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[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
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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
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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
Forbes
added Jul 29, 2015 16:35
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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 
Addiction
added Jul 25, 2015 15:29
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Incidence and Risk Factors for Progression From Short-term to Episodic or Long-term Opioid Prescribing

Knowledge of the clinical characteristics associated with the progression of a short-term to an episodic or long-term opioid prescribing pattern could aid in the identification of at-risk patients and provide the basis for developing targeted clinical in
Mayo Clinic Proceedings
added Jul 11, 2015 12:10
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Who's Most Likely to Get Addicted to Their Narcotic Painkiller?

The study finds -- perhaps not surprisingly -- that people with prior histories of drug abuse, or current or former smokers, were much more likely to go beyond that short-term prescription. The drugs in question are "opioid" painkillers such as oxycodon
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 8, 2015 15:25
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[Europe, USA] As smoking declines, more are likely to quit

Smokeless tobacco and, more recently, e-cigarettes have been promoted as a harm reduction strategy for smokers who are "unable or unwilling to quit."...based on the assumption that as smoking declines overall, only those who cannot quit will remain. A new
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 25, 2015 09:35
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Phase II Clinical Trial Featuring 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine Tobacco Accepted for Publication

“the FDA should quickly move to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes to non-addictive levels… It is the ultimate harm reduction strategy.” The results of this study once again confirm the effectiveness of 22nd Century’s very low nicotine tobacco cigaret
Business Wire
added Jun 20, 2015 21:56
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[Rhode Island] E-cigarette maker: Study shows electronic cigarettes are less addictive than conventional ones

White Horse Vapor, makes and sells e-cigarettes... Our ruling Dino Baccari said that a Penn State University study found that "electronic cigarettes … are far less addictive than cigarettes." He's not blowin' smoke. His characterization of the st
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added May 4, 2015 18:19
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[California] Health: how to avoid lazy thinking

science versus belief systems...Optimism bias: Smokers know that smoking is addictive and lethal. But they tend to believe it will only enslave and kill other smokers... We value the present above the future. The best time to quit smoking is ...tomorrow
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 25, 2015 22:35
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