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Understanding Nicotine Dependence and Addiction Among Young Adults Who Smoke Cigarillos: A Qualitative Study

Cigarillo users express unique smoking practices and beliefs that signify the need for a more product-inclusive measure of ND, and can inform the development of tobacco cessation interventions tailored to cigarillo users.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:32
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GLANTZ: Kids who smoke even one day a month are more likely to smoke as young adults

Lauren Dutra and I addressed this question, which is important beyond the e-cigarette debate, in our recent paper “Thirty-day smoking in adolescence is a strong predictor of smoking in young adulthood” published in Preventive Medicine. We used the Nation
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:33
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Brain research points the way to new treatments for nicotine addiction

The research, published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, identifies specific chemical changes deep in the brain that help drive nicotine addiction. It also describes experiments in which the scientists were able to halt th
News.am (am)
added Jan 11, 2018 00:00
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[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Are Missouri prisons prepared for mass nicotine withdrawal when smoking ban takes effect?

Missouri should long ago have followed the example of Kansas, which banned smoking indoors in the 90s and stopped allowing it outside in 2003. But it is a reason to make sure prison staff and inmates are as prepared as possible. “It’s going to be a chall
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 4, 2018 07:22
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Wheel running during chronic nicotine exposure is protective against mecamylamine-precipitated withdrawal and up-regulates hippocampal α7 nACh receptors in mice

We demonstrated for the first time a profound effect of exercise on α7 nAChRs in nicotine-dependent animals, irrespective of exercise intensity. These findings shed light onto the mechanism underlining the protective effect of exercise on the development
Wiley Online Library
added Jan 3, 2018 14:23
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[UK] Medical marijuana has NO public health risks and should not be withheld from patients, WHO declares after months of deliberation

The WHO has declared medical marijuana is beneficial for cancer, epilepsy, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other diseases, and does not carry an addiction risk The report, published today, also recommended imposing the strong restrictions available on fent
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:23
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[Florida] LETTER: Smoking dangers should spark legislative action | Letters

States and/or the federal government should pass laws banning cigarette smoking without a doctor's written permission. Provide a five-year period before such laws take effect. You would think 438,000 people killed by cigarettes annually would wake us up.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Dec 1, 2017 02:30
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In Ads, Tobacco Companies Admit They Made Cigarettes More Addictive

"Very few people know that the court found that the tobacco industry intentionally manipulates cigarettes to make them more addictive," he says. That's likely to be the message with the most impact, says Kenneth Warner, an emeritus professor in public h
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Nov 28, 2017 17:14
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[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Dokha smoking becoming an addiction in UAE, say experts

Health experts have warned against dokha smoking, a habit spreading among the youth in the UAE and across the world. "The alarming issue is that we are witnessing a huge increase in the dokha usage for the past seven years. It started to spread through
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:14
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How alcohol and nicotine reshape the brain – and may pave the way for cocaine addiction

new research offers fresh evidence that alcohol and nicotine – two psychoactive agents that are legal, ubiquitous and widely used during adolescence – ease the path that leads from casual cocaine use to outright addiction.
South China Morning Post
added Nov 7, 2017 05:30
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