smoking


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Synonyms for smoking

the act of smoking tobacco or other substances

a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion

emitting smoke in great volume

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Now Charlie cared as little as Archie about smoking, but it would not do to yield too soon: so he shook his head, gave a great puff, and said loftily
I'll give up smoking to please you, if you will give up something to please me," said Prince, seeing a good chance to lord it over the weaker vessel at small cost to himself.
If you are a smoker, the single best way to protect your family is to quit smoking.
The region could form a target for novel therapies to help people quit smoking, the researchers say.
WASHINGTON -- Just as California has taken the lead in enacting some of the nation's most stringent bans on public smoking, Capitol Hill has remained a sanctuary for politicians who want to light up.
Cuba, where a renowned cigar industry is a source of cultural pride, banned smoking last year in offices, stores, theaters, public transport, schools and sports facilities.
Studies show that younger smokers ate more likely to become addicted to nicotine than people who start smoking later.
LAST YEAR RICHARD Sargent and Robert Shepard, two physicians who had campaigned for a smoking ban in Helena, Montana, announced that their efforts had paid off more dramatically than anyone could have imagined: The ordinance had led to an astonishing 60 percent drop in heart attacks in the six months after it took effect.
For years smoking cessation took a backseat to other gay and lesbian health issues such as HIV prevention.
TORONTO -- The Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office requests that hospitals recognize the potential impact on patients' quality of life if smoking is banned.
Although it is widely known that smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in America, one in four Americans still smoke.
Citing widespread "proof" of the health danger of secondhand smoke, Julian concluded that "the best interests of Nicholas dictate that he shall not reside in, or visit, or occupy any residence or motor vehicle of the parties in which smoking of any type occurs at any time and that he shall be in a smoke-free environment to the extent practical outside the home.
Bylaws banning smoking in restaurants are already in place in two northwestern communities and many more are under development.
In addition to the rise of cigarette smoking prevalence, smoking initiation is a concern as at least 11% of college students are beginning to smoke while in college, almost one third of college students had smoked cigarettes daily at least some time during their lives, almost 30% were current cigarette smokers, and 16.
Laughter is our best weapon in the war on teen smoking