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VIDEO: Ray Mabus On How Tobacco Companies Target The U.S. Military | Forbes

Former Navy secretary Ray Mabus sat down to discuss how the tobacco industry is specifically targeting the U.S. military to sell tobacco products.
You Tube
added Jan 11, 2018 02:37
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Brain research points the way to new treatments for nicotine addiction

The research, published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, identifies specific chemical changes deep in the brain that help drive nicotine addiction. It also describes experiments in which the scientists were able to halt th
News.am (am)
added Jan 11, 2018 00:00
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Drugs, gums or patches won't increase your chances of quitting

Using prescription drugs or over-the-counter products like gums, mints or patches won't increase your chances of quitting smoking a year later, according to a new study. The US researchers followed two groups of people 2002/03 and 2010/11 and found at t
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:56
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At least 3 out of 5 people who try a cigarette become daily smokers

At least 61 per cent of people who try their first cigarette become, at least temporarily, daily smokers, suggests an analysis of survey data by Queen Mary University of London. The findings, from over 215,000 survey respondents and published in the jou
ScienceDaily
added Jan 10, 2018 23:53
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[Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA] Most people who try one cigarette become daily smokers, study says

At least two-thirds of those who try cigarettes go on to become daily smokers, even if only temporarily, research suggests. Data from the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand found 60.3% of people had tried smoking and an estimated 68.9% of those progresse
BBC Online
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09
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[UK-Scotland] What Proportion of People Who Try One Cigarette Become Daily Smokers? A Meta-Analysis of Representative Surveys

Implications The transition from trying the first cigarette through occasional to daily smoking usually implies that a recreational activity is turning into a compulsive need that has to be satisfied virtually continuously. The “conversion rate” from ini
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 10, 2018 19:08
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[UK] One puff of a cigarette is enough to get you hooked: Two-thirds of people who try tobacco for the first time become daily smokers

Some 60.3 per cent had tried a cigarette and 68.9 per cent became addicted / But fewer teenagers today are experimenting with cigarettes in the first place
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:07
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[UK] Trying just one cigarette turns most people into daily smokers, study warns

Researchers found that two thirds of people who experimented with cigarettes later became more frequent smokers, even if this was only temporary. The authors from Queen Mary University of London said the study showed “the remarkable hold that cigarettes
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:06
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RICHMAN/KRUMHOLZ: Lessons From the Opioid Epidemic to Reinvigorate Tobacco Control Initiatives

As devastating as the opioid epidemic is, however, its toll is modest compared to that of another substance: tobacco. ...These overlapping epidemics suggest that common conditions may contribute to both and that common solutions may be useful. This momen
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jan 9, 2018 03:11
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[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Are Missouri prisons prepared for mass nicotine withdrawal when smoking ban takes effect?

Missouri should long ago have followed the example of Kansas, which banned smoking indoors in the 90s and stopped allowing it outside in 2003. But it is a reason to make sure prison staff and inmates are as prepared as possible. “It’s going to be a chall
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 4, 2018 07:22
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