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2015-04-28 12:34:03

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc.'s (NYSE: RAI)

2015-04-28 12:32:47

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-one leading public health and medical organizations today urged President Obama to quickly finalize long-overdue rules covering all tobacco

2015-04-24 20:23:57

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2015-04-21 23:00:46

In Mainland China, adult smokers, particularly ex-smokers who had quit because of illness, had significantly higher prevalence of chronic respiratory disease. (PRWEB)

2015-04-21 20:21:56

SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an ordinance to prohibit use of all tobacco products - including smokeless

2015-04-21 16:30:38

Houston-Based Serious Cigars To Host Popular Event With 30 Top Manufacturers And Sellout Crowd HOUSTON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the sixth year in a row, Serious Cigars,

2015-04-21 08:37:37

NEW YORK, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliQuit(TM), the world's first smartphone breathalyzer for smokers, was selected to present as a finalist at the American Heart Association's Health

2015-04-17 12:29:08

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc.

2015-04-15 20:21:25

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report by researchers at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School of Dentistry provides additional support to efforts locally


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...

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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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Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.