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2014-05-01 12:32:52

Premature deaths from each cause due to modifiable risks ATLANTA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year, nearly 900,000 Americans die prematurely from the five leading causes of death - yet 20 percent to 40 percent of the deaths from each cause could be prevented, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The five leading causes of death in the United States are heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases, stroke, and unintentional...

2014-05-01 00:21:19

FDA Deeming Regulations Released Last Week Fail to Safeguard Young People from Pervasive E-Cigarette Advertising WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report titled Vaporized: E-Cigarettes, Advertising, and Youth by Legacy, examines the recent rise of e-cigarette use among youth, and the entry of the major tobacco companies into the e-cigarette market. Legacy, the nation's largest public health foundation devoted to achieving a culture where all youth and young adults...

2014-04-30 16:33:16

FLORENCE, S.C., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (Top10ECigaretteBrands) - Clearette Electronic Cigarette Company has been voted the winner of "Best Feel to Regular Cigarette," out of top contenders in the marketplace, including the very similar product, "The King". Although the competition was close, Clearette took the win. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140430/82629 Easily surpassing mainstream competitors, Clearette Electronic Cigarettes found the most competition with...

2014-04-30 08:36:16

New Proposed Regulations On E-cigarette Industry A Step Forward, But Potentially Dangerous For Businesses HONOLULU, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VOLCANO Fine Electronic Cigarettes®, one of the nation's first electronic cigarette distributors and retailers, issued a response in connection to the Food & Drug Administration's (FDA) proposed deeming regulations for the electronic cigarette industry released April 24, 2014. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140430/82325...

2014-04-30 08:32:52

TORONTO, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - April 30th is National Honesty Day, and a new survey of Canadians shows that it's time smokers were honest with themselves about how their smoking is impacting all aspects of their relationships. SOURCE Pfizer Canada Inc.

2014-04-29 12:36:03

Tobacco tax would bring in $438 million in new revenue, reduce youth smoking COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll released today finds that 63 percent of Ohio voters support raising the cigarette tax by $1 per pack to help fund programs to reduce tobacco use. Just 35 percent of voters oppose increasing the cigarette tax. The poll finds voters from across the state and across virtually every demographic group support increasing the cigarette tax to help fund...

2014-04-28 20:23:24

BERKELEY, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81411 On April 29, 2014, New York City, Chicago, and San Francisco will implement laws that prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in smokefree environments. Each of these cities amended existing smokefree laws to include these new electronic smoking devices, which include vape pens,...

2014-04-28 20:22:42

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its long-awaited draft regulations for electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and other low-risk alternatives to smoking. The regulations offer little benefit, according to The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association (CASAA), the leading advocate for the current and future consumers of low-risk alternatives to smoking. However, CASAA believes that...

2014-04-28 16:33:09

For Those Ready for a Change, eCigs Offer Something Different BURBANK, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The new flavors from 777 eCigs are mango and tropical fruit. These may sound like kid-friendly flavors meant to entice young, new smokers, but that is definitely not the case. It is older, experienced smokers who are going for these new flavors. The electronic cigarettes have always appealed to people who are tired of poor-tasting tobacco cigarettes. The CEO of 777...

2014-04-25 23:08:01

Dr. Sam Himelstein, Dave Smith and Noah benShea will address spirituality and the path to recovery from addiction. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Foundations San Francisco, a recognized leader in the field of integrated treatment for substance abuse and/or co-occurring mental health disorders, is proud to announce its inaugural speaker series beginning on Tuesday, April 29 through Thursday, May 1. Foundations San Francisco will host one of these renowned speakers each night...


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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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