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  Smokin Joes Little Cigars Menthol Flavored, Smoking Joes Little Filtered Cigars, Smokin Joes Little Flavored Cigar
Menthol Cigarettes, Menthol Flavored Cigarettes, Menthol Little Cigars and Menthol Flavored Little Cigars are sold for the pleasure and consumption of adults only!!
Smokin Joes™ Menthol Flavored Little Cigars are filtered for a smooth, rich taste.
You can smoke a Smokin Joes™ Menthol Flavored Little Cigar around non-smokers who might not be as ugly and hostile as they usually are.
www.blackhawktobaccoshop.com /smokinjoes/cigars/menthol.html   (471 words)

  
  Menthol
Menthol tends to play at the Blind Pig in Champaign (although that place has recently (late spring 1998) been taken over by new owners, who want to turn it into a policeman and fireman bar.
Presently Menthol is finished recording their second album (as Menthol, their third album if you count Gold Record LP), and it is due to appear in late spring, 1998.
Menthol has asked me to include their new email address on this page.
nsd.dyndns.org /menthol/menthol.html   (650 words)

  
  Correct use of Menthol
Menthol has recently been approved for use in the treatment of tracheal mites of honeybees.
Sufficient concentrations of vapors have to be continuously maintained in the hive for this to be accomplished.
A packet of menthol crystal pellets should be placed on top of the brood chamber and on the top bars, either over the cluster in cool to moderate weather or off to one side in hot weather.
www.caes.state.ct.us /BeeInformation/BeeFormsandInformation/Menthol.htm   (532 words)

  
 Menthol Crystals
Menthol is the solid constituent of oil of mint, to which its characteristic odor is due, and was formerly known as peppermint camphor.
Menthol is obtained by subjecting the distilled oil of Mentha arvensis oil to a temperature of -22° C, (-7.6° F.) by the aid of a freezing mixture, the menthol crystallizes out in satiny crystals and the mother liquor is removed while the low temperature is maintained.
Menthol is the chief constituent of mint oil and is responsible for its distinctive odor and taste and the "cooling sensation" it produces when applied to the skin.
www.mountainroseherbs.com /learn/menthol_crystals.php   (664 words)

  
 Menthol
Menthol is a compound obtained from peppermint oil or other mint oils or made synthetically.
Menthol is also contained in combination products used for relief of muscle aches, sprains, and similar conditions.
Menthol is considered an antidote for many homeopathic remedies and should be avoided by people taking them.
www.gianteagle.com /healthnotes/Drug/Menthol.htm   (345 words)

  
 Menthol, What is Menthol? About its Science, Chemistry and Structure
Menthol is a covalent organic compound made synthetically or obtained from peppermint or other mint oils.
Menthol has local anesthetic and counterirritant qualities, and it is widely used to relieve minor throat irritation.
Menthol is also contained in combination products used for relief of muscle aches, sprains, and similar conditions, as well as in decongestants.
www.3dchem.com /molecules.asp?ID=202   (202 words)

  
 Cool Menthol Makes It Harder to Quit Smoking
Specifically 69 percent of menthol smokers were still smokers, compared with 54 percent of non-menthol smokers.
Researchers also found that menthol smokers had a 27% increase in the risk of coronary calcification, while non-menthol smokers had a 33% increased risk..
One theory is that menthols exert a cooling and calming effect on the smoker, making him/her feel more comfortable, thus conveying the impression that its hard to quit when you are comfortable, researchers explained.
www.foodconsumer.org /777/8/Cool_Menthol_Makes_It_Harder_to_Quit_Smoking.shtml   (920 words)

  
 Menthol Cigarettes Harder to Give Up   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Menthol and non-menthol cigarettes appear to be equally harmful to the arteries and to lung function, but smokers of menthols may be less likely to attempt or succeed at quitting, according to a report in the current issue of Archives of Internal Medicine.
Menthol is a mint-flavored compound derived from peppermint oil that could potentially increase the harm caused by cigarettes through a variety of biological mechanisms.
Menthol smokers were also more likely to be younger, female and unemployed, to have a lower level of education and a higher body mass index, and to drink less alcohol and smoke fewer cigarettes per day.
www.consumeraffairs.com /news04/2006/09/menthol_cigarettes.html   (843 words)

  
 947. Substances structurally related to menthol (WHO Food Additives Series 42)
Menthol was first evaluated at the eleventh meeting of the Committee (Annex 1, reference 14), when it was allocated an unconditional ADI of 0-0.2 mg/kg bw and a conditional ADI of 0.2-2 mg/kg bw.
Menthol (10-70%) and menthone (7-40%) are the principal constituents of peppermint oil.
Evaluation of substances in the group of flavouring agents that includes menthol and structurally related substances was based on data on the metabolic fate of menthol and menthone, which are metabolized by oxidation and conjugation.
www.inchem.org /documents/jecfa/jecmono/v042je21.htm   (4400 words)

