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Tobacco Still Sold in New York Pharmacies

In past, American smokers could come to the hospital gift shop, buy cigarettes and light them up not only in the waiting room but everywhere in the hospital. Yeah, today this seems strage to us as smoking is banned in most public places including hospitals. However, these days tobacco continues to be sold in pharmacies, which also do sell presriptions … Continue reading Continue reading

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Farmers in Georgia Growing More Tobacco in 2013

Representatives from University of Georgia recently said that current year farmers in state of Georgia have planted almost 15,000 acres of tobacco. Michael Moore, who is the professor and cooperative extension agronomist, said in an interview to the Telegraph of Macon that farmers in Georgia have grown more tobacco in 2013 than in past 4 years. The raise in tobacco … Continue reading

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Columbus Discovers Tobacco: Oct. 15, 1492

When Christopher Columbus along with his crew arrived in the New World on the island he called San Salvador (modern Cuba) he meet natives who gave him such presents as wooden spears, fruit and strange dried leaves with strong aroma. Strangers eat the fruit, but throw away the leaves as they did not know how to use it.   After several … Continue reading

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Doctor Creates Safe Quit Smoking Product

Tobacco is a quite strong thing for smokers as it is not so easy for many of them to quit smoking. After a long war with smoking habit, smokers pick up a pack of cigarettes again. Here even anti-tobacco ads do not work. Dr. Hassan Amjad of Beckley, a researcher-physician, says that in this war may greatly help chewing tobacco, … Continue reading

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Methods for Curing Tobacco

Flue-cured Tobacco The most popular curing process is identified as flue-curing. Applied mostly in the production of cigarettes, the most popular type of flue-cured tobacco is Virginia. Virginia tobacco is as well well-known as ‘bright tobacco’ as the heat-drying process provides the leaves a bright colour. The temperature of the heater is little by little increased until the leaves and … Continue reading

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History of tobacco

For the first time tobacco was discovered thousands of years ago and is considered a native plant of the Americas. But, communities in the Andes controlled tobacco growing at a much later time. Supposedly it was between 5000 and 3000 BC. Gradually tobacco was not only in the Andes, but it was spread in on to the colonies, islands and … Continue reading

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The history of smoking – how and why smoking has risen dramatically

The rise of tobacco has been very sharp in small time. As the Mayans dispersed and spread out in various areas, such as North and South America, they took with them their precious tobacco leaves and plants. Hundreds of years later the greatest European explorers discovered tobacco and later brought back to the new world. Columbus, who did not smoke, … Continue reading

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Best Cigar Prices Reveals the History of the Cigar

Best Cigar Prices, a leading online distributor of brand name, premium cigars and cigar humidors, has gone back to the beginning to reveal the history of the cigar in a new article on their site titled “The History of the Cigar.” “Everyone knows what a cigar is and which cigars are the best, but do you know where cigars came … Continue reading

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Tobacco Outlook for 2012

For participants in CSP’s 2011 Outlook Survey, the past year has presented a supreme challenge to grow inside sales even as the national and local economies sputtered and fuel demand slumped. The annual survey, which polled 188 retailers representing thousands of convenience stores on business conditions in the past year and their plans for the next, was conducted in mid-October. … Continue reading

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Malawi fetches $276m in tobacco sales

As the tobacco marketing season draws to a closer, Malawi has so far sold about 223 million kgs of the gold leaf out of the projected 225 million. Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) says from the sales, the country’s main forex exchange earner has fetched around US$276 million (about 4.7 billion Malawi Kwacha) translating into a unit price of US$1.24 per … Continue reading

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