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Marijuana DOES change your brain: Study shows daily doses of the drug inflict permanent damage on the reward center, making users dependent

Researchers at Brigham Young University gave young mice daily doses of THC, the psychoactive component of cannabis / They found that one injection was not addictive, but after a week the mice had significant brain changes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:52
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Tobacco Addiction Influenced by Cigarette Nicotine Content

A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, assessed the dose-dependent effects of cigarettes with reduced nicotine content on tobacco addiction, in vulnerable populations...showed that reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes decreased the reinforcing e
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:32
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Effects of Neanderthal DNA on Modern Humans

determining how the effects seen in present-day people might once have affected Neanderthals themselves “is one of our crucial challenges.” For example, he says, “of course, Neanderthals were not smoking.”
The Scientist
added Oct 5, 2017 21:05
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FDA halts monkey research denounced by Jane Goodall as ‘shameful’

has suspended experiments on the effects of nicotine in squirrel monkeys, research aimed at better understanding one of the most pernicious of addictions. Two weeks ago, British primatologist Jane Goodall wrote to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, urging
Washington Post
added Sep 28, 2017 17:48
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Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market | Analysis & Key Trends 2023

The rising issues of nicotine dependence and consequent health problems have created opportunities for The Global Smoking Cessation And Nicotine De-Addiction Products Market, observes Transparency Market Research in a new study. Leading players such as G
OpenPR (de)
added Sep 14, 2017 16:43
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Accuracy of self-reported smoking abstinence in clinical trials of hospital-initiated smoking interventions (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions In the United States, high rates (40%) of recently hospitalized smokers enrolled in smoking cessation trials fail biochemical verification of their self-reported abstinence.
Addiction
added Aug 25, 2017 18:08
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Psychopathology and tobacco demand [FREE FULL TEXT]

Highlights • Smokers with psychopathology have higher tobacco demand intensity and Omax. • Smokers with an emotional disorder versus without have higher demand intensity. • Comorbid substance use disorder (SUD) was associated with higher intensity, Omax,
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 18, 2017 23:53
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A 'Vaccine For Addiction' Is No Simple Fix

The trick would be getting your body to produce enough antibodies to soak up a surge of drug injected into the bloodstream...That's apparently a major reason that previous attempts to make a nicotine vaccine for smokers failed, he says. "The second challe
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:56
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The acute effects of a dopamine D3 receptor preferring agonist on motivation for cigarettes in dependent and occasional cigarette smokers

Our results suggest nicotine dependence is associated with a hypersensitivity to cigarette rewards but not a hyposensitivity to non-drug rewards. Furthermore, our results question the importance of dopamine D3 receptors in motivational processing of cigar
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 16, 2017 15:26
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[Africa, Botswana] BOIMA: Smoking…Is it that cool after all?

In this article, we explore reasons why someone might pick up that first cigarette. Peer pressure – most young people will smoke because their friends or peers smoke. They may feel pressured into doing the same to be accepted as part of the group. The oth
Weekend Post (bw)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:15
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