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[Sweden] VIDEO: Swedish pharmacy unveils digital ad panel which shames smokers by coughing at them

The latest in smart digital out of home advertising is a digital billboard that coughs as smokers pass it. The placement, by agency Akestam Holst for Swedish pharmacy chain Apotek Hjartat seeks to show the effects of nicotine on others, all as a means of
The Drum (uk)
added Jan 17, 2017 22:05
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[UK] Preconception care: dietary and lifestyle advice

Cigarette smoking releases much more nicotine than NRT, in addition to toxins like carbon monoxide and lead. NRT should only be offered to women who are planning pregnancy, but have tried and failed to stop smoking, as NRT is considered to be much safer t
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:02
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[Michigan] Pay raises, nicotine tests included in agreement between city, police unions

Similar to other city employees, police employees who smoke or chew tobacco are penalized. Subject to annual cotinine tests for nicotine in the body, employees failing the test in 2016-17 must pay 5 percent of their health insurance premiums.
Jackson (MI) Citizen Patriot
added Jan 16, 2017 21:50
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[Asia, India] GARG: Smoking e-cigarettes is injurious to health

The current unregulated sale of e-cigarettes is dangerous for a country like India where the number of smokers is on the decline as it increases the possibility of e-cigarettes becoming a gateway for smoking by inducing nicotine addiction and perpetuatin
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 16, 2017 18:08
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[Asia, China] Beijing's Smoking Ban Cuts Nicotine Fiends, Though 22 Percent Still Toke

While Beijing residents accustomed to smoky restaurants, bars, and other hazy interiors doubted that the city's latest ban on lighting up would have any effect, it's actually been a slow but steady success: Most F&B venues report good compliance with the
The Beijinger (cn)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:40
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A father confused liquid nicotine for medicine — and gave his 6-year-old a toxic dose

The girl's parents were both smokers. Both of them had been vaping as well. Her mother had purchased highly concentrated liquid nicotine for the e-cigarettes, diluted it with vegetable glycerin and put it in an empty children's ibuprofen bottle. In fain
Washington Post
added Jan 15, 2017 18:25
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Nicotine delivery to users from cigarettes and from different types of e-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

EC brands we tested do not deliver nicotine as efficiently as cigarettes, but newer EC products deliver nicotine more efficiently than cig-a-like brands. Moderate variations in nicotine content of e-liquid have little effect on nicotine delivery. Smokers
Psychopharmacology
added Jan 14, 2017 19:35
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FDA Offers Compliance Policy for Certain Vape Shop Activities in New Draft Guidance

FDA issued... a draft guidance intended, among other things, to assist retailers who sell newly-regulated tobacco products such as e-cigarettes, e-liquids, vaporizers and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), as well as their component and pa
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Jan 14, 2017 09:51
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‘Nicotine’: An honest account of the emotional complexity of quitting

But he’s managing his addiction well enough. “The craving seldom overpowers me and, when it does, I know how to bypass it,” he notes. So what of me and cigar 5,018? I plan on smoking it this Friday. Caring friends and overbearing doctors often suggest
Washington Post
added Jan 13, 2017 22:34
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Second Generation Electronic Nicotine Delivery System Vape Pen Exposure Generalizes as a Smoking Cue

observation of vape pen ENDS use generalizes as a conditioned cue to produce smoking urge, desire, and behavior in young adult smokers. As the popularity of these devices may eventually overtake those of first generation ENDS cigalikes, exposure effects w
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 13, 2017 19:40
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