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2014-11-28 12:23:00

Statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, Nov.

smoking rates down
2014-11-28 05:31:01

Smoking rates among US adults have dipped to an all-time low, falling from 20.9 percent in 2005 to less than 18 percent in 2013.

2014-11-26 23:05:12

The Freedom Quit Smoking System, a nicotine-free 10-day smoking cessation program, has now become FSA and HSA eligible. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) November

2014-11-26 12:25:25

Despite progress, smoking rates stay high for certain groups ATLANTA, Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The cigarette smoking rate among adults in the U.S.

2014-11-24 23:03:44

New research report “Cigarette Industry, Global Regional and National Players - 2014” drawn up by ERC is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK

2014-11-24 16:25:21

TORONTO, Nov.


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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immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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