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LETTER: Smoking in Jail

We have also shown that lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in former inmates. While e-cigarettes are being promoted as safer alternatives to cigarettes, their long-term effects are unknown.
New York Times
added Feb 5, 2014 09:59
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: An e-smokescreen

The addictiveness of nicotine, which vitiates notions of customer choice, will, as it has for decades, facilitate the resulting manipulation of the vulnerable. So we have an industry which makes 99 per cent of its profits from tobacco, is utterly depend
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 30, 2014 23:32
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Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Later Nicotine Addiction in Daughters

Daughters exposed to their mother's stress hormones in the womb may be more likely to become nicotine-dependent later in life, a new long-term study suggests. It also found that girls whose mothers smoked during pregnancy were at higher risk for eventual
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2014 09:43
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[Canada] Day 206: A long way from Strathclyde

The kid gloves come off ... the courtroom atmosphere stiffened this morning in the home-stretch of the cross-examination. Mr. Davies was no longer allowed to wander off-topic, and Mr. Trudel no longer disguised his intent to cut the ground out from unde
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 30, 2014 07:51
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[UK] i Deputy Editor's Letter: Electronic smoke debate

Adults should have the right to make up their own minds, but anything which might discourage youngsters from starting an addictive habit – whether it be tobacco or electronic – should be welcomed.
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 29, 2014 14:47
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[Canada] Day 204: The Myth of Addiction

Mr. John Booth Davies, is thus the tobacco industry's second and the last chance at expert opinion to support their position that almost 1 million Quebec smokers do not suffer from addiction. Although his position is not that different than that express
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 28, 2014 12:36
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[Canada] PICARD: It’s time to treat smoking as an addiction

Smoking, Pipe says, is not a habit or a lifestyle choice. It’s an addiction, and: “We have to start offering evidence-based assistance for smoking cessation.” He helped develop the pioneering Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation. The philosophy is simple:
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 27, 2014 12:31
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DPH, UMMS researchers discover increased cigarette nicotine yield

“This study indicates that cigarette manufacturers have recently altered the design of cigarettes. This can significantly increase the amount of nicotine a person receives while smoking,” said Thomas Land, PhD, director of the Office of Health Informatio
UMass Medical School
added Jan 25, 2014 22:47
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Cigarette nicotine Delivery: implications for tobacco Control

the increasing trend in yield is not related to variations in nicotine content but to the yield-to-content ratio, contradicting their assertions of agricultural variations. Nicotine yield and yield-to-content ratio are controllable features of cigarettes,
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 25, 2014 22:43
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Cigarette Study: Increased Nicotine ‘Yield’ May Make Quitting Even Harder

Fifty years after the U.S. Surgeon General issued the first report on the health hazards of smoking, cigarettes are potentially more addictive than ever, according to a new study that examines so-called “nicotine yields” — essentially the amount of nicot
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jan 25, 2014 22:36
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