tocacco plant Native American Tobaccoo flower, leaves, and buds

tocacco Tobacco is an annual or bi-annual growing 1-3 meters tall with large sticky leaves that contain nicotine. Native to the Americas, tobacco has a long history of use as a shamanic inebriant and stimulant. It is extremely popular and well-known for its addictive potential.

tocacco nicotina Nicotiana tabacum

tocacco Nicotiana rustica leaves. Nicotiana rustica leaves have a nicotine content as high as 9%, whereas Nicotiana tabacum (common tobacco) leaves contain about 1 to 3%

tocacco cigar A cigar is a tightly rolled bundle of dried and fermented tobacco which is ignited so that its smoke may be drawn into the mouth. Cigar tobacco is grown in significant quantities in Brazil, Cameroon, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Sumatra, Philippines, and the Eastern United States.

tocacco Tobacco is an agricultural product processed from the fresh leaves of plants in the genus Nicotiana. It can be consumed, used as an organic pesticide, and in the form of nicotine tartrate it is used in some medicines. In consumption it may be in the form of cigarettes smoking, snuffing, chewing, dipping tobacco, or snus.

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Making the most of technology and IT to support the tobacco strategy

UKBA has a wide range of tools available to help detect illicit goods at the border, including those detailed below which will be used to support the tobacco strategy.
X-ray scanning • A program of replacement and upgrading of mobile freight x-ray scanning
equipment equipment will enhance UKBA capability with new state of the art equipment.
Two new [...]

Second-hand Smoke is Dangerous to our Children

Several laws are important for inhabitants’ better life, but only one legislation can protect the children’ health, smoking ban inside the cars.  This new legislation offers the opportunity to improve the health of Minnesota children too.
Most people are aware of the harmful health consequences of smoking cigarettes as well as the detrimental nature of secondhand [...]

Tax increase forces longtime smokers to reevaluate habit

It wasn’t a 35-year smoker who recently won the statewide Quit 2 Win contest in Indiana. According to David Ayers, a spokesman for the Indiana Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Agency, it was a 20-year-old mother who had been smoking since she was 9. She adopted the habit from a parent, and her husband also smoked.
Ayers [...]

New Yorkers Often Exposed to Cigarette Smoke, Study Finds

More than half of all nonsmokers in New York City have elevated levels of a nicotine byproduct in their blood indicating recent exposure to cigarette smoke, a city health department study has found. The figure is surprisingly high given the city’s stringent public smoking ban, among the toughest in the country.
Some 56.7 percent of nonsmokers [...]

Draft law restricting smoking to be presented for consideration in parliament

A draft law restricting smoking is being preparing in the standing commission on social policy of Milli Medjlis, said deputy Musa Guliyev at today’s session of Milli Medjlis.
“I think everyone is well aware of the damage, caused by cigarettes to the human body and surrounding people. I think it is now time for Azerbaijan to [...]

Consultant in lung cancer calls for a ban on smoking throughout NHS hospitals

The Welsh public now accepts that smoking is banned in certain public areas – but hospital grounds remain fair game. Health correspondent Greg Tindle reports on whether new legislation is now needed to ban smoking on all NHS property
A LEADING consultant has called for a total ban on smoking in all hospital grounds.
Dr Ian Campbell, [...]

New legislation - to enforce the collection of the now huge tax on cigarettes

No one is talking about the new legislation, “Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act of 2009″ , that was introduced in Congress to enforce the collection of the now huge federal tax on cigarettes.  
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in five adults in this country smoke. The financial stakes are high and [...]

Demographic and smoking related characteristics

Nearly all the Chinese sample (95.2%) were of Han ethnicity. Other sample
characteristics are shown in table 1. The respondents were overwhelmingly male, and
most smoked only factory-made cigarettes (93.8%).
As in China, the vast majority of Thai sample were male, while the proportion of male
smokers was about 54% in both Australia and the US, reflecting the low [...]

Explain delay in pic warning against tobacco

The Supreme Court has sought a response from the Centre on the allegations of an NGO that the government under pressure from the “tobacco lobby” was dragging its feet on issuing statutory pictorial warning on cigarette and tobacco products.
“Why are you not implementing it? Millions are being affected, families are getting destroyed,” a bench [...]

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