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Is nicotine the most addictive drug?

Chris Price, Familiar with health issues connected with smoking cessation and the THR route. Updated 48m ago Pure nicotine is not dependence forming. There is zero evidence for it. None of the many clinical trials in which nicotine is administered to nev
Quora
added Sep 28, 2018 15:59
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E-cigarettes may be safer, but that doesn't mean they're safe

E-cigarettes have been marketed as the new, safer way to smoke. But scientists say they don't know enough about the long-term health hazards.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 28, 2018 03:15
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ARCHIVE: Development of symptoms of tobacco dependence in youths: 30 month follow up data from the DANDY study [FREE FULL TEXT]

The development of a single symptom strongly predicted continued use, supporting the theory that the loss of autonomy over tobacco use begins with the first symptom of dependence.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 26, 2018 15:44
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[Netherlands] JUDGE WITHDRAWS FROM BIG TOBACCO CASE AFTER ACCUSATIONS OF BIAS

Wabeke officially withdrew from a lawsuit filed by a group of anti-smokers against the tobacco industry. On Monday the lawyer representing this group, Benedicte Ficq, accused the judge of being biased. Later in the day the court in The Hague granted Wabek
NL Times (nl)
added Sep 26, 2018 01:03
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Lancaster professor aims to understand how genes affect smoking

Their aim is to understand how genetic variation can be used to optimize smoking cessation treatment choice using data from nine existing clinical trials with more than 5,000 smokers. The research offers unparalleled precision medicine to improve the pr
News-Medical.net
added Sep 26, 2018 00:46
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high nicotine e-cigarettes may reverse declines in youth tobacco use

without stronger regulation, high-tech e-cigarettes that can deliver nicotine at levels comparable to cigarettes — like JUUL and the many similar products and copycats — could “undo years of progress if a new generation of young people becomes addicted t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 21, 2018 22:02
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[Minnesota] Study: How do you make people quit smoking? Make cigarettes suck

Out of the study’s 1,250-smoker sample, volunteers who had their smokes’ nicotine levels dramatically reduced right away – down to just 2 or 3 percent of what you’d find in a market-grade cigarette – smoked less and had fewer carcinogens throwing a party
City Pages
added Sep 20, 2018 16:55
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[Connecticut] $20 Million Grant Will Fund Continued Research by Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

to continue to investigate the influence of flavors and sweeteners, and other constituents, on the appeal and addictive potential of traditional tobacco products and newer products like e-cigarettes.
Yale School of Medicine
added Sep 19, 2018 20:18
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[North Carolina] Florence: Wading the miles in Fayetteville for love and cigarettes

Patrick Wolvin waded out in search of cigarettes. "My wife's sitting on the porch with a shotgun right now," he said. "Have you ever seen a woman who smokes when she's out of cigarettes?" Compared to that, Hurricane Florence and its aftermath never sto
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Sep 19, 2018 20:04
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SULLUM: New restrictions on e-cigarettes will deter adult smokers from switching

The percentage of teenagers who vape often enough to become addicted to nicotine is much smaller. In the 2015 NYTS, for example, just 2.5 percent of high school students (16 percent of current users) reported vaping on 20 or more days in the previous mon
Chicago Sun-Times
added Sep 19, 2018 20:01
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