  
 ScienceDaily: Menthol cigarettes prove harder to quit
In general, menthol smokers were young, female, unemployed, had a lower education level, a higher body mass index, drank less alcohol and smoked fewer cigarettes a day than other participants.
They found that menthol and non-menthol cigarettes seem to be equally harmful in terms of hardening of the arteries and pulmonary function decline.
Menthol Cigarette Smokers May Have More Difficulty Quitting Smoking (September 26, 2006) -- Menthol and non-menthol cigarettes appear to be equally harmful to the arteries and to lung function, but smokers of menthols may be less likely to attempt or succeed at quitting, according to a...
www.sciencedaily.com /upi/index.php?feed=Science&article=UPI-1-20060926-11565000-bc-us-mentholcigs.xml   (2271 words)

  
 Menthol Cigarettes Seem Tougher to Quit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pletcher's group found that the 63 percent of the study participants preferred menthol cigarettes, and 36 percent preferred non-menthol cigarettes.
The researchers found that people who smoked menthol cigarettes in 1985 were more likely to still be smoking in 2000.
For example, 69 percent of menthol smokers were still smokers, compared with 54 percent of non-menthol smokers.
www.cbc.ca /cp/HealthScout/060925/6092516U.html   (649 words)

  
 News - Menthol Cigarettes May Be Harder to Quit
The preference for mentholated cigarettes appeared to be strongly tied to ethnicity: 89% of fl smokers preferred menthol cigarettes compared with only 29% of white smokers.
In addition, researchers discovered that menthol and non-menthol cigarettes proved equally harmful to the lungs and heart: smokers of both kinds had similar levels of cardiovascular disease and declines in lung function over the course of the 15-year study.
The results of this study suggest that menthol cigarettes cause similar heart and lung damage and may actually be harder to quit than non-mentholated versions.
www.kidshealth.org /research/menthol.html   (377 words)

  
 Biosciences - Menthol Technology - Novel Process
Thymol - which is generated through alkylation of m-cresol - is hydrogenated generating a thermodynamic ratio of the four enantiomeric pairs of menthol diastereomers.
By submitting the mixture of menthols resulting from hydrogenation to enzymatic acylation, acylated l-menthol can be generated with an enantiomeric excess greater than 95%.
The resolution reaction proceeds efficiently in continuous mode, at menthol concentration in excess of 60% (by weight), for times in exceeding 1500 hours, while retaining enzyme activity at a useful level.
www.csir.co.za /plsql/ptl0002/PTL0002_PGE100_LOOSE_CONTENT?LOOSE_PAGE_NO=7134963   (169 words)

  
 District Judge Dismisses Menthol Lawsuit
The menthol lawsuit was first filed in October 1998 by Philadelphia attorneys William Adams, Carol Black and Stephen Sheller on behalf of individual plaintiffs and the National Association of African Americans for Positive Imagery (NAAAPI).
The private research on menthol has not been scrutinized because the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which regulates the use of menthol in cosmetics, drugs and foods, is not allowed by law to regulate menthol in tobacco products.
This is probably why the manufacturers of Newport have introduced a new menthol brand called Maverick, Philip Morris is gearing up to test-market a new menthol Marlboro in Atlanta and Pittsburgh, Camel now is sold in a menthol formulation, and both Salem and Kool have new media campaigns that strongly push their "menthol" taste.
www.naaapi.org /documents/menthol_article.asp   (1039 words)

  
 Tougher to Quit Menthol Cigarettes?
Over the years, all smokers were at risk for heart and lung problems, whether they smoked menthol or nonmenthol cigarettes.
It's hard to tell whether menthol cigarettes made it harder to quit smoking, or whether menthol cigarette smokers were less likely to quit smoking for other reasons.
Menthol or not, cigarettes can be hard to quit.
www.webmd.com /content/article/127/116826.htm   (550 words)

  
 ScienceDaily: Menthol Cigarette Smokers May Have More Difficulty Quitting Smoking
Science Daily — Menthol and non-menthol cigarettes appear to be equally harmful to the arteries and to lung function, but smokers of menthols may be less likely to attempt or succeed at quitting, according to a report in the September 25 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
The researchers measured the association between exposure to menthol cigarettes and smoking cessation (quitting); coronary calcification, or a build-up of calcium in the arteries leading to the heart that is a sign of coronary artery disease; and change in pulmonary (lung) function over a 10-year period.
Those who smoked menthol cigarettes in 1985 were more likely to still be smoking at follow-up examinations--in 2000, for example, 69 percent were still smokers vs. 54 percent of non-menthol smokers.
www.sciencedaily.com /releases/2006/09/060925162648.htm   (805 words)

  
 Menthol cigarettes harder to quit, study finds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Menthol is a peppermint-based flavour that could potentially increase the harm caused by cigarettes, Dr. Mark Pletcher of the University of California, San Francisco, and colleagues proposed.
Pletcher's team hypothesized that if menthol cigarettes were more harmful than non-menthol varieties, it may help explain the disproportionately higher rates of cancer, cardiovascular disease and other smoking-related illnesses among African Americans, who tend to smoke less than European Americans.
Menthol smokers who did quit were almost twice as likely to relapse and were also less likely to stop over a sustained period of time, the team found.
www.cbc.ca /health/story/2006/09/25/menthol-cigarettes.html?print   (1388 words)

