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2013-11-21 23:25:45

Former Smoker Dedicated to helping Celebrities Quit Smoking to deter teens from lighting up Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Today is the American Cancer Society’s 37th annual Great American Smokeout. http://bit.ly/WtsMaq Ex-smoker Craig Nabat, Founder of Freedom Laser Therapy, a Los Angeles based nicotine addiction clinic supports the American Cancer Society's cause of persuading smokers to quit smoking and becoming healthier. Nabat claims that his 10-year old nicotine...

Electronic Cigarettes, Hookahs New Fad For Teenagers: CDC
2013-11-15 11:33:42

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) and hookahs are fast becoming popular among middle and high school students, according to a newly-published report by the Center for Diseases Control (CDC). Between 2011 and 2012, the number of students who used e-cigarettes nearly doubled and those who used hookahs increased by almost 1.5 times, according to the study, which was published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report...

NYC Raises Smoking Age To 21
2013-10-31 13:05:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The New York City Council has raised the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Adults must now be of legal drinking age before they can buy cigarettes, electronic cigarettes or any tobacco products. New York City is the largest city to increase the smoking age from 18 to 21. In an additional measure, the city also increased the minimum cost of a pack of cigarettes to $10.50 and banned the discounting of tobacco products. This is the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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