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[Asia, India] 25 per cent of Mumbai's youngsters addicted to tobacco products

A recent survey has revealed that one in every four students between the ages of 10 and 19 in Mumbai's schools is addicted to smoking and tobacco in other forms. The study, conducted by Mazgaon's Prince Aly Khan Hospital in association with Manipal Univer
Times of India
added Nov 8, 2017 17:21

[UK-Scotland] What Proportion of People Who Try One Cigarette Become Daily Smokers? A Meta-Analysis of Representative Surveys

Implications The transition from trying the first cigarette through occasional to daily smoking usually implies that a recreational activity is turning into a compulsive need that has to be satisfied virtually continuously. The “conversion rate” from ini
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 10, 2018 19:08

How alcohol and nicotine reshape the brain – and may pave the way for cocaine addiction

new research offers fresh evidence that alcohol and nicotine – two psychoactive agents that are legal, ubiquitous and widely used during adolescence – ease the path that leads from casual cocaine use to outright addiction.
South China Morning Post
added Nov 7, 2017 05:30

[Florida] ADAMSON V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 11/06/17 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant concealed the risks of cigarettes, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 5, 2017 21:06

FDA To Target Addictive Properties Of Opioids, Cigarettes ($$)

Citing an “addiction crisis” gripping the country, Gottlieb said in remarks at the National Press Club in Washington that the FDA has initiated procedures to enact regulations that would render cigarettes “minimally or nonaddictive.”
added Nov 4, 2017 16:46
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Unpacking smokers’ beliefs about addiction and nicotine: A qualitative study.

Discussions revealed heterogeneity in smokers’ beliefs as well as recognition of their own uncertainty and lack of knowledge. The current findings provide insight that smokers may not be as misinformed regarding the relative harms of nicotine and tobacco,
Psychology of Addictive Behaviors
added Mar 9, 2018 20:11

U.S. to promote use of opioid alternatives to treat addiction

Gottlieb’s plan mirrors his recent proposal to reduce nicotine in cigarettes while expanding access to potentially less harmful nicotine delivery devices such as e-cigarettes. Both proposals embrace an approach to substance abuse that aims to reduce harm
added Oct 26, 2017 18:05

[Florida] Kelley/Uustal Wins $5.3M Verdict in Rare Non-Engle Tobacco Case

“She started smoking after warnings were on the packs,” said Kelley/Uustal partner Eric Rosen... “But the the conspiracy to cast doubt and controversy over whether smoking was harmful and addictive that the cigarette companies created in the 1950s was ong
added Oct 24, 2017 13:43

8 Million Tobacco Deaths Could Be Avoided by Slashing Nicotine

Gottlieb revealed the initial estimates on Thursday during a tobacco discussion at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. “Just imagine the impact this policy could have on treatment costs,” Gottlieb said. “Currently, we spend about $300 bi
Bloomberg News
added Oct 19, 2017 20:52

Australia Classifies E-Cigarettes as Dangerous

tobacco companies are trying to re-position themselves as health advocates against smoking through the introduction of yet another device that maintains nicotine addiction. Australia, at least, is allowing none of this. It has chosen to maintain its ban
National Law Review
added Oct 18, 2017 13:57
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