  
 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Menthol Rumors
The idea that menthols must be especially terrible for the smoker because things are tossed into them that aren't added to regular cigarettes is terribly naive.
According to baseless rumor, companies marketing menthol cigarettes have been increasing the amount of menthol in the formula to accelerate the formation of lung cancer in fl smokers or to cause smokers' lungs to bleed.
Significantly more non-fls than fls indulge in menthols, thus any insidious plot to harm African-Americans through their minty cigarettes is going to adversely effect a far greater number of whites.
www.snopes.com /business/alliance/menthol.asp   (1252 words)

  
 Menthol cigarette smokers may have harder time quitting
Although menthol and non-menthol cigarettes appear to be equally harmful to the lungs and cardiovascular system, menthol cigarettes may be harder to quit, according to a UCSF-led study that tracked more than 1,200 smokers over 15 years.
The study found that menthol smokers were almost twice as likely to relapse after quitting and also were less likely to stop for a substantial period of time.
The scientists measured the association between exposure to menthol cigarettes and quitting, build-up of calcium in the arteries, and change in lung function over a 10-year period.
www.physorg.com /news78417300.html   (525 words)

  
 Menthol - Menthol Manufacturers,Menthol Suppliers & Exporters
Suppliers of menthol, menthol crystals, menthol crystals, dry menthol flakes, L-menthol, menthol melted powder, mint oil, peppermint oil, liquid menthol, de-mentholised oil, terpenless menthol oil and crude menthol oil.
Manufacturing and exporting natural menthol, menthol oil, natural menthol bold crystals, netural menthol medium crystals, natural recryst flakes, natural melted menthol, crude menthol oil, dementholised peppermint oil and menthone oil.
We are wholesale suppliers of neem oil, neasame oil, menthol oil, pomegranate seed oil, moringa oil, ginger oil, amla seed oil and all raw herbs used for extraction of oils.
catalogs.indiamart.com /products/menthol.html   (926 words)

  
 Menthol cigarettes prove harder to quit
The authors of the study measured the association between exposure to menthol cigarettes; smoking cessation; coronary calcification, which is a build up of calcium in the arteries; and change in pulmonary function.
It's also difficult to separate the general difficulty of quitting smoking from the difficulty of quitting menthol cigarettes, and so the study's results still leave questions to be answered.
The study's main conclusion is that that difference can't be attributed to menthol smoking, he said.
www.softcom.net /webnews/wed/ab/Uus-mentholcigs.RAsO_GSQ.html   (748 words)

  
 PRESS AND CLUBBER REVIEWS OF MENTHOL
Menthol is the UK's largest and best gay trance club and its popularity keeps on growing.
After 11pm it was a different story and Factory in Vauxhall, Menthols new home, soon filled up with up for it lads and lasses of all shapes and sizes; a very different famous London club has the motto "one club fits all"… a tag line that is far more suited for Menthol.
Their style may not have been to every-ones taste but that is one of Menthols selling points, the guest slot is given to both well established and up and coming DJs.
www.clubmenthol.net /comments_august.htm   (954 words)

  
 Menthol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Like fellow Champaign (Illinois) alterna-rock up-and-comers Poster Children and Hum, Menthol bring a lot of brainpower to a muscular mix that favors hyper-driven guitars and frenetic drumming.
But it's the eccentric, sometimes Ziggy Stardust-style dual vocals of guitarist Balthazar de Ley and bassist Joel Spencer, combined with de Ley's penchant for lyrics that come across like a cold fusion of poetry homework and a science-lab project, that give the trio their intriguing edge.
Menthol's homonymous debut opens with guitars buzzing and drummer Colin Koteles pounding out a furious, algebraic beat.
www.bostonphoenix.com /alt1/archive/music/reviews/03-07-96/OTR/MENTHOL.html   (161 words)

  
 Salon.com Health | The menthol myth
Menthol is a molecule that is purified from plants of the mint family, either peppermint (Mentha piperita) or cornmint (Mentha arvensis).
Menthol in cigarettes is carried to the liver and degraded into harmless compounds.
While a few studies have shown that smoking menthol cigarettes in particular is associated with an increased incidence of lung cancer, most have not.
archive.salon.com /health/addiction/drugs/2000/08/16/menthol/index.html   (846 words)

  
 Toxicology Module 1st installed Wednesday Nov 15, 2000
Twelve cases of contact sensitivity to menthol and peppermint oil were reported in patients presenting with intra-oral symptoms in association with burning mouth syndrome, recurrent oral ulceration or a lichenoid reaction (interlacing network of white lines - forms a spider web pattern on the mouth cavity mucosa).
It was believed that the excessive use and craving for mentholated cigarettes, the bradycardia, ataxia, confusion and mental irritability could be correlated with the inhalation of volatile menthol (Luke, 1962).
It was concluded that as a result of this 13-week inhalation study in rats that the addition of menthol to cigarettes does not significantly alter the pattern, incidence, severity or reversibility of any of the effects attributable to smoke exposure (Gaworski, 1997)..
goodhealth.freeservers.com /MentholToxicology.htm   (1710 words)

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