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2014-02-18 23:25:11

Pandora Internet Radio will allow the smoker trying to quit the ability to build an inspiring music playlist for free. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Freedom Laser Therapy's blog post recommends the following songs to listen to or download from Pandora during the first 10 days of quitting smoking. Freedom Laser Therapy has helped thousands of smokers quit since 2003. Quitting smoking is about making a lifestyle change to become a healthier person and living free from...

2014-02-17 16:21:15

GREAT RIVER, N.Y., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New cancer cases will affect over 1.6 million people in 2014 with more than 200,000 of them attributed to breast cancer. Breast cancer ranks second in cancer deaths after lung cancer, causing approximately 40,000 deaths per year. While a variety of factors are known to cause breast cancer, recent research indicates that long-term heavy smoking increases risk as well. Clearette Electronic Cigarette pledges to continue its involvement...

2014-02-17 12:23:50

57 percent favor passing a state law to raise the legal sale age to reduce smoking DENVER, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) A new poll released today shows that 57 percent of Colorado voters support legislation that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Just 36 percent of voters oppose increasing the age of sale...

2014-02-14 16:25:26

Data Show Rapid Onset of Action Combined with Strong Preference for eNT's Device Versus Smoking CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- e-Nicotine Technology (eNT) announced details from its initial clinical trial that were presented last week at the 20(th) Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco in Seattle, WA. The data were part of a presentation entitled "Achieving Rapid Smoking Urge Relief and Nicotine Pharmacokinetics Through the...

Stressed? Stop Smoking, You'll Feel Better
2014-02-14 12:30:29

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some smokers cite additional stress as a reason not to quit smoking, but a new research review in the British Medical Journal has found evidence that shows stopping smoking actually provides mental health benefits. The researchers claimed that the impact of quitting is equal to or greater than that seen from antidepressant treatment for mood and anxiety conditions. "Smokers can be reassured that stopping smoking is associated with...

2014-02-14 12:26:53

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, today announced that Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David H. Taylor, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference in Boca Raton, Florida. Lorillard will make a presentation on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Eastern. The...

2014-02-14 12:23:36

Tobacco Free Florida Raises Awareness About Smokeless Tobacco During Through With Chew Week TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tobacco Free Florida is encouraging Floridians to learn the facts about the harmful effects of using smokeless tobacco and to make a plan to stop using these products. To help raise awareness, the Florida Department of Health's Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida is observing Through With Chew Week from February 16-22. Compared to the decrease in youth...

2014-02-13 23:22:37

Freedom Laser Therapy, a Los Angeles Based Nicotine Addition Clinic pays respect to celebrities who unfortunately died due to a smoking related illness- leaving us too soon. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 The Freedom Quit Smoking Blog lists famous people whose lives were snuffed out by smoking.The Freedom Quit Smoking Blog lists famous people whose lives were snuffed out by smoking. 1) Nate King Cole, 45, Singer, Actor, First African-American TV show host; succumbed to lung...

2014-02-13 08:34:48

BREDA, Netherlands and HULLHORST, Germany, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wurlitzer is going to produce tobacco vending machines that are equipped with the highly effective age validation system, Ageviewers. The announcement is made in response to a publication by the Dutch Trimbos Institute yesterday, showing that Dutch children can still buy tobacco shockingly easy. In the Netherlands, there are more than 10,000 outdated tobacco vending machines from which hundreds of thousands packs...

2014-02-12 23:32:00

By making this bold move, they are now leaders of the pack, and they will indeed save many thousands of lives by this action. We applaud their decision and say, “SHOP CVS!” We can all show our support for the decision by buying their healthy products. Silver Spring, Maryland (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The decision last week by CVS Caremark to stop selling tobacco products effective October 1, 2014, in over 7,600 pharmacies across the United States, is a milestone for the tobacco...


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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