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[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
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[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
Quartz
added Feb 19, 2017 02:21
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[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
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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
ScienceDaily
added Feb 14, 2017 00:12
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[China] Can Propranolol Reduce Nicotine Cravings?

MedicalResearch.com 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
MedicalResearch.com
added Feb 9, 2017 16:58
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'Extinction therapy' could help smokers quit

Scientists believe that lengthy exposure to environmental triggers for cravings, such as seeing a cigarette box or a lighter, could actually help smokers to quit. They studied a technique known as extinction therapy, targets the harmful Pavlovian associa
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Feb 9, 2017 16:54
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Xiaosi Gu, University of Texas at Dallas – Effects of Belief on Nicotine Cravings

How much of a nicotine craving is only in your head? Our research shows that it is a lot more than we thought. My colleagues and I found that in order to satisfy a nicotine craving, smokers had to not only smoke a nicotine cigarette, but also believe tha
The Academic Minute (WAMC Northeast Public Radio)
added Feb 8, 2017 17:05
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AUDIO: Academic Minute Effect of Belief on Nicotine Cravings

In today's Academic Minute, the University of Texas at Dallas's Xiaosi Gu explores this question. Gu is assistant professor at UT Dallas's School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
added Feb 8, 2017 17:02
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[North Carolina] Nicotine addiction remains a danger to WNC as popularity of e-cigarettes grows

the state is beginning to worry about the cigarette’s trendy younger sibling: e-cigarettes...have become commonplace in Asheville, and licensed clinical addiction specialist Sheila McKeon notes, “You can’t walk downtown without seeing people pouring out o
Mountain Xpress
added Feb 6, 2017 18:02
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