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2014-05-06 08:26:48

ALBANY, Ga., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Liquid Nicotine, LLC is ready to sell pure liquid nicotine extracted from tobacco grown in the southeastern United States and produced in Albany, Georgia. The company was formed as a venture between Kentucky Liquid Nicotine, LLC and National Nicotine, LLC to become a premium supplier of US extracted nicotine in an emerging 2 billion dollar industry. The liquid nicotine produced meets USP and GMP standards and has also poised itself to...

2014-05-05 23:06:55

Rehab program releases brochure to help others to gain the knowledge to save lives from the destruction and desperation of addiction, and to help to save children, families and communities from the widespread devastation caused by drug-related crime. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Narconon Arrowhead recently released a new training brochure to the public. It is a comprehensive, clearly written and highly informative introduction to the basics and essentials of helping others to...

2014-05-05 08:29:52

NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a commentary from Stuart Kloda, MD, an Addiction Medicine physician in New York City. This past Wednesday, Toronto mayor Rob Ford has decided to seek professional help for his substance abuse. The media has shown Mr. Ford intoxicated on alcohol, as well as smoking crack cocaine. His addiction appears to be severe. His resulting functional impairment and inability to stop using have publicly derailed his career. How are alcohol...

2014-05-04 23:00:19

Irina Firstein announces alcohol addiction counseling. (PRWEB) May 04, 2014 Irina Firstein, one of NYC's therapists, is pleased to announce her new guide alcohol addiction counseling. With this new guide, Irina hopes to provide a source of comfort and support for those in need of support, and guidance, when facing alcohol addiction. Irina Firstein uses Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral, Mindfulness based therapies and later in treatment, if appropriate, EMDR Therapy when stable...

2014-05-02 12:27:17

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO The Obama Administration today has taken a much-needed step to help smokers and other tobacco users quit by making clear the minimum, evidence-based tobacco cessation services that health insurers are required to cover under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Today the Administration...

2014-05-01 23:16:21

Craig Nabat, Inventor of the Freedom Quit Smoking System- America's Nicotine Free and Natural Way to Quit- extends to Mark Cuban the same offer he recently made to Donald Trump to help those in his organization break-free from clutches of nicotine addiction. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Craig Nabat, Founder and President of Freedom Laser Therapy, inventor of the Freedom Quit Smoking System- http://freedomquitsmoking.com, likes the fact that Mark Cuban made Donald Trump a...

2014-04-30 23:25:14

Passages Malibu CEO issues comments on the importance of stable parenting. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 A study published March 15th in the research journal Addictive Behaviors showed an interesting correlation between the conflict within a family and the father’s treatment for alcohol dependence. In short, families with a father who struggled with alcohol dependency displayed more conflict than those who had no issues with alcohol. Seeking treatment for alcohol dependence also helped...

2014-04-30 23:25:04

Figuring out how to live minus daily drug use takes work, and help is available to make the process a lot better. For a no-cost consultation, call 415-780-9525. SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 San Francisco CA Alcohol Drug Rehab is announcing that an expanded residential treatment program is now available for adults and adolescents dealing with drug addiction problems in San Francisco and surrounding cities. A day comes for many drug addicts where they can no longer use drugs and...

2014-04-30 23:25:02

A solid step toward living a life free from the tentacles of drug addiction is to detox from all substances within the body, and there is help to do this. For a no-cost consultation, call 815-768-2452. Joliet, IL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Joliet IL Alcohol Drug Rehab is pleased to announce that it is now offering an updated drug detoxification program for individuals seeking help to stop their drug addiction in Joliet and other towns in the area. Drug addiction cuts a path of destruction...

2014-04-30 23:25:01

It takes someone willing to get clean and sober from drug addiction to seek out a detox program. For a no-cost consultation, call 260-222-2910. FORT WAYNE, IN (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Fort Wayne IN Alcohol Drug Rehab announces that a new drug detoxification program is now available for individuals who want to clean up their lives from drug addiction in Fort Wayne and nearby cities. Drug addiction leaves people detached from reality. Their thought processes are heavily impaired through...

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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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