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2010-11-04 12:01:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) A new report released today by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that rates of adult cigarette smoking and smokeless tobacco use vary widely from state to state depending on how effectively...

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2010-09-14 09:21:49

Smokeless tobacco products should not be used as an alternative to cigarettes or for smoking cessation due to the risk of addiction and return to smoking, according to an American Heart Association policy statement. Smokeless tobacco products such as dry and moist snuff as well as chewing tobacco may also increase the risk of fatal heart attack, fatal stroke and certain cancers, according to the statement published online in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. "No tobacco...

2010-09-14 09:01:52

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- If you're trying to kick a cigarette habit, using smokeless tobacco as an alternative isn't a good idea, according to a new policy statement released by the American Heart Association. Researchers warn that smokeless tobacco products can increase the risk of addiction and the likelihood that someone will smoke again. These products, such as dry and moist snuff and chewing tobacco, can cause serious health problems as well. Researchers say they increase the risk of deadly...

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...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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