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FIDDIAN-GREEN/HAVERSON: Comment: Ending Indiana's opioid, tobacco addictions requires action from all

he death toll from smoking equates to more than two fatal 747 airplane crashes each month.... Efforts to decrease tobacco access, such as raising the cigarette tax and increasing the legal smoking age, deter usage, as similar efforts across the country ha
Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Sep 8, 2016 19:54

Addiction Costs Indiana Billions Of Dollars, Studies Say

Researchers at the Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI found that costs associated with tobacco use total $6.8 billion each year.....Indiana has one of the highest smoking rates in the country. More than 11,000 people die each year because of it,
WFYI Indianapolis
added Sep 8, 2016 18:13

Effects of Smoking Cessation on Presynaptic Dopamine Function of Addicted Male Smokers

The results suggest a lower dopamine synthesis capacity in nicotine-dependent smokers that appears to normalize with abstinence. Further investigations are needed to clarify the role of dopamine in nicotine addiction to help develop smoking prevention an
Biological Psychiatry
added Aug 11, 2016 16:19

LETTER: O'HARA: The deadliness of heroin and tobacco are easily underestimated

Although I agree that heroin addiction is a tragic and growing problem in our country, I was appalled by the casual treatment given to tobacco addiction. Although Amanda Wendler was depicted as smoking cigarettes throughout the article, her act of smokin
Washington Post
added Aug 7, 2016 03:28

[Germany] First three months most crucial after one quits smoking

Smoking-related deficits in brain dopamine...return to normal levels three months after quitting, according to a new study....These findings by a team of researchers from Germany raise the possibility that treatments might be developed that normalise the
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 31, 2016 19:44

[Germany] Dopamine Returns to Normal 3 Months After Quitting Smoking

Drugs of abuse release dopamine, and addiction to nicotine is connected to abnormalities in the dopamine system. But it is still unknown whether smoking induces those abnormalities or if they already exist and contribute to risk of nicotine addiction.
Psych Central
added Jul 31, 2016 19:42

[Africa, Kenya] The troubles of tobacco smoke addiction

Again, there are no statistics in Kenya to show the number of deaths directly linked to smoking. But in Joel’s mind there is no doubt that thousands, if not millions, of Kenyan lives are lost...At the Smoking Cessation Clinic, the programme to quit smokin
The Standard (ke)
added Jul 13, 2016 16:24

[Latin America] Victoria de Uruguay ante la industria tabacalera deja un precedente para el mundo [Uruguay victory against the tobacco industry sets a precedent for the world]

From now on, when tobacco companies try to moderate the regulations framework agreement with the threat of litigation, they will find our precedent. The award has been issued by protecting the health measures taken by our Republic shows the world that U
Presidencia de la República Oriental del Uruguay (uy)
added Jul 10, 2016 14:27

[Oklahoma] Tulsa World Editorial: Federal regulation of e-cigarettes makes sense, but should be firmer

But, in the end, e-cigarettes are a means of marketing an addictive drug, and it needs serious government regulation to protect the public.
Tulsa (OK) World
added May 12, 2016 15:55

Making History in California: Governor Brown Signs the Tobacco 21 Bill.

Statement of Rob Crane, MD, President, Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation.
PR Newswire
added May 5, 2016 10:31
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