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[Canada] Smokers consume same amount of cigarettes regardless of nicotine levels

Cigarettes with very low levels of nicotine may reduce addiction without increasing exposure to toxic chemicals, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. The study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology monitored the smoking beh
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:56
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[Virginia] Vaccination for nicotine addiction being developed

Virginia Tech Professor Mike Zhang is working on a vaccine that could help smokers conquer their nicotine addiction, making many smoking-related diseases and deaths relics of the 21st century. He was recently awarded $2.4 million by the …more
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:55
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Vapor Corp. Analyst Report: Shares are Smoking Hot by Small Cap Traders

designs, markets, and distributes electronic cigarettes, vaporizers, e-liquids, and accessories primarily in the United States and Canada. The company's electronic cigarettes are battery-powered products that enable users to inhale nicotine vapor without
PR Newswire
added Oct 23, 2014 14:16
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Toxic metal and nicotine content of cigarettes sold in China, 2009 and 2012

Tobacco in Chinese cigarettes purchased in seven geographically disbursed cities contains consistently high levels of metals, including carcinogens like Cd. One source may be the improper use of fertilisers. These numbers should be monitored more carefull
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 08:58
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[USA] New efforts to ban tobacco farm child labor

"I think that many members of Congress have been shocked that children are suffering nicotine poisoning from working in U.S. tobacco fields," said Jo Becker, Human Rights Watch's children's rights advocacy director. "In response, they are pushing tobacco
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 22, 2014 08:05
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[UK] Banning e-cigarettes in the workplace

consider a range of factors first, including the prospect of some of these products eventually being regulated as medicines. E-cigarettes are used by many smokers as a substitute for tobacco products. They usually heat nicotine, propylene glycol and flav
People Management (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:02
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GLANTZ: Nicotine and ultrafine particles: Reasons to worry about e-cig-induced heart attacks

by design e-cigarettes expose users to nicotine in an aerosol of ultrafine particles that also have direct bilogical effects, particularly on the cardiovascular system and lungs. Holly Middlekauff and collegaues just published an excellent review on the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:16
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Adverse Effects of Cigarette and Noncigarette Smoke Exposure on the Autonomic Nervous System [FREE FULL TEXT]

We propose that the nicotine and fine particulate matter in tobacco smoke lead to increased sympathetic nerve activity, which becomes persistent via a positive feedback loop between sympathetic nerve activity and reactive oxidative species. Furthermore, w
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Oct 21, 2014 11:03
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GLANTZ: Nicotine and ultrafine particles: Reasons to worry about e-cig-induced heart attacks

Holly Middlekauff and collegaues just published an excellent review on the effects of nicotine and fine particle air pollution (from cigarettes and other sources) in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that describes how these agents act on
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:01
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COBB/ABRAMS: The FDA, E-Cigarettes, and the Demise of Combusted Tobacco

We would encourage the FDA to accelerate their regulations to eliminate uncertainty regarding safety, drive the substitution and use of clean nicotine, and hasten the demise of lethal combusted tobacco.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:29
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