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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....

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...


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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