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[Ireland] Leading Irish consultant compares e-cigs to methadone

A HOSPITAL consultant has compared electronic cigarettes to heroin substitute methadone after revealing that two children arrived in an emergency department after being poisoned by liquid nicotine.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 27, 2014 12:07
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Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Later Nicotine Addiction in Daughters

Daughters exposed to their mother's stress hormones in the womb may be more likely to become nicotine-dependent later in life, a new long-term study suggests. It also found that girls whose mothers smoked during pregnancy were at higher risk for eventual
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2014 09:43
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[UK] i Deputy Editor's Letter: Electronic smoke debate

Adults should have the right to make up their own minds, but anything which might discourage youngsters from starting an addictive habit – whether it be tobacco or electronic – should be welcomed.
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 29, 2014 14:47
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QUIRINO: Why I Keep Coming Back to Smoking - Kelly Quirino

Six months ago, I found myself once again with a cigarette snuggled firmly between the index and middle finger of my right hand. I’m not sure how it started. There were friends and nights out, there was a road trip, and at the end of it all there was me,
The Atlantic Monthly
added Dec 3, 2013 14:11
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[Australia, Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Where there is smoke ... -

The biennial Smokefree Oceania conference is in Auckland this week. Health reporter Martin Johnston looks at research and policy highlights from the meeting, attended by more than 400 international delegates.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 22, 2013 13:39
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FDA, NIH Create 14 Centers For Tobacco Research

are awarding millions in funding to create 14 centers to conduct research on tobacco products. Officials said Thursday that the agencies have awarded up to $53 million for fiscal 2013 for the Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science, mostly at universities
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 20, 2013 09:46
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A look at e-cigarettes by M. D. Anderson

this next frontier for “Big Tobacco” provides renewed presence in a declining marketplace. It’s also a potential gateway to new smokers, particularly among teens and in emerging/foreign markets, according to behavioral scientists at The University of Tex
The Vindicator
added Sep 7, 2013 18:39
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[North Carolina] Study of smokers' genes yields age-related addiction factor

Belsky and his team examined differences in genes that affect the human brain’s ability to respond to and metabolize nicotine. The researchers found variations in these genes among thousands of adult smokers, and developed a “risk score” that could accura
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 28, 2013 23:34
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[Canada] Program teaches smokers to run away from addiction to cigarettes

It was an achievement she didn't think was possible before joining the Lung Association of Nova Scotia's Learn to Run for Smokers program a few months before. The eight-week training program, launched in 2009 and believed to be the first of its kind in
Canadian Press
added Feb 19, 2013 18:19
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[New Jersey] Smoked out: Seabrook House bans tobacco ahead of state law

UPPER DEERFIELD -- A new statewide smoking ban at rehabilitation centers doesn't go into effect until December, but one local facility is getting a head start on the practice.
Vineland (NJ) Daily Journal
added Sep 20, 2012 14:37
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