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A rodeo-esque tune rings out as Samer El Gharib is speaking.From Days 1-7 of the program, Slighter records the number of times it is lit each day, taking the figure to indicate the user's daily cigarette consumption.For the next five days, the number of notifications will match the user's daily cigarette consumption recorded over Days 1-7 .So in theory, those smoking a pack (20 cigarettes) per day will reach 0 cigarettes in 100 days.While users may try to cheat using the friend button, Gharib said Slighter will catch on. As smokers tend to light up every 30-45 minutes, use of the friend button at these times will be interpreted by Slighter as cheating. 113ut of moral thinking," Gharib also plans to launch Slighter in Lebanon, where the adult prevalence of smoking is 38.5 percent (46.8 percent for adult men), according to 2009 research by AUB.
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