quitting smoking

Munchies

I Quit Smoking But My Palate Is Still Trash

Forty days ago, I quit smoking. Ever since, I’ve been waiting for the taste epiphany people have promised.
Elise Renoleau
5.15.18
Health

HIV Probably Won't Kill You, but Smoking Will

HIV-positive people smoke at more than twice the rate of the general population. Doctors say smoking now presents a greater risk to them than HIV itself.
Benjamin Adams
12.5.17
Health

I Spent a Month Trying to Quit Smoking With Alternative Therapies

I tried to hate them by chain smoking, then I tried to ditch them with acupuncture, hypnotherapy, and some weird herbal things. I still smoke.
Sam Nichols
9.11.17
News

In the Race to Regulate E-Cigarettes, Smokers May Be Forgotten

While there are serious, unanswered questions about the health risks of e-cigarettes, critics warn that overly strict regulations may discourage cigarette smokers from making the switch from the more dangerous product.
Jake Bleiberg
7.7.15
Stuff

Tasmania Is Paying Mothers to Quit Smoking

If you won't quit for your baby, will you quit for a $50 gift card?
Wendy Syfret
6.30.15
Stuff

An LSD Trip Helped Me Quit Smoking

For 18 years I was a stubbornly addicted smoker, but I didn't break out of the bad habit until I took a tab of acid with my friend and realized how badly I wanted to leave cigarettes behind.
Thijs Roes
10.8.14
WEEDIQUETTE

Our Weed Columnist Briefly Quit Smoking Weed for the First Time in Over Nine Years

I’ve always championed weed for its lack of addictive qualities and yet had never demonstrated this in almost a decade. The only way to know my dependency on weed was to go to a place where I would find absolutely none of it.
T. Kid
5.8.14
Stuff

Dear Diary

Jeez I'm so happy my life is perfect.
Lisa Gabriele
12.1.00