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2009-04-08 10:35:00

Increased Tax Would Raise Critical Funds for State Tobacco Prevention Programs COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All tobacco products - including spit and chew tobacco and flavored little cigars - are addictive and harm health, and should be taxed at the same rate as cigarettes in Ohio, according to a radio advertising campaign launched today by a coalition of public health organizations. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) The radio ad began...

2008-10-07 09:00:37

Objectives. We examined pregnant women's use of cigarettes and other tobacco products and the exposure of pregnant women and their young children to secondhand smoke (SHS) in 9 nations in Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Methods.

2008-07-26 03:00:27

By Ken Lauterstein klauters@aol.com 703-723-3973 The International Tobacco Growers Association describes tobacco as "the world's most widely cultivated non-food crop." While the total amount of tobacco farmed in Virginia continues to decrease (25,000 acres in 2005), it still is ranked No.

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2008-03-18 14:45:00

In large-scale field trials, scientists from North Carolina State University have shown that silencing a specific gene in burley tobacco plants significantly reduces harmful carcinogens in cured tobacco leaves.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.