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Time to first cigarette predicts 4‐(methylnitrosamino)‐1‐(3‐pyridyl)‐1‐butanol (NNAL) in adolescent regular and intermittent smokers, National Health and Nutrition and Examination Survey (NHANES) 2007–10

Conclusions Time between waking and the first cigarette of the day is correlated in daily and non‐daily adolescent smokers with overall nicotine and therefore carcinogen intake.
added May 21, 2014 13:55

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: FDA's spark: New rules will limit minors’ use of e-cigarettes

This is intolerable. While the practice is relatively new and studies aren’t complete, the available evidence does suggest that vaping is a gateway to young people taking up smoking. Why wouldn’t it be? Nicotine is addictive no matter how it is delivered
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added May 9, 2014 16:15

McCARTNEY: Don’t let Big Tobacco hook a new generation on nicotine with alluring ads for e-cigarettes

The tobacco industry is sharply raising spending on advertisements and other marketing for electronic cigarettes to try to make smoking glamorous again and hook a new generation of Americans on nicotine.
Washington Post
added Apr 18, 2014 20:36

[China] Smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours, and their predictive power for quitting

There was a moderately high level of occurrence of recent smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours among the Chinese adult smokers in the six cities studied. Like in the West, microindicators of concern about smoking were positively associated with s
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2014 18:03

[UK] Professor: E-cigarettes could save millions of lives

Robert West, a professor of health psychology and director of tobacco studies at the University College London has taken a pretty bold stance on the impact the electronic cigarettes — also known as nicotine vaporizers — will have on human health.
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Nov 15, 2013 02:12

EDITORIAL: Pack it in / A sharp rise in teen e-cigarette use is deeply troubling

Stopping teens from smoking is key to driving down adult smoking because few people take up the death-producing habit later in life. It’s time for the authorities to restrict e-cig sales in the same ways cigarette sales are banned for the young.
New York Daily News
added Sep 7, 2013 18:26

Cigarettes that aren’t addictive?

is among the first of nearly 850 participants around the country who over the next year will help researchers and federal regulators try to answer an important question: How much does nicotine need to be reduced in cigarettes to make them less addictive?
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Aug 2, 2013 16:01

FDA Cites Likely Risks of Menthol Cigarettes

conducted a preliminary assessment of the possible health effects of menthol cigarettes and concluded that the mint-flavored menthol in cigarettes is "likely associated with greater addiction." Menthol smokers "show greater signs of nicotine dependence an
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 23, 2013 12:21

AUDIO: Study: Smoking, Addiction & Mental Illness

A new study has firmed up the link between smoking, mental illness and substance abuse.
Fox News
added Mar 21, 2013 15:52

Adults experiencing mental illness or a substance use disorder account for nearly 40 percent of all cigarettes smoked

Adults aged 18 or older who experienced any mental illness or who have had a substance use disorder in the past year are more likely to smoke and to smoke more heavily than others according to a new report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added Mar 21, 2013 12:21
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