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2014-07-28 23:00:13

Board of Trustees approves ability of College to position itself as a smoke/tobacco-free institution. Breathe Free campaign launched to promote a healthier environment for students, faculty, staff, and the community. Largo, MD (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Prince George’s Community College today announced its brand new campaign, Breathe Free, which supports efforts to create a smoke/tobacco-free environment and decrease the risk factors that contribute to preventable diseases associated with...

2014-07-27 23:01:19

Philip Morris has signalled its intention to cease domestic cigarette manufacturing by the end of 2014, which would dramatically change the industry's current structure. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Cigarette and Tobacco Product Manufacturing industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Although Cigarette and Tobacco Product Manufacturing in Australia is restricted to two companies, heavy government regulation...

2014-07-25 23:01:42

The woman alleged that R.J. Reynolds sold defective and dangerous cigarette products that led to her husband’s lung cancer death. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers comments on a recent tobacco lawsuit in which a Florida jury awarded the widow of a smoker $23.6 billion in punitive damages. Cynthia Robinson brought the lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds, which manufactures Kool brand cigarettes....

2014-07-25 16:22:51

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Nicotine Patch Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A nicotine patch is a smoking cessation product that helps the smokers to slowly reduce their addiction to nicotine. The patch is worn on the skin. It releases stream of nicotine into the blood through the skin. This helps reduce the physical withdrawal symptoms that occur during the...

2014-07-25 08:26:10

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Tobacco companies have abandoned their legal challenge to New York City's innovative new law prohibiting tobacco discounting schemes, as they chose not to appeal a federal court ruling that upheld the law. The deadline for the tobacco companies to appeal was July 18. It is a...

2014-07-25 08:25:20

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Nicotine Gum Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Nicotine gum is a smoking cessation product that helps smokers to slowly overcome nicotine addiction. Nicotine is released by chewing the gum and is absorbed into the blood stream through the lining of the mouth, which helps smokers to slowly reduce their craving for nicotine. Nicotine...

2014-07-22 00:21:39

FDA Should Move Forward in Banning Menthol Cigarettes Based on Conclusions of Its Own Independent Review WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department should immediately appeal today's misguided ruling by a federal judge that concluded three members of the FDA's Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) had conflicts of interest - or just the appearance of conflicts of interest - and barred the FDA from using a March 2011 report on menthol...

2014-07-21 12:27:09

- New homeopathic liquid nicotine formulation to satisfy tobacco cravings - MONTGOMERY, Ala., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquitine Group, LLC, the innovation company that redefines legacy products and categories for the contemporary marketplace, today announced the national launch of Aqua-tine(TM). A new alternative to traditional tobacco products including cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, as well as e-cigarettes, Aqua-tine(TM) is a colorless, odorless homeopathic liquid...

2014-07-18 08:25:39

GREENSBORO, N.C., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States, today announced that it will release second quarter 2014 results on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, before the market opens. The news release will be available under the Investor Relations section of Lorillard's website at www.lorillard.com. About Lorillard, Inc. Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, is the third...

cigarette tax and suicide
2014-07-18 06:23:14

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many mental health professionals look the other way when it comes to their patients smoking cigarettes, as they may appear to have a soothing effect. However, a new study has found that smoking cigarettes may have negative effects on mental health – in addition to the habit’s well-known physical effects. In the study, researchers from Washington University School of Medicine and the University of Illinois took advantage of a...


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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