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2014-10-30 08:37:00

Morrissey Built the #1 Vaporizer Brand With $8.5 Million in Sales in First Year LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTCQB: MDBX) (www.medbox.com), a leading dispensary infrastructure/licensing specialist, patented technology provider, and partner to the cannabis industry, is proud to announce the addition of Tim Morrissey to lead Medbox's wholly owned subsidiary, Vaporfection International, Inc., as Director and Vice-President. Mr. Morrissey is the founder and...

2014-10-23 12:30:43

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: By announcing restrictions on smoking in its facilities, Reynolds American seems to finally be admitting that secondhand smoke harms health after publicly denying it for decades. However, by allowing designated smoking areas, the company's new policy is severely flawed and fails to provide effective protection from secondhand smoke and the lung cancer and...

2014-10-23 08:38:38

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) announced today its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. Third Quarter Highlights -- Reported (GAAP) diluted earnings per share increased 15.9% over last year to $0.80. -- Adjusted (Non-GAAP) diluted earnings per share increased 8.4% over last year to $0.90. -- Cigarettes adjusted operating income (Non-GAAP) increased 7.8% over last year and adjusted operating...

2014-10-23 08:36:43

Four Preclinical Study Abstracts Evaluate Anatabine Across Neurological Disorders SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: RCPI), a drug development company focused on chronic inflammatory disease and neurologic disorders, announced today that abstracts outlining four separate preclinical studies evaluating anatabine, the primary constituent in the Company's lead investigational compound anatabine citrate, have been accepted for...

2014-10-22 12:29:21

IntelliQuit combines technologic sophistication and clinical insight to engage the world's 1.3 billion smokers and offers proven success. NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Respiratory Care Week in October is sponsored by the American Association of Respiratory Care, American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Its primary care mission is to promote lung health and smoking is responsible for over 80%...

2014-10-21 23:03:59

Use of electronic cigarettes has more than tripled among students in Poland, according to research led by Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, of Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The findings indicate that e-cigarettes are not replacing conventional tobacco cigarettes among this group. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) has more than tripled among students in Poland, according to research led by Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, a researcher in the...

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...

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2014-10-15 07:25:31

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 study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, approximately 14 million medical conditions across the US can be tied to the habit. Using data from the 2009 US Census, National Health Interview Survey and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...


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
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.