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Letter To WHO: Do Not Classify Electronic Smokes As Cigarettes
2014-05-29 10:18:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On May 27, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a statement calling for governments to raise taxes on tobacco products to encourage users to quit and stop others from becoming addicted to the deadly habit. The release followed 2012 data by the UN health agency that increasing tobacco taxes by 50 percent could reduce the global number of smokers by 49 million within three years and could save 11 million lives. Separately,...

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2014-05-28 06:40:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you are a smoker, you know that watching someone else light up can give you the urge to smoke as well. Smoking seems to be as much a psychological and social addiction as it is a physical one. How do electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) fit into this pattern? In the first study to investigate the behavioral effects of exposure to e-cigarettes in a controlled setting, a team of researchers from the University of Chicago has found...

2014-05-21 23:01:21

The e-cigarette study, conducted in collaboration with researchers from Poland, revealed that e-cigarette users may be exposed to increased levels of dangerous toxins, including carcinogenic compounds. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm long dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective and dangerous products, notes that a new study, conducted by the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, reveals that e-cigarettes may...

2014-05-21 16:29:44

CLARENCE CENTER, N.Y., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E-Cigarette Buying Guide has declared Clearette's menthol flavored Bullet to be Best Feel and Taste to Menthol Cigarettes. E-Cigarette Buying Guide judged Clearette's Menthol Bullet based on the product's look, taste, feel and quality in comparison to NJoy's King, a similar product offering the same perks as Clearette's Bullet. E-Cigarette Buying Guide judged the two brands based on their appearance and design. In comparison to...

2014-05-21 16:27:30

Studies will explore tobacco cessation, smoke-free policies and secondhand smoke exposure MINNEAPOLIS, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ClearWay Minnesota's Board of Directors approved five new research grants. The grant awards, which total more than $974,000, will examine topics including tobacco cessation among African American smokers, various smoke-free policies and secondhand smoke exposure among children. The grant recipients are the University of Minnesota, the Center for Energy and...

2014-05-21 08:28:08

LONDON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a huge announcement for the industry, E-cigarettes have been shown by the UK's most expert team in smoking cessation to be at least 60% better than over-the-counter NRT at helping smokers quit. A study carried out by a team from University College London - based on a survey to nearly 6000 people that quit smoking between 2009 and 2011 - found that e-cigarettes are more effective than nicotine replacement therapies on the efforts...

2014-05-20 12:32:54

SHENZHEN, China, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ISMK, the subsidiary of the World's Largest OEM/ODM supplier for e-cigarettes, FirstUnion, has launched three new vaping products that offer innovative features for stylish use and convenience. EVOD, eGo-T CE9, and iGo5 featuring voltage adjustment are the new hot items to capture the vaping world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140519/88727 Available in a wide variety of stylish colors, the new EVOD comes with a visibility window...

2014-05-16 16:24:32

Health groups praise legislation as "positive step for Minnesota" ST. PAUL, Minn., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Freedom to Breathe coalition, a group of Minnesota health organizations, responded today to the Legislature's passage of an omnibus bill that includes provisions restricting use and sales of e-cigarettes. The bill now heads to Governor Mark Dayton's desk. Coalition co-chair Molly Moilanen, Director of Public Affairs at ClearWay Minnesota, said, "Our coalition is pleased to see...

2014-05-16 14:05:12

American Association for Cancer Research Young adults who smoked water pipes in hookah bars had elevated levels of nicotine, cotinine, tobacco-related cancer-causing agents, and volatile organic compounds (VOC) in their urine, and this may increase their risk for cancer and other chronic diseases, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "This study reports systemic intake of...

2014-05-15 12:38:58

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids tonight will present Larry J. Merlo, President and Chief Executive Officer of CVS Caremark Corporation, with its highest honor, the Champion Award, for his company's leadership in the fight to reduce the devastating toll of tobacco use in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO CVS Caremark announced in February that it will stop selling cigarettes and other...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.