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VIDEO: High-Potency Marijuana Can Double Risk Of Dependency, Especially In Young Males Who Mix With Tobacco

potency of the marijuana plant seemed to have the most measurable effect on an individual's dependency risk, although other factors such as being a young male and mixing marijuana with tobacco also played a role. What’s more, according to lead study resea
Medical Daily
added Oct 26, 2016 13:29

President Obama and Macklemore Discuss the Dangers of Opioid Addiction in New Documentary

“When I was a teenager, I used drugs and drank and pretty much tried whatever was out there, but I was in Hawaii, and it was a pretty relaxed place,” he explains. “I was lucky I did not get addicted—except to cigarettes, which took me a long time to kick
TIME Magazine
added Oct 11, 2016 18:02

[California] ONG: Prop. 56 will save lives and discourage young people from smoking

This is a public health crisis. Yet tobacco companies spend more than $9 billion annually marketing their deadly, addictive products, particularly to less wealthy individuals, communities of color and youths. The industry is spending tens of millions in
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Oct 11, 2016 01:21

X-ray structure of the human α4β2 nicotinic receptor

we present the X-ray crystallographic structure of the human α4β2 nicotinic receptor, the most abundant nicotinic subtype in the brain. This structure provides insights into the architectural principles governing ligand recognition, heteromer assembly, io
added Oct 5, 2016 16:26

Osteopathic Physicians Encourage Routine Screenings for Adolescent Substance Abuse to Curb Death from Addiction

Evaluating adolescents as young as 12 for use of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and illicit drugs on an ongoing basis can avert death from overdoses later in life, according to osteopathic physicians specializing in addiction medicine.
PR Newswire
added Sep 16, 2016 14:43

Smoking-related deficits in brain dopamine return to normal after quitting, study reports

The normalization of dopamine systems suggests smoking-related deficits are a consequence of chronic smoking, rather than a risk factor. These findings raise the possibility that treatments might be developed that normalize the dopamine system in smokers.
added Jul 28, 2016 17:46

Quitting smoking during the second half of the menstrual cycle may help women kick the habit

studied a group of women who wanted to quit smoking. They used a special type of MRI, called functional MRI (fMRI) to follow the activity in the parts of the brain that help control addictive behavior and tracked this activity throughout the course of the
Harvard Health Publications
added Jul 25, 2016 15:20

Global Smoking Addiction Therapeutics Pipeline Report 2016 - Review of 15 Companies & Drug Profiles - Research and Markets

Our latest report Smoking Addiction - Pipeline Review, H1 2016, outlays comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Smoking Addiction, complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of
Business Wire
added Jul 13, 2016 16:09

Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-Addiction Market Worth $21.8 Billion by 2024: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global smoking cessation and nicotine de-addiction market is expected to reach over USD 21.8 billion by 2024 according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.
PR Newswire
added Jun 23, 2016 20:14

[New Zealand] John Roughan: To vape or not to vape, that's the question

we are allowed additive things such as alcohol and caffeine, so that can't be the reason nicotine in e-cigarettes is banned from sale in this country. (It can be brought in for personal use.)... If nicotine is not carcinogenic and not associated with the
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 4, 2016 01:08
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