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[New Zealand] 'No evidence' legalising e-cigs lowers smoking rates

But Mr Harawira, the Mana Party leader, said the government was simply jumping on the latest fad. "I don't think that e-cigarettes are going to address the real problem because all you're going to do is change people from being addicted to cigarettes, t
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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Can tobacco clean up its act?

Emerging tobacco products have cleaner chemistry than cigarettes but regulators remain leery of their benefit—and the companies developing them... But PMI’s data are meant to do more than build trust with the public. They may also help PMI secure FDA app
American Chemical Society
added Mar 29, 2017 19:31
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U.S. Substance Abuse Treatment Market to Touch US$12.43 Billion by 2024: Awareness Programs Initiated by Treatment Providers to Drive Growth, Reports TMR

Transparency Market Research (TMR) has recently published a report, which provides an exhaustive study of the U.S. substance abuse treatment market. According to the study, nearly 242 companies are functional in this market at present, making it highly f
PR Newswire
added Mar 29, 2017 15:31
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Identifying "social smoking" U.S. young adults using an empirically-driven approach.

Nearly 60% of the "social smoker" class self-identified as a social smoker, 30% as an ex-smoker/tried smoking, and 12% as a non-smoker. The "social smoker" class was most likely to report using tobacco mainly or only with others. Past 30-day cigarette use
Addictive Behaviors
added Mar 29, 2017 15:07
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Health and Public Policy to Facilitate Effective Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders Involving Illicit and Prescription Drugs: An American College of Physicians Position Paper [FREE FULL TEXT]

Evidence-based medication-assisted therapy approaches are available for the treatment of opiod...tobacco (nicotine replacement therapy, bupropion, and varenicline), and alcohol (naltrexone and acamprosate). No medication-assisted therapy has yet been dete
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market - Global Industry Analysis 2024

focus on introducing therapies for smoking cessation has led to development of various alternative therapies in the global smoking cessation and nicotine de-addiction products market. Nicotex, Nicogum, Smokefree, and KwikNic are some of the major nicotine
OpenPR (de)
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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Smoking Slows Recovery From Drug Abuse

People recovering from illicit drug abuse are more likely to be successful if they don't smoke cigarettes, a new study finds. Most illicit drug users also smoke cigarettes, but many substance abuse programs do not include treatment for nicotine dependenc
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 27, 2017 23:26
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NITZKIN: The government has to change its tune on how to reduce harm from tobacco

what we need is a major rewrite of tobacco-control policy in ways that would sensibly regulate e-cigarettes and other lower-risk products, while recognizing the crucial role they can play in ending adult cigarette use within a generation.
Washington DC Examiner
added Mar 24, 2017 20:31
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[Florida] Trio of Tobacco Companies Accused of Responsibility for Woman's Fatal Cancer, as Trial Begins

A woman’s hopeless addiction to cigarettes was driven by tobacco deceit that led to her fatal lung cancer, an attorney for the woman’s widower said ...Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 24, 2017 17:16
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[Netherlands] Dutch cancer charity joins lawsuit against big tobacco over holes in filters

KWF Kankerbestrijding has made a formal complaint against the big four tobacco companies, accusing them of grievous bodily harm and fraud. The organisation says the tobacco firms have lied to smokers about the damaging side effects of their addiction, par
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 24, 2017 12:29
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