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[Oklahoma] Tulsa World Editorial: Federal regulation of e-cigarettes makes sense, but should be firmer

But, in the end, e-cigarettes are a means of marketing an addictive drug, and it needs serious government regulation to protect the public.
Tulsa (OK) World
added May 12, 2016 15:55

Making History in California: Governor Brown Signs the Tobacco 21 Bill.

Statement of Rob Crane, MD, President, Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation.
PR Newswire
added May 5, 2016 10:31

[UK] Royal College of Physicians study finds e-cigarettes should be widely promoted as substitute for smoking

E-cigarettes are not a gateway to traditional smoking and should be widely promoted as a substitute to cigarettes, a landmark report from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has urged. By supplying the nicotine that smokers are addicted to without th
City A.M. (uk)
added Apr 28, 2016 15:42

Smoking and schizophrenia: Understanding and breaking the cycle of addiction University of Montreal

Smoking addiction in schizophrenia can be explained by significantly increased activation of the ventro-medial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC), a region involved in the brain reward system. These new data, the result of a study by researchers at the Institut un
added Apr 18, 2016 22:36

[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: How can smoking be a lifestyle choice when most want to stop?

The clear implication is that we must reject any suggestion of blaming people for their “lifestyle choices”, health or poverty. Nor should we abandon people... Scotland’s next administration should commit to concerted action across government departments
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 6, 2016 14:27

[Asia, India] ‘76% people start consuming tobacco out of curiosity’

People are aware of adverse effect of consuming tobacco but they continue to consume them, a recent study revealed. A study conducted by the doctors of Indore Cancer Foundation stated that due to habit of consuming tobacco, people risk their lives and con
Free Press Journal (in)
added Apr 4, 2016 18:02

Teen smokers may be hard-wired to crave cigarettes

To see if young minds might be hard-wired to desire cigarettes, researchers did magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of teens and adults – including smokers and nonsmokers – who watched videos of adolescents and young adults smoking. With teen smokers
added Dec 30, 2015 23:32

[Malta] You smoke to relax, but smoking worsens stress

researchers at the University of Malta have demonstrated that the feeling of relaxation that follows the inhalation of tobacco smoke is simply a short-term sensation caused by the release of dopamine, the brain’s neurotransmitter of pleasure. “This feelin
Times of Malta (mt)
added Dec 29, 2015 18:54

[UK] LETTER: E-cigarettes will not cure people from nicotine addiction

It is clear that the companies involved in this have a much broader agenda. They want to reach those who have not previously used tobacco. This is already evident in California, United States, where more high school students who have not smoked are vaping
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:20

[China] Can't quit smoking? 'Pleasure gene' that regulates the reward hormone 'makes it harder for some smokers to stub out their habit'

The gene in question, dubbed Taq1A, plays a role in processing dopamine, a hormone in the brain which is associated with pleasure and reward, and is released when a person smokes. Scientists at Zhejiang University in China found those people with variat
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 19:36
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