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2014-12-11 08:30:27

States Challenged to Join Florida in Reducing Youth Smoking to Record Low WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-11 08:30:25

States Challenged to Join Florida in Reducing Youth Smoking to Record Low WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-10 23:03:03

Cigarette smoking generates as much as $170 billion in annual health care spending in the United States, according to a new study co-authored by researchers at Georgia State University’s School

2014-12-10 12:28:04

Smoking, childhood poverty chief factors for major drop WICHITA, Kan., Dec.

Smoking Could Hamper Treatment For Alcohol Abuse
2014-12-10 03:17:02

A new study has shown that smoking can inhibit the success of treatment for alcohol abuse, putting people who are addicted to both tobacco and alcohol in a double bind.

2014-12-10 08:33:32

National mass media anti-smoking campaign exceptionally cost-effective ATLANTA, Dec.

2014-12-10 08:33:10

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L.

cigarettes kill
2014-12-10 08:11:23

Despite the significant drop in smoking rates, cigarettes still cause about 30 percent of all cancer-related deaths in the US, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society.

2014-12-08 12:28:55

Edward R. Myers, formerly Editor of FrontLine Security magazine, has been tracking the contraband tobacco issue now for several years.


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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.