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2014-04-30 08:32:52

TORONTO, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - April 30th is National Honesty Day, and a new survey of Canadians shows that it's time smokers were honest with themselves about how their smoking is impacting all aspects of their relationships. SOURCE Pfizer Canada Inc.

2014-04-29 12:36:03

Tobacco tax would bring in $438 million in new revenue, reduce youth smoking COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll released today finds that 63 percent of Ohio voters support raising the cigarette tax by $1 per pack to help fund programs to reduce tobacco use. Just 35 percent of voters oppose increasing the cigarette tax. The poll finds voters from across the state and across virtually every demographic group support increasing the cigarette tax to help fund...

2014-04-28 20:23:24

BERKELEY, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81411 On April 29, 2014, New York City, Chicago, and San Francisco will implement laws that prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in smokefree environments. Each of these cities amended existing smokefree laws to include these new electronic smoking devices, which include vape pens,...

2014-04-28 20:22:42

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its long-awaited draft regulations for electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and other low-risk alternatives to smoking. The regulations offer little benefit, according to The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association (CASAA), the leading advocate for the current and future consumers of low-risk alternatives to smoking. However, CASAA believes that...

2014-04-28 16:33:09

For Those Ready for a Change, eCigs Offer Something Different BURBANK, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The new flavors from 777 eCigs are mango and tropical fruit. These may sound like kid-friendly flavors meant to entice young, new smokers, but that is definitely not the case. It is older, experienced smokers who are going for these new flavors. The electronic cigarettes have always appealed to people who are tired of poor-tasting tobacco cigarettes. The CEO of 777...

2014-04-25 04:21:55

Americans offer split opinion on e-cigarette laws, says FindLaw survey EAGAN, Minn., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the recent Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed rules for electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, 46 states already have proposed or enacted legislation related to e-cigarettes, according to data found on WestlawNext(®), the leading online legal research service. Of those states, at least 20 have proposed or enacted legislation that includes...

2014-04-23 23:15:55

Smoke Deter, an over-the-counter product that helps people stop smoking, receives a best-in-class 5-star rating from TopConsumerReviews.com. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to Smoke Deter, an industry leader in stop smoking products. “We’re very pleased to receive TopConsumerReviews.com’s highest rating,” Warren Brite, Sales Manager at Market Health. “Everyone at our company is mindful of the...

2014-04-23 12:36:12

EDINBURGH, Scotland, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry Innovators Champion Responsible Marketing with New Creative JAC Vapour, the UK's leading high quality e-cigarette brand, has announced the launch of its first major advertising campaign, which will be rolled out across London and Edinburgh over the next 2 months. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140423/683410 ) The innovative campaign will position the brand's e-cigarettes...

2014-04-16 23:08:48

beBetter Health Announces Above-Average Quit Rates Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 beBetter Health and The West Virginia Tobacco QuitLine announce key findings from their latest evaluation report, which demonstrates that the state’s QuitLine yields above-average quit success and continues to improve the health of the State’s residents. The West Virginia Tobacco QuitLine Annual Report of six and twelve month follow-ups (enrollees from 01/01/2012 thru 12/31/2012) shows an overall...

2014-04-16 16:32:00

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Chicago has set an example for other cities and the nation as a whole by reducing its high smoking rate to a record low of just 10.7 percent in 2013, representing a decline of over 20 percent since 2011 and nearly 60 percent since 2001. Chicago's high school smoking rate is well below the national rate,...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.