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Noncombustible Tobacco Product Advertising: How Companies Are Selling the New Face of Tobacco

Robust ongoing surveillance of NCP advertising is critical to inform the FDA and to protect public health. Both commercial advertising and public health media campaigns must ensure that content is not misleading and that it educates consumers about harm b
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 7, 2014 14:05

Racial/Ethnic Differences Among Smokers: Revisited and Expanded to Help Seekers

Help-seeking Blacks may exhibit more risk factors for difficulty quitting compared with other groups. Hispanics may have some protective factors, such as lower dependence, but require attention to alcohol use and menthol smoking. Identifying preinterventi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 7, 2014 14:04

WHEELER: A 10-Year Retrospective on SRNT’s 20th Anniversary [FREE FULL TEXT]

As the landscape begins to change with the FDA’s regulatory authority over the tobacco industry in the United States and as countries in middle- and lower-income regions of the world start to tackle antitobacco legislation, SRNT will take a much more act
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 7, 2014 14:02

[Canada] No proof e-cigarettes are safe

glamourized by Hollywood and becoming increasingly acceptable in social circles -- may be hooking a whole new market on a highly-addictive drug, including impressionable adolescents. That's the crux of the argument in a "critical debate" presented by the
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Apr 6, 2014 12:23

[New Jersey] E-cigarette concerns: A new generation of nicotine addicts?

"Our biggest concern is for underage kids who get their hands on e-cigarettes through online means because, thanks to a variety of e-liquid flavorings, these products taste good and kids perceive that they look cool smoking them in school," he said. "Kid
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Apr 8, 2014 22:55

ARCHIVE: Paradise Lost: The relationships between neurological and psychological changes in nicotine-dependent patients.

Paradise Lost theory:...nicotine addiction disables smokers from sensing the pleasures of ordinary life...since smokers do not notice this, they produce an overestimation of tobacco (cognitive distortion), such that they do not have many pastimes other th
Addiction Research & Theory
added Jan 1, 2017 18:40

Paradise Lost: The relationships between neurological and psychological changes in nicotine-dependent patients

As long as smokers remain unaware of the effects of nicotine on their ability to experience happiness from ordinary pleasures, it is understandable for them to smoke cigarettes for instant gratification, even if short-lived. It is also understandable for
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Oct 12, 2014 12:22

[Florida] NATHAN: Dreaming of a smoke-free society

But if you think it's a harmless replacement for cigarettes, it's not. Used on a regular basis, e-cigarettes also pose a threat to your health. Every physician has encountered patients whose lives have been markedly impaired or ended prematurely by addic
Hernando (FL) Today
added Mar 30, 2014 19:56

[Ireland] Leading Irish consultant compares e-cigs to methadone

A HOSPITAL consultant has compared electronic cigarettes to heroin substitute methadone after revealing that two children arrived in an emergency department after being poisoned by liquid nicotine.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 27, 2014 12:07

Kirno the orangutan hooked on cigarettes after picking up lit butts thrown into his Indonesian enclosure

Guests are throwing pre-lit cigarette butts to the adult male known as Kirno then laughing as he smokes like a human. It is thought he learnt how to smoke by imitating zoo visitors. And it comes just two years after another of the zoo's orangutans, Tori,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2014 13:28
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