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Reducing nicotine intake does not reduce smoking habits

Using low-nicotine cigarettes in an attempt to reduce the smoking habits of individuals with no intent to quit did not work over the long term, according to study results. "We don't know that very low nicotine cigarettes will not reduce nicotine depende
Healio.com
added Jul 31, 2015 11:57
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Every country in the world can afford to support its smokers to stop

major new review, written by leading world experts and published in the medical journal, Addiction. The review examined a wide range of measures that healthcare systems in different countries can adopt to help smokers to stop. It reviewed how effective th
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:21
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Win Over Jury In Ex-Smoker's $15M Trial ($$)

won a defense jury verdict in a $15 million lawsuit brought by an ex-smoker who lost a lung to cancer, with the Florida jurors finding that nicotine addiction didn't legally cause her disease. The verdict in Vero Beach, Florida, comes after a more than t
Law360
added Jul 30, 2015 19:28
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[UK] Trying to stop smoking? Meditation could be the key to success because it reduces cravings without you even realising

A new review of addiction research suggests exercises aimed at increasing self-control - such as mindfulness meditation - can decrease the unconscious influences that cause cigarette cravings. The investigation was triggered by scientists trying to unde
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 30, 2015 15:16
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HAELLE: Are E-Cigarettes' Popularity Causing More Teens To Smoke?

“Parents should discuss with their teens the known risks of nicotine use – nicotine is addictive and has established effects on the brain when used in adolescence,” she said. “They should also talk with their teens about the fact that the hazards of e-ci
Forbes
added Jul 29, 2015 16:35
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Effect of reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes on cigarette smoking behavior and tobacco smoke toxicant exposure: 2-year follow up [FREE FUL TEXT]

In smokers not interested in quitting, reducing the nicotine content in cigarettes over 12 months does not appear to result in extinction of nicotine dependence, assessed by persistently reduced nicotine intake or quitting smoking over the subsequent 12 
Addiction
added Jul 25, 2015 15:29
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Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop

progressively reducing nicotine content of cigarettes in the way that we did, without other means of supporting smokers, did not produce the desired results," study leader Dr. Neal Benowitz, a professor in the departments of medicine and bioengineering an
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 25, 2015 13:22
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Lower nicotine cigarettes, e-cigs not helping smokers quit

Of the three types of nicotine, researchers found that all the brands of e-liquid they tested were the strongest form -- free-base nicotine that is easily absorbed by the body. More significantly, the researchers wrote that levels of nicotine contained i
UPI
added Jul 23, 2015 21:28
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E-cigarettes are just as addictive as the real thing and most are mislabeled, researchers warn

A new study warned that because e-liquids contain the most addictive form of nicotine and many bottles of the liquid are mislabeled as to their level of the drug, they are causing major problems. It comes as a separate study found that gradually decreas
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2015 17:53
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[Florida] University Experts Renew Denials of Links Between Tobacco and Disease

Willard E. Fee Jr....suggested Listerine mouthwash as an alternative cause of Ms. Hetzner’s cancer...Merrill A. Biel...Kim R. Jones...Philip Morris...suggested...Jackler has undisclosed ties to plaintiffs’ lawyers...president of the American Head and Neck
The Chronicle of Higher Education
added Jul 17, 2015 17:41
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