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[Asia, India] Different smokeless tobacco products have different cancer risks

Tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNA), the most potent cancer causing chemicals in tobacco, varied more than 650 fold in different products. These findings are from a detailed chemical analysis of 39 smokeless tobacco products purchased from three street m
The Health Site (in)
added Jun 24, 2017 15:22
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Source Credibility and E-Cigarette Attitudes: Implications for Tobacco Communication

Ultimately, future campaigns should incorporate messaging to discredit industry sources of information and utilize non-governmental sources to effectively influence e-cigarette attitudes.
Health Communication
added Jun 22, 2017 18:25
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TRENDS IN SMOKELESS TOBACCO USE AND INITIATION: 2002 TO 2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although cigarette use has decreased within the United States, the promotion of smokeless tobacco has increased... In 2014, 3.3 percent of people aged 12 or older, or an estimated 8.7 million people, used smokeless tobacco in the past month. Males were mo
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:39
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Addiction Debate: The diverging trajectories of cannabis and tobacco policies in the United States: reasons and possible implications

It is not clear that the prohibition of adult use has a useful role to play in the regulation of either cannabis or tobacco. If both products remain legal, the goals of regulating tobacco and cannabis products should be to restrict youth access, promote
Addiction
added Jun 9, 2017 15:36
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[Montana] DPHHS: Tobacco industry finds new way to target kids

Forums in Missoula and Helena this week will focus on the number of kids using electronic cigarettes...there are no laws preventing companies from marketing e-cigarettes to kids. Tobacco company ads tout e-cigarettes as an alternative to, or for people
The Missoulian
added May 16, 2017 13:48
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How one drug could affect pain, memory and nicotine addiction

the nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. That's why Texas A&M researchers are working to develop drugs to enhance the function of these receptors in the brain, which could have three very different applications: easing pain, slowing the cognitive decline as
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 8, 2017 14:23
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Health and Public Policy to Facilitate Effective Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders Involving Illicit and Prescription Drugs: An American College of Physicians Position Paper [FREE FULL TEXT]

Evidence-based medication-assisted therapy approaches are available for the treatment of opiod...tobacco (nicotine replacement therapy, bupropion, and varenicline), and alcohol (naltrexone and acamprosate). No medication-assisted therapy has yet been dete
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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Reducing the nicotine content of combusted tobacco products sold in New Zealand [FREE FULL TEXT]

Policies that aim to render the most toxic tobacco products less addictive could help New Zealand attain their goal of becoming smokefree by 2025.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:14
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Extended treatment for cigarette smoking cessation: A randomized control trial

Conclusion Prolonging cognitive-behavioral therapy from 26 to 48 weeks does not appear to improve long-term abstinence from smoking.
Wiley Online Library
added Mar 1, 2017 15:35
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'Extinction therapy' could help smokers quit

Scientists believe that lengthy exposure to environmental triggers for cravings, such as seeing a cigarette box or a lighter, could actually help smokers to quit. They studied a technique known as extinction therapy, targets the harmful Pavlovian associa
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Feb 9, 2017 16:54
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