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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...

2014-03-24 16:25:05

Bill would include e-cigarettes in Freedom to Breathe Act and keep them out of kids' hands ST. PAUL, Minn., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Senate Commerce Committee passed Senate File 2027, a bill that would uphold Minnesota's strong standard of clean indoor air by adding e-cigarette use to the Freedom to Breathe Act. SF 2027 will also take steps to keep e-cigarettes out of kids' hands by keeping them behind the counter, licensing retailers and banning them from Minnesota...

2014-03-24 12:31:44

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO While the United States as a whole has made significant progress in reducing smoking, smoking rates vary dramatically by county even within the same state, according to a study published today by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington. The study provides new...

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...

2014-03-20 23:29:32

Allergy season is in full swing and many of us are wheezing. The Pulmonica pulmonary harmonica helps loosen congestion to clear lungs and make breathing easier and this seminar will give practical information to improve your breathing. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Sarasota area residents who want to improve their breathing should circle March 25, 2014 on their calendar. Dana Keller, PhD, and his wife, Mary Lou, owners of Harmonica Techs, will lead a free Breathe Better Now seminar...

2014-03-20 12:33:33

Funding to improve health care systems for addressing tobacco use MINNEAPOLIS, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At its meeting on March 19, ClearWay Minnesota's Board of Directors approved three grants to advance health systems changes to ensure that addressing tobacco use is fully integrated into the health care experience for patients. ClearWay Minnesota works to make sure all Minnesotans have access to comprehensive quit-tobacco services. Priorities include ensuring that all health insurance...

2014-03-20 04:22:23

DUBLIN, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4wgm54/global) has announced the addition of the "Global E-cigarette Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4wgm54/global ] report to their offering. The Global E-cigarette market is witnessing changes in lifestyle and preferences among people across the globe. The introduction of e-cigarettes in the Tobacco industry has found a way to lure a...

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....

2014-03-19 08:31:30

SAN DIEGO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearette Electronic Cigarette Company, globally recognized manufacturer of premium E-Cigarettes and vapor products, welcomes Daniel Farnsworth and Danusia Garrison to their growing team. Through their company, DF Interactive, Mr. Farnsworth and Ms. Garrison will be the Master Distributor for the Clearette product lines in greater San Diego. Daniel Farnsworth, President of DF Interactive, has been successfully launching, building, and...


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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