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Tobacco Addiction Influenced by Cigarette Nicotine Content

A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, assessed the dose-dependent effects of cigarettes with reduced nicotine content on tobacco addiction, in vulnerable populations...showed that reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes decreased the reinforcing e
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:32
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[Finland, Iceland, Netherlands, USA] Researchers identify gene that influences nicotine dependence

A DNA variant—located in the DNMT3B gene and commonly found in people of European and African descent—increases the likelihood of developing nicotine dependence, smoking heavily, and developing lung cancer, according to a new study led by RTI Internationa
PR Newswire
added Oct 10, 2017 15:57
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[Florida] Smoker's Death Caused by Cigarette Industry Scheme, Attorney Says in Trial Against Philip Morris & RJR

A Florida man was trapped by a tobacco industry conspiracy that addicted him to cigarettes and led to his lung cancer death, an attorney for the man’s family told jurors Thursday, as trial opened against cigarette giants Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds. W
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 7, 2017 03:15
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Phase III Study using 22nd Century’s SPECTRUM® Research Cigarettes Demonstrates Immediate Reduction to Very Low Nicotine is Most Likely to Lead to Less Harm

22nd Century’s proprietary SPECTRUM® research cigarettes facilitate independent studies on nicotine reduction strategies. The FDA plans to mandate lower nicotine – at non-addictive levels – in all cigarettes sold in the United States. (Photo: Business Wi
Business Wire
added Oct 6, 2017 15:44
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Nicotine Increases Activation to Anticipatory Valence Cues In Anterior Insula and Striatum

Nicotinic enhancement of monetary reward-related brain activation in the insula and striatum in non-smokers dissociated acute effects of nicotine from effects on reward processing due to chronic smoking. Reward responsiveness predicted a greater nicotini
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:45
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Nicotine Metabolism in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

Conclusions From these data, we infer that type 2 diabetics metabolize nicotine faster, which may increase the potential for nicotine addiction.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:43
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Increases in Cigarette Consumption and Decreases in Smoking Intensity when Non-Daily Smokers are Provided with Free Cigarettes

free cigarettes were provided to non-daily, intermittent smokers (ITS)... Providing ITS with free cigarettes substantially increased their smoking, while decreasing smoking intensity. The increases in smoking varied according to multiple individual and ci
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:41
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Happiness as a Buffer of the Association Between Dependence and Acute Tobacco Abstinence Effects in African American Smokers

This laboratory study examined subjective happiness (SH;...SH may insulate against adverse effects of dependence on withdrawal during acute smoking abstinence, particularly withdrawal symptom clusters that are craving- and mood-based. Consideration of pos
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:39
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Cracking the Betel Nut: Cholinergic Activity of Areca Alkaloids and Related Compounds

Evidence indicates that α4* nAChR are at the root of nicotine addiction, and this may also be the case for betel addiction. Our characterization of isoarecolone and 1-(4-methylpiperazin-1-yl) ethanone as truly selective α4*nAChR selective partial agonist
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:37
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U.S. Adult Interest in Less Harmful and Less Addictive Hypothetical Modified Risk Tobacco Products

We identified several subgroups of current, former, and never smokers who may be particularly affected by the marketing of MRTPs and therefore important to study to inform models of the potential population health impact of authorizing the
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:27
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