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[Korea - North] In effort to curb smoking, North Korea launches new nicotine patches ($$)

smokers... are increasingly turning to new government-produced nicotine patches...developed by Dr. Pak Yong Hee at the Pyongyang Medical College of Kim Il Sung University... Clinical trials have, according to the outlet, shown that smokers who used
NK News
added May 22, 2017 12:21
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesian health minister warns country’s smoking epidemic threatens National Health Insurance Program

The obvious answer to the economic argument for tobacco is that, in the long run, the devastating health consequences of nicotine addiction and the accompanying healthcare costs will far outweigh the short-term economic benefits the industry provides the
Coconuts Media (hk)
added May 20, 2017 15:53
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Warning Statements and Safety Practices among Manufacturers and Distributors of Electronic Cigarette Liquids in the United States

Most manufacturers/distributors printed a warning statement on electronic cigarette liquid bottles, but avoided warning consumers about the presence and the addictiveness of nicotine...These data can inform future FDA requirements related to the packagin
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2017 21:30
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LYER: Cracking Down On E-Cigs Hurts Real People To Make Others Feel Good

I used to smoke about a pack of American Spirits a day. But I was able to quit, thanks to the help of e-cigarettes....But even if e-cigarettes were to lure people who’ve never smoked into nicotine use, this would still not be a problem. Americans have the
The Federalist
added May 19, 2017 14:58
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VIDEO: When choosing flowers, bees go for their nicotine fix

Scientists tested if bees could be influenced to pollinate certain flowers because of chemicals the plants released.
USA Today
added May 17, 2017 23:44
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Nicotine enhances bees' activity

Nicotine-laced nectar can speed up a bumblebee's ability to learn flower colours, according to scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The researchers used artificial flowers in a tightly-monitored flight arena in the laboratory to mimic ho
EurekAlert
added May 16, 2017 15:03
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Telemedicine Can Be an Effective Way to Help People Quit Smoking

Telemedicine holds promise as a convenient and effective way for healthcare practitioners to help people give up tobacco and nicotine, one group of clinicians demonstrated in a recent pilot study. The results of the study of “tele-nicotine,” which allow
Oncology Nursing News
added May 16, 2017 14:40
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Proposed herbal fags project goes up in smoke: NATA says it will ‘encourage smoking’

A multimillion rupee investment to roll out Sri Lanka’s first-ever locally produced tobacco and nicotine free herbal cigarette has been derailed following unexpected "regulatory hiccups", which has spurred the Customs to detain a consignment of one milli
The Island (lk)
added May 15, 2017 18:21
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[UK] The tobacco giant behind Lucky Strike is spending billions on 'next-gen nicotine delivery systems'

"We are becoming a tech company," British American Tobacco (BAT)'s Dr. David O’Reilly told Business Insider during a recent tour of the company's research and development (R&D) headquarters in Southampton, England. Dr. O'Reilly is the group scientific a
Business Insider
added May 15, 2017 15:28
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[New Zealand] Nicotine spray helps smokers break the habit

Tairawhiti Hauora's Public Health Physician Dr Anura Jaysinghe talks about his Nicotine Replacement Therapy pilot project that introduced mouth spray to Wairoa smokers wanting to quit. Tairawhiti Hauora’s Public Health Physician Dr Anura Jaysinghe. A Gi
Grisbone Herald (nz)
added May 15, 2017 15:26
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