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2014-09-24 23:14:07

Conquer and Control Your Smoking Habits teaches the new breakthrough science of subconscious habit change to eliminate smoking forever. (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Conquer and Control Your Smoking Habits is a completely free book that teaches the new breakthrough science of subconscious habit change. The beauty of this subconscious habit system is its ability to easily transform smoking habits. It creates lasting and permanent transformation of destructive smoking habits. Smoking habits...

2014-09-24 12:30:08

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is astatement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The Pennsylvania Legislature and Governor Tom Corbett have delivered a big win for Philadelphia's kids and health by enacting legislation that clears the way for Philadelphia to implement a $2 per pack tax on cigarettes. The cigarette tax is both a health and financial win for Philadelphia. The evidence is clear that increasing the price...

2014-09-24 12:29:02

Survey indicates employers are prepared for the Affordable Care Act's tobacco cessation rules DALLAS, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas employers are playing a key role in helping employees and their families kick the tobacco habit according to a new survey from the Texas Business Group on Health (TBGH) examining tobacco use policies and programs in the workplace. Conducted in partnership with the University of Texas at Austin, the Texas Employers Benchmarking Survey:...

2014-09-23 16:27:47

Young adults encouraged to end their "bad relationship" with smoking OTTAWA, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) have launched the second tour of Break It Off, a joint tobacco cessation, awareness and outreach campaign aimed at young Canadians. This tour is part of the Government of Canada's multi-year $4.8 million investment to help young adults quit smoking and stay smoke-free. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, Eve Adams...

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2014-09-23 06:53:51

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the biggest challenges a cancer patient faces, especially one suffering from lung cancer, is to quit smoking. Continuing to smoke can cause new mutations among cancer survivors. Many have turned to e-cigarettes, in addition to traditional cigarettes. A new study published in the journal Cancer found that cancer patients using both types of cigarettes were more nicotine dependent and equally or less likely to quit than their peers...

2014-09-19 08:27:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "Debra Crew named president, chief commercial officer of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Andrew Gilchrist appointed EVP of Reynolds American Inc." 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...

2014-09-16 08:30:01

American Efforts to Cut Tobacco Use Fall Behind Those Abroad WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States, once a leader in public health measures on tobacco, is falling behind international best practices when it comes to protecting its citizens from the harms of tobacco. Not all U.S. citizens are adequately or equally protected from the damage, disease, and death caused by tobacco products. However, U.S. states and localities still have the opportunity to protect...

2014-09-12 23:01:12

Cigarette maker’s petition denied on September 9, 2014, further strengthening Engle-Progeny fight against Big Tobacco. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 On September 9, 2014, the Florida Supreme Court denied a petition made by Lorillard Tobacco Company for discretionary review of the Third District Court of Appeal’s decision in Lorillard Tobacco Co. v. Alexander, No. 3D12-1593 (Fla. 3d DCA Sept. 4, 2013). The lawsuit was brought by Dorothy Alexander, individually...

2014-09-12 08:25:44

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NASDAQ: RCPI), a drug development company focused on chronic inflammatory disease and neurologic disorders, announced today it has received a written response from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in response to the New Dietary Ingredient Notification (NDIN) for the formulations of Anatabloc® and CigRx® submitted by the Company in June 2014. The letter indicated that the FDA considers...

2014-09-12 04:20:43

LONDON, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kind Consumer today announced that it has received a product licence for the Company's proprietary nicotine inhaler (Voke Inhaler 0.45mg) for General Sale from the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). This is a key milestone in the journey towards bringing this important innovation to consumers. The next step will be to submit a variation to the licence to support full-scale commercialisation by our...


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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  • Good cheer; viands.
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