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How Big Tobacco Has Made Cigarettes So Much Deadlier Than They Used To Be

Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, historic legislation that gave the FDA power to regulate tobacco products and marketing efforts. At the time, that measure was hailed as the “toughest anti-tobacco bill in American history” — and Myers’ g
Think Progress (blog)
added Jun 23, 2014 21:31

DESIGNED FOR ADDICTION: How the Tobacco Industry Has Made Cigarettes More Addictive, More Attractive to Kids and Even More Deadly (PDF)

critical that FDA begin the process immediately to require manufactures to reduce the toxicity of their products, reduce nicotine levels to minimize addiction; and prevent tobacco companies from adding ingredients that attract youth. If used effectivel
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 23, 2014 13:46

New Report Details How Tobacco Companies Have Made Cigarettes More Addictive, More Attractive to Kids and More Deadly

The report, titled Designed for Addiction, details how tobacco companies purposely design cigarettes to make tobacco smoke smoother, less harsh and more appealing to new users, especially kids, and to create and sustain addiction to nicotine. Tobacco com
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 23, 2014 10:19

[UK] Menthol cigarettes ARE more addictive: Teenagers who smoke them get through twice as much tobacco every week

'The appeal of menthol cigarettes among youth stems from the perception that they are less harmful than regular cigarettes,' said Sunday Azagba, lead author of the study conducted at the University of Waterloo in Canada. Addiction: Teenagers who smoke m
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 23, 2014 09:31

A shorter time to the first cigarette of the day is associated with risk of lung cancer

another marker of addiction, time to first cigarette (TTFC) of the day, may also be associated with the risk of getting lung cancer in both heavy and light smokers, according to a study published June 19 in the JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institu
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Jun 20, 2014 05:42

[UK, USA] Children 'addicted to sweet tasting e-cigarettes' after milkshake and bubblegum flavours launched

they are now tempting kids with flavours including strawberry milkshake, gummy bears and bubble gum, according to researchers. And there are fears the popular gadgets could be a “gateway” to adult smoking. Doctors in the US believe youngsters exposed to
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Jun 20, 2014 05:19

Timing of Day's First Cigarette May Influence Lung Cancer Risk

The earlier smokers light that first cigarette of the day, the more likely they are to develop lung cancer, a new study finds. A research team, led by Dr. Fangyi Gu of the U.S. National Cancer Institute, interviewed more than 3,200 current and former smo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 20, 2014 13:04

Senators Find E-Cig Advertising a Drag / Anger and concern on Hill over marketing that appears to target youth

Rockefeller, toward the end of the hearing, appeared fed up, and lit into the industry witnesses .... "like pornography, or maybe what you do is worse. I am ashamed of you and I don’t know how you get to sleep at night...You're what's wrong with this coun
Broadcasting & Cable online
added Jun 19, 2014 11:49

Believe It or Not, Big Tobacco May Help Make Anti-Addiction Drugs

What's stranger still is that much of the relevant research into nicotinic compounds comes from Big Tobacco, the makers and marketers of one of the most addictive substances on the planet and the single most preventable cause of death. Researchers even be
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 21, 2014 14:20

Table of Contents - Volume 16 Issue 7 July 2014

Addressing the Evidence for FDA Nicotine Replacement Therapy Label Changes: A Policy Statement / Cigarettes With Different Nicotine Levels Affect Sensory Perception and Levels of Biomarkers of Exposure in Adult Smokers / Role of Cocoa as a Cigarette Addi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 16, 2014 23:37
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