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2014-08-20 08:27:29

QUITPLAN® Services' quit-and-win contest is back with multiple opportunities to win, starting at the State Fair MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QUITPLAN® Services is bringing back the popular QuitCash Challenge, with a new twist. Now, to help tobacco users prepare for the month-long quit and win contest coming in May, several shorter practice quit challenges will be held in the coming months, starting at the State Fair. Minnesotans looking to quit are encouraged to sign up for...

2014-08-20 00:21:34

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Recently, Kimree, one of the largest electronic cigarette manufacturers, unveiled its newest product, the VaporQueen. With the most innovative technology and a delicate design, this new product has attracted much attention from many wholesalers and retailers worldwide (Visit http://youtu.be/zZWCyNyxzBc to see more). According to Kimree's spokesman, VaporQueen is now the world's smallest refillable electronic cigarette; it is also the...

2014-08-15 08:24:34

DUBLIN, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "E-cigarette Market in India 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 An e-cigarette is an electronic inhaler that simulates tobacco smoking. It is a battery-powered inhaler designed to provide inhaled doses of tobacco by way of vaporizing the solutions and simulating the effects of smoking by heating a nicotine liquid into vapor, which the user then...

2014-08-14 12:21:20

Arizona inventor looks to bring "Cigar Throttle" to market MESA, Ariz., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The cigar craze that peaked in the 90's isn't over. Not by a long sight. There are still many folks who love to smoke, savor, and enjoy them and with gas prices continually on the rise, there are more and more folks who have taken up riding motorcycles too. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140813/136115 But, there is a dilemma for the cigar smokers who also...

2014-08-12 08:27:48

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Legacy's truth® campaign has been the boldest and most successful media campaign ever conducted to prevent youth tobacco use in the United States. So it is uniquely important for America's kids and health that Legacy has announced that is launching a new generation of truth® aimed...

2014-08-08 23:07:52

A new and unique workshop is being hosted in the Tampa Bay area for anyone wanting to become more courteous and tech savvy. This workshop is perfect for sales associates, business owners, wholesalers, seasoned professionals, team leaders, and anyone that works with clients. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Registration is now open for “Essential Tools for All Business Professionals”. In partnership with The Proper Professional, Ripple Effect Strategies will host a one day workshop on...

2014-08-08 23:01:44

In-demand comprehensive research report “Smoking Tobacco: Key Markets 2014” worked out by ERC is now available at MarketPublishers.com London, UK (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 The world smoking tobacco and cigarettes industry is one of the most profitable and deadliest industries worldwide. From 1997 to 2013, the Australian smoking tobacco industry grew by over 13.5%. In 2013, in spite of a remarkable decline in the tobacco products market in France, the country’s smoking tobacco industry...

2014-08-08 11:24:34

Wolters Kluwer Health 'Substantial gaps' in knowledge of potential risks and benefits, says review in Journal of Addiction Medicine Electronic cigarettes (ECIGs) are booming in popularity—but there's still only limited evidence on their potential health risks, or their advertised benefits in helping people to quit smoking, according to a research review in the July/August Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. The journal is...

2014-08-08 10:59:46

American Cancer Society Nearly one in ten cancer survivors reports smoking Nearly one in ten cancer survivors reports smoking many years after a diagnosis, according to a new study by American Cancer Society researchers. Further, among ten cancer sites included in the analysis, the highest rates of smoking were in bladder and lung cancers, two sites strongly associated with smoking. The study appears early online in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Cigarette smoking...

2014-08-08 10:38:08

BMJ-British Medical Journal Smoking related deaths cut by up to 11 percent in prisons with long-term bans in place Prison smoking bans are associated with a substantial reduction in deaths from smoking related causes, such as heart disease and cancer, finds a US study published on thebmj.com today. Smoking related deaths were cut by up to 11% in state prisons with long-term bans in place. In the United States at year end 2011, there were 1.4 million people in state prisons. Fifty to...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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