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[UK] E-cigarette use falls for the first time as MPs launch inquiry into whether use of the devices should be restricted

Following studies linking e-cigarettes with cancer and infertility, the House of Commons science and technology committee will take evidence on how they affect human health. MPs will look at how to tackle e-cigarette addiction and if their use should be
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2017 05:45

[Florida] WWII Hero's Family Awarded $6M in Trial Against RJR Over Heart and Lung Disease

handed down a $6 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds for the role jurors found the tobacco giant played in the illness a decorated World War II veteran developed after smoking cigarettes for more than a half century. Fox v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-026348
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:10

VIDEO: E-Cigarette Batteries Are Exploding and Disfiguring Consumers – America’s Lawyer

Now, we have them saying, “Gee whiz, we got you addicted. Now, we want to make a product that’s going to get you unaddicted.” Unfortunately the product that they’re making to get you unaddicted has the ability to blow your face off. That is kind of what t
Ring Of Fire Network
added Feb 24, 2017 14:47

Chronic nicotine differentially affects murine transcriptome profiling in isolated cortical interneurons and pyramidal neurons [FREE FULL TEXT]

Nicotine differentially affected subset of genes in Sst- and Thy1- neurons, which might contribute to the distinct effect of nicotine on interneuron and pyramidal neuron activities. Meanwhile, the altered transcripts associated with mitochondrial activit
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Premium vape image draws many away from ‘dirty’ cigarettes

Julian Morris vice president of...Reason Foundation...acknowledged that higher vape device pricing can be an attractive factor for those drawn to the nicotine habit as this results in a more premium image projected compared to the ‘dirty’ or ‘filthy’ ciga
Rakyat Post (my)
added Feb 20, 2017 15:31

[Indonesia] DISNEYLAND FOR SMOKERS In Marlboro’s last frontier, a smokers’ rights group is defending the “human right” to light up

Aditia Purnomo...At 25, he is the chain-smoking head of the Indonesian smokers’ rights group Komunitas Kretek, and he has one message for “anti-smoking fundamentalists” from the West: butt out...His organization, which doubles as a trade promotion group f
added Feb 19, 2017 02:21

[Ireland] HSE to develop nicotine addiction guidelines

following the publication of HIQA’s final health technology assessment (HTA) report on smoking cessation interventions, the Executive would begin the development of clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of nicotine addiction. These
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Feb 17, 2017 22:55
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UMMS epigenetics researcher Oliver Rando explorers whether offspring inherit drug protection

“Children born of fathers who have been exposed to nicotine are programmed to be not only more resistant to nicotine toxicity, but to other chemicals as well,” said Dr. Rando, professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology. “If a similar phenomenon o
UMass Medical School
added Feb 15, 2017 14:46

Nicotine changes how nicotinic receptors are grouped on brain cells

The group explored whether nicotine exposure increases the total number of nicotinic receptors on cell surfaces and if it changes the way the receptor is grouped. "To do this, we use custom-built microscopes to expose our samples to laser excitation whil
added Feb 14, 2017 00:12

[China] Can Propranolol Reduce Nicotine Cravings? Interview with: Lin Lu, M.D. Ph.D. / a key question is how to interfere with reconsolidation of multiple nicotine-associated memories . In the present study, we introduce a novel memory reconsolidation interference procedure in whi
added Feb 9, 2017 16:58
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