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[Netherlands] Over 1,000 people sign up for criminal case against tobacco industry

The Sick of Smoking foundation was formed in April this year to put together a class action campaign against the industry on behalf of patients. The aim is not to win damages, but to ensure ‘the tobacco industry really starts behaving differently,’ the FD (nl)
added Sep 28, 2016 17:57

Canada to regulate vaping products

few other details Tuesday beyond saying it would both protect young people from nicotine and allow adult smokers to use vaping as a quit-smoking aid or as a potentially less harmful alternative to tobacco.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 17:00
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[Canada] Lack of 'adequate evidence' makes vaping regulations difficult, Philpott says

The Liberal government says it plans to introduce legislation later this fall to regulate vaping. Health Canada says the move will balance the need to protect young people from nicotine addiction while allowing adult smokers to legally buy vaping produc
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:55

[Florida] $3M Verdict Slaps R.J. Reynolds in Trial Over Ex-Corrections Officer's Emphysema, Death

Jurors Friday awarded $3 million to the widow of a former correctional officer for the role they found R.J. Reynolds played in his emphysema and death, but they declined to find punitive damages were warranted against the tobacco giant. Smith v. R.J. Reyn
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 26, 2016 23:36

Children's willpower linked to smoking habits throughout life

discovered a link between childhood self-control and smoking habits across life. Behavioural Scientist Dr Michael Daly and his team examined 21,000 people from the UK tracked over four decades. The researchers found children with low self-control by age
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Sep 22, 2016 15:27

Nicotine Addiction Pipeline Review, H2 2016 - Research and Markets

outlays comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Nicotine Addiction, complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type. Nicotine Addiction Ni
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2016 20:16

Osteopathic Physicians Encourage Routine Screenings for Adolescent Substance Abuse to Curb Death from Addiction

Evaluating adolescents as young as 12 for use of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and illicit drugs on an ongoing basis can avert death from overdoses later in life, according to osteopathic physicians specializing in addiction medicine.
PR Newswire
added Sep 16, 2016 14:43

Smoking Cessation 1 Year or More: Experiences of Successful Quitters

The findings suggest that maintaining cessation for a year or more is shaped by biological, psychological, and social conditions, as reflected in the essences. The essences coalesced to a tipping point of motivation and conditions leading to sustained be
Journal of Addictions Nursing
added Sep 15, 2016 02:25

Childhood Self-Control Predicts Smoking Throughout Life: Evidence From 21,000 Cohort Study Participants.

This study provides strong evidence that low childhood self-control predicts an increased risk of smoking throughout adulthood and points to adolescent smoking as a key pathway through which this may occur
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
added Sep 15, 2016 02:16

Reasons for current E-cigarette use among U.S. adults

Efforts are warranted to provide consumers with accurate information on the health effects of e-cigarettes and to ensure that flavoring and other unregulated features do not promote nicotine addiction, particularly among young adults.
Science Direct
added Sep 15, 2016 02:10
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