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Hard-Core Smokers are Softening Over Time

“Even though they smoke more than the general population, smokers with high psychological distress have been smoking less and trying to quit more, as the overall level of smoking has decreased,” said Margarete C. Kulik, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow with th
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:26
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Researchers identify gene that influences nicotine dependence

A DNA variant—located in the DNMT3B gene and commonly found in people of European and African descent—increases the likelihood of developing nicotine dependence, smoking heavily, and developing lung cancer, according to a new study led by RTI Internation
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:11
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[Finland, Iceland, Netherlands, USA] Researchers identify gene that influences nicotine dependence

A DNA variant—located in the DNMT3B gene and commonly found in people of European and African descent—increases the likelihood of developing nicotine dependence, smoking heavily, and developing lung cancer, according to a new study led by RTI Internationa
PR Newswire
added Oct 10, 2017 15:57
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Tobacco Addiction Influenced by Cigarette Nicotine Content

A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, assessed the dose-dependent effects of cigarettes with reduced nicotine content on tobacco addiction, in vulnerable populations...showed that reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes decreased the reinforcing e
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:32
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[Florida] Smoker's Death Caused by Cigarette Industry Scheme, Attorney Says in Trial Against Philip Morris & RJR

A Florida man was trapped by a tobacco industry conspiracy that addicted him to cigarettes and led to his lung cancer death, an attorney for the man’s family told jurors Thursday, as trial opened against cigarette giants Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds. W
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 7, 2017 03:15
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Phase III Study using 22nd Century’s SPECTRUM® Research Cigarettes Demonstrates Immediate Reduction to Very Low Nicotine is Most Likely to Lead to Less Harm

22nd Century’s proprietary SPECTRUM® research cigarettes facilitate independent studies on nicotine reduction strategies. The FDA plans to mandate lower nicotine – at non-addictive levels – in all cigarettes sold in the United States. (Photo: Business Wi
Business Wire
added Oct 6, 2017 15:44
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[Florida] HOCHREITER V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 10/09/17 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette company concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to nicotine addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 6, 2017 01:23
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Effects of Neanderthal DNA on Modern Humans

determining how the effects seen in present-day people might once have affected Neanderthals themselves “is one of our crucial challenges.” For example, he says, “of course, Neanderthals were not smoking.”
The Scientist
added Oct 5, 2017 21:05
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WADE: Feds should think twice before trying to reduce nicotine in cigarettes

But with only a few clinical studies that examine the quit rates among people who use VLNCs, the assumption that these products make it easier to quit — especially for those who are not interested in quitting — remains open to question.
The Hill
added Oct 5, 2017 18:12
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Genome-wide association study across European and African American ancestries identifies a SNP in DNMT3B contributing to nicotine dependence

This novel DNMT3B cis-acting QTL variant highlights the importance of genetically influenced regulation in brain on the risks of nicotine dependence, heavy smoking and consequent lung cancer.
Molecular Psychiatry
added Oct 11, 2017 15:13
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