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2015-03-06 16:25:26

Amendments would close the loophole that allowed the marketing of certain flavoured cigars OTTAWA, March 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Delivering on a commitment made by the Prime Minister, the

2015-03-06 04:24:19

GENEVA, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Exceptional Employee Environment Acknowledged in 33 Countries JTI (Japan Tobacco International) was one

2015-03-05 23:08:38

Exposure to even minimal levels of secondhand tobacco smoke causes significant DNA damage in human cells, according to a study using a new detection method.

2015-03-05 08:34:12

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Hub International Inc.

2015-03-04 23:01:42

Aqua-Tine launches a provocative advertising campaign to spark a conversation with smokers about cravings. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2015 Smokers

2015-03-03 23:10:53

The results of a February 2015 poll conducted by Republic Polling, a Delaware public opinion polling firm with offices in Florida, revealed strong support for new rules to protect children from

2015-03-03 08:35:05

HAYWARD, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrono Therapeutics, a pioneer in digital drug products, today announced

2015-03-02 16:29:28

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2015-03-02 08:36:46

Revolution in portable vaporizer design and functionality upon us... SANFORD, Fla., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There's a revolution in portable vaporizer design and functionality

2015-03-02 08:36:37

RICHMOND, Va., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- George C.


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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.