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2014-03-18 16:25:38

State's anti-smoking youth coalition takes over State Capitol; advocates for tobacco control PHOENIX, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students Taking a New Direction (STAND) Arizona's anti-smoking youth coalition unveiled its latest tool in tobacco control education before legislators and advocates at the Arizona State Capitol today. The Take Aim at Tobacco student-made robot exhibition was part of STAND Legislative Day whereby hundreds of STAND members from across Arizona descended...

2014-03-18 08:33:35

SHENZHEN, China, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstUnion, The World's Largest E-cigarette solutions provider has released the magnetic e-cigarette, the S810M, patent pending, to the ever-expanding market. The pioneer in e-cigarette industry, who has led the evolution of e-cigarettes, has set up strategic partnership with more than 50% of the TOP 20 tobacco companies worldwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/HK85213 The S810M is the perfect starter kit for you with...

2014-03-17 23:04:11

A new survey of 1,184 doctors showed that only 7% of them believe that CVS Caremark’s decision to stop selling tobacco products on October 1 will have a significant impact on smoking cessation efforts in the United States. The doctors are members of the Physicians Round Table (PRT), a private market research panel that is part of ClearVoice Medical. Denver (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 A new survey of 1,184 doctors showed that only 7% of them believe that CVS Caremark’s decision to stop...

2014-03-17 16:29:07

Bill would keep children safe from the dangers of secondhand smoke ST. PAUL, Minn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Senate Health, Human Services and Housing Committee heard testimony in support of Senate File (SF) 2125, a bill that would make foster care homes smoke-free. "Secondhand smoke is particularly dangerous for children, as their bodies are still developing," said bill author Senator Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis). "Many children in foster care have already been...

2014-03-17 16:28:33

Electronic Cigarette Giant Aiming to Become Fastest Shipper in the Industry TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes, one of the world's fastest-growing manufacturers of electronic cigarettes and accessories, is proud to announce its new partnership with United Parcel Service (UPS). This alliance allows for unprecedented, low-priced, 2(nd) Day Air Shipping, furthering White Cloud's commitment to providing the highest-quality shipping and...

2014-03-17 16:28:29

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Youth from the DC Prevention Center for Wards 1 and 2 will host an anti-tobacco rally to stand out, speak up, and seize control against Big Tobacco. The rally is part of Kick Butts Day - an annual celebration of youth leadership and activism organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. The rally is one of 1,400 events planned across the county to encourage youth to stay tobacco-free and educate communities about the tobacco industry's...

2014-03-17 12:28:15

LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There is no doubt that electronic cigarettes are an important innovation for those who wish to quit smoking, and vaporizers have quickly become a popular alternative for many people all over the world. We offer many different vaporizer products, all of which are designed to provide our customers with the very best vaping experience. There are many reasons to switch from cigarettes to a electronic vaporizer, including the fact that...

2014-03-16 23:01:46

After several years of research work the German start-up “TheNicotineFreeCigarette.com” has developed a tobacco-based, nicotine-free cigarette. The task now posed is to demonstrate its effectiveness for quitting smoking through a large-scale scientific study. Bielefeld, Germany (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 In 2011, the former EU Health Commissioner John Dalli announced his intention to require the tobacco industry to reduce the nicotine content in cigarettes. The world's leading experts...

2014-03-13 23:28:50

People with COPD, asthma and other breathing problems can improve their breathing through 12 simple steps. Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 After learning that a family member had emphysema, Dana Keller, PhD, and his wife, Mary Lou, created the Pulmonica® – a pulmonary harmonica for nonmusicians that exercises the diaphragm and chest muscles to improve breathing. Together, the two announce 12 how-to tips for improving one’s breathing. “No musical talent is required for...

2014-03-13 16:30:26

HARTLAND, Wis., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Creek Enterprises, LLC, makers of America's #1 Smoke Juice used in e-cigarettes around the world, is proud to announce a new strategic endeavor with Republic Tobacco, LP, the nation's largest distributor of roll-your-own and make-your-own tobacco products and accessories. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140313/CG83164LOGO-a By joining forces with Republic Tobacco, Johnson Creek Smoke Juice and accessories will soon be...


Latest Smoking Reference Libraries

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...

Lung
2013-01-01 15:53:59

The lung is a vital organ that is a part of the respiratory system. Generally a person has two lungs; however, the body can function with only one. The lung’s main function is to move oxygen and carbon dioxide into and out of the bloodstream through gas exchange. The lungs are located lateral to the heart in the thoracic cavity. Each lung has a tip called the apex, which is superior in the body. The bases of the lungs rest on the diaphragm. They appear to be spongy due to their bundles of...

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