Smoking Legal Age to Increase From 18 to 21

Smoking Legal Age to Increase From 18 to 21

The smoking legal age is set to increase from 18 to 21 at the start of the New Year.¬†Effective Jan. 1, 2018, Public Law 34-01 will raise the legal age for access to tobacco products. There is a mandatory education for those who violated the law. It was Speaker Benjamin Cruz who wrote the bill. […]

‘Big Sugar’ Is as Hazardous as ‘Big Tobacco’

‘Big Sugar’ Is as Hazardous as ‘Big Tobacco’

Last week, the Journal of the American Medical Association published papers revealing that, in 1965, the sugar industry paid three scientists from Harvard to draw attention away from the connection between sugar and heart disease and focus instead on fat. In their findings, they relegated sugar to a problem for the dentist, not the cardiologist. […]

Smoking Helps Protect Against Lung Cancer? [Video]

Smoking Helps Protect Against Lung Cancer? [Video]

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), smoking cigarettes is number one on the lists of risk factors for lung cancer. Reportedly, in the United States, cigarette-smoking links to about 80 to 90 percent of lung cancers, however, other tobacco products such as cigars or pipes also increase the risk for lung […]

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