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Cracking the Betel Nut: Cholinergic Activity of Areca Alkaloids and Related Compounds

Evidence indicates that α4* nAChR are at the root of nicotine addiction, and this may also be the case for betel addiction. Our characterization of isoarecolone and 1-(4-methylpiperazin-1-yl) ethanone as truly selective α4*nAChR selective partial agonist
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:37
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U.S. Adult Interest in Less Harmful and Less Addictive Hypothetical Modified Risk Tobacco Products

We identified several subgroups of current, former, and never smokers who may be particularly affected by the marketing of MRTPs and therefore important to study to inform models of the potential population health impact of authorizing the
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:27
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Changes in puffing topography and nicotine consumption depending on the power setting of electronic cigarettes

The study identified an attempt for compensatory puffing patterns and nicotine self-titration, with a change in puffing patterns (puff number and duration) observed when changing the power settings of an e-cigarette device.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:25
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[Florida] HOCHREITER V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 10/09/17 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette company concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to nicotine addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 6, 2017 01:23
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Effects of Neanderthal DNA on Modern Humans

determining how the effects seen in present-day people might once have affected Neanderthals themselves “is one of our crucial challenges.” For example, he says, “of course, Neanderthals were not smoking.”
The Scientist
added Oct 5, 2017 21:05
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WADE: Feds should think twice before trying to reduce nicotine in cigarettes

But with only a few clinical studies that examine the quit rates among people who use VLNCs, the assumption that these products make it easier to quit — especially for those who are not interested in quitting — remains open to question.
The Hill
added Oct 5, 2017 18:12
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FDA halts monkey research denounced by Jane Goodall as ‘shameful’

has suspended experiments on the effects of nicotine in squirrel monkeys, research aimed at better understanding one of the most pernicious of addictions. Two weeks ago, British primatologist Jane Goodall wrote to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, urging
Washington Post
added Sep 28, 2017 17:48
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[California] Camino Pharma Co-Founder Receives $10.8 Million Grant for Development of Potential Drug for Cocaine and Nicotine Addiction

to advance the preclinical development of a new class of medicine for the treatment of substance use disorders, including cocaine and nicotine addiction. "It is an exciting opportunity for Camino Pharma to join forces with SBP and UC San Diego to transl
PR Newswire
added Sep 27, 2017 21:37
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[Australia] 'Bring us your worst smokers' – helping diehard smokers quit

"If someone needs a cigarette within half an hour of waking up each morning, it's a sign they may have this enzyme," says Renee Bittoun, who established one of the world's first quit smoking clinics at Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital almost 40 years ago.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:32
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why local governments should take action on menthol cigarette sales

The mint flavoring, which appeals to youth, makes cigarettes easier to smoke and harder to quit. Additionally, a federal ban already exists for all other flavored cigarettes. The evidence is clear that menthol poses a threat to public health
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:42
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