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[New Zealand] Woman tells just how easy it was to buy cigarettes as a minor

At 16, Arnia Appleby bought a couple of packs of cigarettes from an Auckland petrol station, went to a park with her best friend and smoked every one until they were sick. Within a week she was hooked, smoking at least three a day. An undercover operat
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 4, 2018 16:07
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3D structures of nicotine receptor could lead to new ways for treating addiction

UT Southwestern researchers today published in Nature atomic-scale blueprints of the most abundant class of brain nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. A structural understanding of the protein, found in neurons, could lead to new ways to treat nicotine add
News-Medical.net
added May 3, 2018 20:17
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[District of Columbia] FDA lets vaping flourish as it eyes crackdown on cigarettes

At the E-Cigarette Summit, a conference on regulatory and public health developments held in D.C. this week, Mitch Zeller..."If we are being bold enough to envision a world where cigarettes are no longer capable of creating or sustaining addiction, but t
The Hill
added May 3, 2018 20:05
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Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study [United States] Restricted-Use Files (ICPSR 36231)

(PATH) Study began originally surveying 45,971 adult and youth respondents. The PATH Study was launched in 2011 to inform the Food and Drug Administration's regulatory activities under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA). The PATH
National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program (ICPSR, University of Michigan)
added Jun 13, 2018 11:14
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Secret Philip Morris Files Show What the Tobacco Giant Knew About Addiction

the company scapegoated the chemical as the solitary driver of addiction. By placing the blame on nicotine, company scientists drew attention away from a potential public health focus on biological, social, psychological, and environmental factors that co
Inverse
added May 3, 2018 19:36
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Juul, the vape device teens are getting hooked on, explained

“I don’t recall any fad, legal or illegal, catching on in this way,” says Meg Kenny, the assistant head of school at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, Vermont, who has worked in education for 20 years. Students at her school are Juuling in bathroom
Vox Media
added May 2, 2018 18:12
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[Wisconsin] Youth access to flavored tobacco varies by zip code, promotes lifelong addiction

Nearly one in five tobacco retailers sold cheap flavored cigars and menthol cigarettes to minors in the City of Milwaukee, according to the latest Wisconsin Wins data from inspections conducted last year. During the Wisconsin Wins compliance checks, minor
Urban Milwaukee (WI)
added May 1, 2018 04:36
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[Wisconsin] Bill Berry: Welcome to the United States of Addiction

My grandpa smoked Pall Mall cigarettes until the day he died of lung cancer. All the while, the tobacco industry told him cigarettes weren’t harmful... Addiction is big business
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Apr 30, 2018 18:31
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[Colorado] Memorial Regional Health: Despite popular beliefs, e-cigarettes not considered safe, especially harmful for adolescents

While research shows that regular cigarettes produce more harmful chemicals than e-cigarettes, there are still many dangerous chemicals in e-cigarette...
Craig (CO) Daily Press
added Apr 30, 2018 18:28
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E-cigarette- specific symptoms of nicotine dependence among Texas adolescents

adolescent e-cigarette users are experiencing symptoms of dependence specific to e-cigarettes. In addition, symptoms of dependence may be barriers to e-cigarette cessation. Future research is needed to determine if characteristics of e-cigarette use (e.g.
Addictive Behaviors
added Apr 28, 2018 14:52
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