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8 of 10 People in Addiction Treatment Smoke, Study Finds

People in addiction-treatment programs are about two to three times more likely to smoke than other people, a new study finds. Researchers reviewed 54 studies that included more than 37,000 people in 20 countries and found that 84 percent of those in tr
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 25, 2015 08:08

Around The World, Those Treated for Addiction Far More Likely to Smoke

People in addiction treatment programs around the world use tobacco at two to three times the rate of people who are not being treated for addiction... “When people come into treatment for drugs and alcohol, we are not treating another addiction that has
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2015 17:18

[California] Dodgers OK with city's push to ban smokeless tobacco

“Good. Ban it. Do me a favor,” said Dodgers reliever J.P. Howell, a dedicated tobacco user since his college days. Howell admits he doesn’t have the self-discipline to quit the smokeless habit... The Dodgers issued a release supporting the council’s mot
Orange County (CA) Register
added Sep 10, 2015 09:21

Progression to traditional cigarettes after electronic cigarette use in young people

A new study of U.S. adolescents and young people suggests that using electronic cigarettes was associated with progression to traditional cigarette smoking, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics. Some studies suggest e-cigarettes ma
added Sep 8, 2015 12:56

Researchers identify genetic clues associated with cigarette addiction

Researchers at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy have identified specific sets of genetic variants that are significantly associated with cigarette addiction. Pinpointing these genetic variants could eventually assist in identifying
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 2, 2015 15:00

Adolescent (Mis)Perceptions About Nicotine Addiction

they are uncertain regarding the definition of addiction and have not recognized that addiction means experiencing difficulty quitting and continuing to smoke longer than expected. Findings suggest the need for comprehensive messaging regarding nicotine a
Health Education & Behavior
added Aug 31, 2015 13:53

[UK, California] BAULD: Young people and e-cigarettes: what we know so far

When my team at the University of Stirling first reviewed the studies on e-cigarette use in young people, early in 2014, we could only find nine published peer-reviewed studies reporting prevalence of use in any country. Since then more than 30 new studi
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 19, 2015 13:19

Every country in the world can afford to support its smokers to stop

major new review, written by leading world experts and published in the medical journal, Addiction. The review examined a wide range of measures that healthcare systems in different countries can adopt to help smokers to stop. It reviewed how effective th
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:21

HAELLE: Are E-Cigarettes' Popularity Causing More Teens To Smoke?

“Parents should discuss with their teens the known risks of nicotine use – nicotine is addictive and has established effects on the brain when used in adolescence,” she said. “They should also talk with their teens about the fact that the hazards of e-ci
added Jul 29, 2015 16:35

Effect of reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes on cigarette smoking behavior and tobacco smoke toxicant exposure: 2-year follow up [FREE FUL TEXT]

In smokers not interested in quitting, reducing the nicotine content in cigarettes over 12 months does not appear to result in extinction of nicotine dependence, assessed by persistently reduced nicotine intake or quitting smoking over the subsequent 12 
added Jul 25, 2015 15:29
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