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[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

Re: Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the FDA

Given that nicotine is an addictive drug, AAFP policy specifies that the FDA must have full jurisdiction over all tobacco products and nicotine delivery devices and be permitted to use the same procedures to regulate tobacco. Further, FDA decisions shoul
American Family Physician
added Aug 14, 2014 10:11

E-Cigs Are Smokers' Favorite Quitting Tool

But the Kantar Media study results show that right now, for smokers, the science on e-cigs may not matter. “The fact that there isn’t industry-wide, definitive proof that e-cigs help all smokers quit for good may be irrelevant to smokers,” reads Kantar M
TIME Magazine
added Aug 13, 2014 11:13

EISENBERG: Why I Opened a Vaporium and Am Dedicating My Life to Reducing Smoking

I took matters into my own hands and traveled to China, to the source, to find more e-cigs. I was determined to get this harm reduction product into the hands of everyone... We are on the same team as anti-smoking activists and people who want to reduce
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 19, 2014 21:56

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Momentary Negative Moods and Being With Friends Precede Cigarette Use Among Korean American Emerging Adults / Switching Between Menthol and Nonmenthol Cigarettes: Findings From the U.S. Cohort of the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 12, 2014 14:13

[Europe, UK, USA] Restrict or Ban E-Cigarettes, Lung Societies Say

The American Thoracic Society and American College of Chest Physicians joined their counterpart organizations in the Forum of International Respiratory Societies in a position statement taking a skeptical view of the battery-powered nicotine vaporizing d
MedPage Today
added Aug 12, 2014 09:28

US Attorneys General press FDA for tougher e-cigarette rules

"While we applaud the FDA's proposal to start regulating these tobacco products, it falls far short of what is needed to protect our youth," Schneiderman said. Electronic cigarettes contain no tobacco but do contain nicotine, giving them the addictive q
added Aug 9, 2014 15:27
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