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2014-04-03 12:30:49

Rapid rise highlights need to monitor nicotine exposure through e-cigarette liquid and prevent future poisonings ATLANTA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of calls to poison centers involving e-cigarette liquids containing nicotine rose from one per month in September 2010 to 215 per month in February 2014, according to a CDC study published in today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The number of calls per month involving conventional cigarettes did not...

2014-04-03 08:33:16

MIAMI, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerging national electronic cigarette company Power E-Cigs (Power Electronic Cigarette) has launched its long-awaited product, the Power E-Cigs Express Rechargeable Starter Kit. This new and improved rechargeable product represents the latest technology in the e-cig industry, providing thick and flavorful vapor to its users. The Express Starter Kit is built with advanced MINIMAX(TM) technology making it the smallest and lightest e-cig in the...

2014-04-02 12:33:31

LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global E-cigarette Market 2014-2018 TechNavio forecasts The Global E-cigarette Market 2014-2018 with a CAGR of 30.56 percent for the period 2013-2018. Several driving factors and trends will contribute to this growth--all of which will be outlined with detail in this report. TechNavio's analysts use a unique methodology to scrutinize individual vendor performance, trends, drivers and...

2014-04-02 08:34:38

NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smokio marks a revolution in the e-Cigarette industry, evolving the 'electronic' to present the world's first smart, connected e-Cigarette. With wireless smartphone synchronization, Smokio offers in-depth information about a user's consumption, capturing every puff, tracking health improvements and even calculating how much money using Smokio has saved so far. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/677857 )...

2014-03-31 08:31:22

MORRISVILLE, N.C., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance One International, Inc. (NYSE: AOI) today announced that its Brazilian subsidiary Alliance One Brasil Exportadora de Tabacos ("AOB") and China Tabaco Internacional do Brasil ("CTIB"), the Brazilian subsidiary of China Tobacco, completed the formation of a new joint venture company, China Brasil Tobacos Exportadora SA ("CBT") in Brazil on March 26, 2014. CBT has operated as an independent subsidiary of AOB for the last two...

2014-03-28 08:27:29

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-three leading public health and medical organizations are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to make it a priority to regulate how cigarettes are manufactured and stop tobacco industry practices that have made cigarettes even more deadly and addictive than they were 50 years ago. In a letter sent this week to Mitchell Zeller, Director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, the health groups urged the FDA to...

2014-03-26 16:24:57

About 15 percent of tobacco retailers sold to minors in 2013 OLYMPIA, Wash., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of retailers in Washington illegally selling tobacco to minors is high for the second year in a row. An annual report that tracks illegal sales shows about 15 percent of tobacco retailers sold tobacco to minors in 2013 -- that's about the same as it was in 2012. As recently as 2009 the rate was much lower, at about 9 percent. "It's unacceptable that more...

2014-03-26 11:36:49

With sales of electronic cigarettes, or "e-cigarettes," on the rise and expected to hit $1.5 billion this year, concerns over potential health risks of using the trendy devices are also gaining momentum and political clout. An article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly magazine of the American Chemical Society, delves into what scientists and regulators are doing about e-cigarettes, which are now being cleverly marketed under more appealing names such as hookah pens and...

2014-03-25 23:02:48

Poison centers report a recent uptick in calls about exposures to e-cigarette devices and liquid nicotine. ALEXANDRIA, VA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The American Association of Poison Control Centers and the experts at America’s 55 poison centers are urging the public, especially parents, to use caution when using e-cigarette devices and highly concentrated liquid nicotine and to keep them up and away from children, according to John Fiegel, AAPCC interim executive director. Poison centers...

2014-03-25 16:26:58

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - The cigarette business is changing. While still profitable, the billion-dollar industry has, for the first time in its history, some interesting competition for its marketshare. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140325/PH90234) Vapor cigarettes. Companies like Icon are turning traditional tobacco smokers into vapor cigarette smokers and, according to financial analysts, could be the next investing wunderkind. "There's a...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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