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WHY IS JUUL WORTH $16 BILLION? IT’S MORE LIKE A CIGARETTE THAN YOU THINK

Juul, which was “created to be a satisfying alternative to cigarettes,” has those JuulSalts that make the nicotine easier to inhale. Juul combines freebase nicotine with benzoic acid in its e-liquid, creating a chemical reaction that produces the nicotine
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:36
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Smoking decisions: Altered reinforcement learning signals induced by nicotine state

learning from positive prediction error signals are reduced during smoking abstinence and enhanced following cigarette consumption.... These findings provide a specific computational account of altered reinforcement learning induced by smoking state (abst
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 4, 2018 04:35
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[Australia] ALLEN: Is Juul making it easy for kids to vape in school? New study suggests yes

Our study adds to this discussion by considering a novel source: posts to Twitter... it is clear that nicotine use of any kind is known to be addictive and harmful to adolescent brain development. We believe that our findings underscore the need for poli
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 2, 2018 20:54
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Predictors of Varenicline Adherence Among Cancer Patients Treated for Tobacco Dependence and its Association With Smoking Cessation

Among cancer patients treated for tobacco dependence with varenicline, adherence is associated with smoking cessation. Initial changes in depressed mood and the reinforcing effects of smoking are predictive of adherence.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 4, 2018 04:36
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[Illinois] Durbin & Senators Press FDA To Protect Children From Addictive Vaping Products

Durbin (D-IL), along with 13 of his Senate colleagues, sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about JUUL e-cigarette vaping products, and other e-cigarettes with flavors like gummy bear, cotton candy, peanut butter cup, and cookies ‘
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Jun 29, 2018 19:31
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Harm reduction not the way to go

We refer to the commentary by Dr Jeremy Lim... Given the high stakes, it would be irresponsible of the Government to make a hasty decision on e-cigarettes. We are closely monitoring the global evidence, which will shape our policy. We are prepared to a
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 28, 2018 14:49
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$3M Verdict Hits R.J. Reynolds for Lung Cancer That Killed Florida Man Years After He Quit Smoking

Burgess v. R.J. Reynolds, 2009-CA-009060. The state court jury’s verdict, reached after more than six hours of deliberations, found nicotine addiction, and Reynolds’ concealment of smoking’s dangers, led to Johnny Burgess’ fatal lung cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 29, 2018 21:15
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[Virginia] CASEY: Bike fix-it man mixes cycling with anti-smoking advocacy

John Smiley, 75, doubts he'd be with us today if he hadn't quit a three-pack-a-day habit in 1983. He spreads his anti-tobacco fervor at Smiley's Bikeworks, behind The Green Goat bar and grill in Wasena, where rehabbed two-wheelers are very affordable. Re
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Jun 21, 2018 13:49
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[New York] Quitting Smoking Ups Drug Rehab Success, Study Shows

“I think if I would have quit smoking sooner, I would have woken up sooner to the fact that I was an addict,”.... There is research that concurs. Experts say tobacco dependence is a chronic addictive disease. A 2017 study by researchers at Columbia Unive
Long Island (NY) Press
added Jun 22, 2018 20:38
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[Illinois] American Lung Association and Mental Health America Partner to Support Residents in Smokefree Public Housing Transition

With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the project will support public housing residents who are living with behavioral health issues, such as mental illness and substance use disorders, as all federally-owned public housing transiti
PR Newswire
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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