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Smoking is down among under-25s... but it's not all good news: Teenagers now PREFER marijuana to cigarettes

The significant development emerged in two studies, one released last week by Gallup and the other release on Wednesday by the National Institutes of Health's drug department. Both found that, for the first time in a decade, young adults are no more lik
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 17, 2015 15:51

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse Releases Comprehensive Guide Aimed at Improving Addiction Prevention and Treatment

The guide defines specific actions for improving the prevention and treatment of risky substance use and addiction related to tobacco, alcohol, and illicit and controlled prescription drugs.
PR Newswire
added Dec 3, 2015 16:12

“I hate censorship”: Larry King on his journey from prime time TV to Russia

“Before I had a heart attack years ago, I used to smoke three packs of cigarettes a day. Cigarettes controlled me. When I woke up in the morning, before I put on glasses, before I got out of bed, I had to reach for that pack of cigarettes. It controlled m
New Statesman (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 00:24

[North Carolina] Poe Center: Unregulated e-cigs creating next generation of nicotine addicts

Now for the bad news: For the first time ever, teens are smoking e-cigarettes more than traditional cigarettes, and there has been rapid rate at which teenagers who have no previous history of smoking have embraced the devices. Current use of electronic
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Nov 28, 2015 20:29

[Massachusetts] Do E-cigarettes Help You Quit Smoking?

If you think switching to an electronic cigarette is a safe way to give up smoking, you may want to hear what experts say about it. “Some patients use them to quit smoking, but a lot of times you are swapping addictions,” said cardiologist Claude-Laurent (Hyannis, MA)
added Nov 23, 2015 16:59

New Study Shows Benefits of Reducing Nicotine in Cigarettes

A large NIDA-funded study by University of Pittsburgh psychologist Eric C. Donny and colleagues, just published in the New England Journal of Medicine, provides important support for the benefits of reducing nicotine in cigarettes.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 11, 2015 00:14

[California] E-Cigarettes Are A Threat To Health According To CA Department of Health

Health Officials of California announced that electronic cigarettes are a threat to health as they are planning to launch a statewide information campaign to citizens across the state... it was found out the e-cigarettes release more that 10 toxic chemic
Food World News
added Nov 2, 2015 12:22

Increasing cigarette taxes shifts consumers to more dangerous products

Increasing cigarette exercise taxes may have the unintended consequence of encouraging consumers to seek higher nicotine content and more dangerous cigarette products, according to a study published in Marketing Science, a journal of the Institute for Op (
added Oct 29, 2015 12:14

Increasing Cigarette Taxes May Shift Consumers to More Dangerous Products, New Study in INFORMS Journal Finds

The study shows that while counter-marketing techniques often reduce total consumption of cigarettes, increasing cigarette taxes per package shifts some consumers to higher nicotine products. Given the addictive properties of nicotine this result increa
INFORMS - Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
added Oct 29, 2015 12:13


A science-based approach to the regulation of all nicotine-containing products is required. Adequate attention must be paid to preventing the use of all addictive substances, including nicotine, and providing effective treatments that reduce or eliminate
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
added Oct 22, 2015 14:14
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