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E-cigarettes: Not a healthy alternative to smoking

June issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology...examines risks, including the ongoing dependence on nicotine and the dual use of e-cigarettes and would help those who smoke cigarettes cut back. The authors say that theory hasn't been p
added May 27, 2014 12:17

FLATTAU: Cigarette Apologist

surprising is the prestigious academic background of the author of this sophistic argument in behalf of cigarette smoking. ... Duke Psychology Professor emeritus John Staddon...persuaded the libertarian Cato Institute to provide him with a platform to exp
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 26, 2014 11:35

[UK] THOMPSON: My e-cig shame: after 20 years I'm back on the nicotine

I can't remember who offered me my first e-cigarette, but I didn't need much persuading. The nicotine hit left me reeling, but it was a familiar sensation. What wasn't familiar was the seductive delicacy of "vaping". Water vapour tickles the throat agree
Electronic Telegraph blogs (uk)
added May 26, 2014 11:21

Time to first cigarette predicts 4‐(methylnitrosamino)‐1‐(3‐pyridyl)‐1‐butanol (NNAL) in adolescent regular and intermittent smokers, National Health and Nutrition and Examination Survey (NHANES) 2007–10

Conclusions Time between waking and the first cigarette of the day is correlated in daily and non‐daily adolescent smokers with overall nicotine and therefore carcinogen intake.
added May 21, 2014 13:55

EDITORIAL: Electronic cigarettes: time for an accurate and evidence-based debate

E-cigarettes may offer a way out of the smoking epidemic or a way of perpetuating it; robustly designed, implemented and accurately reported scientific evidence will be the best tool we have to help us predict and shape which of these realities transpires
added May 21, 2014 13:52

Conscience when your customers are addicts ($$)

For the cynical entrepreneur, the perfect business is one that sells a legal, high-margin, addictive product. To my knowledge there are only three such industries: coffee, alcohol and tobacco. ... entrepreneurs and investors selling such non-medical drugs
Financial Times (uk)
added May 20, 2014 16:37

[Finland] E-cigarettes do not get non-smokers hooked

The opponents of e-cigarettes have expressed concerns over e-cigarettes normalising smoking and leading to an increase in nicotine addiction. The new study, however, shows that the number of non-smokers trying out e-cigarettes is not growing.
Helsinki Times Oy (fi)
added May 17, 2014 20:16

Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share and Forecast 2013 - 2019

NRT products for smoking cessation include nicotine containing gums, patches, lozenges, sublingual tablets, inhalers and mouth sprays. The market for NRT products is dominated by the revenue of nicotine gums, patches and lozenges. Nicotine gums are one o
PR Web
added May 16, 2014 22:45

E-Cigarettes / A Scientific Review [FREE FULL TEXT]

evidence available at this time, although limited, points to high levels of dual use of e-cigarettes with conventional cigarettes, no proven cessation benefits, and rapidly increasing youth initiation ...emissions are not merely “harmless water vapor,”
added May 13, 2014 12:24

Longitudinal Examination of Predictors of Smoking Cessation in a National Sample of U.S. Adolescent and Young Adult Smokers

Identifiable demographic and psychosocial factors influence smoking behavior among U.S. adolescents and young adults. Even low nicotine dependence is a strong predictor of follow-up smoking behavior. This, coupled with the early smoking age of high nicoti
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 9, 2014 12:17
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