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American Legacy Foundation(R) Statement of Support for the Federal Trade Commission Reversal on Tar and Nicotine Yield Statements on Cigarettes

Statement by Cheryl G. Healton, Dr. P.H., president and CEO, The American Legacy Foundation WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Federal Trade Commission proposed to withdraw a guidance it created in 1966 that allowed tobacco companies to market their products using tar an...

Marketing of Low Tar Cigarette Brand by BAT Unethical

An online study published in the Lancet has revealed how British American Tobacco (BAT), a leading cigarette manufacturer has been adopting a strategy to mask the toxicity of the manufactured cigarettes. // In an audit conducted to review the internal documents of the company by Canadian resea...

Mother & Daughter Celebrate Victory Over 'Meth'

...g-free life skills program. "What impressed us," Susan says, "was the sauna part; drugs are sweated out of the body. Edee told me she could see sticky tar coming out in her sweat. This helped eliminate physical cravings." "Soon after arriving, Edee wanted to go to church, the staff was happy to ta...

Class Action Notice for Minnesota Light Cigarette Litigation From Lommen, Abdo, Cole, King & Stageberg, P.A.

...y of deceptive advertising, marketing and promotional activities in Minnesota during the Class period, misled the smoking public as to the delivery of tar and nicotine by Marlboro Lights cigarettes. The Plaintiffs seek to recover money from the Defendants' sales of cigarettes during the Class period. Thi...

New research discovers link between smoking and brain damage

...antly which subsequently harms the nerve cells," said Basu. While other harmful side effects of smoking, such as lung disease, usually derive from tar or smoke this research suggests damage is not confined only to smoking. NNK is present in all forms of tobacco and therefore it can also enter the bod...

Press Release: Electronic Cigarette VS FDA

...etely non-flammable and uses state of the art sophisticated micro-electronics to reproduce the experience of smoking a real cigarette without the ash, tar smoke and nearly 4,000 compounds found in a lit cigarette. The management of Smoking Everywhere E Cigarette wants to create a smoke free environme...

Obama Notre Dame Abortion Tension Mounts: Good Friday Protests at White House, and in Dallas, Los Angeles, and Fort Wayne

...dary goal is two-fold: First, to create such a firestorm that no other Catholic School commits this treachery in the foreseeable future. Second, to so tar President Obama with the blood of the innocent that he cannot seduce the Catholic and Evangelical vote in 2012, as he did in 2008. "President Oba...

American Academy of Dermatology Issues New Guidelines For The Management of Psoriasis With Topical Therapies

...pical Treatments The guidelines also outline other topical treatments - such as non-medicated topical moisturizers, salicylic acid, anthralin, coal tar and various combination therapies - as adjunctive therapies that could, in some cases, enhance other topical treatments. "Establishing an effect...

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Allowing Light Cigarette Lawsuits Is Victory for Consumers and Health

...igarette brands as "light" and delivering "lowered tar and nicotine" to smokers despite knowing that thes...) prohibiting tobacco companies from claiming that tar and nicotine ratings on cigarette packs are govern...nd that the machine test currently used to measure tar and nicotine exposure (called the "Cambridge Filte...

Dr. Ben Berkhout awarded Retrovirology Prize for contribution to HIV research

...d Professor Berkhout with the Retrovirology prize. "Dr Berkhout has been a leader in our understanding of RNA-based gene regulation. His work with tar RNA has been revolutionary." ...

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Tar in Biological News

One of the Largest Wendy's(R) Franchisees, Tar Heel Capital, Reduces Fraud and Slashes Costs with DigitalPersona

76 Wendy's Locations Realize Immediate Return on Investment with DigitalPersona U.are.U(R) Fingerprint Readers REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a leader in fingerprint identity and authentication solutions, today announced that the largest Wendy's restaurant...

Nicotine may accelerate atherosclerosis, may be as dangerous as tar

NEW YORK (Sept. 10, 2007) -- It's well known that smoking cigarettes increases risk for a host of serious health problems from cancer to heart disease. Now a new study from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City looks at how they do their dirty work by contributing to atherosclerosis, or h...

Carbon nanoparticles toxic to adult fruit flies but benign to young

...ticles "glom onto the flies," Rand noted while watching a video of flies in the test tubes. "They just can't move. It's like a dinosaur falling into a tar pit." (Note to journalists: Video is available on request.) Rand and Robert Hurt, director of Brown's Institute for Molecular and Nanoscale Innovat...

