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2014-03-16 23:01:46

After several years of research work the German start-up “TheNicotineFreeCigarette.com” has developed a tobacco-based, nicotine-free cigarette. The task now posed is to demonstrate its effectiveness for quitting smoking through a large-scale scientific study. Bielefeld, Germany (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 In 2011, the former EU Health Commissioner John Dalli announced his intention to require the tobacco industry to reduce the nicotine content in cigarettes. The world's leading experts...

2014-03-15 23:02:23

Renowned drug and alcohol treatment program celebrates expanded service opportunities Manhattan, New York (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, an estimated 18 million Americans currently struggle with an alcohol use disorder. Having been well aware of these statistics and the growing need for assistance for those falling into this category for quite some time, Transcend offers sober living programs throughout Los Angeles and New York....

2014-03-13 23:26:20

Addiction recovery takes many forms, but most are not effective, or include replacing addictive drugs with other prescribed addictive drugs. The Holistic Sanctuary is unique in their all-natural approach that has been proven so effective. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 There are many addiction recovery treatment centers throughout the United States, and indeed the world. The one common denominator between the vast majority of these drug treatment centers is that they rely on...

2014-03-13 23:02:05

Keep the family healthy with help from Steppingstones to Recovery's Wednesday Family Workshops. Augusta, GA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Steppingstones to Recovery will host Wednesday family workshops each week from 7-8:15 p.m. These workshops will focus on bringing in the family to help a member who is struggling with addiction. The idea of the workshops is that a client has a better chance of getting well if the entire family is well. Steppingstones to Recovery wants to promote a healthy...

2014-03-13 16:30:26

HARTLAND, Wis., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Creek Enterprises, LLC, makers of America's #1 Smoke Juice used in e-cigarettes around the world, is proud to announce a new strategic endeavor with Republic Tobacco, LP, the nation's largest distributor of roll-your-own and make-your-own tobacco products and accessories. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140313/CG83164LOGO-a By joining forces with Republic Tobacco, Johnson Creek Smoke Juice and accessories will soon be...

Kicking The Habit Is Harder Because Of Your Brain
2014-03-13 12:45:03

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry, smokers suffering from nicotine withdrawal may have more trouble shifting their brain network. Previous studies have found that up to 80 percent of those who attempt to quit smoking end up relapsing. The latest study may shed some light as to why this high number of relapses occur. Scientists from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the National Institute on Drug Abuse...

2014-03-13 12:31:53

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Alaska will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a list of local events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual...

2014-03-13 12:30:51

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Virginia will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a list of local events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual...

2014-03-12 23:25:26

Licensed Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor to Spark Discussion on Access to Treatment at Quarterly Luncheon Colton, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 The New Creation Treatment Center welcomes special guest Bob Tyler to this quarter's networking luncheon today, March 12, at 11 a.m., as the decorated Licensed Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor focuses his presentation on providing care for every individual suffering destructive addictions. Bob Tyler, a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor...

2014-03-12 20:23:49

NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E-Hookahs are rapidly gaining market share in the electronic cigarette world and we at Vapor Informer felt it was time to hold a test for our readers. We tested over 40 different brands of electronic hookahs and found a standalone winner. Our testers, a mix of 16 seasoned e-cig users and newbies, spent the better part of a day sampling the hookah products of all brands, wrappings and logos removed. Quickly the majority of the products were...


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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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