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[UK] Royal College of Physicians study finds e-cigarettes should be widely promoted as substitute for smoking

E-cigarettes are not a gateway to traditional smoking and should be widely promoted as a substitute to cigarettes, a landmark report from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has urged. By supplying the nicotine that smokers are addicted to without th
City A.M. (uk)
added Apr 28, 2016 15:42

Early symptoms of nicotine dependence among adolescent waterpipe smokers

Symptoms of ND develop among adolescent waterpipe smokers at low levels of consumption and frequency of use. Craving for nicotine triggered by waterpipe-specific cues is reported even at this young age. Waterpipe-specific ND prevention and intervention pr
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2016 01:04

[Connecticut] Court: Law doesn't bar suits against cigarette manufacturers

Cigarette manufacturers aren't immune to lawsuits by smokers who get sick, the state's highest court ruled Monday in a decision that bolsters the case of a smoker who was stricken with laryngeal cancer and won a $28 million judgment against R.J. Reynolds
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 25, 2016 20:50

David Kessler: ‘Capturing’ attention with a new theory of mind

his new book “Capture"...What do you mean that things like smoking and junk food can “capture” us? The theory of capture is composed of three elements: Something seizes our attention; it changes how we feel; [and] there’s a perception of a loss of contro
added Apr 25, 2016 14:52

[Australia] Army did not cause soldier's smoking-related diseases, tribunal finds

Once he joined the army, others would offer him cigarettes, he argued. He said the instructors were smokers, and during breaks the instructors would stand with the other smokers. He said people would be "lighting up every chance they got".
The Age (au)
added Apr 24, 2016 18:22

BENTLEY: Wasserman Schultz Slammed For Opposition To E-Cigarettes

Speaking Tuesday in opposition to an amendment that could save the bulk of e-cigarettes business from prohibition, Wasserman Schultz levied several criticisms against vapor products. “It would seem to me that the only reason this industry exists, the on
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 24, 2016 02:19

[UK] Queen Elizabeth’s Party Planner Is Proud to Wear $35 Shoes

Lady Elizabeth Anson, a cousin to the queen... She asked the butler to bring her her nicotine sweets. She gave up smoking in the ’60s, picked it up after 17 years, then quit with difficulty again 11 years ago. If she were to start again, the sitting room
New York Times
added Apr 23, 2016 20:34

Health Canada looks at forcing tobacco companies to make cigarettes less addictive

Regulating changes to the chemical make-up of tobacco is one of the ideas being debated as part of the so-called smoking “endgame” – tactics to push smoking rates below the stubborn 15-20% they’ve hovered around for years.
National Post (ca)
added Apr 21, 2016 10:57

FDA should regulate the manufacturing and marketing of hookah tobacco to prevent misperceptions of harm and widespread use

My colleagues at UCSF and I have submitted the following public comment to the FDA... A recent study of adolescents’ perceptions of risks associated with use of tobacco products conducted by the UCSF TCORS found hookah use was the most prevalent among al
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 21, 2016 09:09

Advertising, Habit Formation, and U.S. Tobacco Product Demand [FREE FULL TEXT]

results may help explain e-cigarettes’ recent success in sales and imply that e-cigarette TV advertising might undermine efforts to reduce cigarette smoking. Advertising was also found to affect the degree of habit formation for cigarettes, large cigars,
American Journal of Agricultural Economics
added Apr 20, 2016 19:39
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