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2014-03-13 12:30:11

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Florida will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a list of local events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual...

2014-03-13 12:30:09

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Connecticut will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a list of local events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual...

2014-03-13 12:25:22

blu eCigs' Electric Lounge allows fans to recharge by day and enjoy electric entertainment by night for four days during the wildly popular SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- blu eCigs, a proven consumer choice in the electronic cigarette industry, today announced the Electric Lounge's return to Austin, Texas during the highly acclaimed SXSW Music Festival from March 13 - 16. The Electric Lounge will showcase some of today's hottest...

2014-03-12 12:28:29

EDINBURGH, Scotland, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Clearing the air for the e-cigarette industry.... JAC Vapour, the UK's leading high quality e-cigarette brand, has today unveiled an innovative new product that could revolutionise vaping in public spaces. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140312/674457 ) 'Clear Steam', is the first British-made branded e-liquid that emits no vapour when exhaled and is the only product of its kind on the...

2014-03-12 12:23:42

New Report Details How "Be Marlboro" Campaign Uses Images and Themes that Appeal to Youth WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of international public health organizations today called on Philip Morris International (PMI) to end a global marketing campaign for its best-selling Marlboro cigarettes that has been found by a German court to target youth and has generated similar complaints in other countries. The organizations issued a new report detailing how the...

2014-03-04 16:27:36

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a Statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO President Obama today again called for bold action to protect our children from tobacco addiction and save lives, urging Congress to increase the federal cigarette tax by 94 cents per pack and similarly increase taxes on other tobacco products. The evidence is clear that increasing the...

2014-03-04 00:21:28

Bills would include e-cigarettes in Freedom to Breathe Act and keep them out of kids' hands ST. PAUL, Minn., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Senate Health, Human Services and Housing Policy Committee passed Senate File 2027, which would expand protections under the Freedom to Breathe Act by prohibiting e-cigarette use where smoking is prohibited, require that e-cigarettes be placed behind the counter in stores and penalize retailers who sell to minors. The bill was...

2014-03-03 08:30:16

New tools, easier access and free patches, gum or lozenges to help tobacco users quit MINNEAPOLIS, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ClearWay Minnesota launched a new version of QUITPLAN Services, the free cessation program available to any Minnesotan who wants to quit tobacco. The new services now include free access to text messages, email support, a downloadable quit guide and free "starter kits," which provide a two-week supply of nicotine patches, gum or lozenges to help...

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 23:29:04

Thousands at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games expelling crisp cool night air in the stands and not a single breath of cigarette smoke. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Top Ten Things you didn't see at the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi Russia 10. 2-man BMW designed bobsled with cigarette lighter, ashtrays and cup holders. 9. Men’s Aerials performed flawlessly without losing cherry from tip of cigarette, Turkish judge awards score of “Perfect 10." 8. American Ice Dancing...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.