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Vapers who continue to smoke are in denial about their addiction and could struggle to kick the habit

People who vape as well as smoke traditional cigarettes may find it harder to quit as they don't see themselves as smokers, according to research undertaken by Kingston University. Describing a typical smoker as smelly, inconsiderate and lacking self-co
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 28, 2017 15:02
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How Big Tobacco-style marketing propels U.S. opioid crisis — and powers $400B pharma industry

The truth, according to a series of ever-increasing lawsuits: Big Pharma, a $400 billion-a-year industry and by far the most free-spending lobby in Washington, sold a Big Lie about its wonder drug. Deliberately deceptive advertising and overly aggressiv
New York Daily News
added Jun 25, 2017 06:26
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Smoking during addiction treatment: a growing problem

stimulants or opioids as their primary drug than for those reporting alcohol as primary, which emphasized the need for targeted efforts against smoking in addiction treatment centers. “Clients in substance use disorders treatment were more likely to qu
Addiction Now
added Jun 26, 2017 02:42
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[Asia, India] Different smokeless tobacco products have different cancer risks

Tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNA), the most potent cancer causing chemicals in tobacco, varied more than 650 fold in different products. These findings are from a detailed chemical analysis of 39 smokeless tobacco products purchased from three street m
The Health Site (in)
added Jun 24, 2017 15:22
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PATH study indicates that e-cigs are less addictive than regular cigarettes

health experts and government regulators had been sitting on the edge of their seats awaiting the first results of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study, which were published in Preventive Medicine... “No doubt about it, e-cigarette
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:00
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[Africa, Botswana] BOIMA: Smoking…Is it that cool after all?

In this article, we explore reasons why someone might pick up that first cigarette. Peer pressure – most young people will smoke because their friends or peers smoke. They may feel pressured into doing the same to be accepted as part of the group. The oth
Weekend Post (bw)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:15
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: MALDEN’S SENATOR TAKES A STAND

The key word in the bill’s title is “addiction.” By pushing for an increase in the legal age to purchase tobacco and attacking vaping, Lewis is exposing the continued push by the tobacco industry to target young people.
Lynn (MA) Daily Item
added Jun 20, 2017 10:01
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Source Credibility and E-Cigarette Attitudes: Implications for Tobacco Communication

Ultimately, future campaigns should incorporate messaging to discredit industry sources of information and utilize non-governmental sources to effectively influence e-cigarette attitudes.
Health Communication
added Jun 22, 2017 18:25
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New International Survey Shows Overwhelming Support for Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes

22nd Century Group... 74% of adults in the United States, Japan, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom believe “government should mandate that all cigarettes have very low, non-addictive levels of nicotine.”
Business Wire
added Jun 15, 2017 15:55
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Opioid Costs Push Struggling States to Dust Off Tobacco Strategy

State and local leaders fighting a worsening opioid-abuse epidemic are studying tactics used in the tobacco lawsuits of the 1990s, as they try to claw back billions from the companies who make and sell the powerful painkillers.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 14, 2017 21:10
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