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E-Smoking to Defeat Your Tobacco Smoking Addiction

August 22nd, 2011 Posted in Electronic cigarettes Tags:

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Good news for those looking to kick the butt for good yet wanting to enjoy the smoke. The new E-Smoking concept is here to help those who want to live a better life & make their loved ones happy. The brand new E-Cigarettes or Electronic Cigarettes are here. Providing smokers with a nicotine fix without the accompanied health hazards.
The E-Cigarettes contain a liquid nicotine cartridge which vaporizes & gives the smokers a sense of taste but not the dirty bad odor which is accompanied with traditional tobacco cigarettes. Ream more »

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Nicotine May Hold Secrets to Weight Loss

June 13th, 2011 Posted in Tobacco news Tags:

Nicotine Weight Loss
Despite risks of cancer, emphysema, and other serious health problems, smoking has often been used as a key factor in weight management, helping those who are overweight to lose extra pounds and keep them off. In an effort to extract the good from the not-so-good, researchers are now trying to find out why smoking works as an appetite suppressant, in the hopes that a weight loss drug can be developed that will not have the same health risks as smoking. Ream more »

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Thousands of illegal cigarettes found in impounded taxi

January 4th, 2011 Posted in Tobacco control Tags:

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Tshwane metro police seized thousands of boxes of illegal cigarettes on Monday when they stopped a taxi thought to be unroadworthy.

The boxes were stashed behind door and roof panels as well as in compartments underneath the vehicle.

The officers discovered the illicit nicotine stashed by accident when they loaded the taxi to be towed away.
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Quit Smoking with Subsidized Nicotine Patches

December 10th, 2010 Posted in Tobacco control Tags: ,

Nicotine Patches
On Thursday, Health Minister Nicola Roxon announced that the subsidized nicotine patches will be available under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from February 1 to make smokers give up smoking.

“Cancer scars the lives of too many Australians and we know that reducing the smoking rate is one of the most effective ways to reduce the rate of death from this terrible disease”, said Ms. Roxon.
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Use of Antidepressants, Nicotine in Pregnancy Linked to Childhood Difficulties

May 5th, 2010 Posted in General tobacco Tags: , ,

Prenatal nicotine exposure may increase the risk of sleep problems in children through adolescence, whereas prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may increase the risk of behavior problems at the age of 3 years, although the risk may be moderated by the serotonin transporter promoter gene, SLC6A4. Read more

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Nicotine, the health food in the closet.

May 4th, 2010 Posted in General tobacco Tags:

A recent conversation in my hookah smoking hut once again turned to the topic of whether smoking the water pipe (Hookah) is as bad as cigarettes.
There’s no real answer to that question – even scientists have (as yet) been unable to make a meaningful and definitive comparison – but that’s not what this article’s about. Read more

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