Headlines Tagged with Addiction — 1,791 headlines found
[Florida] $7 MIllion in Compensatory Damages to Plaintiff in Wilcox v. R.J. Reynolds, Engle Progeny Tobacco Suit
a jury awarded $7 million in compensatory damages and found R.J. Reynolds liable for punitives in an Engle progeny wrongful death suit. Robert Wilcox, the son of deceased smoker Cleston Wilcox, sued R.J. Reynolds on behalf of his mother Lorraine Wilcox,
Aug 27, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 29, 2014 21:31
[Florida] Attorneys Dispute Issue of Addiction in Closing Arguments of Gore v. R.J. Reynolds Engle Progeny Suit
In closing arguments today, counsel debated whether Gloria Gore, the deceased smoker at the center of one of Florida’s Engle progeny tobacco suits, was a nicotine addict whose smoking ultimately killed her, or was a smoker-by-choice who enjoyed her cigare
Aug 25, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 29, 2014 21:30
Electronic cigarette use among adult population: a cross-sectional study in Barcelona, Spain (2013–2014)
E-cigarette use is strongly associated with current smoking (dual use) and most users continue to be addicted to nicotine. Six out of 10 e-cigarette users preferred devices that deliver nicotine. The satisfaction with e-cigarette use is very low.
Aug 25, 2014 BMJ Open (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:21
Aug 28, 2014 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 29, 2014 04:25
[UK] LLOYD: 'I thought my e-cigarette was safe. Turns out, I was smoking the equivalent of 40-a-day'
When Rachael Lloyd took up vaping, she thought she'd stumbled across a miracle alternative to smoking. Little did she know, her 'friendly' e-cigarette was actually damaging her health - as the World Health Organisation is now starting to realise...
Aug 27, 2014 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 19:49
Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) Comments on American Heart Association (AHA) Policy Statement on Vapor Products, Including E-Cigarettes
"We are particularly pleased that AHA's report recognizes the magnitude of benefits that vaporizers such as electronic cigarettes offer to smokers as tools that can help reduce cigarette-induced diseases," says Phil Daman, SFATA's president and chairman.
Aug 26, 2014 CBS MarketWatch
added Aug 27, 2014 12:53
the new “Triggers” advertising campaign, launched today, urges smokers to quit in a more encouraging way. Quit Victoria acting director Craig Sinclair said while the hard-hitting tactics had been successful, this new approach aimed at helping smokers id
Aug 24, 2014 Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:36
Pinney Associates, Inc. Welcomes Dr. Bethea (Annie) Kleykamp, Science Writer and Expert in Pharmacology and Drug-Dependence
Her graduate and postdoctoral research focused on the effects of drugs (e.g., nicotine/tobacco, alcohol, sedative-hypnotics, opioids) on cognitive performance in healthy and drug-dependent participants. Dr. Kleykamp has also received training in the study
Aug 18, 2014 PR Newswire
added Aug 22, 2014 11:57
[New York] Varenicline efficacy and safety among methadone maintained smokers: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
Conclusions Varenicline can aid short-term smoking abstinence in methadone-maintained smokers.
Aug 22, 2014 Addiction
added Aug 22, 2014 10:35
Reciprocal associations between cigarette consumption and DSM-IV nicotine dependence criteria in adolescent smokers
In adolescent smokers, higher cigarette consumption predicts later severity of DSM-IV nicotine dependence more than the reverse. Smoking and drinking also influence each other mutually over time.
Aug 22, 2014 Addiction
added Aug 22, 2014 10:32