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[Canada] Bans don’t help smokers quit

in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, in which a team that included Sylvia Kairouz of Concordia found no significant change in home habits in the aftermath of a ban. But the measures could have an impact in more complex ways.
Concordia University (ca)
added Mar 3, 2015 13:15

GLANTZ: The SRNT meeting was great this year

Society for Nicotine and Tobacco Research meeting last week and it was one of the best meetings on tobacco control I ever attended. All the presentations I saw were intelligent and well-balanced and I learned a lot.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 3, 2015 04:15
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[New York] Memo: BILL NUMBER:A2595

This bill bans the use of electronic cigarettes under the Clean Indoor Air Act and certain outdoor areas. Electronic cigarettes, commonly known as e-cigarettes, are electronic devices that deliver nicotine to the user. These devices do not contain tobacco
New York State Assembly
added Mar 3, 2015 04:00

Do Marijuana Vaporizers Offer A ‘Healthier’ High?

the rise in e-cigarettes and vaporizers used for smoking nicotine — or “vaping” — in the past few years has created a $1.5 billion industry. Now users have begun swapping out e-juice, or liquid nicotine, for liquid pot, and marijuana vaping is on the rise
added Mar 1, 2015 12:36


Interdisciplinary research in pharmacology, psychology, physiology and neurobiology is just beginning to shed light on the incredible hold that tobacco has on people. Scientists have found, for instance, that nicotine is as addictive as heroin, cocaine o
New York Times
added Feb 28, 2015 12:01

Leonard Nimoy: 'Nicotine is the hook. Smoke is the dagger.'

continued to tweet on a fairly regular basis about the dangers of smoking and congratulated those who told him they had kicked the habit.
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 28, 2015 10:43

Study: Smokers may tap into multiple sources for nicotine

The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix. It's a preliminary finding, but it highlights some key questions as health officials assess electronic cigarette
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 27, 2015 16:37

1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

High levels of nicotine were found in the hair of many children with premature birth-related lung disease whose parents claimed not to smoke, a new study finds. The lung disease bronchopulmonary dysplasia often occurs in children who were born prematurel
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 27, 2015 13:41

Lawmakers a step closer to regulating e-cigarettes

The Senate Commerce Committee unanimously approved legislation Thursday that will require manufacturers to create child-resistant packaging for all liquid nicotine containers. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), who authored the Child Nicotine Poisoning Preventi
The Hill
added Feb 27, 2015 11:57

[UK] Proposal to make proxy tobacco purchase illegal welcomed by retailers

Industry representatives have welcomed the publication of regulations to make the proxy purchase of tobacco and nicotine inhaling products for under-18s an offence. The Nicotine Inhaling Products (Age of Sale and Proxy Purchasing) Regulations 2015 have
The Grocer (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:03
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