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[Canada] Smokers consume same amount of cigarettes regardless of nicotine levels

Cigarettes with very low levels of nicotine may reduce addiction without increasing exposure to toxic chemicals, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. The study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology monitored the smoking beh
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:56
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[Virginia] Vaccination for nicotine addiction being developed

Virginia Tech Professor Mike Zhang is working on a vaccine that could help smokers conquer their nicotine addiction, making many smoking-related diseases and deaths relics of the 21st century. He was recently awarded $2.4 million by the …more
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:55
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Regulate E-Cigs Sooner, Not Later

Carefully crafted regulatory control can provide a "national harm-reduction framework," Nathan K. Cobb, MD, and David B. Abrams, PhD, of Georgetown University in Washington and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, wrote in the New England Jour
MedPage Today
added Oct 23, 2014 09:20
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Day 244:The history of tobacco in Canada: JTI-Macdonald's counter-narrative

While not conceding that it mattered whether people believed that smoking caused disease, Mr. Pratte argued that the evidence showed that they did. He pointed to the plaintiff's claims that a large percentage of people did not agree with statements about
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 22, 2014 09:34
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COBB/ABRAMS: The FDA, E-Cigarettes, and the Demise of Combusted Tobacco

We would encourage the FDA to accelerate their regulations to eliminate uncertainty regarding safety, drive the substitution and use of clean nicotine, and hasten the demise of lethal combusted tobacco.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:29
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'Lost pleasure' from smoking not a cost in economic analyses

"Lost pleasure" represented by consumer surplus should not be considered in economic impact analyses of tobacco regulation, according to an ideas and opinions piece published online Oct. 14 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 16, 2014 20:33
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[Australia] Rigorous Methodoloy Is Needed to Analyze and Interpret Observational Data on the Use and Effectiveness of Smoking Cessation Aids

A simple analysis of the association between socioeconomic status and use of smoking cessation aids is confounded because socioeconomic status is associated with dependence,2 and smokers who are more dependent are more likely to use pharmacotherapy to tr
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:48
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Determination of Behaviorally Effective Tobacco Constituent Doses in Rats

Nicotine, cotinine, myosmine, and anatabine produced distinct time- and dose-dependent patterns of effects on locomotor activity. Results from the study will aid in the selection of relevant doses for future studies assessing the addictive potential of th
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:47
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CUNNINGHAM: Why Not Add Nicotine to Cornflakes? It Would Boost the Economy

Does it matter that nicotine is addictive? Well it matters to those who market nicotine, who are well aware of the market they are generating. They know each smoker who starts smoking as a lifestyle choice will end up craving the product. Figures show th
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 13, 2014 10:32
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Paradise Lost: The relationships between neurological and psychological changes in nicotine-dependent patients

As long as smokers remain unaware of the effects of nicotine on their ability to experience happiness from ordinary pleasures, it is understandable for them to smoke cigarettes for instant gratification, even if short-lived. It is also understandable for
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Oct 12, 2014 12:22
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