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LETTER: A Molecular Basis for Nicotine as a Gateway Drug

Whether tobacco use is causal of, or only associated with, future drug use remains a central question. Kandel and Kandel present compelling molecular evidence in mice, but experiments involving humans are necessary to address the social confounders of tob
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:12

[Florida] $21M Award to Smoker's Widow in Suit Against R.J. Reynolds$21M Award to Smoker’s Widow in Suit Against R.J. Reynolds

After more than two days of deliberations, a jury awarded Diane Schleider $21 million in her Engle progeny wrongful death suit ... The verdict, which rejected a claim for punitive damages, found that Schleider’s husband, Andrew, was addicted to nicotine,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:38

[HEADLINE] He’ll be addicted to nicotine before he’s ever heard of product placement.

sellers of electronic cigarettes are following Big Tobacco’s script. They’re acquiring movie industry endorsements and paying to put their brands in movies... That’s why every nicotine product in a film deserves an R-rating: cigars, cigarettes,
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Nov 24, 2014 04:00

Specific brain neurons responsible for nicotine addiction

a new study suggests there are specific neurons in the brain's reward system that are active during both use of and withdrawal from nicotine.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:47

SCANLON: Cigarette smoking can kill you, so why do people do it?

Why are smokers misinformed? The misperceptions are largely perpetuated by communications by the tobacco industry. My focus is mostly on packaging, so how does the industry use packaging to communicate with their consumer? Ever since other advertising r
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 15, 2014 09:05
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Effects of nicotine administration on spectral and temporal features of crystallized song in the adult male zebra finch.

affected tempo and rhythm of the crystallized zebra finch song. We believe that this in vivo nicotine-exposed zebra finch model can not only provide a further understanding of the underlying behavioral mechanisms of the cognitive implications of nicotine
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Nov 14, 2014 17:29

GLANTZ: Substantial evidence of e-cigarette use among never and former smokers (both adults and youth): That's not harm reduction

These effects are substantial. It is time for e-cigarette enthusiasts (and policy makers) to seriously consider the effects of e-cigarettes on never or former tobacco users, whether adults or youth. Recruiting new people to (or back to) nicotine addict
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 13, 2014 21:50

Nicotine Tob Res Advance Access for November 10, 2014

Prevalence and correlates of social smoking in young adults: Comparisons of behavioral and self-identified definitions / Work and Non-work Physical Activity Predict Real-time Smoking Level and Urges in Young Adults / Evaluation of a novel nicotine inhaler
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 12, 2014 21:16

[UK] Studies of 'vaping' brain may offer clues on smoking addiction

British scientists say they have found the best way yet to analyze the effects of smoking on the brain -- by taking functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans of people while they puff on e-cigarettes. In a small pilot study, the researchers used
added Nov 11, 2014 06:17

[Australia] Up in smoke: how imaging is changing the perceptions of nicotine addiction

study will follow 144 people... By monitoring brain activity, the researchers will be able to look back on the participants’ initial performance and determine which regions of the brain function more or less effectively in those who make the transition to
The Age (au)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:09
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