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2014-02-26 00:22:25

Public also supports regulation to prevent e-cigarette use by youth MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A poll released today shows that a strong majority of Minnesotans (79 percent) support prohibiting e-cigarette use indoors in places where smoking is prohibited. Other regulations to prevent youth from using e-cigarettes are also overwhelmingly supported by Minnesotans. "This new poll shows that a strong majority of Minnesotans - 79 percent - support prohibiting...

2014-02-25 12:28:44

LONDON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Tobacco in the United Kingdom, Euromonitor International Overall value sales of tobacco increased above inflation, supported by rising prices and rising taxes, although volume sales remained static. Sales continued to be hit by the smoking ban and higher prices, as well as the ongoing economic uncertainty. The taxation situation continued to frustrate a number of manufacturers, as the...

2014-02-21 12:28:09

Courts using high-tech breath testers to keep tabs on first-time, low-level drunk drivers DENVER, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brother may be coming to a court near you in the form of a new alcohol testing system that combines traditional breath testing with government-grade facial mapping. The technology is being used for long-term, unsupervised alcohol testing of first-time and low-level drunk drivers. SCRAM Remote Breath(TM) is a portable, handheld device that can require a...

2014-02-20 23:27:43

Cornerstone Recovery Center invites family and friends of current and former clients to the drug and alcohol rehab facility. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Cornerstone Recovery Center is proud to host the 3rd Family Night event at its drug rehab center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The two-hour event will be hosted at Cornerstone’s Fort Lauderdale addiction treatment center from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on Friday, February 28, 2014. Once again, the family event will be...

2014-02-20 23:27:30

The latest blog post from A Forever Recovery, a leading addiction treatment center that has pioneered a moral reasoning approach to recovery that empowers each individual client to access the spiritual, cognitive, and fellowship support that they need, is highlighting the most commonly abused drugs in the US. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The latest blog post from A Forever Recovery, a leading addiction treatment center that has pioneered a moral reasoning approach to...

2014-02-20 23:27:28

In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation is highlighting some common signs of alcohol poisoning that should be mandatory reading for everyone concerned about their own, a friend’s, or a loved one’s potential or established drinking problem. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation is highlighting some common signs of alcohol poisoning that should be mandatory reading for everyone concerned about their own, a friend’s, or a loved one’s...

2014-02-20 16:25:49

RIO RANCHO, N.M., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Overeaters Anonymous is saddened to announce the recent passing of beloved founder, Rozanne S., at the age of 84. Rozanne was a visionary whose compassion for and understanding of the emotional and physical challenges faced by compulsive eaters have touched people around the world for 54 years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130305/DC71336LOGO) Rozanne's journey to bring help and hope to those struggling with...

2014-02-20 12:26:34

Standards apply to any physician treating addiction CHEVY CHASE, Md., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) announces its release of the Standards of Care for the Addiction Specialist Physician. Drafted by a diverse panel of addiction treatment providers, researchers and academicians and clinical outcomes experts, this document enumerates the essential treatment standards that should be met by a physician who manages or oversees...

2014-02-19 23:28:04

CEO Pax Prentiss comments on expanding access to addiction treatment. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Passages Malibu has long been associated with a world-class level of unparalleled luxury and comprehensive, one-on-one addiction treatment therapy. Now, thanks to an initiative to expand access to treatment, the luxury addiction treatment facility today announced a renewed effort toward expanding the acceptance of a variety of insurance plans. This effort will ultimately broaden the...

2014-02-18 23:30:40

Simple Recovery is proud to introduce David Skonezny as the new senior case manager for the treatment center. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Simple Recovery is proud to introduce David Skonezny as the new senior case manager for the treatment center. Skonezny oversees the programs at Simple Recovery, which include gender-specific therapy, sober sentry and a faith and spiritual track. Skonezny brings a combination of personal experience and education to the post, working...


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Nicotine Replacement Therapy
2013-03-04 16:06:28

Nicotine replacement therapy is the administration of nicotine by other means than smoking. This change in the way nicotine is delivered prevents the harmful effects of smoking and is usually used in smoking cessation. Types Nicotine replacement therapy can be administered in several forms. The type used depends on the patient and what fits into their lifestyle best. The forms available include: Nicotine patches – transdermal (through the skin) Nicotine gum – orally (through the...

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