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In a weird twist on the placebo effect, researchers at Virginia Tech recently found that telling someone the cigarette they’re smoking doesn’t have nicotine can actually change their brain activity
New Camacho factory to be built in Danli, Honduras BASEL, Switzerland, Feb.
GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc.
LONDON, February 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In a video interview Nicandro Durante, CEO, and Ben Stevens, FD, talk about the tobacco company's 2014 full year financial results,
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has issued the following release: "R.J.
GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Leading Health Experts Praise Needed Proposals That Will Protect Kids and Players SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.
Global CPG Veteran Jacopo D'Alessandris appointed President JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb.
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 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...
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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