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[Africa, Zimbabwe] ULAMA: Smoking – A social poison

laying down a principle, the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) had stated that “Your body has a right on you.” It is alarming to note that by abusing their bodies, through wilful smoking, over 3 million people worldwide die from smoking-related causes
Zimbabwe Daily
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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Trends in cigarette consumption and time to first cigarette on awakening from 2002 to 2015 in the USA: new insights into the ongoing tobacco epidemic

smokers today are consuming fewer CPD, yet are increasingly likely to have their first cigarette earlier on awakening than they were a decade ago. Intervention and outreach efforts aimed at moving the prevalence lower may benefit from evaluating and addre
Tobacco Control
added Aug 13, 2017 02:11
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A 'Vaccine For Addiction' Is No Simple Fix

The trick would be getting your body to produce enough antibodies to soak up a surge of drug injected into the bloodstream...That's apparently a major reason that previous attempts to make a nicotine vaccine for smokers failed, he says. "The second challe
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:56
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LETTER: The FDA’s new plans could just switch one form of nicotine addiction with another

As a physician who treats patients devastated by tobacco-caused lung disease, I was concerned ... Mr. Gottlieb appears willing to risk future generations of young people to nicotine addiction by granting Big Tobacco free rein to hook children on e-cigare
Washington Post
added Aug 10, 2017 03:50
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Association Between Initial Use of e-Cigarettes and Subsequent Cigarette Smoking Among Adolescents and Young Adults / A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

e-Cigarette use was associated with greater risk for subsequent cigarette smoking initiation and past 30-day cigarette smoking. Strong e-cigarette regulation could potentially curb use among youth and possibly limit the future population-level burden of
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:41
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Psychopathology and tobacco demand [FREE FULL TEXT]

Highlights • Smokers with psychopathology have higher tobacco demand intensity and Omax. • Smokers with an emotional disorder versus without have higher demand intensity. • Comorbid substance use disorder (SUD) was associated with higher intensity, Omax,
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 18, 2017 23:53
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Advocates fear FDA blowing smoke on nicotine limits

Health advocates who want tougher action against cigarettes aren’t celebrating the announcement; they say the process mapped out by the FDA could take years and express doubts the agency will ultimately follow through. “We’re concerned about how long a
The Hill
added Aug 4, 2017 18:19
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BENTLEY/FOJTIK: FDA embraces sanity with new approach to vaping

By explicitly recognizing that reduced risk nicotine products such as e-cigarettes (and potentially smokeless tobacco) are an important part of the mix in helping people quit smoking, Gottlieb rejected the flawed arguments made by anti-vaping crusaders th
Washington DC Examiner
added Aug 1, 2017 22:04
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FDA's New Plan for Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation

FDA plans to begin a public dialogue about lowering nicotine levels in combustible cigarettes to non-addictive levels through achievable product standards. FDA intends to issue an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to seek input on the potenti
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 5, 2017 14:30
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BAULD: US plan to cut smoking with non-addictive cigarettes has flaws

Unfortunately, the announcements don’t include details of progress on some of the key measures needed to reduce smoking further, including banning tobacco advertising and making tobacco less available. These kinds of policy, which are largely outside the
New Scientist
added Aug 1, 2017 22:06
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