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Effect of reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes on cigarette smoking behavior and tobacco smoke toxicant exposure: 2-year follow up [FREE FUL TEXT]

In smokers not interested in quitting, reducing the nicotine content in cigarettes over 12 months does not appear to result in extinction of nicotine dependence, assessed by persistently reduced nicotine intake or quitting smoking over the subsequent 12 
Addiction
added Jul 25, 2015 15:29
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[Florida] University Experts Renew Denials of Links Between Tobacco and Disease

Willard E. Fee Jr....suggested Listerine mouthwash as an alternative cause of Ms. Hetzner’s cancer...Merrill A. Biel...Kim R. Jones...Philip Morris...suggested...Jackler has undisclosed ties to plaintiffs’ lawyers...president of the American Head and Neck
The Chronicle of Higher Education
added Jul 17, 2015 17:41
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Nicotine use, substance abuse associated with long-term opioid use

Nearly one-fourth of patients who are prescribed opioids will progress into long-term prescribers, with those who have a history of nicotine use and substance abuse being more likely to continue using opioids, according to recently published data.
Healio.com
added Jul 11, 2015 12:11
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Nicotine use, substance abuse associated with long-term opioid use

Nearly one-fourth of patients who are prescribed opioids will progress into long-term prescribers, with those who have a history of nicotine use and substance abuse being more likely to continue using opioids, according to recently published data.
Healio.com
added Jul 11, 2015 12:11
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[Texas] UTSA research suggests ‘vaping’ may not be as risk-free as it appears

The researchers also worry that in addition to causing blood pressure spikes, prolonged vaping could lead to long-term cardiovascular problems, especially in people with undiagnosed hypertension.
University of Texas at San Antonio
added Jul 9, 2015 15:41
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Who's Most Likely to Get Addicted to Their Narcotic Painkiller?

The study finds -- perhaps not surprisingly -- that people with prior histories of drug abuse, or current or former smokers, were much more likely to go beyond that short-term prescription. The drugs in question are "opioid" painkillers such as oxycodon
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 8, 2015 15:25
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Anti-Smoking Policies Work: With Cigarette Smoking On The Decline, Those Who Remain Want To Quit

As smoking declines, public health researchers assume more of the remaining smokers are hardened — unwilling or unable to quit. A new study from UCSF finds the exact opposite is true. Each one percent decline in the number of smokers came with a 0.6 per
Medical Daily
added Jun 26, 2015 12:22
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[Europe, USA] With More People Quitting Smoking, Do We Need E-Cigarettes?

results bring into question the practice of harm reduction, a public health approach for tobacco control in use since the 1970s... "The fundamental thing is that harm reduction is wrong," says Dr. Stanton Glantz..."It's not an irrational idea, but it's ju
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:37
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As U.S. Smoking Rate Drops, Smokers More Likely to Quit: Study

those who still light up are becoming less attached to the habit and more likely to try quitting, a new study has found. These findings run counter to the theory of "hardening," which has held that as smoking rates decline those who still smoke will be i
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 25, 2015 20:11
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A Systematic Review of Smoking Cessation Interventions for Adults in Substance Abuse Treatment or Recovery

NRT, behavioral support, and combination approaches appear to increase smoking abstinence in those treated for substance use disorders. Higher quality studies are required to strengthen the evidence base.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 27, 2015 09:53
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