Pleasant odors might help decrease cigarette cravings

Nicotine cravings are hard to resist, but inhaling certain smells might help reduce the temptation to light up.

Even a single cigarette a day can be devastating for your health

Even one cigarette a day is still one too many.

Urban birds use cigarette butts as chemical weapons against parasites

House finches use cigarette butts to ward off ticks. They do so on purpose.

Russia plans to ban all tobacco sales in 2033

No smoking here. Only vodka.

Cigarettes are the most littered item in the world – and that’s a problem

Smoking is bad. We’re way past the point of discussing that one; it’s bad for your health, it’s bad for the ones around you, and it’s bad for the environment. Cigarette filters are made from thousands of polymer chains of cellulose acetate; once discarded into the environment, these filters create a huge waste problem. Cigarette filters are actually the most

Blowing vapor: cigarette use plummets among youth in schools, but e-cigs take their place

Electronic cigarettes have soared in use among high school and middle school kids, tripling relative in 2014, while cigarettes have reached an all time low. The report was issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which found 4.6 million middle and high school students were current users of any tobacco product, which includes e-cigs despite the fact that it doesn’t burn or contain any tobacco – just the nicotine.

Used cigarette buds could provide energy storage sollution

Scientists have found a way to transform cigarette buds into a material which stores energy cheap and efficiently. The material outperforms both commercial and prototypical materials made from graphene and carbon nanotubes and may be eventually added into computers, smart phones or wind turbines.