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Effects Of Smoking Underestimated According To New Report

Effects Of Smoking Underestimated, According To New Report

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While smoking is slowly being relegated to the fringes of our society, the habit is continuing to have a significant effect on the health of the American population. According to a new...

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2014-10-20 12:30:41

New Website and Map Connect Shoppers to Over 13,000 Tobacco-Free Stores Across America WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids today is launching a new national campaign that calls on America's retailers to stop selling tobacco products - the nation's number one cause of preventable death - and encourages consumers to shop tobacco-free. To view the Digital Media Release, please click here:...

2014-10-16 12:31:35

LONDON, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move certain to gain attention from both supporters and opponents of the Tobacco Products Directive, Davidoff London has made the unexpected decision to remove several brands of cigarettes, in preference for high-tech electronic vaping hardware and compatible gourmet liquids from Vapelux. Eddie Sahakian, Managing Director of the flagship Davidoff store commented, "We have been advised and work closely with Nick Roman from...

2014-10-16 04:21:26

GENEVA, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "An Alarming Attempt to Erode Countries' Sovereignty on Taxation Policies" Yesterday at the WHO FCTC's Conference of the Parties (COP6) in Moscow, guidelines on price and tax measures (Article 6) were hurriedly adopted behind closed doors, further demonstrating the FCTC's habit of infringing on issues of national sovereignty. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130528/617491 ) "Public health authorities...

2014-10-14 12:29:07

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: A new report issued today shows that the United States has fallen far behind much of the world in requiring large, graphic health warnings on cigarette packs. The report should spur the Food and Drug Administration to quickly develop and implement such warnings, as required by U.S. law. The U.S. is tied for last among 198...

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...

2014-10-09 08:30:08

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States, today announced that it will release third quarter 2014 results on Thursday, October 23, 2014, before the market opens. The news release will be available under the Investor Relations section of Lorillard's website at www.lorillard.com. About Lorillard, Inc. Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, is the third...

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...

2014-10-08 08:28:45

DUBLIN, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Electronic Cigarette & E-Vapor Market Size, Share, Analysis & Forecast 2014-2024" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 An electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) or electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) is a battery operated device which simulates the experience of tobacco smoking without the inhalation of smoke. This device which is being...

2014-10-07 08:39:01

Experienced executive will accelerate adoption of new gTLD registrations BELLEVUE, Wash., October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Donuts Inc., the world's largest registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), said today Jeffrey Davidoff has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer, heading the company's consumer awareness and strategic marketing efforts. Davidoff arrives at Donuts with more than 24 years of marketing and communications experience. He most recently was CMO at ONE, the...


Latest Tobacco Reference Libraries

Cash crop
2013-08-05 12:49:51

Cash crop is a term used to reference a profitable crop for farmers. Plants like cotton and tobacco are a few cash crops farmer tend to deal with. These crops do not stay with the farmer for their livestock feed or used in the home, rather, in many cases they are exported; thus creating revenue for the farmer. The price of cash crops is largely based on supply and demand in more developed countries, where the supply is actually coming from lesser developed areas. When a bumper crop, that...

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...

70_3535864920345861b4838317cda6792c
2011-02-23 21:08:22

Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) is a positive-sense single stranded RNA virus that infects plants, namely tobacco and other members of the family Solanaceae. It causes characteristic patterns on the leaves. In 1930 it was determined that an infectious agent was determined to be a virus. Adolf Mayer first described the disease in 1883. The disease can be transferred between plants similar to bacterial infections. Dimitri Ivanovski was the first to show that infected sap remained infectious even...

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