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[Florida] HOCHREITER V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 10/09/17 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette company concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to nicotine addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 6, 2017 01:23
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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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WADE: Feds should think twice before trying to reduce nicotine in cigarettes

But with only a few clinical studies that examine the quit rates among people who use VLNCs, the assumption that these products make it easier to quit — especially for those who are not interested in quitting — remains open to question.
The Hill
added Oct 5, 2017 18:12
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Genome-wide association study across European and African American ancestries identifies a SNP in DNMT3B contributing to nicotine dependence

This novel DNMT3B cis-acting QTL variant highlights the importance of genetically influenced regulation in brain on the risks of nicotine dependence, heavy smoking and consequent lung cancer.
Molecular Psychiatry
added Oct 11, 2017 15:13
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Cracking the Betel Nut: Cholinergic Activity of Areca Alkaloids and Related Compounds

Evidence indicates that α4* nAChR are at the root of nicotine addiction, and this may also be the case for betel addiction. Our characterization of isoarecolone and 1-(4-methylpiperazin-1-yl) ethanone as truly selective α4*nAChR selective partial agonist
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:37
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Changes in puffing topography and nicotine consumption depending on the power setting of electronic cigarettes

The study identified an attempt for compensatory puffing patterns and nicotine self-titration, with a change in puffing patterns (puff number and duration) observed when changing the power settings of an e-cigarette device.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:25
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Addiction Potential of Cigarettes With Reduced Nicotine Content in Populations With Psychiatric Disorders and Other Vulnerabilities to Tobacco Addiction

Reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes may decrease their addiction potential in populations that are highly vulnerable to tobacco addiction. Smokers with psychiatric conditions and socioeconomic disadvantage are more addicted and less likely to qui
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Nov 17, 2017 15:27
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U.S. Adult Interest in Less Harmful and Less Addictive Hypothetical Modified Risk Tobacco Products

We identified several subgroups of current, former, and never smokers who may be particularly affected by the marketing of MRTPs and therefore important to study to inform models of the potential population health impact of authorizing the
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:27
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Nicotine Metabolism in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

Conclusions From these data, we infer that type 2 diabetics metabolize nicotine faster, which may increase the potential for nicotine addiction.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:43
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Increases in Cigarette Consumption and Decreases in Smoking Intensity when Non-Daily Smokers are Provided with Free Cigarettes

free cigarettes were provided to non-daily, intermittent smokers (ITS)... Providing ITS with free cigarettes substantially increased their smoking, while decreasing smoking intensity. The increases in smoking varied according to multiple individual and ci
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:41
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