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2014-08-25 12:23:22

truth® Rallies Teens To Harness Their Online Influence To Become The First Smoke-Free Generation WASHINGTON, Aug.

Smokers Puff Same Amount Of Cigarettes Regardless Of Nicotine Levels
2014-08-25 03:38:04

Cigarettes with very low levels of nicotine may reduce addiction without increasing exposure to toxic chemicals, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.

2014-08-25 08:29:26

The following is being released by Joseph A. Califano, Jr., former U.S.

2014-08-20 08:27:29

QUITPLAN® Services' quit-and-win contest is back with multiple opportunities to win, starting at the State Fair MINNEAPOLIS, Aug.

2014-08-20 00:21:34

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Recently, Kimree, one of the largest electronic cigarette manufacturers, unveiled its newest product, the VaporQueen.

2014-08-19 23:06:09

30-member group sign-on letter expresses support for Senator Bill Nelson and his introduction of the Child Nicotine Poison Prevention Act of 2014 Alexandria,

2014-08-18 08:30:41

Prevents sale of "blu" e-cigarettes in Germany BRADFORD, Pa., Aug.

2014-08-15 08:25:51

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc.

2014-08-15 08:24:34

DUBLIN, Aug.

2014-08-14 12:21:20

Arizona inventor looks to bring "Cigar Throttle" to market MESA, Ariz., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The cigar craze that peaked in the 90's isn't over.


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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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.