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[Canada] Smokers consume same amount of cigarettes regardless of nicotine levels

Cigarettes with very low levels of nicotine may reduce addiction without increasing exposure to toxic chemicals, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. The study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology monitored the smoking beh
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 24, 2014 13:56

[New York] Varenicline efficacy and safety among methadone maintained smokers: a randomized placebo-controlled trial

Conclusions Varenicline can aid short-term smoking abstinence in methadone-maintained smokers.
added Aug 22, 2014 10:35

Reciprocal associations between cigarette consumption and DSM-IV nicotine dependence criteria in adolescent smokers

In adolescent smokers, higher cigarette consumption predicts later severity of DSM-IV nicotine dependence more than the reverse. Smoking and drinking also influence each other mutually over time.
added Aug 22, 2014 10:32

[California] $17.7 Million Dollar Verdict for Spouse of Lung Cancer Victim

A Los Angeles jury has rendered a $17.736 million dollar verdict for the spouse of a former smoker who died of lung cancer. / The jury was superb in their commitment to do the right thing based on the evidence and law.
PR Web
added Sep 11, 2014 10:34

[California] Teen Talk: Parents' hard line on e-cigarettes sparks rift

What makes me mad is that e-cigs are not harmful or dangerous like regular cigarettes, so I feel like my parents are overreacting... DEAR BROOKE: E-cigs are simply liquid nicotine ... be careful that you aren’t setting up a lifelong nicotine habit.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 22, 2014 06:51

[Indiana] HAYES: Schilling's cancer another reminder of tobacco danger / But will it have a lasting impact on young athletes?

Schilling would argue, as would Gwynn if he were still here, that deciding to use tobacco is far from a minor decision. It can be life changing.
Fort Wayne(IN) News-Sentinel
added Aug 22, 2014 06:33

[UK] Nine facts about tobacco company lobbying

3. For decades after the link between smoking and lung cancer was scientifically proven, the tobacco industry deliberately caused public confusion about the health impacts of tobacco. In 1953, following advice from public relations firm Hill and Knowlto
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:15
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Legal Marijuana For Parents, but Not Their Kids

The brain is still wiring itself during adolescence, and marijuana — or any drug use — during this period essentially trains the reward system to embrace a mind-altering chemical. “We know that 90 percent of adults who are addicted began use in teenage y
New York Times Blogs
added Aug 18, 2014 18:54

Pinney Associates, Inc. Welcomes Dr. Bethea (Annie) Kleykamp, Science Writer and Expert in Pharmacology and Drug-Dependence

Her graduate and postdoctoral research focused on the effects of drugs (e.g., nicotine/tobacco, alcohol, sedative-hypnotics, opioids) on cognitive performance in healthy and drug-dependent participants. Dr. Kleykamp has also received training in the study
PR Newswire
added Aug 22, 2014 11:57

[Illinois] EDITORIAL: What is the FDA smoking?

given the known costs -- lung cancer, other cancers, heart disease, stroke, emphysema, COPD, reduced fertility, higher infant mortality -- we suggest a different name for this whole exercise. Let's call it the misery avoided index.
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 17, 2014 07:14
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