It confirms what I’ve seen outside of offices and factories for years. The small huddled groups of employees puffing on cigarettes while telling jokes as one enters such buildings are among the lowest paid on average.
According to a recent study, the enduring belief that women are less successful than men in quitting smoking is questionable. The study, finds little difference in cessation between sexes across all age groups.
A Harvard Medical School study found many patients continue smoking after receiving a diagnosis of lung or colorectal cancer while they battle the diseases, though quitting smoking would improve their prognoses, according to the researchers.
Health officials with the Centers for Disease Control predict that the entire nation could have laws in place by 2020 that would ban smoking in all indoor areas including restaurants, bars and private sector businesses.
The federal government hopes new larger, graphic warning labels for cigarettes that include images of corpses, cancer patients, and diseased lungs and teeth will help snuff out tobacco use.