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[Ireland] Big tobacco left gasping: But the power of addiction means it's a noxious weed that's hard to kill

The widow of a man who couldn't kick the habit despite many attempts was awarded a staggering $23.6bn in compensation for his 1996 death.... The power of addiction over even the most sobering common sense is the entire sorry story of tobacco. Like deadly
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 28, 2014 20:58
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Drug Use, Abuse, and Dependence and the Persistence of Nicotine Dependence

Clinicians should take care to evaluate the presence and/or a history of drug dependence among patients seeking treatment for smoking cessation. These data suggest that a history of substance dependence predicts increased vulnerability to persistent ND.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 5, 2014 12:23
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[Asia, India] E-cigarettes may be as addictive for nicotine content: Doctors

MUMBAI: The rising popularity of electronic cigarettes, popularly called e-cigarettes, is the latest concern among public health experts. .... latest medical research shows they may just be as addictive as normal cigarettes due to the nicotine content. M
Times of India
added Jul 22, 2014 13:55
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[UK] The shameful side of smoking: the secret addicts who just can't quit

As England player Jack Wilshere is caught drinking smoking at a pool party, we look at the celebrities who just can't put down their cigarette
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:42
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[UK] Smoking and its treatment in addiction services: Clients' and staff behaviour and attitudes

A large unmet clinical need is evident with a widespread failure to deliver smoking cessation interventions to an extraordinarily high prevalence population of smokers in addiction services. This is despite the majority of smokers reporting motivation to
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jul 15, 2014 16:22
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Tobacco is still America’s top health threat. But Washington doesn’t treat it that way.

Kenneth Warner ... I caught up with Warner last week for a conversation about the current challenge of tobacco control, and why the American public seems bored and jaded about our single largest public health problem.
Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2014 12:33
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[Asia, India] Tax tobacco heavily to check addiction: Experts

Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) — Taking a cue from Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, oral health experts here urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to levy high taxes on tobacco products to curb the youth from getting addicted to smoking or chewing tobacco.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 6, 2014 18:41
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[Oregon] CANCELOSI: Tony Gwynn's battle with tobacco is one I know well: Guest opinion

When I was 11 years old, I played on a baseball team whose coach was a former professional baseball player. I remember he was athletic, good looking, sharp and chewed tobacco. When our first practice ended, my friends and I rode our bikes to a local st
The Oregonian
added Jul 3, 2014 12:55
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[Asia, China] Chinese pet dog is a smoking addict

A two-year-old dog owned by a smoker in China has picked up his master's habit and become so addicted to smoking that it must have a cigarette before going to sleep. The husky in Anda, Heilongjiang province began smoking last year, when it was adopted,
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 1, 2014 11:33
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[UK] Electronic cigarettes and history

A key outcome of these decades of failed attempts at harm reduction was a growing and emphatic hostility from public health interests to taking them further. The previous desire for cooperation with industry was replaced by an implacable hostility. This
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 5, 2014 19:15
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