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e-Cigarettes Need Research and Regulation, Say AACR and ASCO

"We are concerned that e-cigarettes may encourage nonsmokers, particularly children, to start smoking and develop nicotine addiction. While e-cigarettes may reduce smoking rates and attendant adverse health risks, we will not know for sure until these pr
Medical Tribune
added Jan 8, 2015 22:31
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[Tennessee] Cleaveland: Too early to say that e-cigarettes are safe

Until full testing of the safety of the countless chemicals used in e-cigarettes is completed, the FDA should raise red flags about their use by anyone. At present, e-cigarettes serve mainly the profit motives of their manufacturers and distributers.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Jan 8, 2015 11:06
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[Russia] Smoking status, nicotine dependence and happiness in nine countries of the former Soviet Union

This study contradicts the idea that smoking is associated with greater happiness....the finding that smoking is associated with lower levels of happiness should be incorporated in future public health efforts to help encourage smokers to quit by highligh
Tobacco Control
added Jan 7, 2015 19:52
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A brain basis for sex differences in response to smoking

The Journal of Neuroscience, Cosgrove et al. investigates the neural correlates of these differences using a newly developed technique and identify a potential neurobiological reason for sex differences in relation to cigarette smoking.
ScienceBlog
added Jan 7, 2015 15:11
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SIEGEL: 2014 Anti-Smoking Myth of the Year Award Goes to CDC, Dr. Stan Glantz, and Dr. Michael Fiore

for publicly spreading the myths that electronic cigarettes have been found to be a gateway to smoking among youth and that electronic cigarette experimentation leads to a lifelong addition to nicotine.
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 8, 2015 10:59
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Nicotine Dependence, Nicotine Metabolism and the Extent of Compensation in Response to Reduced Nicotine Content Cigarettes

reduced nicotine content cigarettes (RNC)....TCD is associated with overall exposure to nicotine and other constituents of tobacco smoke, while a short TFC is associated with an increased compensatory response after switching to RNC.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 9, 2015 10:09
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Evaluation of a Novel Nicotine Inhaler Device: Part 2—Effect on Craving and Smoking Urges [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions: The novel device was at least as effective as the Nicorette® Inhalator (10mg) in relieving craving and smoking urges and was statistically superior at certain timepoints and in an overall craving AUC analysis, despite lower total nicotine exp
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 2, 2015 12:58
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Evaluation of a Novel Nicotine Inhaler Device: Part 1—Arterial and Venous Pharmacokinetics [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion: The novel inhaler device delivers nicotine rapidly into the systemic circulation and offers a viable alternative to cigarettes for those finding it difficult to quit the behavioral and sensorial aspects of smoking.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 2, 2015 12:56
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[Oklahoma] Which Nicotine Products Are Gateways to Regular Use? First-Tried Tobacco and Current Use in College Students [FREE FULL TEXT]

Hookah and ETPs are increasingly becoming the first tobacco product ever tried by youth; however, uptake of ETPs is poor, unlike cigarettes and SLT, and does not appear to lead to significant daily/non-daily use of cigarettes and SLT.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 21, 2015 15:23
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[Russia] Zebra Finches, Dolphins, Elephants, and More Animals Under the Influence

John the chimpanzee would smoke whatever the dealer was having. The former mascot at a Russian casino was treated for nicotine addiction in 2013, after he was unable to kick his old habit (as well as a pretty sizable drinking problem) at his new home at G
The Daily Beast
added Jan 1, 2015 13:00
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