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2014-05-27 14:51:13

American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Allergists warn e-smokers of unknown risks Caveat emptor – or "buyer beware" holds true when it comes to the unknown health effects of e-cigarettes. An article in the June issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), examines risks, including the ongoing dependence on nicotine and the dual use of e-cigarettes and regular cigarettes....

2014-05-23 12:25:32

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "Reynolds American operating companies creating 200 N.C. jobs, investing in manufacturing equipment for VUSE digital vapor cigarette." Go to RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the...

2014-05-22 08:32:27

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has issued the following release: "R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company announces sale of iconic Reynolds Building." Go to R.J. Reynolds' website, www.rjrt.com, or Reynolds American Inc.'s website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the...

2014-05-21 23:01:21

The e-cigarette study, conducted in collaboration with researchers from Poland, revealed that e-cigarette users may be exposed to increased levels of dangerous toxins, including carcinogenic compounds. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm long dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective and dangerous products, notes that a new study, conducted by the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, reveals that e-cigarettes may...

2014-05-21 16:29:44

CLARENCE CENTER, N.Y., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E-Cigarette Buying Guide has declared Clearette's menthol flavored Bullet to be Best Feel and Taste to Menthol Cigarettes. E-Cigarette Buying Guide judged Clearette's Menthol Bullet based on the product's look, taste, feel and quality in comparison to NJoy's King, a similar product offering the same perks as Clearette's Bullet. E-Cigarette Buying Guide judged the two brands based on their appearance and design. In comparison to...

2014-05-21 16:27:30

Studies will explore tobacco cessation, smoke-free policies and secondhand smoke exposure MINNEAPOLIS, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ClearWay Minnesota's Board of Directors approved five new research grants. The grant awards, which total more than $974,000, will examine topics including tobacco cessation among African American smokers, various smoke-free policies and secondhand smoke exposure among children. The grant recipients are the University of Minnesota, the Center for Energy and...

2014-05-21 08:31:32

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the media are invited to attend a press conference hosted by Reynolds American Inc. at 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 23, 2014, at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company's Tobaccoville Manufacturing Center. The company will be announcing news related to economic development issues. Anticipated speakers at the event include Susan M. Cameron, president and CEO of Reynolds American, and N.C. Governor Pat McCrory. Pre-registration is...

2014-05-21 08:28:08

LONDON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a huge announcement for the industry, E-cigarettes have been shown by the UK's most expert team in smoking cessation to be at least 60% better than over-the-counter NRT at helping smokers quit. A study carried out by a team from University College London - based on a survey to nearly 6000 people that quit smoking between 2009 and 2011 - found that e-cigarettes are more effective than nicotine replacement therapies on the efforts...

2014-05-20 16:29:58

NEwhere Premium Vapor Products announces the official launch of their new Zero Nicotine E-Hookah Cigar, available online and in retailer locations across the country. LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It's no question how insanely popular the E-Hookah category has become over the past 6 months. Electronic Hookahs are popping up in retail shops all over the world. But many people wonder why a product that has no addictive ingredients (nicotine) is becoming one of the...

2014-05-20 08:35:49

E-Liquids Formulated in the United States at FDA-Registered Facility DANIA BEACH, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (OTCQB: VPCO; "Vapor" or "the Company"), a leading U.S.-based electronic cigarette company with brands that include Krave®, VaporX®, Hookah Stix® and Fifty-One®, announced today the launch of a new, premium line of e-liquids for electronic vaporizers and other e-vaping devices. "The launch of this new line of USA-made e-liquids reflects the tremendous...


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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'