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2014-03-31 23:30:19

Having dropped out of school prior to becoming the modern day Industrialist he is today, Richard Branson also wears the label of having been a former smoker, and for this accomplishment- Freedom Laser Therapy offers Sir Richard and Virgin Group $10K in smoking cessation product to help their employees who want to quit smoking. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Richard Branson proves that sometimes being a quitter can be a good thing. A post from the Biography Channel on bio.com,...

2014-03-31 08:31:04

Along with providing a safe, effective way to gradually quit smoking, the new Mynus smoking-cessation aid eliminates virtually all humanly detectable second-hand smoke and odor SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smoking is set to kill 8 million people worldwide per year by 2030, according to the World Health Organization. Answering the call of those who don't want to become a statistic is Mynus, the smoking-cessation aid launched an Indiegogo campaign today to fund the...

2014-03-28 08:27:29

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-three leading public health and medical organizations are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to make it a priority to regulate how cigarettes are manufactured and stop tobacco industry practices that have made cigarettes even more deadly and addictive than they were 50 years ago. In a letter sent this week to Mitchell Zeller, Director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, the health groups urged the FDA to...

2014-03-26 11:36:49

With sales of electronic cigarettes, or "e-cigarettes," on the rise and expected to hit $1.5 billion this year, concerns over potential health risks of using the trendy devices are also gaining momentum and political clout. An article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly magazine of the American Chemical Society, delves into what scientists and regulators are doing about e-cigarettes, which are now being cleverly marketed under more appealing names such as hookah pens and...

2014-03-25 23:02:48

Poison centers report a recent uptick in calls about exposures to e-cigarette devices and liquid nicotine. ALEXANDRIA, VA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The American Association of Poison Control Centers and the experts at America’s 55 poison centers are urging the public, especially parents, to use caution when using e-cigarette devices and highly concentrated liquid nicotine and to keep them up and away from children, according to John Fiegel, AAPCC interim executive director. Poison centers...

No Evidence That Electronic Cigarettes Help People Quit Smoking: Study
2014-03-25 13:16:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Electronic cigarettes do not help people quit smoking, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. Scientists from the University of California, San Francisco surveyed 949 smokers to determine whether E-cigarettes actually help people quit smoking; participants in the study used both e-cigarettes and regular cigarettes. The researchers analyzed self-reported data from the smokers to determine if the...

2014-03-25 12:26:40

ALBANY, New York, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market (Nicotine Gums, Patches, Lozenges, Inhalers, Sprays, Sublingual Tablets, Zyban, Chantix/Champix, E-cigarettes)- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global smoking cessation and nicotine de-addiction productsmarket was valued at USD 5.1 billion in...

2014-03-24 23:00:45

20-year-old Bieber uploads picture of himself with cigarette inspired by Rebel Without A Cause 50's movie star James Dean. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Canadian pop musician and singer-songwriter Justin Bieber seems to idolizes James Dean's living life in the fast lane persona. Bieber is seen sitting against a brick wall wearing a white t-shirt rolled up to reveal his tattoo sleeves, as an unlit cigarette dangles from his lips. On March 20th, Us Weekly reported, Justin...

2014-03-21 12:24:49

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - For decades, tobacco companies have signified big business. Now, however, with the continuing decline in U.S. sales, the once booming industry has been working to protect its multi-billion-dollar bottom line by relying on its global reach into Asia and other continents. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140321/PH88164 Yet, despite the stronger push in Asian markets, obstacles still exist. In 2008, China became the first to...

2014-03-19 23:27:14

Corporations are increasingly seeing the value of implementing an employee wellness program, exemplified by large Silicon Valley corporations like Google. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Business owners and human resource directors are being offered the opportunity to test a groundbreaking corporate wellness program. A smoking cessation kit for at-home use, the Freedom Quit Smoking System is a nicotine-free and all natural program that can help employees quit on their own schedule....

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Nicotine Replacement Therapy
2013-03-04 16:06:28

Nicotine replacement therapy is the administration of nicotine by other means than smoking. This change in the way nicotine is delivered prevents the harmful effects of smoking and is usually used in smoking cessation. Types Nicotine replacement therapy can be administered in several forms. The type used depends on the patient and what fits into their lifestyle best. The forms available include: Nicotine patches – transdermal (through the skin) Nicotine gum – orally (through the...

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  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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