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FDA halts monkey research denounced by Jane Goodall as ‘shameful’

has suspended experiments on the effects of nicotine in squirrel monkeys, research aimed at better understanding one of the most pernicious of addictions. Two weeks ago, British primatologist Jane Goodall wrote to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, urging
Washington Post
added Sep 28, 2017 17:48

Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market | Analysis & Key Trends 2023

The rising issues of nicotine dependence and consequent health problems have created opportunities for The Global Smoking Cessation And Nicotine De-Addiction Products Market, observes Transparency Market Research in a new study. Leading players such as G
OpenPR (de)
added Sep 14, 2017 16:43

Accuracy of self-reported smoking abstinence in clinical trials of hospital-initiated smoking interventions (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions In the United States, high rates (40%) of recently hospitalized smokers enrolled in smoking cessation trials fail biochemical verification of their self-reported abstinence.
added Aug 25, 2017 18:08

Psychopathology and tobacco demand [FREE FULL TEXT]

Highlights • Smokers with psychopathology have higher tobacco demand intensity and Omax. • Smokers with an emotional disorder versus without have higher demand intensity. • Comorbid substance use disorder (SUD) was associated with higher intensity, Omax,
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 18, 2017 23:53

A 'Vaccine For Addiction' Is No Simple Fix

The trick would be getting your body to produce enough antibodies to soak up a surge of drug injected into the bloodstream...That's apparently a major reason that previous attempts to make a nicotine vaccine for smokers failed, he says. "The second challe
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:56

The acute effects of a dopamine D3 receptor preferring agonist on motivation for cigarettes in dependent and occasional cigarette smokers

Our results suggest nicotine dependence is associated with a hypersensitivity to cigarette rewards but not a hyposensitivity to non-drug rewards. Furthermore, our results question the importance of dopamine D3 receptors in motivational processing of cigar
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 16, 2017 15:26

Report shows that 8.7 million Americans used smokeless tobacco in the past month

3.3 percent of all Americans aged 12 or older (8.7 million people) used some form of smokeless tobacco in the past month. In this report, smokeless tobacco refers to both chewing tobacco and snuff. The report also shows that an estimated 1 million Americ
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:46

Animal research on nicotine reduction: Current evidence and research gaps

This review will provide policy makers and clinical researchers interested in nicotine reduction with an overview of the preclinical animal research conducted on nicotine reduction and the regulatory implications of that research. The review also highligh
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 4, 2017 21:09

New Zealand Study Recommends 22nd Century’s VLN Cigarettes as an Effective Tobacco Control Strategy

the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research has published a new study showing how 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine (VLN) cigarettes can be part of an effective tobacco control strategy for forward-looking countries like New Zealand. The study concluded that
Business Wire
added Apr 4, 2017 16:38

Identifying "social smoking" U.S. young adults using an empirically-driven approach.

Nearly 60% of the "social smoker" class self-identified as a social smoker, 30% as an ex-smoker/tried smoking, and 12% as a non-smoker. The "social smoker" class was most likely to report using tobacco mainly or only with others. Past 30-day cigarette use
Addictive Behaviors
added Mar 29, 2017 15:07
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