Spontaneous assembly

... mean precision of 15 nanometers. They found that cluster sizes were distributed with no one size being "characteristic." For example, a third of the tar proteins were part of smaller lateral clusters and not of the large polar clusters. Analysis of the relative cellular locations of more than one milli...

Mars mission could ease Earth's energy supply crisis

...lso be used to recycle the prodigious amounts of water necessary to process tar sand deposits and turn them into conventional petroleum." Usable energy ... focus has now turned to trying to tap unconventional fossil fuels, such as tar sands. However, these unconventional fossil fuels must be extracted and upg...

UCSB scientists document fate of huge oil slicks from seeps at coal oil point

... oil?" Valentine said. "So much oil seeps up and floats on the sea surface. It's something we've long wondered. We know some of it will come ashore as tar balls, but it doesn't stick around. And then there are the massive slicks. You can see them, sometimes extending 20 miles from the seeps. But what is ...

Poison: It's what's for dinner

... treatment of certain other woods, and once was used in laxatives, cough medicine and disinfectants. It is different than the more commonly known coal tar creosote, which is made of petrochemicals and is the world's most widely used wood preservative, applied to power poles, railroad ties and bridge timb...

Poison: It's what's for dinner

... treatment of certain other woods, and once was used in laxatives, cough medicine and disinfectants. It is different than the more commonly known coal tar creosote, which is made of petrochemicals and is the world's most widely used wood preservative, applied to power poles, railroad ties and bridge timb...

Carbon dioxide already in danger zone, warns study

...2 could be reduced if emissions from coal, the largest contributor, are largely phased out by 2030. Use of unconventional fossil-fuel sources such as tar sands also would have to be minimized, they say. They predict that oil use will probably decline anyway as reserves shrink. So-called "geoengineering"...

State fund advances titanium powder research, 9 other Iowa State projects

...nc. of Ames to develop a continuous process that uses high temperatures and a combination of catalysts to convert waste plastics, crude oil sludge and tar sand into diesel fuel and other useful products. $125,550 to Jesse Goff, a professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine....

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Tar in Biological Technology

SRNL's microbes useful for for environmental cleanup and oil recovery

...ery from oil sands without added chemicals. Oil sands (also referred to as tar sands) are a combination of clay, sand, water, and bitumen, a heavy black v...ducts come from Canada, and a substantial portion of this amount comes from tar sands. Oil sands are mined and processed to generate oil similar to that...

NeoStrata(R) Announces the Launch of PSORENT(TM) Psoriasis Topical Treatment

...psoriasis treatment that reduces the unpleasant aspects of traditional coal tar therapy, resulting in high patient compliance without compromising efficacy...nd avoids the stains, odor and mess that are typically associated with coal tar treatments. Additionally, the dab-on applicator allows the patient to apply...

Device Computing: The Wave Is Building

... by trusted suppliers and partners. The top-down, vertically integrated enterprise is a dinosaur, and mobility and ubiquity of connectivity are the tar pits that will consume old business paradigms and enable next-generation, knowledge-based organizations to evolve. . . New demands of business are ...

Probe into gas gouging may educate Americans about pressures on oil supply

...elp of the latest technologies, but U.S. politicians won't stand up to environmentalists who have dramatically overstated the risk. Canada's Athabasca tar sands could be refined at some point, but only if prices remain high enough to justify the investment. Until Katrina changed the picture, Presiden...

Don't forget UW's role in economic development

...and it may be a political liability. If you're running for a seat in the Wisconsin Legislature and your opponent is vowing to storm Bascom Hall with tar and feathers in hand, it's hard to come across as a defender of an institution that keeps finding new ways to embarrass itself. But committed candi...

Lesson for Wisconsin: Carolina tech industry took time to build

...c development group credited with spurring growth in the famed North Carolina Research Triangle Park says Wisconsin is in much the same position the tar Heel State was 20 years ago, when it began to build a more robust entrepreneurial culture. Monica Doss, echoing remarks made earlier by Cisco Syst...

Identity theft start up has fast-track growth plans

...gree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison , said the company - then known as IPIC - was courted by North Carolina investors and could move to the tar Heel State unless Wisconsin investors stepped up. As the situation unfolded, however, the deals weren't completely to their liking, and Din and Fazil ...

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Tar in Biological Definition

Origin of life

... the outer solar system where volatiles are not evaporated by solar heating. Comets are encrusted by outer layers of dark material, thought to be a tar -like substance composed of complex organic material formed from simple carbon compounds after reactions initiated mostly by irradiation by ultraviol...
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