Posts tagged "cigarettes"

Here’s What “Mad Men” Would Be Like If All The Cigarettes Were Replaced By Party Blowers

What is Photoshop for other than to create nonsense?  At least this nonsense is for a good cause.  To mark Thursday’s Great American Smoke Out, a national day to quit smoking, Ellen DeGeneres took some “Mad Men” clips, removed all references to smoking and replaced them with party blowers. Don Draper would have been a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 23, 2013

Man Points Gun At Pregnant Smoker, Fails At Life

Smoking while pregnant isn’t defensible.

But you know what else isn’t defensible? Pointing a gun at a pregnant woman.

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 16, 2012

Smoking Damages Ladies Hearts And Lungs Way More Than Men’s

Cigarettes are sexist! According to a new study by scientists at the University of Minnesota and Johns Hopkins University, female smokers face a 25 percent greater risk of developing heart disease than males who do a comparable amount of puff-puffing. Similarly, lady smokers have double the risk of lung cancer. These alarming stats come from…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 12, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Quit Smoking Now, Ladies!

Women who are smokers or former smokers, as well as those exposed to decades of secondhand smoke, are more at risk for breast cancer after menopause, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal. Wait, you mean inhaling chemicals is bad for you?! [CBC.ca]
Wrap it up, people! Almost half of all…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 2, 2011

Smooth Move: Camel Targets Hipsters With “Williamsburg” Cigarettes

Smooth move, Camel. You may think you’re being smart by touting Williamsburg, the Brooklyn hipster enclave, on your new cigarette packaging. You think you’re appealing to youngsters who feed on Brooklyn pride and the idea of “authenticity.” But newsflash: hipsters hate being called hipsters and probably aren’t going to associate themselves with products that imply…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 18, 2010

Taylor Momsen Is 17, But Someone Sold Her Cigarettes!

Party foul, Taylor Momsen. Our favorite thigh-high wearing, sex tape-loving actress/rock star was photographed on the set of “Gossip Girl” smoking a cigarette in one hand and waving to paparazzi while holding a pack of Marlboro Lights in the other. Who sold her smokes? Tsk-tsk, she’s not of age. It’s just a matter of time…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 20, 2010

For A Sultry Voice, Choose Lucky Strike

Hmm, wonder how much the treatment for lung cancer went for in those days… [Copyranter]…

By: Lily Q / June 17, 2010

Gross: Japanese Portable Ashtray For Women

If you smoke, you already have to deal with smelling like an ashtray, so we’re not sure why anyone would actually want to carry around one—in their purse no less! Apparently in Japan, “mobile ashtrays are now fashion items.” For women who want to be “responsible smokers” (whatever that means), this girly metallic pouch attache…

By: Leonora Epstein / May 12, 2010

Cigarette Box Wraps Go After Teen Market

Watchdogs have gotten riled up about Joe Camel’s appeal to children and teens in the past, but soon they could have SmokeStixx on their hit list. This website sells customizable cigarette box wraps that let people play dress-up with their ciggys. Isn’t that fun! Here’s SmokeStixx’s rationale behind this unnecessary product: “Cigarette consumers no longer…

By: Annika Harris / September 11, 2009

Obama’s War On Cancer Sticks

Obama may puff on a cigarette every now and then, but that doesn’t mean he thinks it’s okay for you to do it. On Monday, he signed a bill that will seriously regulate cancer sticks. Under this bill, the Food and Drug Administration gets to rule over tobacco companies with an iron fist. By January,…

By: Nikki Dowling / June 23, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Geriatric Sex, Bromances, And Small Brains

Sex Over Sixty, a new four-and-a-half-hour documentary, delves into topics like how type 2 diabetes is a leading cause of sexual dysfunction in men and what loss of estrogen does to women’s sex drives. Only 900 copies remain, so order yours today! (Watch some clips here. These people are adorable.) [Daily Record, NJ and Sex

By: Catherine Strawn / April 15, 2008

Smoking And Lamaze: A Popular Combination

You’d think that all of the studies about the effects of drinking, smoking, and doing drugs while pregnant would make women cease partying for nine months at the very least. Who wants their child to be born with fetal alcohol syndrome or a heroin addiction? Well, apparently some women are okay with taking the risk.

By: Catherine Strawn / March 20, 2008