Throughout much of the southern United States, hillsides are sporadically pimpled with relics of an age long gone: the tobacco barn. Once serving as both a working tobacco curing facility and a predecessor to the modern billboard, tobacco barns were plentiful in their heyday. In the modern world, farming is on a decline and the knowledge of the dangers of tobacco use is rising; a double-whammy for tobacco barns.
Politics can be a dirty game. Money talks and nonsense walks but things have a way of getting sticky when campaigns get shady donations. Every politician needs financial backing to run a campaign. Advertising and travel aren’t cheap, so they all rely on 3rd party supporters to donate money to [...]
We all know the dangers associated with smoking: lung cancer, heart disease and even impotence among others. With all the long-term health issues smoking creates we often overlook the short-term dangers.
Quitting sucks. Just ask anyone who’s ever tried. Nicotine has a strangle hold on smokers that is so incredibly tough to break that most smokers aren’t able to successfully quit on their first try. Not only is there a strong chemical addiction to nicotine that the body has a hard time shaking [...]