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2014-08-25 08:29:26

The following is being released by Joseph A. Califano, Jr., former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, Carter Administration and Chairman, Citizens' Commission to Protect the Truth and Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, former Secretary of Health and Human Services, Bush Administration and Vice Chairman, Citizens' Commission to Protect the Truth NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Legacy's new truth campaign 'Finish It' sets the stage to end cigarette smoking once...

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. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QUITPLAN® Services is bringing back the popular QuitCash Challenge, with a new twist. Now, to help tobacco users prepare for the month-long quit and win contest coming in May, several shorter practice quit challenges will be held in the coming months, starting at the State Fair. Minnesotans looking to quit are encouraged to sign up for...

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. With the most innovative technology and a delicate design, this new product has attracted much attention from many wholesalers and retailers worldwide (Visit http://youtu.be/zZWCyNyxzBc to see more). According to Kimree's spokesman, VaporQueen is now the world's smallest refillable electronic cigarette; it is also the...

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, VA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The American Association of Poison Control Centers is pleased to be a part of a 30-member group sign-on letter expressing support for Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) and his introduction of the Child Nicotine Poison Prevention Act of 2014. Along with fellow Senate co-sponsors, this bill urges the U.S. Consumer...

2014-08-18 08:30:41

Prevents sale of "blu" e-cigarettes in Germany BRADFORD, Pa., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zippo Manufacturing Company, maker of the iconic Zippo® lighter ("ZMC" or the "Company"), announced today that it has been granted a preliminary injunction in Germany against Cygnet UK Trading Ltd., a Lorillard subsidiary, preventing Cygnet from using the "blu" brand name for e-cigarettes sold in that country. The Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main agreed with ZMC that the "blu"...

2014-08-15 08:25:51

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 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 September 10, 2014 to stockholders of record as of September 1, 2014. About Lorillard, Inc. Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, is the third largest manufacturer of...

2014-08-15 08:24:34

DUBLIN, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "E-cigarette Market in India 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 An e-cigarette is an electronic inhaler that simulates tobacco smoking. It is a battery-powered inhaler designed to provide inhaled doses of tobacco by way of vaporizing the solutions and simulating the effects of smoking by heating a nicotine liquid into vapor, which the user then...

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. Not by a long sight. There are still many folks who love to smoke, savor, and enjoy them and with gas prices continually on the rise, there are more and more folks who have taken up riding motorcycles too. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140813/136115 But, there is a dilemma for the cigar smokers who also...

2014-08-13 23:08:10

Two rural hospitals serve as pilot sites for physicians’ use of innovative electronic protocol for referring patients to tobacco cessation programs. Alpharetta, GA and Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Holon Solutions today announces that its innovative health information technology is now being used to help thousands more Texans get assistance in quitting smoking and other tobacco products. Using the CollaborNet™ Health Information Exchange (HIE) system from Holon, physicians can...

2014-08-12 23:07:57

The company, specializing in all-natural, nicotine-free smoking cessation solutions, has rebuilt its website to improve navigability and strengthen customer relationships. The new website hosts a variety of new features to provide valuable resources for smokers looking to quit. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Freedom Laser Therapy is pleased to announce it is launching a new corporate website for its popular smoking cessation product – the Freedom Quit Smoking System....


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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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.