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Smoked! How Two Florida Crackers Took Down Big Tobacco

true underdog story about two old-school crackers (Harold Lewis And Florida Gov. Chiles) who took on the previously undefeated tobacco industry to win the precedent setting $18 billion dollar settlement (that saved Florida's budget after Hurricane Andrew)
Publishers Marketplace
added Nov 20, 2013 16:56

[California] GANDARILLA: FDA should clamp down on e-cigarettes

Given the harmful elements of these products, a strict regulation is a step in the right direction for the FDA. Hopefully with a short leash, e-cigarettes will become uniform and standardized. After imposing regulations, the FDA can focus its attention t
Daily Titan (Cal State Fullerton)
added Nov 16, 2013 02:56

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Agencies should bar e-cigarette sales to children

Federal and state agencies should close addiction's back door by barring e-cigarette advertising and sales to children.
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Nov 30, 2013 14:56
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Presentation Title: Deep repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) of the prefrontal cortex and the insula reduces nicotine addiction

Multiple sessions of high frequency stimulation of the LPFC and insula bilaterally with deep rTMS reduces features of cigarette addiction, especially when the craving circuitry is activated by presentation of smoking cues just prior to the stimulation.
Abstracts Online
added Nov 18, 2013 14:45

[UK] Professor: E-cigarettes could save millions of lives

Robert West, a professor of health psychology and director of tobacco studies at the University College London has taken a pretty bold stance on the impact the electronic cigarettes — also known as nicotine vaporizers — will have on human health.
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Nov 15, 2013 02:12

FDA: Cigarette of future could be non-addictive

While the plans remain under cover and under review by the White House budget office, Mitch Zeller, the director for the FDA Center for Tobacco Products, discussed other items on his agenda to help lower smoking rates. 1. Create a non-addictive cigarette
Boston (MA) Globe
added Nov 11, 2013 13:08

Tobacco harm reduction: The need for new products that can compete with cigarettes [Addictive Behaviors]

• The medical and regulatory consensus is that nicotine itself is relatively safe. • Snus use in Sweden provides strong evidence in support of harm reduction. • E-cigarettes are seen by many smokers as an attractive alternative to cigarettes. • Regulated,
Science Direct
added Dec 9, 2013 20:16

[New Zealand] Up In Smoke

this year’s Smokefree Oceania conference in Auckland, New Zealand. A team of researchers there reported experimental confirmation that some forms of tobacco contain an additional chemical—if not more than one—that could make the plant even more addictive
Newsweek Pakistan
added Nov 10, 2013 21:00

WALTON: The Surprising Reason Behind the Rise in Teen Smoking Image

NBER found that, when asked about their future cigarette usage, 56% of high school seniors believe they will have quit within five years. This suggests that kids believe smoking to be cool and hip now, but feel addictions are unsophisticated and unappeali
added Nov 8, 2013 20:04

[Michigan] WILLIAMS: In defense of smokers and not smoking

Of course, smoking is a choice. But stigmatizing that individual choice without understanding the mental warfare that stems from smoking (not to mention the exhaustion) is missing the point. A dose of empathy and encouragement would go a lot further.
The North Wind (Northern Michigan University)
added Nov 10, 2013 20:38
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