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2014-10-14 08:32:52

IntelliQuit combines technologic sophistication and clinical insight to engage the world's 1.3 billion smokers and offer proven success. NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliQuit, the world's first personal pocket size biosensor and ecosystem that biochemically measures tobacco consumption and severity of nicotine addiction, is now available online via Kickstarter. Similar to a weight scale and calorie counter for dieters, IntelliQuit provides the smoker with actionable...

2014-10-13 12:28:23

GENEVA, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today in Moscow the public was forced to leave the public gallery and prevented from observing the WHO FCTC's Sixth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP6). JTI's (Japan Tobacco International) reaction: "Hidden agendas corrupt policy-making processes", said Michiel Reerink, Global Regulatory Strategy Vice President at JTI. "Today's decision to shut out legitimate businesses, expert groups and some media representatives...

2014-10-08 12:30:59

Last year's Most Exciting Newcomer is this year's Most Committed to Quality award winner WHITE SULFUR SPRINGS, W. Va., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes, a leading manufacturer of electronic cigarettes and accessories based in Tarpon Springs, Florida, has been awarded the prestigious Tobacco Reporter's Golden Leaf Award for "Most Committed to Quality." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141008/151028 The award was presented at the 2014 annual Global...

2014-10-07 08:32:26

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "RAI to host 3Q14 earnings conference call on Oct. 21." Go to RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the website as our primary means of distributing quarterly earnings and other company...

2014-10-06 12:29:15

New Nation-wide Initiative Aims to Support Community Colleges to Adopt 100% Smoke or Tobacco-Free Campus Policies WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Legacy - the national public health organization that funds the bold truth® youth smoking prevention campaign - announced it will support community colleges around the nation to go smoke or tobacco-free. Through a new competitive grants initiative, public community colleges may apply to receive funds and...

2014-10-02 04:22:10

GENEVA, October 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JTI (Japan Tobacco International) today published an Opinion from leading international law expert Sir Franklin Berman QC[1], about the WHO's lack of transparency in tobacco-related meetings. The report was commissioned after the public, including the media, was prevented from observing the fifth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP5) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). (Logo:...

2014-09-29 20:23:11

Proposed measure delivers on the Prime Minister's commitment to further restrict flavoured cigars OTTAWA, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced new proposed regulatory amendments that would further restrict flavoured tobacco products that appeal to youth. Canada was the first country in the world to take action on ''little cigars" in 2010 when The Cracking Down on Tobacco Marketing Aimed at Youth came into force, banning the use of...

2014-09-24 12:30:08

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is astatement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The Pennsylvania Legislature and Governor Tom Corbett have delivered a big win for Philadelphia's kids and health by enacting legislation that clears the way for Philadelphia to implement a $2 per pack tax on cigarettes. The cigarette tax is both a health and financial win for Philadelphia. The evidence is clear that increasing the price...

2014-09-19 08:27:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "Debra Crew named president, chief commercial officer of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Andrew Gilchrist appointed EVP of Reynolds American Inc." Go to RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use...

2014-09-16 08:30:01

American Efforts to Cut Tobacco Use Fall Behind Those Abroad WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States, once a leader in public health measures on tobacco, is falling behind international best practices when it comes to protecting its citizens from the harms of tobacco. Not all U.S. citizens are adequately or equally protected from the damage, disease, and death caused by tobacco products. However, U.S. states and localities still have the opportunity to protect...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.