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Tobacco History
Smoking-Related lung cancer

Smoking-Related lung cancer

MAY 19, 2024

Because our lungs draw in and utilize the air from outside of our body, anything that we breathe in can affect their health. The most important risk factor for lung cancer is smoking tobacco. Nearly 87% of all lung cancers in the United States are smoking-related. Quitting smoking helps to reduce that…

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The history of cigarettes

The history of cigarettes

MAY 09, 2024

The use of tobacco for smoking has been practiced for centuries. The tobacco plant has been grown in America since the 17th century and tobacco has been used in various forms since. The form of smoking tobacco by rolling the leaves in fine paper was frequently done by hand for those who practiced it…

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U.S. smoking

U.S. smoking

APRIL 29, 2024

A closer look shows that from 1997 to 2004 there was a steady decline but then there was a plateau until 2009 when the current downward trend began to fall again, as noted by CDC Director Tom Frieden. He points out that 2009 was when tobacco taxes increased and when the FDA began regulating tobacco. Also of note was the 2012 launch of a graphic anti-smoking campaign from the…

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How to get high with Tobacco?

How to get high with Tobacco?

APRIL 19, 2024

Catnip & Tobacco - Cigarettes Citation: William. Similar Effects to Pot, Minus the High: An Experience with Catnip & Tobacco - Cigarettes (ID 9586) . Today I decided to smoke some catnip. I haven t smoked anything but cigarettes in a long time, and tonight felt like one of those nights when a good bowl is in order - catnip will do for now. I drove to Kmart…

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History of lung cancer

History of lung cancer

APRIL 09, 2024

“Lung cancer continues to be the leading cause of death in both men and women in the US, with over 158, 900 deaths in 1. Worldwide, lung cancer kills over 1 million people a year. Extensive prospective epidemiologic data clearly establish cigarette smoking as the major cause of lung cancer. It is estimated that about 90% of male lung cancer deaths and 75–80% of lung cancer…

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Statewide smoking ban

Statewide smoking ban

MARCH 30, 2024

Kentucky leads the nation in smoking, and how the state goes about addressing that distinction will rest in part with the next governor. A handful of state legislators have pushed, in vain, in recent years to for a statewide ban on smoking in public indoor places. Critics, however, say the law would infringe on the rights of individuals. Kentucky has the highest smoking rate…

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Tobacco mosaic virus history

Tobacco mosaic virus history

MARCH 20, 2024

If you’ve noticed an outbreak of leaf mottling along with blistering or leaf curl in the garden, then you may have plants affected by TMV. Tobacco mosaic damage is caused by a virus and is prevalent in a variety of plants. So exactly what is tobacco mosaic virus? Keep reading to find out more, as well as how to treat tobacco mosaic virus once it’s found. What is Tobacco Mosaic…

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Smoking Jacket History

Smoking Jacket History

MARCH 10, 2024

A Reason For Elation by Lady Katie The classic smoking jacket is a mid thigh-length jacket made from velvet or silk, or both. It features a shawl collar, turn-up cuffs, and toggle or button fastenings–or may simply be closed with a tie belt. In the 1850s, the Gentlemen’s Magazine of London defined the smoking jacket as a “kind of short robe de chambre, of velvet, cashmere…

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Tobacco farming history

Tobacco farming history

FEBRUARY 29, 2024

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 crop in Calvert County for more than 350 years. Tobacco defined agriculture…

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