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2014-04-04 12:27:51

DUBLIN, Apr. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6ctxcw/smoking_cessation ) has announced the addition of the "Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Smoking cessation products are a better alternative for tobacco and cigarette addicts. Smoking cessation...

Smoking On TV Has Dwindled Leading To A Decrease In Tobacco Use
2014-04-04 12:08:15

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While heavier taxes on cigarettes have been shown to reduce tobacco use in the US, the reduced glamorization of smoking on TV has also had an effect, according to a new report in the journal Tobacco Control. In the study, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania said the shrinking visibility of cigarettes and smoking in prime time drama programs has led to a drop in cigarette use equivalent to two packs of cigarettes per adult a...

2014-04-02 08:34:38

NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smokio marks a revolution in the e-Cigarette industry, evolving the 'electronic' to present the world's first smart, connected e-Cigarette. With wireless smartphone synchronization, Smokio offers in-depth information about a user's consumption, capturing every puff, tracking health improvements and even calculating how much money using Smokio has saved so far. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/677857 )...

2014-03-31 08:31:04

Along with providing a safe, effective way to gradually quit smoking, the new Mynus smoking-cessation aid eliminates virtually all humanly detectable second-hand smoke and odor SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smoking is set to kill 8 million people worldwide per year by 2030, according to the World Health Organization. Answering the call of those who don't want to become a statistic is Mynus, the smoking-cessation aid launched an Indiegogo campaign today to fund the...

2014-03-27 12:31:26

States make gradual progress, but few provide comprehensive coverage ATLANTA, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More smokers would quit if state Medicaid programs covered more cessation treatments and removed barriers to coverage, according to a CDC study published in today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. All 50 states and the District of Columbia cover cessation treatments for at least some Medicaid enrollees. Efforts to expand state Medicaid coverage for all...

2014-03-26 11:36:49

With sales of electronic cigarettes, or "e-cigarettes," on the rise and expected to hit $1.5 billion this year, concerns over potential health risks of using the trendy devices are also gaining momentum and political clout. An article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly magazine of the American Chemical Society, delves into what scientists and regulators are doing about e-cigarettes, which are now being cleverly marketed under more appealing names such as hookah pens and...

2014-03-25 16:26:58

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - The cigarette business is changing. While still profitable, the billion-dollar industry has, for the first time in its history, some interesting competition for its marketshare. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140325/PH90234) Vapor cigarettes. Companies like Icon are turning traditional tobacco smokers into vapor cigarette smokers and, according to financial analysts, could be the next investing wunderkind. "There's a...

2014-03-25 16:23:31

DANIA BEACH, Fla., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (OTCQB: VPCO), one of the world's largest suppliers of vaporizers and electronic cigarettes, has selected Arrae Creative Agency as its agency lead for marketing in Colorado's Snowball Music Festival on April 4-6, 2014. Vapor Corp. will be the exclusive electronic cigarettes company at the festival. Arrae will spearhead a multi-platform marketing campaign that positions Vapor Corp. as the clean choice in the vaporizer and...

No Evidence That Electronic Cigarettes Help People Quit Smoking: Study
2014-03-25 13:16:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Electronic cigarettes do not help people quit smoking, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. Scientists from the University of California, San Francisco surveyed 949 smokers to determine whether E-cigarettes actually help people quit smoking; participants in the study used both e-cigarettes and regular cigarettes. The researchers analyzed self-reported data from the smokers to determine if the...

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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.