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8 Million Tobacco Deaths Could Be Avoided by Slashing Nicotine

Gottlieb revealed the initial estimates on Thursday during a tobacco discussion at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. “Just imagine the impact this policy could have on treatment costs,” Gottlieb said. “Currently, we spend about $300 bi
Bloomberg News
added Oct 19, 2017 20:52
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Australia Classifies E-Cigarettes as Dangerous

tobacco companies are trying to re-position themselves as health advocates against smoking through the introduction of yet another device that maintains nicotine addiction. Australia, at least, is allowing none of this. It has chosen to maintain its ban
National Law Review
added Oct 18, 2017 13:57
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Impact of Exclusive Use of Low Nicotine Cigarettes on Compensatory Smoking

The proposed project will test the impact of nicotine reduction on smoking behavior and smoke exposure in a setting where participants are restricted from using their usual brand cigarettes.
Clinical Trials.gov (NIH and FDA)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:34
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The 10 hilarious stages of nicotine withdrawal that everyone can relate to

1. You spend your first day without cigarettes pretty much immobilised. But, you’ll be comforted to know that you aren’t really dying, just detoxing from the nicotine. 2. Then, instant regret. You've only been off them for an hour and you're regrett
Her.ie
added Oct 18, 2017 02:34
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Marijuana DOES change your brain: Study shows daily doses of the drug inflict permanent damage on the reward center, making users dependent

Researchers at Brigham Young University gave young mice daily doses of THC, the psychoactive component of cannabis / They found that one injection was not addictive, but after a week the mice had significant brain changes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:52
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Vaping - E-Cigs Have Their Own Set Of Risks, Says Vascular Surgeon

While vaping is most popular with smokers who are hoping to break their addiction to cigarettes, a recent study reported in the Journal of Vascular Surgery found "a very modest effect on abstinence rates through the use of electronic cigarettes."
PR Newswire
added Oct 17, 2017 13:08
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Softening Among U.S. Smokers With Psychological Distress: More Quit Attempts and Lower Consumption as Smoking Drops [FREE FULL TEXT]

smokers with psychological distress, like the general population, are softening over time. To improve health outcomes and increase health equity, tobacco control policies should continue moving all subgroups of smokers down these softening curves, while s
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Oct 12, 2017 16:35
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Hard-Core Smokers are Softening Over Time

“Even though they smoke more than the general population, smokers with high psychological distress have been smoking less and trying to quit more, as the overall level of smoking has decreased,” said Margarete C. Kulik, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow with th
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:26
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Genome-wide association study across European and African American ancestries identifies a SNP in DNMT3B contributing to nicotine dependence

This novel DNMT3B cis-acting QTL variant highlights the importance of genetically influenced regulation in brain on the risks of nicotine dependence, heavy smoking and consequent lung cancer.
Molecular Psychiatry
added Oct 11, 2017 15:13
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Researchers identify gene that influences nicotine dependence

A DNA variant—located in the DNMT3B gene and commonly found in people of European and African descent—increases the likelihood of developing nicotine dependence, smoking heavily, and developing lung cancer, according to a new study led by RTI Internation
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:11
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