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2011-12-21 10:03:55

New analysis casts doubt on results of tobacco industry studies into safety of cigarette additives Published tobacco industry scientific research on the safety of cigarette additives cannot be taken at face value, according to an analysis led by Stanton Glantz from the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at the University of California in San Francisco, and published in this week's PLoS Medicine. In the PLoS Medicine study, the authors reanalyzed data from "Project MIX" in...

2011-07-26 08:05:00

SKILLMAN, N.J., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of BENGAY®, a leading brand of topical analgesic rubs, announce their partnership with twelve-time Olympic medalist, best-selling author and mother Dara Torres as an on-going brand ambassador(1). Torres will also assist in the launch of the brand's latest innovation, BENGAY® Cold Therapy, a scientifically created formula, with the pain relieving power of menthol and the cooling benefits of...

2011-07-19 20:48:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, today announced that it is voluntarily implementing a precautionary recall of certain Newport Non-Menthol cigarettes. The company is initiating the recall out of an abundance of caution following its discovery that there is the possibility that some Newport Non-Menthol cigarettes manufactured June 29 and 30, 2011, could contain small pieces of...

2011-06-27 13:49:00

The Scientific Record Shows That Taking Menthol Off The Market Would Benefit Public Health So Why Wait? WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Legacy President and CEO, Cheryl G. Healton, DrPH: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/DC86294LOGO) The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) announcement today that it believes more study is necessary before making a decision as to whether to pursue a menthol ban is repetitive and an...

2011-06-24 23:01:37

Tobacco companies increased the advertising and lowered the sale price of menthol cigarettes in stores near California high schools with larger populations of African-American students, according to a new study from the Stanford School of Medicine. Although cigarette makers have denied using race or ethnicity to target customers, the lead researcher for the study said the data shows a "predatory" marketing pattern geared to luring young African Americans into becoming smokers. "The tobacco...

2011-06-08 00:00:00

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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.