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The tragic report appears to be the first involving the death of a child associated with the product that is generally used with electronic cigarettes. Port
Youth use of alcohol, cigarettes and illicit drugs are steadily declining, but e-cigarette use is high and the perception that marijuana is harmful is low, according to the 2014 Monitoring the
Shocking Results Show Why FDA Must Act Now to Regulate E-Cigarettes - Our Kids Can't Wait WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.
A new study has found that students believe hookah pipes to be a safer way of smoking than cigarettes, despite the fact that the WHO estimates one 45-minute session of smoking hookah to be the equivalent of smoking 100 cigarettes.
Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act would require child-proof packaging for liquid nicotine Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) December 12, 2014 The American
New data shows substantial progress since Tobacco Free Florida launched in 2007. TALLAHASSEE, Fla.
In the 50 years since the first Surgeon General’s report on smoking alerted Americans to the deadly consequences of cigarette smoking, the United States has made significant progress in reducing
More than 300 million Americans live in states without protection against indoor e-cigarette aerosol exposure ATLANTA, Dec.
States Challenged to Join Florida in Reducing Youth Smoking to Record Low WASHINGTON, Dec.
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 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...
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...