Tobacco farming history

Tobacco farming history

JUNE 28, 2016

By Carl Fleischhauer and Art Cochran Tobacco growing on an ACLT field on Scientists Cliffs Road, 1998. Tobacco Country. Tobacco became the principal and characteristic crop of the Chesapeake region shortly after the establishment of the English colony of Maryland in 1634 and it was the dominant cash…
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What years did Marlboro cigarettes come out?

What years did Marlboro cigarettes come out?

JUNE 24, 2016

“Marlboro Man is Dead” we read the headlines once again. Mr. Eric Lawson was the fourth in a row of Marlboro classic cowboys who died for smoking-related disease. But why is it an international news? What made the Marlboro Man a pop icon and the most successful branding campaign in the history of tobacco advertising? Mild As May – Marlboro for the ladies Many current Marlboro…

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When was lung cancer first discovered

When was lung cancer first discovered

JUNE 20, 2016

What are lung cancer symptoms and signs? are varied depending upon where and how widespread the tumor is. Warning signs of lung cancer are not always present or easy to identify. Lung cancer may not cause or other symptoms in some cases. A person with lung cancer may have the following kinds of symptoms: No symptoms : In up to 25% of people who get lung cancer, the cancer is…

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Tobacco Plant information

Tobacco Plant information

JUNE 16, 2016

Starting and Growing Tobacco from Seeds. Starting seeds Tobacco is a relatively easy plant to grow and can be grown as far north as Canada and Alaska with the proper planning and preparation. Tobacco seeds are extremely small not much larger than a pin prick and care should be taken when sowing seed as to not sow to thickly. Tobacco seed require warm temperatures for germination…

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Cancer from cigarettes

Cancer from cigarettes

JUNE 12, 2016

An estimated 2.6 million people now use e-cigarettes in the UK. And this rapid rise in popularity – along with the huge range of products on sale – has meant that research on the devices has struggled to keep up. It’s no surprise then that e-cigarettes have become a bit of a contentious public health issue, with vapers, scientists and the media all debating the potential positive…

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Tobacco in history

Tobacco in history

JUNE 08, 2016

The Tobacco Valley Board of History former name was the Tobacco Valley Improvement Association (TVIA). TVIA was formed in 1945 by a group of local residents from the communities of Eureka, Fortine, Trego and Rexford. The goal of this organization, when it was originally formed, was to tie the interests of all the communities in north Lincoln County together to promote business…

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Dangers of smoking

Dangers of smoking

JUNE 04, 2016

You probably know about the relationship between smoking and lung cancer, but did you know smoking is also linked to heart disease, stroke and other chronic lung diseases? Smoking can also increase your risk for cancer of the bladder, throat and mouth, kidneys, cervix and pancreas. Thinking about quitting? Look at the facts! Why you should quit? Smoking is the most preventable…

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Cessation programs for Smokers

Cessation programs for Smokers

MAY 31, 2016

Most smokers today know that smoking is bad for their health and harmful to people around them. They know they should quit but they also know it s going to be hard. Fortunately, there s lots of help available. The American Lung Association offers resources to help smokers figure out their reasons for quitting and then take the big step of quitting for good. Talk to a Doctor…

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