Wednesday, November 20th is The Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the American Cancer Society to encourage people to stop smoking. Dr. DaNette Arthur is an expert on addiction who wants to make sure people know the health risks they take by continuing to smoke and yes, even vape.  WHY ARE E-CIGARETTES/VAPING DANGEROUS? -Non-smokers who are […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — A top U.S. health official on Thursday pledged to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars, and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes. The move represents a major step to further push down U.S. smoking rates, which have been falling […]

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It’s a big question for smokers and policymakers alike: Do electronic cigarettes help people quit? In a large study of company wellness programs, e-cigarettes worked no better than traditional stop-smoking tools, and the only thing that really helped was paying folks to kick the habit. Critics of the study say it doesn’t close the case […]

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  The New York Giants and the NFL are aware of a leaked video involving wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. that appears to show him smoking a blunt next to a woman cutting lines of cocaine with a credit card.. The footage, posted on social media Friday during his Nike-sponsored trip to Europe, shows OBJ […]

The TJMS crew is playing the game Two Truths And A Lie where you try and guess what the lie is out three options. It’s Sybil’s turn, so which one is the lie? Sybil’s been picked up twice for shoplifting, she smoked a cigarette at the age of 6 and she has an “exhaustive” autograph collection. Like […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — A new look at cancer in the U.S. finds that nearly half of cancer deaths are caused by smoking, poor diet and other unhealthy behaviors. That’s less than commonly-cited estimates from more than 35 years ago, a result of new research methods and changes in American society. Smoking rates have plummeted, […]

 IS THERE ONE KIND OF CIGARETTE THAT’S BETTER OR WORSE THAN OTHERS? No, all cigarettes are deadly; however, menthol is what entices people to begin smoking and keeps people smoking. African-Americans, who, when compared to the general population, are disproportionately burdened by tobacco. 45,000 African-Americans die unnecessarily due to smoking tobacco. 80% of African-American smokers […]


On April 20, the cannabis community will be celebrating 4/20; a day in that began as a weed smoking moment of solidarity. As years went by, it’s eventually evolved into a day of awareness and myth busting. There’s still a lot of weed smoking, though. Regardless of anyone’s personal stance on cannabis, everyone likely realizes […]

When you’re buying a new home, you’re always on the look out for your red flags. Well, you can add “previous owner is a smoker,” to the list, because you might want to pass up on that place if that’s the case. Click on the audio player to hear more details on this story in this edition of The […]

Cigarette smoking is a hard habit to break, but due to some new advancements in medicine and the study of enzymes, you may soon be able to fight of nicotine addiction much faster and less painfully! Click on the audio player to hear more details about this groundbreaking new discovery in this edition of The […]

According to a new study, women have a harder time quitting smoking than men. Listen to the audio player to find out how menstrual cycles play a role in the latest Jazzy Report! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! RELATED: Diabetes, Colon Cancer Also Linked To Smoking RELATED: Study: Smoking While Pregnant May Lead To Gay Babies RELATED: […]

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We know that smoking is linked to lung cancer and increases your risk for a heart attack, coronary heart disease, stroke and emphysema, just to name…