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Association of Reduced Nicotine Content Cigarettes With Smoking Behaviors and Biomarkers of Exposure Among Slow and Fast Nicotine Metabolizers A Nonrandomized Clinical Trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study suggests that fast nicotine metabolizers may not be at greater risk of being negatively affected should the {FDA] mandate a reduced nicotine product standard similar to the nicotine levels tested.
Substance Use and Addiction
added Sep 7, 2018 02:50
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[Georgia] SIMPSON: When health went up in smoke

In my youth, there were no restrictions on tobacco advertising, and the slogans and claims became fixed in our brains. The producer of Old Golds claimed there was “not a cough in a carload.” Lucky Strike printed and shouted their main slogan, “LS/MFT — L
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Aug 31, 2018 02:04
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THOMPSON: The tobacco paradox

It may well be unpalatable to many that Big Tobacco is offering a potential answer to weaning people off cigarettes, but it is harm reduction in action: limiting the impact is surely better than unrealistically trying to eradicate the problem all togethe
NewsBlaze
added Aug 31, 2018 01:32
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[California] Long Beach's City Council Wants to Cease Smoking on Restaurant Patios

recommended the City Attorney draft an ordinance to ban smoking on outdoor seating areas for both public and privately-owned restaurants. The recommendations also recommends that smokers keep a specific distance away from the establishment. According to t
Eater.com (blog)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:32
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CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS, et. al., Petitioners v. PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. et. al., Respondents: REQUEST FOR INVESTIGATIVE AND ENFORCEMENT ACTION TO STOP DECEPTIVE ADVERTISING ONLINE (PDF)

flooding social media with cigarette images may be the single greatest threat to youth perception of tobacco use in the United States today. Evidence from more than 40 countries reveals how these companies deceptively use social media channels to promot
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 27, 2018 15:59
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Big Tobacco’s Global Reach on Social Media

The tobacco industry says it no longer tries to hook new generations of smokers. So what’s behind the legions of beautiful young people in smoking, vaping and partying posts with the same hashtags?
New York Times
added Aug 27, 2018 15:18
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Tobacco-funded group starts Montana anti-initiative ad blitz

A group funded by the tobacco industry has launched a massive ad blitz against a ballot initiative to fund Montana’s Medicaid expansion program and other health programs by raising the cigarette tax by $2 per pack and taxing vaping products for the first
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 27, 2018 05:47
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Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Ligands, Cognitive Function, and Preclinical Approaches to Drug Discovery

The preclinical literature continues to grow in support of the development of nAChR ligands for a variety of illnesses that affect humans. However, to date, no new nAChR ligand has been approved for any condition other than nicotine dependence. As discus
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 26, 2018 21:00
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Pregnancy-Induced Increases in the Nicotine Metabolite Ratio: Examining Changes During Antepartum and Postpartum

Future analyses are needed to interpret the changes in NMR in the context of nicotine pharmacokinetics, as well its impact on changes in smoking behavior and cessation outcomes.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 26, 2018 18:35
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[Virgin Islands] Reynolds faces $113 million in Newport lawsuit damages

has been tagged with jury verdicts worth a combined $113.3 million in compensatory and punitive damages for lawsuits involving Newport cigarettes in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The verdicts were disclosed Friday by the Public Health Advocacy Institute, a re
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 26, 2018 16:48
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