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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...

2014-05-16 23:04:42

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/smoking-cessation-nicotine-de-addiction-products.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market was valued at USD 5.1 billion in 2012 and is expected...

2014-05-16 23:01:23

The “Join the Movement” Statewide Tour Launches On May 20; Partnership between The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living and WWOZ New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The Healthier Air for All Campaign, an initiative of The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living (TFL), has partnered with WWOZ, a non-profit community-supported radio station in New Orleans, to host a statewide concert tour. The “Join the Movement” Tour is a six-city tour to promote the importance of...

2014-05-16 16:24:32

Health groups praise legislation as "positive step for Minnesota" ST. PAUL, Minn., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Freedom to Breathe coalition, a group of Minnesota health organizations, responded today to the Legislature's passage of an omnibus bill that includes provisions restricting use and sales of e-cigarettes. The bill now heads to Governor Mark Dayton's desk. Coalition co-chair Molly Moilanen, Director of Public Affairs at ClearWay Minnesota, said, "Our coalition is pleased to see...

2014-05-16 14:05:12

American Association for Cancer Research Young adults who smoked water pipes in hookah bars had elevated levels of nicotine, cotinine, tobacco-related cancer-causing agents, and volatile organic compounds (VOC) in their urine, and this may increase their risk for cancer and other chronic diseases, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "This study reports systemic intake of...

2014-05-15 16:30:42

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electronic Cigarette Industry Group, Inc., today urged members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee to use the Committee hearing Thursday on electronic cigarettes to constructively stress how electronic cigarettes offer millions of smokers an alternative to the combustible cigarette. "E-cigarettes should not be regulated the same way traditional tobacco products are regulated," said Eric Criss, president and...

2014-05-15 16:30:21

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States, announced today the declaration of a quarterly dividend on its common stock in the amount of $0.615 per share. The dividend is payable on June 10, 2014 to stockholders of record as of May 30, 2014. About Lorillard, Inc. Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, is the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the...

2014-05-15 12:38:58

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids tonight will present Larry J. Merlo, President and Chief Executive Officer of CVS Caremark Corporation, with its highest honor, the Champion Award, for his company's leadership in the fight to reduce the devastating toll of tobacco use in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO CVS Caremark announced in February that it will stop selling cigarettes and other...

2014-05-15 08:35:47

All-New Proprietary Cartridge Design Represents a New Benchmark in E-Cig Technology TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes is proud to announce the launch of its latest product innovation, ClearDraw2, which aims to set a new benchmark in e-cigarette cartridge performance, flavor and value. Eschewing years of well-worn, but dated technology used throughout the industry, ClearDraw2 is a radical reinvention of the traditional electronic...


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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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