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Effect of reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes on cigarette smoking behavior and tobacco smoke toxicant exposure: 2-year follow up [FREE FUL TEXT]

In smokers not interested in quitting, reducing the nicotine content in cigarettes over 12 months does not appear to result in extinction of nicotine dependence, assessed by persistently reduced nicotine intake or quitting smoking over the subsequent 12 
Addiction
added Jul 25, 2015 15:29
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Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop

progressively reducing nicotine content of cigarettes in the way that we did, without other means of supporting smokers, did not produce the desired results," study leader Dr. Neal Benowitz, a professor in the departments of medicine and bioengineering an
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 25, 2015 13:22
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Lower nicotine cigarettes, e-cigs not helping smokers quit

Of the three types of nicotine, researchers found that all the brands of e-liquid they tested were the strongest form -- free-base nicotine that is easily absorbed by the body. More significantly, the researchers wrote that levels of nicotine contained i
UPI
added Jul 23, 2015 21:28
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E-cigarettes are just as addictive as the real thing and most are mislabeled, researchers warn

A new study warned that because e-liquids contain the most addictive form of nicotine and many bottles of the liquid are mislabeled as to their level of the drug, they are causing major problems. It comes as a separate study found that gradually decreas
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2015 17:53
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[Florida] University Experts Renew Denials of Links Between Tobacco and Disease

Willard E. Fee Jr....suggested Listerine mouthwash as an alternative cause of Ms. Hetzner’s cancer...Merrill A. Biel...Kim R. Jones...Philip Morris...suggested...Jackler has undisclosed ties to plaintiffs’ lawyers...president of the American Head and Neck
The Chronicle of Higher Education
added Jul 17, 2015 17:41
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Nicotine use, substance abuse associated with long-term opioid use

Nearly one-fourth of patients who are prescribed opioids will progress into long-term prescribers, with those who have a history of nicotine use and substance abuse being more likely to continue using opioids, according to recently published data.
Healio.com
added Jul 11, 2015 12:11
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Nicotine use, substance abuse associated with long-term opioid use

Nearly one-fourth of patients who are prescribed opioids will progress into long-term prescribers, with those who have a history of nicotine use and substance abuse being more likely to continue using opioids, according to recently published data.
Healio.com
added Jul 11, 2015 12:11
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Incidence and Risk Factors for Progression From Short-term to Episodic or Long-term Opioid Prescribing

Knowledge of the clinical characteristics associated with the progression of a short-term to an episodic or long-term opioid prescribing pattern could aid in the identification of at-risk patients and provide the basis for developing targeted clinical in
Mayo Clinic Proceedings
added Jul 11, 2015 12:10
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[Texas] UTSA research suggests ‘vaping’ may not be as risk-free as it appears

The researchers also worry that in addition to causing blood pressure spikes, prolonged vaping could lead to long-term cardiovascular problems, especially in people with undiagnosed hypertension.
University of Texas at San Antonio
added Jul 9, 2015 15:41
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Who's Most Likely to Get Addicted to Their Narcotic Painkiller?

The study finds -- perhaps not surprisingly -- that people with prior histories of drug abuse, or current or former smokers, were much more likely to go beyond that short-term prescription. The drugs in question are "opioid" painkillers such as oxycodon
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 8, 2015 15:25
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