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Are Nicotine Levels in E-Cigarettes Turning Teens into Smokers?

Researchers have recently speculated that e-cigarette nicotine levels may be the culprit. Nicotine, the main constituent of combustible cigarettes, is responsible for smoking dependence—especially during the early teenage years, which denote a critical d
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:09
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A Comeback for the Gateway Drug Theory?

“But I think that the order in which you’re going to do drugs will have an impact on whether you’re going to do other drugs.” Though Dr. Kandel’s most recent research dealt only with nicotine and alcohol, she said she is currently wrapping up a similar s
New York Times
added Dec 7, 2017 19:45
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FDA seeks new ways to unhook smokers

The agency’s new Nicotine Steering Committee will explore new options for safe and effective smoking cessation. The agency plans to seek public input at a Jan. 26 hearing, the Washington Post reported.
The Business Journals
added Dec 7, 2017 13:35
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[UK] Propensity for smoking linked to molecules in specific brain regions, say scientists

By creating a map of the brain based on post mortem tissue samples, researchers have been able to understand why certain behaviours – including smoking – are linked with certain brain areas. “We studied the molecular makeup of the brain and isolated tho
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 17:01
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[Florida] LETTER: Smoking dangers should spark legislative action | Letters

States and/or the federal government should pass laws banning cigarette smoking without a doctor's written permission. Provide a five-year period before such laws take effect. You would think 438,000 people killed by cigarettes annually would wake us up.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Dec 1, 2017 02:30
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[Florida] Link Between Tobacco Messaging and Smoker's Heart Disease Debated, as Trial Against Philip Morris Opens

Attorneys last week debated what role, if any, nicotine addiction and tobacco marketing played in a Florida man’s death from complications related to heart disease, as trial began against Philip Morris. Bryant v. Philip Morris, 2015CA001691.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 30, 2017 15:45
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Teens, are you listening? Big Tobacco admits smoking is “highly addictive.”

Big Tobacco has gotten rich off of shotgun store and magazine marketing that strikes and preys upon the still maturing and gullible adolescent mind. For example, take a look at cigarette ads inside magazines in your school library. Look closely at magaz
whyquit.com
added Nov 30, 2017 04:43
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[India] Band-aid on a fracture? Why Delhi Police's sting on shopkeeper selling cigarette to minors is not the solution

India Global Youth Tobacco Survey notes that 21.9% kids live in homes where relatives openly smoke in their presence. Not only does that expose them to second hand smoke, but normalises the habit in their mind. The survey also states that 56.2% of kids b
Indian Express (in)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:08
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In Ads, Tobacco Companies Admit They Made Cigarettes More Addictive

"Very few people know that the court found that the tobacco industry intentionally manipulates cigarettes to make them more addictive," he says. That's likely to be the message with the most impact, says Kenneth Warner, an emeritus professor in public h
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Nov 28, 2017 17:14
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A man before his time: Russell's insights into nicotine, smoking, treatment and curbing the smoking problem

This narrative review aimed to provide a brief overview of five key research ‘classics’ produced by the innovative and radical thought leader, Professor Michael Anthony Hamilton Russell (1932–2009),... among the first researchers to explain that smoking w
Addiction
added Nov 25, 2017 03:36
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