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[Asia, Pakistan] PMPK: flying high

the second-ranked tobacco player is on a roll this year. During the half-yearly period ended June 30, 2018, Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PSX: PMPK) has undergone a massive expansion in its top-line and bottom-line on a year-on-year basis. As work a
Business Recorder (pk)
added Aug 20, 2018 17:21
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TOC: September 2018 - Volume 27 - 5

Influence of Natural American Spirit advertising on current and former smokers’ perceptions and intentions / Marijuana as a ‘concept’ flavour for cigar products: availability and price near California schools / Package size matters: tobacco packaging, re
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2018 17:20
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Potential Therapeutic Application for Nicotinic Receptor Drugs in Movement Disorders

drugs targeting CNS cholinergic systems may be useful for symptomatic treatment of movement disorders. Nicotinic cholinergic drugs, including nicotine and selective nAChR receptor agonists, reduce L-dopa-induced dyskinesias, as well as antipsychotic-induc
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:13
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A Narrative Review of Intensive Group Tobacco Treatment: Clinical, Research, and U.S. Policy Recommendations

Best practice group treatments for tobacco dependence are generalizable from research to clinical settings and likely to be at least as effective as intensive individual treatment. The added advantages of efficiency and cost-effectiveness can be signific
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:11
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Distress Intolerance and Smoking Topography in the Context of a Biological Challenge

Findings suggest DI heightens smoking reinforcement generally, and in the context of intense cardiorespiratory distress, is associated with stable and persistent smoking. DI is a promising therapeutic target that, if addressed through psychological inter
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:11
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Enhanced Sensory–Cognitive Processing by Activation of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors

This review highlights the therapeutic potential of activating nAChRs in the cerebral cortex to enhance cognitive function. Future work also must determine the contributions of relatively rare but important nAChR subtypes, potentially to develop more sel
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:10
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Effects of menthol flavor cigarettes or total urinary menthol on biomarkers of nicotine and carcinogenic exposure and behavioral measures

Conclusions Urinary menthol is an independent predictive biomarker for nicotine dependence, addictive and carcinogenic exposure, and behaviors.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:09
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Weight Gain After Smoking Cessation Hikes Diabetes Risk -- But Not to Worry

Although weight gain associated with smoking cessation is a genuine risk factor for developing diabetes, the increase is temporary and the benefits of quitting far outweigh the metabolic risks, researchers said. Diabetes risk peaked 5 to 7 years after q
MedPage Today
added Aug 20, 2018 17:08
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[New York] HUD smoke-free housing takes effect

The Tobacco Action Coalition of the Fingers Lakes partnered with Wayne County Public Health to hold a tenant meeting in the beginning stages of the process, providing information, listening to tenants’ concerns and answering questions.
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added Aug 20, 2018 17:08
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The Effect of Price on the Consumption of Reduced Nicotine Cigarettes

smokers’ response to price points when purchasing cigarettes may extend to LNC if these were commercially available. Differential cigarettes prices based on nicotine content may result in voluntary selection of less addicting products.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
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