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2015-05-27 16:26:14

LONDON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- There is no denying the fact that in spite of a global economic downturn, lawsuits, health problems, and rising prices of cigarettes, the global tobacco

2015-05-27 08:32:18

Program supported by $400,000 CVS Health Foundation Grant aimed at helping people lead tobacco-free lives CHICAGO, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Easter Seals is marking World

2015-05-26 20:22:45

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "Reynolds American and Lorillard receive U.S.

2015-05-22 16:28:11

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2015-05-21 16:30:23

New grants will fund community organizations to connect smokers to services MINNEAPOLIS, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday the ClearWay Minnesota Board of Directors approved eight new

2015-05-15 16:23:05

87% need an incentive, or they would be unlikely to quit smoking DALLAS, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As the

2015-05-14 16:30:04

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids tonight will present Michael R.

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2015-05-14 14:40:24

Finding it extremely hard to quit smoking? Your brain may not be wired for it.

2015-05-14 12:34:32

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc.

2015-05-13 16:29:17

Financial rewards nearly tripled rate of smoking cessation among study participants WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by the CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) Research


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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chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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