adler proposed smoking, not tobacco dust, was to blame for the growing incidence of pulmonary tumours. 369 more words


main bhi peeta hun

kabhi bachpan ki aadat to kabhi jawani ke maze ke karan;

kabhi kisi gum ya anya bahano ke khatir,

dosto ki zabardasti ya apno ko dekh-dekh seekhta hun; 123 more words

Down With Passive Smoking