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[Florida] GAY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 09/11/17

plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of their product.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:29
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[Wisconsin] UW-Madison study links nicotine addiction to genetic variation in brain

The new understanding about FMO3, an enzyme that metabolizes nicotine in the brain, could someday allow researchers to tailor tobacco cessation treatments to individual patients or develop new drugs to target the enzyme. “The research clearly suggests t
Wisconsin Dells Events
added Sep 4, 2017 12:12
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[Switzerland, USA] McMORRIS: Big Tobacco Goes Soft / Phillip Morris International wants you to quit smoking

Inside The Cube, 430 research and development staffers scurry about trying to save the world's 1 billion smokers... Sweanor posits that smoking is no longer a death sentence...The FDA does not see it that way. The descent of the dread cancer stick has coi
Washington Free Beacon
added Sep 4, 2017 12:09
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Cigarette Smoking Risk Linked to E-Cigarettes Use in Youth

a team of researchers conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis—the first of its kind—of longitudinal studies to obtain valid and generalizable estimates of increased cigarette smoking risk, taking into account a wide range of populations, study set
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:37
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Smokers’ understandings of addiction to nicotine and tobacco: A systematic review and interpretive synthesis of quantitative and qualitative research

Researchers should not treat perceptions of addiction to smoking interchangeably with perceptions of addiction to nicotine. More research on lay beliefs about nicotine is required, particularly considering the increasing use of e-cigarettes and their pot
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 30, 2017 01:55
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[Canada] SECOND OPINION | New secrets from tobacco industry documents

the tobacco papers archive is still an extremely valuable source of information for public health researchers. "There is more science on nicotine, nicotine addiction and smoking behavior there than in the independent literature," Hammond said. "Because t
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 26, 2017 17:30
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Wins at Trial Over Former Golf Pro's Fatal Lung Cancer

lung cancer death of a former golf pro who smoked the company’s cigarettes for decades. Jones v. R.J. Reynolds...needed less than three hours to decide that nicotine addiction wasn’t the legal cause of the lung cancer that killed Demos Jones.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 26, 2017 15:38
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Accuracy of self-reported smoking abstinence in clinical trials of hospital-initiated smoking interventions (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions In the United States, high rates (40%) of recently hospitalized smokers enrolled in smoking cessation trials fail biochemical verification of their self-reported abstinence.
Addiction
added Aug 25, 2017 18:08
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[UK] REDUCING NICOTINE IN CIGARETTES COULD CURB SMOKING ADDICTION, FINDS STUDY

Nicotine reduction in cigarettes makes them less addictive and could help curb smoking rates, new study has found. A team of scientists looked at how reducing nicotine levels affected smokers’ habits, focusing on vulnerable smokers, poverty-stricken wom
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:47
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Smokers in clinical studies who say they've quit often haven't

found that a high proportion of smokers enrolled in stop-smoking programs during a hospital stay report having quit when in fact they have not. The findings mean that in these kinds of study it is vital to check claims of having quit using an objective me
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:04
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