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2014-03-13 12:30:11

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Florida will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a list of local events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual...

2014-03-13 12:30:09

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Connecticut will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a list of local events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual...

2014-03-13 12:29:18

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Wyoming will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual celebration of youth leadership and activism in...

2014-03-13 12:28:33

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in South Carolina will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a list of local events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual...

2014-03-13 12:25:22

blu eCigs' Electric Lounge allows fans to recharge by day and enjoy electric entertainment by night for four days during the wildly popular SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- blu eCigs, a proven consumer choice in the electronic cigarette industry, today announced the Electric Lounge's return to Austin, Texas during the highly acclaimed SXSW Music Festival from March 13 - 16. The Electric Lounge will showcase some of today's hottest...

2014-03-12 20:23:49

NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E-Hookahs are rapidly gaining market share in the electronic cigarette world and we at Vapor Informer felt it was time to hold a test for our readers. We tested over 40 different brands of electronic hookahs and found a standalone winner. Our testers, a mix of 16 seasoned e-cig users and newbies, spent the better part of a day sampling the hookah products of all brands, wrappings and logos removed. Quickly the majority of the products were...

2014-03-12 16:28:14

MORRISVILLE, N.C., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance One International, Inc. (NYSE: AOI) today announced that its Turkish subsidiary, Alliance One Tütün A.?. ("AOT") and Öz-Ege Tütün Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.?. ("Öz-Ege"), have entered into a joint venture, Oryantal Tütün Paketleme Sanayi A.?., ("OTP") located in Torbali, Izmir in Turkey. Both AOT and Öz-Ege will contract with OTP for oriental tobacco processing and storage, while continuing to maintain separate farmer...

2014-03-12 12:28:29

EDINBURGH, Scotland, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Clearing the air for the e-cigarette industry.... JAC Vapour, the UK's leading high quality e-cigarette brand, has today unveiled an innovative new product that could revolutionise vaping in public spaces. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140312/674457 ) 'Clear Steam', is the first British-made branded e-liquid that emits no vapour when exhaled and is the only product of its kind on the...

2014-03-12 12:23:42

New Report Details How "Be Marlboro" Campaign Uses Images and Themes that Appeal to Youth WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of international public health organizations today called on Philip Morris International (PMI) to end a global marketing campaign for its best-selling Marlboro cigarettes that has been found by a German court to target youth and has generated similar complaints in other countries. The organizations issued a new report detailing how the...

2014-03-11 20:22:29

Groups urge tobacco tax increase of $1.50, more funding for tobacco prevention COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Heart Association, American Lung Association: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO As organizations committed to reducing tobacco use, the number one cause of preventable death in Ohio, we welcome Gov. John...


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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