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SEIDMAN: Should High-Nicotine Cigarettes Be Banned?

Although many people, especially when young, choose to experiment with addictive drugs, no one chooses addiction. Selling high-nicotine cigarettes should be illegal.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:50

[Asia] Young Japanese to get expanded coverage for treatment of smoking addiction

The health ministry is taking steps to help more young people quit smoking, including expanding the availability of care and penalizing medical institutions with low success rates of treating such addiction.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37

Cerecor Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Clinical Trial With CERC-501 for Smoking Cessation

“CERC-501 is selective kappa opioid receptor antagonist that holds the promise to treat a broad range of mood and substance use disorders,” said Uli Hacksell, Ph.D., Cerecor’s CEO, President and Chairman. “For the millions of people who express a desire
Business Wire
added Feb 2, 2016 18:58

SIEGEL: Violation of Conflict of Interest Principles and Seemingly Dishonest Disclosures Confirmed: Authors Should Have Revealed Past History of Funding from Big Pharma

The disclosure states that the authors have received no funding, directly or indirectly, from pharmaceutical companies. But several of the authors have received funding from pharmaceutical companies. So this appears not only to be a failed disclosure, but
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:50

[UK] COSSLETT: Yes, being lectured to about smoking is boring. So is being addicted to it

WHO’s report, Smoke-Free Movies, published yesterday, cites the statistic that 44% of all Hollywood films contain smoking...if realism is all that matters then where is the gangster with the hacking cough? The femme fatale gazing in horror at the blood in
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:02

[Florida] Jurors Award $240K, Find Smoker 98% Responsible for COPD in Trial Against Tobacco Giants

Jurors found James “J.R.” Ewing’s nicotine addiction caused his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, but determined the disease did not cause Ewing’s death in 2009. And while jurors concluded R.J. Reynolds cigarettes were responsible for Ewing
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 30, 2016 06:02

[Florida] Jury Clears RJR In $14M Row Over Pharmacy Tech's Death ($$)

has won a defense verdict in a $14 million Engle progeny jury trial over the lung cancer death of a pharmacy technician, convincing a Florida jury that an addiction to the company's cigarettes wasn't a legal cause of his death. During closing...
added Jan 28, 2016 18:53

[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared in $14M Trial Over Hospital Worker's Fatal Cancer

not liable for the lung cancer that killed a Florida hospital worker who smoked for more than 35 years. Rounds v. R.J. Reynolds...Jurors needed less than three hours to conclude nicotine addiction was not a legal cause of Terry Rounds' lung cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 28, 2016 18:30

[California] Philip Morris, RJR Face Woman's Lung Cancer Claims At Trial ($$)

entered its second week in California federal court Monday as a director from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute described how cigarette ad campaigns misled the public about the dangers of smoking. K. Michael Cummings, who directs Roswell's Department of
added Jan 26, 2016 14:57

Limiting e-cigarette flavors may benefit public health

Flavor variety is an important component in young smokers' decisions to switch to e-cigarettes, new research from Weill Cornell Medicine indicates. The investigators say their findings provide critical insight into what attracts teens to the products and
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 22, 2016 22:25
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