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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....

2014-08-12 08:27:48

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Legacy's truth® campaign has been the boldest and most successful media campaign ever conducted to prevent youth tobacco use in the United States. So it is uniquely important for America's kids and health that Legacy has announced that is launching a new generation of truth® aimed...

2014-08-08 23:02:03

The Firm is investigating serious health problems that may be related to the use of e-cigarettes, including hospitalizations for nicotine poisoning, heart attack, stroke, pneumonia, congestive heart failure, and atrial fibrillation. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 As the Firm continues its investigation of serious health problems that may be attributable to the use of e-cigarettes (http://www.ecigregistry.com/ ), Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that one Ohio lawmaker has proposed...

2014-08-08 23:01:44

In-demand comprehensive research report “Smoking Tobacco: Key Markets 2014” worked out by ERC is now available at MarketPublishers.com London, UK (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 The world smoking tobacco and cigarettes industry is one of the most profitable and deadliest industries worldwide. From 1997 to 2013, the Australian smoking tobacco industry grew by over 13.5%. In 2013, in spite of a remarkable decline in the tobacco products market in France, the country’s smoking tobacco industry...

2014-08-08 16:23:03

FDA Should Close Gaps by Addressing Marketing and Flavors that Appeal to Kids WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In public comments jointly filed today, 24 leading public health and medical organizations called on the Food and Drug Administration to issue a final rule to regulate all tobacco products by April 25, 2015 - one year after the FDA issued a proposed rule - and to reject a proposal to exempt so-called "premium cigars." The health groups also called on FDA...

2014-08-08 11:24:34

Wolters Kluwer Health 'Substantial gaps' in knowledge of potential risks and benefits, says review in Journal of Addiction Medicine Electronic cigarettes (ECIGs) are booming in popularity—but there's still only limited evidence on their potential health risks, or their advertised benefits in helping people to quit smoking, according to a research review in the July/August Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. The journal is...

2014-08-08 10:59:46

American Cancer Society Nearly one in ten cancer survivors reports smoking Nearly one in ten cancer survivors reports smoking many years after a diagnosis, according to a new study by American Cancer Society researchers. Further, among ten cancer sites included in the analysis, the highest rates of smoking were in bladder and lung cancers, two sites strongly associated with smoking. The study appears early online in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Cigarette smoking...

2014-08-08 10:38:08

BMJ-British Medical Journal Smoking related deaths cut by up to 11 percent in prisons with long-term bans in place Prison smoking bans are associated with a substantial reduction in deaths from smoking related causes, such as heart disease and cancer, finds a US study published on thebmj.com today. Smoking related deaths were cut by up to 11% in state prisons with long-term bans in place. In the United States at year end 2011, there were 1.4 million people in state prisons. Fifty to...

2014-08-07 20:25:26

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arguing for regulations that reflect "the unique character of the cigar industry," the Cigar Association of America, the national trade association representing cigar manufacturers, importers, distributors, and other suppliers, today submitted comments on Food and Drug Administration efforts to establish regulatory authority over the cigar industry. The FDA has proposed to regulate cigars and other tobacco products under the Family Smoking Prevention...

2014-08-07 20:23:52

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arguing for a "meaningful and feasible framework" that accommodates the unique characteristics of the pipe tobacco market, the Pipe Tobacco Council, the national trade association representing the pipe tobacco industry, today submitted comments on Food and Drug Administration efforts to regulate pipe tobacco. The FDA has proposed to regulate pipe tobacco under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. The move would create new legal and...


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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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'