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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms $2M Award For Smoker's Widower ($$)

affirmed a $2 million award to a man who sued tobacco companies R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris on behalf of his late wife who died of lung cancer, and allowed the widower to pursue punitive damages as well. A three-judge Fourth District panel rejected a
Law360
added Feb 15, 2018 21:21
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[Massachusetts] MEDREK: A new addiction’s on the rise, but vaping isn’t as safe as people may think / The JUUL is not a cigarette; the JUUL is a new threat

Most of us have seen people walking around campus, at the bars and even in class vaping, but how bad are e-cigarettes compared to tobacco?...JUUL may not kill you like tobacco will, but it is a quickly forming addiction that becomes an expensive habit ov
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
added Feb 15, 2018 17:36
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Analyzing the genes related to nicotine addiction or schizophrenia via a pathway and network based approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our results illustrated that the biological processes underlying the comorbidity of nicotine addiction and schizophrenia was complex, and was likely induced by the dysfunction of multiple molecules and pathways.
Scientific Reports
added Feb 14, 2018 19:53
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Study Explores Genetic Overlap Between Nicotine Addiction, Schizophrenia

A dozen genetic pathways may contribute to both schizophrenia risk and nicotine addiction susceptibility, new research suggests. Researchers from Tianjin Medical University and the University of South Florida (USF) set out to explore genetic contributor
GenomeWeb
added Feb 14, 2018 19:53
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[New Jersey] Smoke menthol cigarettes, Jersey? Your lawmakers are thinking about banning them.

State Assemblyman Herb Conaway, a physician, said menthol has escaped being prohibited while other additives that are proven to promote addiction to nicotine have been banned. "Perhaps we can do what the federal government has failed to do," said Conawa
NJ.com
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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Understanding Nicotine Dependence and Addiction Among Young Adults Who Smoke Cigarillos: A Qualitative Study

Cigarillo users express unique smoking practices and beliefs that signify the need for a more product-inclusive measure of ND, and can inform the development of tobacco cessation interventions tailored to cigarillo users.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:32
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[North Carolina] Nicotine Overdose?

Current health, medication interactions and amount of food consumption all contribute to whether your body is able to keep itself alive while you choose to induce a potentially fatal amount of this chemical. To help you win the battle against nicotine a
Camp Lejeune Globe
added Feb 8, 2018 06:39
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Vaping Effects Don’t Just Go Up in Smoke

NYU must address the vaping issue among its student body. Help for e-cigarette addiction and a heavier enforcement of not smoking in NYU buildings would be a start toward mitigating the damage that e-cigarettes cause. NYU should stay up to date with the
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Feb 8, 2018 05:47
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[UK] Revealed - what just one cigarette does to your body: From stomach ache to ear infection, we break down the immediate effects smoking can have

The first drag of a cigarette not only starts you down a road full of chronic disease risks - it can cause immediate symptoms smokers may not even realize come from indulging the vice. Just one cigarette can instantly stuff up your sinuses and sting you
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 19:38
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[Netherlands] ADDICTION TREATMENT PROVIDERS JOIN DUTCH HOSPITALS' LAWSUIT AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The Dutch Network for Addiction Care, an umbrella organization for various organizations dealing with addiction, is joining a major lawsuit against the tobacco industry. "The cigarette is a criminal product and all 'dealers' must be dealt with. This prod
NL Times (nl)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:24
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