Sentiens announces patent claims for BotanicBoost to be granted by USPTO

        For Immediate Release SENTIENS ANNOUNCES PATENT CLAIMS FOR BOTANICBOOST™ TO BE GRANTED BY US PATENT OFFICE  BotanicBoost™: Satisfaction without Nicotine Charlotte, NC / October 15, 2013 / –  Sentiens, LLC announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”) issued a Notice of Allowance on October 9th, 2013 in Application No. […]

New research finds brain may be wired to nicotine addiction

September 30, 2013 / / — New research conducted at The Rockefeller University, Washington University School of Medicine and the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin published in the Sept. 30, 2013, edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences indicates that the brain may be wired toward nicotine addiction. Previous studies have […]

FDA, NIH Create 14 Centers to Do Tobacco Research

By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM AP Tobacco Writer September 19, 2013 / Associated Press / Richmond VA — The Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health are awarding millions in funding to create 14 centers to conduct research on tobacco products. Officials said Thursday that the agencies have awarded up to $53 million for […]

Sentiens Solution Targeted to E-Cigarette Users

For Immediate Release   NEW NOVUS® SOLUTION TARGETED TO E-CIGARETTE USERS PROVIDING SATISFACTION WITHOUT NICOTINE  eTwig by Novus®:  The New Choice for Vapers Charlotte, NC /8/19/2013 –  The developer of the revolutionary Novus® Twigs announced today the launch of eTwig by Novus®.  eTwig uses the same patent pending BotanicBoost™ formula as the Novus® Twig, but […]

Why Nicotine is So Addictive

July 31, 2013 / Business Insider / — When someone says a substance is addictive, they can mean two separate things. Physically addictive, more accurately physically dependent, is when your body begins to depend on the presence of a particular substance for its physical well being. It’s begun compensating its normal processes to adjust for […]

Life Just Got Easier – Novus Twigs A New Choice for New Year’s Smoking Resolutions

  For Immediate Release LIFE JUST GOT EASIER Novus Twigs:  A New Choice For New Year’s Smoking Resolutions   New York City,NY/1/28/2013 —  Now that all of the holidays and celebrations are behind us, many who made those well-intentioned New Year’s Resolutions are beginning to lose their stick-to-it resolve as the day-to-day grind of a […]

Pregnancy smoking hurts reading ability

November 27, 2012 / Yale Daily News / — New research out of the Yale School of Medicine is the first to link prenatal nicotine exposure with impaired reading skills, the most recent finding in a large body of literature urging mothers not to smoke while pregnant. Study authors analyzed more than 5,000 young children […]

Novus Twigs Target Nation’s Growing Smoke-Free Environments

For Immediate Release   ANNOUNCING NEW, NON-TOBACCO, SAFE PRODUCT FOR NON-SMOKING ZONES; NOVUS TWIGS TARGET NATION’S GROWING SMOKE-FREE ENVIRONMENTS Launch Coincides With Annual ‘Great American Smokeout Day’    NEW YORK CITY, NY, November 15, 2012 – Defying cigarettes’ long-term, devastating health effects, one-in-five adult Americans (45 million), especially young people, still smoke, according to the […]

A nation clinging to nicotine

November 12, 2012 / Herald Tribune / by Jane Brody — Few smokers would claim that it’s easy to quit. The addiction to nicotine is strong and repeatedly reinforced by circumstances that prompt smokers to light up. Yet the millions who have successfully quit are proof that a smoke-free life is achievable, even by those […]