Romancing The Smoke is John Aaron's blog about his lifelong battle to quit smoking (which he did more than seven years ago) and the stories, history and news in the absurd world of Tobacco and Nicotine. Author of Romancing The Smoke: Reflections of a Nicotine Addict, John illustrated writer Sean Daly's memoir and is working on this second book, Aaron's Book of Contemporary Demons. Romancing The Smoke can be found on Amazon.
If the (sign)post earlier today scares you enough to want encouragement to quit, (because you sure don't want to look like them...!) this may be the book for you! On Amazon in paperback and Kindle... it will get there in no time! All you have to do is... BREATHE!.... Romancing The Smoke: Reflections of a Nicotine Addict
This Huffington Post article by Elizabeth Palermo examines the approach that e cig makers are using to claim their products are smoking cessation vehicles and should be recognized as Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) instruments for smokers trying to quit. Due to the current lack of regulation of these products, medical researchers are casting doubts upon this claim... Are E-Cigarettes a Public Health Hazard or the Key to Quitting Smoking?
As the Western Australian Opera was planning to produce Bizet's Carmen, it decided that it needed to be in line with a governmental agency, Healthway, who provides generous funding to the company. Hence the chain- tobacco obsessed Carmen will not be smoking on an Australian stage anytime soon… Cameron Woodhead reports for the Sydney Morning Herald... Chain Smoking Carmen Nixxed By Western Australian Opera
Been away for a bit, focused on a peace project… hoping the RTS faithful hasn't missed the NicNews too much… here's what we were working on for the past couple of weeks… if you visit the CHALK4PEACE blog today, it will remind you that Man of Peace, John Lennon, would have been 74 today. Yoko Ono is lighting the Imagine Peace Light Tower to honor John's birthday. To learn more... CHALK4PEACE 2014 The global chalk art project for Peace