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2014-07-21 12:27:09

- New homeopathic liquid nicotine formulation to satisfy tobacco cravings - MONTGOMERY, Ala., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquitine Group, LLC, the innovation company that redefines

2014-07-18 08:25:39

GREENSBORO, N.C., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc.

cigarette tax and suicide
2014-07-18 06:23:14

Many mental health professionals look the other way when it comes to their patients smoking cigarettes, as they may appear to have a soothing effect. However, a new study has found that smoking cigarettes may have negative effects on mental health.

2014-07-17 16:15:14

Research led by the University of York has highlighted the potential cancer risk in non-smokers – particularly young children – of tobacco smoke gases and particles deposited to surfaces and dust in the home.

2014-07-16 08:22:50

Summary: An industry leader in disposable electronic hookahs has expanded its product line in an effort to meet the growing demand from the public for their ZERO Nicotine E-Hookah Pens.

2014-07-16 04:21:46

Rodeo Cowboy Cody Kiser steps up as the new spokesperson and role model for The Oral Cancer Foundation NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the world

2014-07-15 12:30:27

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2014-07-15 08:30:16

Company Will Have Strong, Balanced Portfolio of Iconic Brands Across Key Categories WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.

2014-07-15 08:28:22

KEYSVILLE, Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&M Brands, Inc., one of Virginia's largest privately held growers, manufacturers and distributors of premium quality tobacco products,

2014-07-14 12:26:47

Some parents may not recognize that there are also dangers of secondhand smoke outside of the home. Leading Brooklyn Pediatrician, Dr.


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'.