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2014-08-08 10:38:08

Prison smoking bans are associated with a substantial reduction in deaths from smoking related causes, such as heart disease and cancer.

2014-08-06 23:01:03

The Firm is investigating serious health issues that may be associated with E-Cigarettes, including hospitalizations for nicotine poisoning, pneumonia, heart attacks, strokes, atrial fibrillation,

2014-08-06 16:30:09

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2014-08-05 12:22:44

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Snuff Company (ASC), an indirect subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc.

2014-07-31 16:27:30

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2014-07-31 04:23:32

SINGAPORE, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of Indonesia's hotly contested presidential election, Wealth-X today released a list of the country's richest billionaires.


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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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.