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[Michigan] Tobacco whistleblower talks cigarette policies

Wigand spoke at the School of Public Health Wednesday afternoon to a crowd of about 100 people, discussing the potential public health impact and controversy surrounding e-cigarettes, the science behind tobacco engineering that promotes addiction and the
Michigan Daily [U. of Michigan]
added Oct 30, 2014 12:54
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[Florida] MAZIAK: Regular smokes may be worse; e-cigs no panacea: Front Burner

The manufacture and marketing of a highly addictive product such as e-cigarettes has one primary goal: to hook as many people as possible on it. This is now what we see with the use of colors, flavors and celebrities to market e-cigarettes to youth. It i
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Oct 25, 2014 21:35
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Tobacco Smoking, Nicotine Dependence, and Patterns of Prescription Opioid Misuse: Results from a Nationally Representative Sample

These findings indicate that smokers are not a homogeneous group with regard to risk for opioid misuse, and support the utility of comprehensive smoking assessment in the context of opioid-based treatment/tapering.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 25, 2014 21:17
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Results from the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Summary of National Findings (PDF)

The rate of past month tobacco use among 12 to 17 year olds declined from 15.2 percent in 2002 to 7.8 percent in 2013, including a decline from 2012 (8.6 percent) to 2013. The rate of past month cigarette use among 12 to 17 year olds also declined betw
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added Oct 25, 2014 17:59
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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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