Littering laws are changing across the US, like increased penalties in Louisiana where a third offense for cigarette littering will incur a $1500 fine.
According to a US government survey, more than half of middle-aged men with depression were also smokers. There was a link among women as well.
Obesity at age 18 has the same risk for premature death as that of heavy smokers – heavy smokers are those who smoke more than ten cigarettes a day.
New research suggests encouraging people to kick the habit of smoking may have another positive effect as well.
It is estimated that 8 to 12 million people in the US have peripheral artery disease, yet most people are not even certain of what peripheral artery disease is.