Archive for February, 2012

Feb 29 2012

Nicotine, cigarettes

Nicotine is a natural protection from the tobacco plant eating insects. Its widespread use as an insecticide crop farming is now accused of killing bees. Super toxin, drop in the fall of his more lethal than strychnine or poison Diamondback rattlesnake and three times deadlier than arsenic. Yet, amazingly, by chance, the chemical signature of this natural insecticide is so similar to the neurotransmitter acetylcholine that once in the brain it fits a variety of chemical lock allows its direct and indirect control over the flow of more than 200 neurons of chemicals, most importantly dopamine.

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Feb 28 2012

Chewing tobacco ban for MLB?

Published by under Smoking ban

In spring training baseball start, it’s more important than ever to identify hazards chewing tobacco, and beg Major League Baseball, which last year banned the players to use it when the fans present to prohibit its use altogether.

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Feb 27 2012

The ban on smoking hot issue for the owners of a bar

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Local bar owners sound off on the forthcoming elections of the Senate of Indiana indoor smoking ban.

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Feb 24 2012

No more misleading labels on tobacco products

Published by under Tobacco news

Come next March, the packaging of tobacco products can not have a description of six, including “light”, “mild” and “low tar”, printed on it.

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Feb 23 2012

More troops on smokeless tobacco after deployment

U.S. troops in Iraq or Afghanistan, is likely to start smokeless tobacco habits than their comrades who remain at home – especially if they see a fight, a new study finds.

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Feb 22 2012

Legislators have proposed the issue of tobacco ban

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West Virginia has one of the worst the country’s young people smoking and spit tobacco use rates, but members of the House Health Committee do not believe the flavored tobacco targeting is the answer.

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Feb 21 2012

Smoking can leave a drop in the state on the hook for the bonds

Published by under Smoking facts

Less smoking is bad news for the budget of California. The major rating agency due sounded the alarm this month, arguing that the state could have taken more than $ 4 billion settlement against the money that might never materialize.

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Feb 20 2012

Universities Mull Tobacco Ban

Despite the election shows overwhelming public support and endorsement from celebrities such as Lance Armstrong, efforts to establish a state ban on smoking in the workplace have fallen flat in recent sessions of the Legislature of Texas. But the state agency finds that billions of dollars, he has at his disposal may allow him to be more effective in obtaining a comprehensive tobacco-free policies – especially on college campuses.

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