Products made from tobacco

Products made from tobacco

MAY 23, 2016

Is the agricultural product of the leaves of plants in the genus . All species of Nicotiana contain the addictive drug nicotine—a stimulant and sedative contained in all parts of the plants except the seeds—which occurs in varying amounts depending on the species and variety cultivated. See types of…
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Tobacco smoking in Australia

Tobacco smoking in Australia

MAY 19, 2016

Tobacco smoking remains the leading preventable cause of death and disease in Australia. Smoking leads to a wide range of diseases including many types of cancer, heart disease and stroke, chest and lung illnesses and stomach ulcers. It claims the lives of 15, 500 Australians every year. Reducing smoking-related death and illness is a priority of Cancer Council Australia. Its…

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Cigarettes Companies

Cigarettes Companies

MAY 15, 2016

The big business of tobacco is global in nature, and each part of the tobacco business, from growing the leaf to manufacturing products, contributes to the multi-billion dollar tobacco industry. Six companies lead the world’s tobacco business, but there are at least 40 smaller businesses or state-owned monopolies that manufacture cigarettes. Each year, the tobacco industry…

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Research paper on smoking cigarettes

Research paper on smoking cigarettes

MAY 11, 2016

Since 1994, multiple legal and scientific developments have altered the tobacco control environment and thus have affected smoking among youth. The states and the U.S. Department of Justice brought lawsuits against cigarette companies, with the result that many internal documents of the tobacco industry have been made public and have been analyzed and introduced into the science…

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Cigarette lung cancer

Cigarette lung cancer

MAY 07, 2016

Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are a popular new tobacco product that have still largely unknown public and individual health effects. In fact, you may be surprised to learn that e-cigarettes are entirely unregulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Because of this, there are no safety checks or requirements for what can go into an e-cigarette. The American…

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Smoking bans in US

Smoking bans in US

MAY 03, 2016

A growing number of people in the US and Canada support smoke-free laws for outdoor venues, especially where children congregate or at building entrances, according to a new review of public surveys. Based on 89 surveys in both countries between 1993 and 2014, researchers say the growth of support for smoking restrictions, even among smokers, shows that outdoor smoking bans…

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First use of tobacco

First use of tobacco

APRIL 20, 2016

Smoking is a major public health issue and a leading cause of premature death affecting smokers and non-smokers in Canada. Tobacco-related illnesses and diseases are urgent issues in First Nations and Inuit communities, where smoking rates are more than triple the rate for the rest of Canada. On this page: Health Canada promotes tobacco control and provides resources to communities…

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History of tobacco use in American

History of tobacco use in American

MARCH 27, 2016

(Adapted from Tobacco Timeline by Gene Borrio.) The native people of the Americas considered tobacco a gift from the Great Spirit, and they used it in their religious practices. Today, experts believe that the tobacco we know began growing about 8, years ago. Although other plants around the world contain small amounts of nicotine, the drug in tobacco, tobacco is native…

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