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2014-05-07 16:28:04

CHICAGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With each passing day, the national pool of smokers seems to be going up in smoke, as Americans feel mounting pressure to quit for health and lifestyle reasons. When it comes time to put words into action and take that leap, many people are now turning to e-cigarettes to help vaporize their habit. Indeed, according to new research from Mintel, e-cigarettes have exhibited massive growth over the last two years, with sales increasing from $283...

Researchers Suggest To Ban Cigarette Filters To Save The Environment
2014-05-07 03:17:25

Springer Trillions of cigarettes smoked worldwide do not end up in an ashtray, but litter the environment Ban cigarette filters. Start a deposit-return scheme for used butts. Hold manufacturers responsible for clean-ups. Place warnings on packets about the impact of simply flicking one’s used cigarettes away. These are among the policy measures that Thomas Novotny of the San Diego State University in the US and Elli Slaughter advocate to curb the environmental harm done through the...

2014-05-07 12:23:09

Statement from Legacy on New Research Showing Tobacco Products Contain Actual Candy Flavorings WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2009, the landmark Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act banned flavorings in cigarettes, with the exception of menthol, because of their appeal to youth. We are now watching how the tobacco industry has adapted by offering other flavored tobacco products like cigars, little cigars and cigarillos, which are not included in...

2014-05-07 08:35:29

GREENVILLE, N.C., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IOTO E-Liquids America, LLC ("IOTO-ELA") introduces their new name as Purilum this week at the Vapor World Expo in Rosemont, Illinois. A blending of the words Purity and Luminous, this new name reflects the company's commitment to delivering a pure product as well as their experience, technical knowledge and capability to meet the demands of the maturing e-cigarette and e-liquid industry. Demonstrating their commitment to purity, Purilum...

2014-05-07 08:35:24

The Nation's Leading Electronic Cigarette Company Breaks New Ground in Retail BURBANK, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The problem many smokers of electronic cigarettes face is that it can be difficult to find their favorite brands and flavors on retail shelves. Because electronic cigarettes are relatively new and extremely popular, it is often troublesome to find them in stock at places where most people go to do their shopping and daily business. But the nation's...

2014-05-06 08:39:04

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States today announced that Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David H. Taylor, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the Goldman Sachs Global Staples Summit in New York, NY. Lorillard will make a presentation on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, from 1:20 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. Eastern. The presentation will be broadcast live over the...

2014-05-06 08:26:48

ALBANY, Ga., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Liquid Nicotine, LLC is ready to sell pure liquid nicotine extracted from tobacco grown in the southeastern United States and produced in Albany, Georgia. The company was formed as a venture between Kentucky Liquid Nicotine, LLC and National Nicotine, LLC to become a premium supplier of US extracted nicotine in an emerging 2 billion dollar industry. The liquid nicotine produced meets USP and GMP standards and has also poised itself to...

Domestic Violence Victims More Likely To Be Smokers
2014-05-05 03:30:58

Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health Women who experienced physical or sexual violence perpetrated by their partner were 58 percent more likely to be smokers One third of women around the world have experienced physical or sexual violence at the hands of their intimate partners with consequences from post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression, to sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV. Now, in a new study in 29 low-income and middle-income countries,...

2014-05-05 11:43:02

Data show risk for congenital anomalies highest among babies born to older women who smoke and heavy smokers Women who smoke during pregnancy may be putting their newborns at risk for congenital heart defects, and the more they smoke, the higher the risk, according to a study to be presented Saturday, May 3, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Cigarette smoking during pregnancy has been linked to many birth defects, such as...

2014-05-02 12:27:17

WASHINGTON, May 2, 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 The Obama Administration today has taken a much-needed step to help smokers and other tobacco users quit by making clear the minimum, evidence-based tobacco cessation services that health insurers are required to cover under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Today the Administration...


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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