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Paradise Lost: The relationships between neurological and psychological changes in nicotine-dependent patients

As long as smokers remain unaware of the effects of nicotine on their ability to experience happiness from ordinary pleasures, it is understandable for them to smoke cigarettes for instant gratification, even if short-lived. It is also understandable for
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Oct 12, 2014 12:22
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[Arizona] Smokers can't count on being protected under state, federal law

Although 29 states and the District of Columbia offer legal protections to tobacco smokers, Arizona is not one of them. Similarly, tobacco smokers are not expressly protected under any federal laws. That said, a smoker suffering from "nicotine addiction"
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 7, 2014 17:39
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E-Cigarettes May Promote Illicit Drug Use and Addiction

Like conventional cigarettes, electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) may function as a “gateway drug”—a drug that lowers the threshold for addiction to other substances, such as marijuana and cocaine—according to the 120th Shattuck lecture, presented to
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
added Sep 5, 2014 12:48
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[UK] Electronic cigarettes and history

A key outcome of these decades of failed attempts at harm reduction was a growing and emphatic hostility from public health interests to taking them further. The previous desire for cooperation with industry was replaced by an implacable hostility. This
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 5, 2014 19:15
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[UK] Menthol cigarettes ARE more addictive: Teenagers who smoke them get through twice as much tobacco every week

'The appeal of menthol cigarettes among youth stems from the perception that they are less harmful than regular cigarettes,' said Sunday Azagba, lead author of the study conducted at the University of Waterloo in Canada. Addiction: Teenagers who smoke m
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 23, 2014 09:31
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[UK, USA] Children 'addicted to sweet tasting e-cigarettes' after milkshake and bubblegum flavours launched

they are now tempting kids with flavours including strawberry milkshake, gummy bears and bubble gum, according to researchers. And there are fears the popular gadgets could be a “gateway” to adult smoking. Doctors in the US believe youngsters exposed to
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Jun 20, 2014 05:19
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Change in physical activity after smoking cessation: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study

Conclusions Smokers who quit have progressively higher levels of physical activity in the years after quitting compared with continuing smokers.
Addiction
added Jun 15, 2014 15:56
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GLANTZ: Wide range of economists criticise FDA application of a consumer surplus discount in deeming rule: Reuters

Not a single outside economist Reuters contacted supported the FDA's decision, including several conservative economists and Jonathan Gruber, whose work the FDA quoted to justify what it did...."should never be applied to an addictive product,"
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 3, 2014 14:40
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Time to first cigarette predicts 4‐(methylnitrosamino)‐1‐(3‐pyridyl)‐1‐butanol (NNAL) in adolescent regular and intermittent smokers, National Health and Nutrition and Examination Survey (NHANES) 2007–10

Conclusions Time between waking and the first cigarette of the day is correlated in daily and non‐daily adolescent smokers with overall nicotine and therefore carcinogen intake.
Addiction
added May 21, 2014 13:55
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: FDA's spark: New rules will limit minors’ use of e-cigarettes

This is intolerable. While the practice is relatively new and studies aren’t complete, the available evidence does suggest that vaping is a gateway to young people taking up smoking. Why wouldn’t it be? Nicotine is addictive no matter how it is delivered
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added May 9, 2014 16:15
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