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re-thinking nicotine and its effects

“Although nicotine is addictive, its impact varies greatly depending on the product.” The most addictive form of nicotine is inhaled in tobacco smoke. In contrast, nicotine replacement therapies that help smokers quit, such as nicotine gum and the patch,
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 2, 2016 23:52

[Australia] CHAPMAN: On the pleasure of smoking

Repeatedly, studies have found a large majority of smokers regret ever starting to smoke...Smokers often insist the pleasure from this release can somehow be experienced independently of the pleasures of the nicotine withdrawal symptoms rapidly dissipati
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:38


In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:37

[Canada] Let's not forgot what got us here.

Over the first three of this five-day hearing, the court had heard virtually nothing about the way that cigarettes had been bought and sold in Quebec, about the actions or decisions of the companies, or about the facts contained in the hundreds of thousa
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 25, 2016 19:17

[UK] AUDIO: Just how addictive is nicotine?

Health Psychologist, Professor Robert West explains how nicotine compares to other drugs like heroin and cocaine.
BBC Online
added Nov 24, 2016 15:19

[UK] AUDIO: Why Does Anyone Still Smoke? The Inquiry

Smoking tobacco is the single most dangerous voluntary activity in the world. It kills six million people a year, and if current trends continue that figure is expected to rise to 8 million people by 2030. Even if it does not kill you, it will give you b
BBC Online
added Nov 24, 2016 15:17

[New Zealand] Maori, Pacific women smokers less physically dependent on tobacco

Maori and Pacific women who smoke are less physically dependent on cigarettes than NZ European and other women, a new study has found. Smokers completed three questionnaires - one at the "baseline" entry to the study and the others after two of the Gove
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:11

[California] More Americans Use Prescription Painkillers Than Tobacco

Many doctors question the priorities of the FDA for focusing on vaping regulations while not doing enough to combat the opioid epidemic. “We require tobacco companies to put warning labels on tobacco products; you don’t really see that in opioid product
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:17

[Florida] $1M Verdict for Smoker with Late-Stage Emphysema in Trial Against RJR

Jurors took a little more than 4 hours to conclude R.J. Reynolds was liable for Minnie Ford's emphysema, which the jury found was caused by nicotine addiction and tobacco industry fraud. However, the 15th Circuit Court jury's $1.023 million award was a f
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:18

FACING ADDICTION IN AMERICA: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health (PDF)

chapters in the Report review the science associated with the major substance...Tobacco, also an addictive substance, is mentioned only briefly, because problems...have been covered extensively in other Surgeon General’s Reports.14-16,100-103
added Nov 18, 2016 00:27
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