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2010-09-13 15:00:00

Statement highlights: The American Heart Association advises against smokeless tobacco products for smoking cessation - they are not a "safe" alternative to smoking. Long-term use of smokeless tobacco products increases the odds of suffering a fatal heart attack or fatal stroke, according to analysis of several studies. DALLAS, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smokeless tobacco products should not be used as an alternative to cigarettes or for smoking cessation due to the risk of...

2010-08-19 12:27:00

Smokeless tobacco use among people who smoke a growing concern OLYMPIA, Wash., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New survey results show Washington's adult smoking rate has dropped to a new low of 14.8 percent. That's down from 15.3 percent the previous year. Washington now has the third lowest smoking rate in the nation--the state's best ranking since measuring across all 50 states started in 1995. Despite these gains, people from low income and lower educational backgrounds continue to...

2010-08-05 11:23:00

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of Red Man Moist Snuff announced today a revolutionary new lid that is guaranteed to lock in freshness. The brand that pioneered the foil fresh pouch more than 40 years ago continues to drive innovative packaging with the launch of the new FlavorFresh(TM) Lid, a packaging improvement specifically designed for Red Man Moist Snuff. The new lid creates a tight seal, improving moisture retention and locking in freshness so every can of Red Man...

2010-07-01 13:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Timber Wolf Moist "Year of Tobacco" Sweepstakes, sponsored by the makers of Timber Wolf Moist Snuff, continues to gain momentum with 6 new winners. Each week through December 17th one winner, age 21 and above is randomly selected to receive a year's worth of Timber Wolf. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100701/PH29802 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100701/PH29802 ) (Logo:...

2010-06-21 09:38:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGX) announced that on Friday, June 18 the company filed an application with the Food & Drug Administration for approval to market Stonewall-BDL(TM) as a "modified risk tobacco product" under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009. This is Star's second such application to the Tobacco Products Center of the FDA, which has been established to oversee all aspects of tobacco...

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2010-06-16 13:37:51

Far from having adverse effects limited to the mouth, smokeless tobacco affects the normal function of a key family of enzymes found in almost every organ in the body, according to the first report on the topic in ACS' monthly journal Chemical Research in Toxicology. The enzymes play important roles in production of hormones, including the sex hormones estrogen and testosterone; production of cholesterol and vitamin D; and help the body breakdown prescription drugs and potentially toxic...

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2010-06-02 11:40:00

U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday that American cigarettes contain more cancer-causing agents than those in Canada, Britain and Australia. Their study also demonstrated that the amount of these carcinogens in a smoker's cigarette butts directly correlated with tell-tale compounds in the smoker's urine. The study can help researchers try to trace the harmful effects of smoking. "We know that cigarettes from around the world vary in their ingredients and the way they are produced," said...

2010-05-28 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- 12 lucky winners were recently announced for the 2010 Timber Wolf "Year of Tobacco Sweepstakes" sponsored by the makers of Timber Wolf Moist Snuff. Each week through December 17 one winner, age 21 and above, will be randomly selected to receive a year's worth of Timber Wolf. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100528/PH12197LOGO ) The winners are: Robert Hicks of Harbor, Ohio, Scott Blair of Augusta, GA, Catherine Knittle-Boger of...

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2010-04-15 12:25:00

The growing use of smokeless tobacco, chewing tobacco and snuff by teenagers is causing great concerns for health experts, who suggest athletes in Major League Baseball are inadvertently influencing young people to take up the dangerous habit. The use of smokeless tobacco by teens has increased in recent years, overturning a long trend in declining usage of all tobacco products by teens, Terry Pechacek of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told a U.S. congressional panel. Data...

2010-04-14 18:56:00

Oral Health America's NSTEP(R) Supports Hearing on Tobacco Addiction and America's Pastime CHICAGO, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oral Health America (OHA) participated in a congressional hearing today on the use of smokeless tobacco by young people, the effects it has on oral health, and the impact of its use by professional baseball players. The hearing, "Smokeless Tobacco: Impact on the Health of our Nation's Youth and Use in Major League Baseball," was held by Chairman of the...