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One Hookah Session Equals 100 Cigarettes But Students

One Hookah Session Equals 100 Cigarettes, But Students Believe They Are Safer

John Hopton for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new University of South Florida (USF) study has found that students believe hookah pipes to be a safer way of smoking than cigarettes, despite the fact that the World Health Organization...

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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...

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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.