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2011-08-24 16:05:00

Salivary levels of cotinine, a breakdown product of nicotine, were measured in order to document asthmatic childrenâs exposure to tobacco smoke in their homes. This research is featured in the current issue of The Spit Report, the electronic newsletter on current salivary research published by Salimetrics. State College, PA (PRWEB) August 24, 2011 Many inner city youths are still being exposed to unhealthy levels of tobacco smoke, according to studies presented in the June...

2011-08-02 14:04:00

The American Lung Association in California's Center for Tobacco Policy & Organizing releases results from a new statewide survey about tobacco policies in the retail environment. SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California voters overwhelmingly support more regulation of tobacco products and greater enforcement of laws against the sales of tobacco products to minors, according to a public opinion survey conducted by the American Lung Association in...

2011-08-01 12:52:20

Tobacco related disease is a primary source of mortality for African American men. Recent studies suggest that "alternative" tobacco products may have supplanted cigarettes as the most common products used by young African Americans, according to new research published in the August 2011 issue of Otolaryngology "“ Head and Neck Surgery. While the tobacco-related disease burden is higher in African American adults, prevalence rates of tobacco use among young African American teens are...

2011-08-01 10:50:00

TEMECULA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hop-on, Inc. (HPNN.PK) announced today its recently acquired USAcig's nicotine products are in demand by several groups in China. China has banned domestic electronic cigarette manufacturers due to lack of safety and various quality reasons. Hop-on's nicotine is a US based product that will supply China and use US trade agreements to push its products in China. Recently, an international study published in the Journal of the American...

2011-08-01 07:32:12

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cigarette smoking results in more than 443,000 premature deaths in the United States each year. For African American men, tobacco related disease is a primary source of death. Recent studies show that "alternative" tobacco products may have replaced cigarettes as the most common products used by young African Americans. Even though tobacco-related disease is higher in African American adults, tobacco use among...

2011-07-21 12:30:19

Schroeder Institute researchers raise questions about safety, usage and future implications of new nicotine delivery products Devices marketed as "electronic cigarettes" are in reality crude drug delivery systems for refined nicotine, posing unknown risks with little new benefits to smokers, according to tobacco control experts. In a "Perspective" published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from the Legacy's Steven A. Schroeder National Institute for Tobacco Research...

2011-06-27 13:49:00

The Scientific Record Shows That Taking Menthol Off The Market Would Benefit Public Health So Why Wait? WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Legacy President and CEO, Cheryl G. Healton, DrPH: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/DC86294LOGO) The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) announcement today that it believes more study is necessary before making a decision as to whether to pursue a menthol ban is repetitive and an...

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2011-06-25 08:03:40

Neighborhoods in California with a high population of African-American students are being targeted by tobacco companies, according to a Stanford University study. Researchers from Stanford School of Medicine analyzed data collected in 2006 that compared pricing and advertisements for Lorillard's Newport menthol cigarettes, the top menthol brand, as well as that of Marlboro, the top non-menthol brand. Data from 407 stores that were within walking distance of 91 California schools were...

2011-06-24 23:01:37

Tobacco companies increased the advertising and lowered the sale price of menthol cigarettes in stores near California high schools with larger populations of African-American students, according to a new study from the Stanford School of Medicine. Although cigarette makers have denied using race or ethnicity to target customers, the lead researcher for the study said the data shows a "predatory" marketing pattern geared to luring young African Americans into becoming smokers. "The tobacco...

2011-06-21 06:35:00

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The large, graphic cigarette health warnings unveiled today by the Food and Drug Administration represent a milestone in the fight against tobacco use in the United States. The stark new warnings will provide a much-needed boost to efforts to prevent kids from smoking, encourage smokers to quit and make sure all Americans fully understand the deadly consequences of...


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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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