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2014-04-17 08:24:57

ALBANY, New York, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRRBIZ includes new market research report "Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-Addiction Products Market (Nicotine Gums, Patches, Lozenges, Inhalers, Sprays, Sublingual Tablets, Zyban, Chantix/Champix, E-Cigarettes) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its large collection of research report. Smoking cessation or nicotine de-addiction can be achieved by various modes such...

2014-04-16 23:08:48

beBetter Health Announces Above-Average Quit Rates Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 beBetter Health and The West Virginia Tobacco QuitLine announce key findings from their latest evaluation report, which demonstrates that the state’s QuitLine yields above-average quit success and continues to improve the health of the State’s residents. The West Virginia Tobacco QuitLine Annual Report of six and twelve month follow-ups (enrollees from 01/01/2012 thru 12/31/2012) shows an overall...

2014-04-16 16:32:25

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "Susan Cameron elected President and CEO of Reynolds American Inc.; Daniel Delen to retire." Go to RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the website as our primary means of distributing...

2014-04-16 16:32:21

NASHVILLE, N.C., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Leaf North America U.S., Inc. ("ULNA") today announced the launch of Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. ("CIFI"), a new venture of ULNA's parent, Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV). CIFI will utilize advanced technology to produce high quality food grade dehydrated and juiced fruit and vegetable products. Initially the business will focus upon value added ingredients derived from sweet potatoes. CIFI expects to invest...

2014-04-16 16:32:17

RICHMOND, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), the leading global leaf tobacco supplier, announced today that it has entered the fruit and vegetable food ingredients market through its new subsidiary, Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. The new business will utilize advanced technology to produce high quality food grade dehydrated and juiced fruit and vegetable products. Initially the business will focus upon value added ingredients derived...

2014-04-16 16:32:00

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Chicago has set an example for other cities and the nation as a whole by reducing its high smoking rate to a record low of just 10.7 percent in 2013, representing a decline of over 20 percent since 2011 and nearly 60 percent since 2001. Chicago's high school smoking rate is well below the national rate,...

2014-04-16 14:06:40

Young people who conform most strongly to norms of masculinity and femininity—the most "feminine" girls and the most "masculine" boys—are significantly more likely than their peers to engage in behaviors that pose cancer risks, according to a new study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. The most feminine teenage girls use tanning beds more frequently and are more likely to be physically inactive, while the most masculine teenage boys are more likely to use chewing...

2014-04-16 08:35:59

KEYSVILLE, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&M Brands, Inc., part of the American tobacco farming industry for over 100 years, and one of Virginia's largest privately held growers, manufacturers and distributors of premium quality tobacco products, announces expanding product lines within its LEX12(®) brand of premium tobacco products. It has introduced LEX12(®) Blend #7 Cigars, a proprietary blend composed of the finest dark air-cured tobaccos perfectly balanced with U.S....

2014-04-16 08:32:09

Late-Breaking Figures Reveal That the 777 eCigs Brand Provides the Widest Selection of Available Electronic Cigarettes BURBANK, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Health-conscious people everywhere are using electronic cigarettes as an alternative to tobacco cigarettes. They love the convenience of E-cigarettes and the way they protect both their health and the health of those around them. And now they have more choices than ever as to what kind of cigarettes they can...

2014-04-15 16:29:27

Customers Now Have Access to a Variety of Flavors Not Offered Anywhere Else, Which Means the Alternative to Tobacco Cigarettes is Looking Better All the Time BURBANK, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Electronic cigarette manufacturer 777 eCigs is offering a number of new, tantalizing flavors that their customers won't be able to find from any other company. The brand is already renowned for its variety of flavors and selections it offers to its customers. The new...


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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