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2014-03-04 16:27:29

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late yesterday, 12 national, state and local public health and medical organizations filed a friend of the court (amicus) brief urging a federal court to uphold New York City's new ordinance that prohibits the redemption of coupons and other discounts for tobacco products and allow its implementation on March 19. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Signed on November 19, 2013, the ordinance is designed to...

2014-03-02 08:20:29

One Familiar Letter - R - Could Dramatically Reduce Youth Smoking WASHINGTON, March 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As viewers around the world prepare to tune in for Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards honoring achievements in the film industry, the public health community is drawing attention to new data concluding that by eliminating tobacco imagery in youth-rated movies, youth smoking rates could decline by an estimated 18 percent....

2014-02-27 12:27:22

SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Combining the strengths of win-win cooperation, the world leading e-cigarette solutions provider, FirstUnion, has formed a new joint venture with the JINJIA Group Co., Ltd. in Shenzhen. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140227/HK73357 ) JINJIA Group is a leading cigarette packaging company in China and a well-known international packaging company and makes a synergistic partner with FirstUnion, one of the premier brands in...

2014-02-26 23:00:48

In the largest study to link secondhand smoke exposure to adverse fetal impacts, researchers report that secondhand smoking may lead to pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Secondhand smoking is linked with pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy, according to new research from scientists at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the University at Buffalo (UB). The study...

2014-02-21 12:25:12

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) For the first time since being granted regulatory authority over tobacco products by a 2009 law, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today ordered tobacco companies to pull several products off the market. The agency acted under a key provision of the law that requires prior...

2014-02-14 12:26:53

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, today announced that Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David H. Taylor, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference in Boca Raton, Florida. Lorillard will make a presentation on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Eastern. The...

2014-02-13 08:34:48

BREDA, Netherlands and HULLHORST, Germany, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wurlitzer is going to produce tobacco vending machines that are equipped with the highly effective age validation system, Ageviewers. The announcement is made in response to a publication by the Dutch Trimbos Institute yesterday, showing that Dutch children can still buy tobacco shockingly easy. In the Netherlands, there are more than 10,000 outdated tobacco vending machines from which hundreds of thousands packs...

2014-02-12 12:31:49

Don't Quit on Your Smoker Until They've Quit for Good. Spread the love: #loveyoursmoker WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Too often, people think of a smoker in their life as someone who simply can't kick a 'nasty habit'. That's dead wrong - smoking is an addiction that most smokers desperately want to overcome. But it takes an average of 11 quit attempts before they succeed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/DC86294LOGO) At Legacy we believe...

2014-02-06 23:24:08

Entrepreneur and former smoker Nabat urges more concerned individuals to step up and combat the global battle against smoking like the following leaders have: Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Bill Gates, Patrick Reynolds, Christy Turlington, Dr. Jeffrey Wigand and more. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 There’s a limited group of dynamic and charismatic people across the United States who have come forward to help change society's perception about smoking. These...

2014-02-05 08:31:24

CVS's Bold Action to Cease Tobacco Sales Should Send Clarion Call to All Pharmacy Chains to Follow Suit WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of the 50(th) anniversary of the landmark US Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, CVS Caremark has stepped forward in a highly competitive industry to do the right thing and stop selling the most lethal consumer product on the market today - tobacco. This bold move sets them apart from their peers and we...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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