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Incidence and Risk Factors for Progression From Short-term to Episodic or Long-term Opioid Prescribing

Knowledge of the clinical characteristics associated with the progression of a short-term to an episodic or long-term opioid prescribing pattern could aid in the identification of at-risk patients and provide the basis for developing targeted clinical in
Mayo Clinic Proceedings
added Jul 11, 2015 12:10
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[Ohio] New Western study reveals exercise further combats cigarette cravings

researchers at Western University are now actively combating cigarette cravings through exercise and a new study has delivered promising results.
HealthCanal.com
added Apr 6, 2015 14:21
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[Arizona] Work Explores Social Smoking on College Campuses

young adults ages 18 to 24 continue to smoke more than any other age group, Mimi Nichter writes in "Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on College Campuses." In interviews with hundreds of college students conducted over a 10-year period on two colle
University of Arizona
added Apr 2, 2015 17:29
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[UK] One in five teens have tried e-cigs: Fears youngsters will move on to real cigarettes after getting taste for nicotine

The finding, from a large British study, raises fears that rather than being an aid to quitting smoking, electronic cigarettes are seen as an attractive drug in their own right. It is feared that once teenagers get a taste for nicotine, they will move on
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:07
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[UK] Non-smoking teens hooked on vapers / One in five has tried e-cigarettes

TEENAGERS who have never smoked are getting hooked on nicotine vapers, experts warn —increasing numbers of them are using the devices, a major study found.
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31
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[Florida] Tobacco Verdicts Dominated 2014

Six of the nation's largest verdicts last year came from Florida juries to smokers...Rice said. "Now what you've got to prove individually, by each individual class member, is: Were they addicted, and if they were addicted, whose product was it, and what
National Law Journal
added Mar 28, 2015 07:35
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[Ireland] KEALY: Leo's health insurance remarks are just more smoke

"Anyone who can afford to smoke 20 cigarettes a day can afford to take out health insurance."...it is nonsense to suggest that they can simply divert elsewhere the money they spend on tobacco. The usual rules of 'opportunity cost', whereby a consumer, by
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:21
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[Massachusetts] PHAI Takes Cigarette Companies to Court

its newly formed Center for Public Health Litigation has filed lawsuits against two major tobacco companies and several local distributors on behalf of the families of two former smokers who suffered devastating disease from smoking cigarettes. “This is
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:08
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[Florida] $2M Verdict But No Punitives in Retrial of Engle Cancer Suit Against RJR and Philip Morris

Jurors today awarded $2 million in a Florida man’s suit against tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris for the artery disease and cancer that he says killed his wife, a smoker for more than 40 years.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:46
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[Asia, Canada, Europe, USA] Professor David Sweanor to Give Keynote Address at 22nd Century Group Annual Shareholder Meeting; Company Releases Letter to Shareholders

“The FDA should quickly move to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes to non-addictive level. If we reduce the level of the stimulus, we reduce the craving. It is the ultimate harm reduction strategy.” ... 22nd Century is in the rare position of having a v
Business Wire
added Mar 27, 2015 12:36
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