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HIRSCHHORN: Another perspective on the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Unlike standard nicotine replacement therapy, counselling, and quitting cold turkey, e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco products maintain nicotine addiction. And unlike methadone, which is the cheapest manufactured drug in the USA and used as an examp
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 18:45
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Investigators compare effects of nicotine with and without menthol on brain and behavior

"Our findings support the notion that beyond flavor, mentholated tobacco may have psychoactive effects that impact nicotine addiction and withdrawal," said Guillaume Poirier, PhD, instructor in psychiatry and co-author of the study. "Adding menthol to ni
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 17, 2017 15:23
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[Finland, Iceland, Netherlands, USA] Researchers identify gene that influences nicotine dependence

A DNA variant—located in the DNMT3B gene and commonly found in people of European and African descent—increases the likelihood of developing nicotine dependence, smoking heavily, and developing lung cancer, according to a new study led by RTI Internationa
PR Newswire
added Oct 10, 2017 15:57
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why local governments should take action on menthol cigarette sales

The mint flavoring, which appeals to youth, makes cigarettes easier to smoke and harder to quit. Additionally, a federal ban already exists for all other flavored cigarettes. The evidence is clear that menthol poses a threat to public health
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:42
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A Socioecological Approach to Addressing Tobacco-Related Health Disparities (PDF) (564pp)

The persistence of disparities in tobacco use and subsequent tobacco-related disease underscores the importance of focusing on understanding tobacco-related health disparities (TRHD). The goal of this NCI monograph... is to synthesize the research lite
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:14
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[UK] REDUCING NICOTINE IN CIGARETTES COULD CURB SMOKING ADDICTION, FINDS STUDY

Nicotine reduction in cigarettes makes them less addictive and could help curb smoking rates, new study has found. A team of scientists looked at how reducing nicotine levels affected smokers’ habits, focusing on vulnerable smokers, poverty-stricken wom
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:47
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BENTLEY/FOJTIK: FDA embraces sanity with new approach to vaping

By explicitly recognizing that reduced risk nicotine products such as e-cigarettes (and potentially smokeless tobacco) are an important part of the mix in helping people quit smoking, Gottlieb rejected the flawed arguments made by anti-vaping crusaders th
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Aug 1, 2017 22:04
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Cerebellar gray matter reductions associate with decreased functional connectivity in nicotine-dependent individuals

we investigated the structural and functional alterations in the cerebellum in a large sample of smokers using the spatially unbiased infratentorial template (SUIT).
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 28, 2017 01:07
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[Asia, India] Different smokeless tobacco products have different cancer risks

Tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNA), the most potent cancer causing chemicals in tobacco, varied more than 650 fold in different products. These findings are from a detailed chemical analysis of 39 smokeless tobacco products purchased from three street m
The Health Site (in)
added Jun 24, 2017 15:22
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Source Credibility and E-Cigarette Attitudes: Implications for Tobacco Communication

Ultimately, future campaigns should incorporate messaging to discredit industry sources of information and utilize non-governmental sources to effectively influence e-cigarette attitudes.
Health Communication
added Jun 22, 2017 18:25
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