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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...

2014-05-15 08:35:47

All-New Proprietary Cartridge Design Represents a New Benchmark in E-Cig Technology TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes is proud to announce the launch of its latest product innovation, ClearDraw2, which aims to set a new benchmark in e-cigarette cartridge performance, flavor and value. Eschewing years of well-worn, but dated technology used throughout the industry, ClearDraw2 is a radical reinvention of the traditional electronic...

2014-05-15 08:31:21

NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (OTCQB: VPCO) is a manufacturer of electric cigarettes and vaporizers. Once a fringe product, this is now a fast growing, $2 billion product category that is expected to outpace sales of traditional cigarettes within 10 years. Electronic cigarettes look like traditional cigarettes but consist of a vial of liquid that can be heated via a battery powered element to emit a flavored (usually tobacco) smoke. The act of puffing an...

2014-05-13 08:35:37

Leadership in Fight Against Tobacco Recognized Nationally WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chandler Ash, 17, of Archer, Fla., has been named the South Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for his leadership in the fight against tobacco. Chandler will be honored at a gala in the nation's capital on Thursday (May 15) along with a national winner, three other U.S. regional winners and a group winner....

Children More Likely To Become Heavy Smokers If Their Parents Are Addicted To Smoking
2014-05-12 03:59:49

[ Watch The Video: Children Of Nicotine-Addicted Parents More Likely To Become Heavy Smokers ] Georgetown University Medical Center The more time a child is exposed to a parent addicted to smoking, the more likely the youth will not only take up cigarettes but also become a heavy smoker. So warns a team of researchers led by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists in Pediatrics. The study, published online today, is among the first to take a prospective,...


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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