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[Canada] WEEKS: Ontario to ban menthol cigarettes. Why not Ottawa?

The federal government knows the dangers of menthol. So do public-health leaders in every province. Now we need to recognize and regulate menthol-flavoured cigarettes according to what they really are: a gateway to a lifelong struggle with cigarettes, on
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:52
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[Ireland] E-cigarettes 'increase smokers' dependence on nicotine' say experts

Two out of three people using 'vaping' e-cigarettes are also continuing to smoke tobacco, new research revealed. Regulation must be introduced urgently because no medical or pharmaceutical advice is being given to purchasers of e-cigarettes which create
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 18, 2015 12:57
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[Ireland] 'E-cigs are an initiator to smoking' - experts

E-cigarettes may actually increase smokers' dependence on nicotine rather than help them to quit smoking, the Irish Cancer Society has warned.
Evening Herald (ie)
added Apr 18, 2015 12:43
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Scientists find that nicotine use increases compulsive alcohol consumption

showing that, in rat models, nicotine exposure actually promotes alcohol dependence. "It's a vicious cycle," said TSRI biologist Oliver George, a senior author of the new study. "Nicotine makes individuals crave alcohol to 'reward' the brain and reduce st
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 17, 2015 16:34
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[Europe] Gene Variation Could Spur Longer Smoking, Earlier Cancer

The researchers analyzed more than 24 studies that included over 29,000 smokers of European ancestry. They found that people with a certain variation in a nicotine receptor gene called CHRNA5 were more likely to keep smoking for four years after those wi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 17, 2015 13:59
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Why smoking leads to alcohol addiction

Senior author and biologist at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), Oliver George, said conducted a study using rat model sand said that it was a "vicious cycle" where nicotine made people crave alcohol to reward the brain and reduce stress. The team
ANI (in)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:25
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[Europe] Gene variant linked to smoking longer, getting lung cancer sooner

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis led an analysis of 24 studies involving more than 29,000 smokers of European ancestry and found that smokers with a particular variation in a nicotine receptor gene were more likely to
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:05
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[UK-Wales] E-Cigarettes Aren't Cool Enough To Smoke More Than Once, Pose Little Threat To Teen Addiction

Unfortunately, teenagers will try anything once. Luckily, according to a recent Welsh study, once is likely to be enough when it comes to using e-cigarettes. The study revealed very few teens become regular users and the few teens who did most likely smo
Medical Daily
added Apr 16, 2015 10:26
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[Asia, Korea - South] Think tank to study smoking effects

Health Ministry plans to...conduct research to determine if local tobacco makers use additives, such as ammonia, sugar and cocoa beans, to make their products more addictive...using...Kessler's 2006 ruling that tobacco companies engaged in racketeering by
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 12, 2015 13:25
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[Ohio] New Western study reveals exercise further combats cigarette cravings

researchers at Western University are now actively combating cigarette cravings through exercise and a new study has delivered promising results.
HealthCanal.com
added Apr 6, 2015 14:21
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