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OTTAWA, Nov. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Edward R. Myers, formerly Editor of FrontLine Security magazine, has been tracking the contraband tobacco issue now for a couple of years.
Menthol acts in combination with nicotine to desensitize receptors in lungs’ airways that are responsible for nicotine’s irritation, say neuroscientists at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC).
Secondhand marijuana smoke could be as damaging to your heart and blood vessels as secondhand cigarette smoke, researchers from the University of California, San Francisco reported at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2014 in Chicago on Sunday.
Fewer high school students in the US are smoking traditional cigarettes, but the number of those using e-cigarettes has tripled over the past two years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday.
Freedom Laser Therapy’s new and innovative 10-day stop smoking program—the Freedom Quit Smoking System—has been certified by consumer protection service Doctor Trusted. Los
Growth in U.S. Cigar Imports Brings Online Retailer to the American Marketplace BENSALEM, Pa., Nov.
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Youth smoking rate drops from 18.1 percent to 10.6 percent MINNEAPOLIS, Nov.
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...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.