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Cessation of alcohol consumption decreases rate of nicotine metabolism in male alcohol-dependent smokers

The results support the idea that chronic alcohol abuse may increase the rate of nicotine metabolism, which then decreases over time after alcohol cessation. This information may help to inform future smoking cessation interventions in this population.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added May 3, 2016 18:19

[Poland] Heavy drinking may make it harder to quit smoking

Alcohol-dependent people quickly process nicotine in their bodies and that may make it more difficult to quit smoking, suggests a small study of Polish men. “We didn’t measure what was happening when people were drinking, but after they stopped, their el
added May 3, 2016 18:17

[Australia] Army did not cause soldier's smoking-related diseases, tribunal finds

Once he joined the army, others would offer him cigarettes, he argued. He said the instructors were smokers, and during breaks the instructors would stand with the other smokers. He said people would be "lighting up every chance they got".
The Age (au)
added Apr 24, 2016 18:22

Differences in Longer-Term Smoking Abstinence After Treatment by Specialist or Nonspecialist Advisors: Secondary Analysis of Data From a Relapse Prevention Trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions: People who receive support to stop smoking from a specialist appear to be at lower risk of relapse than those receiving support from a nonspecialist advisor.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 9, 2016 14:14

[Vermont] House OKs major tax for e-cigarettes

Over the strong objection of merchants and manufacturers, the House gave final approval Thursday to legislation that will nearly double the price of e-cigarettes. The 92 percent tax took a circuitous route to House passage after previous efforts to add
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Apr 2, 2016 21:33

[UK] Does a tobacco-free world need to be nicotine free?

both sides are using the same evidence to come to vastly differing conclusions. Meanwhile the vaping community, somewhat disillusioned by the academic spats that have sometimes spilled over in to the media, are continuing to vape, and seemingly to quit sm
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 18:00

[Europe] How to measure nicotine delivery from e-cigarettes

A new study published today in the scientific journal Addiction evaluated a new method for measuring nicotine delivery from e-cigarettes. Researchers found that ‘first-generation’ e-cigarettes, which use ‘cartomizers’, delivered nicotine less consistent
added Mar 1, 2016 09:35

Cannabis Use and Risk of Psychiatric Disorders

Within the general population, cannabis use is associated with an increased risk for several substance use disorders. Physicians and policy makers should take these associations of cannabis use under careful consideration.
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Feb 29, 2016 21:01

Neanderthal DNA may account for nicotine addiction and depression

One length of Neanderthal DNA is now linked to increased risk of nicotine addiction, and several variants influence the risk of mood disorders, including depression. As tobacco was introduced into widespread use in Europe only 400 years ago, the research
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 13:38

Depression, obesity and smoking all triggered by our inherited DNA

may seem like modern problems, but scientists now believe they are triggered by DNA we inherited from our Neanderthal ancestors. The heavy-browed hominids left a damaging genetic legacy when they interbred with modern humans, researchers have found.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 20:34
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