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SIEGEL: New Study Suggests that Electronic Cigarettes are Much Less Addictive than Real Ones

This study should help allay the fears of electronic cigarette opponents who are claiming that huge populations of youth are going to quickly become addicted to nicotine via electronic cigarettes and then transition to active smoking. This does not appea
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 6, 2015 16:56

LETTER: Unsafe E-Cigarettes

Sally Satel writes: [FDA] “should allow companies to tell smokers about the benefits..." It is not likely that e-cigarettes are safer, because their use may lead to increased and not decreased tobacco smoking in young people.
New York Times
added Jan 26, 2015 11:20

[Europe, Philippines] Le HOUEZEC: The drag on e-cigarettes

But nicotine is only partly responsible for tobacco dependence. Other substances from tobacco smoke—such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors, which have antidepressant effects—reinforce tobacco dependence, but are absent from vaporized nicotine. That may be
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph) [inactive]
added Nov 28, 2014 12:30

LETTER: A Molecular Basis for Nicotine as a Gateway Drug

Whether tobacco use is causal of, or only associated with, future drug use remains a central question. Kandel and Kandel present compelling molecular evidence in mice, but experiments involving humans are necessary to address the social confounders of tob
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:12

[Michigan] Tobacco whistleblower talks cigarette policies

Wigand spoke at the School of Public Health Wednesday afternoon to a crowd of about 100 people, discussing the potential public health impact and controversy surrounding e-cigarettes, the science behind tobacco engineering that promotes addiction and the
Michigan Daily [U. of Michigan]
added Oct 30, 2014 12:54

[Virginia] Vaccination for nicotine addiction being developed

Virginia Tech Professor Mike Zhang is working on a vaccine that could help smokers conquer their nicotine addiction, making many smoking-related diseases and deaths relics of the 21st century. He was recently awarded $2.4 million by the …more
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 24, 2014 13:55

Health Highlights: Sept. 24, 2014

* New Chantix Label Suggests Low Risk of Suicidal Behavior * Replace FDA Commissioner: Anti-Addiction Groups / the letter signed by groups including Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 24, 2014 18:07

APhA to FDA: More research needed on e-cigarettes

support regulation of nicotine delivery products and note the established toxicity and addictive properties of nicotine in the human body, regardless of delivery mechanism, the lack of information on the safety of inhaled nonsterile vapor laced with nicot
American Pharmacists Association
added Sep 4, 2014 11:15

A Molecular Basis for Nicotine as a Gateway Drug

Both opponents and proponents of legalization have distorted what science does and does not tell us — and both sides have overlooked the importance of nicotine as a gateway drug. Epidemiologic studies have shown that nicotine use is a gateway to the use o
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Sep 4, 2014 09:50

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Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 29, 2014 04:25
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