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[Florida] Link Between Tobacco Messaging and Smoker's Heart Disease Debated, as Trial Against Philip Morris Opens

Attorneys last week debated what role, if any, nicotine addiction and tobacco marketing played in a Florida man’s death from complications related to heart disease, as trial began against Philip Morris. Bryant v. Philip Morris, 2015CA001691.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 30, 2017 15:45
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Teens, are you listening? Big Tobacco admits smoking is “highly addictive.”

Big Tobacco has gotten rich off of shotgun store and magazine marketing that strikes and preys upon the still maturing and gullible adolescent mind. For example, take a look at cigarette ads inside magazines in your school library. Look closely at magaz
whyquit.com
added Nov 30, 2017 04:43
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[India] Band-aid on a fracture? Why Delhi Police's sting on shopkeeper selling cigarette to minors is not the solution

India Global Youth Tobacco Survey notes that 21.9% kids live in homes where relatives openly smoke in their presence. Not only does that expose them to second hand smoke, but normalises the habit in their mind. The survey also states that 56.2% of kids b
Indian Express (in)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:08
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In Ads, Tobacco Companies Admit They Made Cigarettes More Addictive

"Very few people know that the court found that the tobacco industry intentionally manipulates cigarettes to make them more addictive," he says. That's likely to be the message with the most impact, says Kenneth Warner, an emeritus professor in public h
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Nov 28, 2017 17:14
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A man before his time: Russell's insights into nicotine, smoking, treatment and curbing the smoking problem

This narrative review aimed to provide a brief overview of five key research ‘classics’ produced by the innovative and radical thought leader, Professor Michael Anthony Hamilton Russell (1932–2009),... among the first researchers to explain that smoking w
Addiction
added Nov 25, 2017 03:36
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MARGOLIN: You Can’t Treat Opioid Addiction While Ignoring Nicotine Addiction

America is in the throes of an opioid crisis—and yet, it could be argued that tobacco is still a greater killer. About 64,000 people died of opioid overdose fatalities last year, while cigarette smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths annually in the Uni
Vice.com
added Nov 23, 2017 03:03
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ETTER: Gateway effects and electronic cigarettes

The gateway theory is not compatible with either (1) the decrease in smoking prevalence observed in adolescents in countries where vaping increased or (2) an increase in smoking among teenagers after age restrictions were imposed on e-cigarette purchases.
Addiction
added Nov 17, 2017 22:48
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[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Dokha smoking becoming an addiction in UAE, say experts

Health experts have warned against dokha smoking, a habit spreading among the youth in the UAE and across the world. "The alarming issue is that we are witnessing a huge increase in the dokha usage for the past seven years. It started to spread through
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:14
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Addiction Potential of Cigarettes With Reduced Nicotine Content in Populations With Psychiatric Disorders and Other Vulnerabilities to Tobacco Addiction

Reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes may decrease their addiction potential in populations that are highly vulnerable to tobacco addiction. Smokers with psychiatric conditions and socioeconomic disadvantage are more addicted and less likely to qui
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Nov 17, 2017 15:27
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Investigators compare effects of nicotine with and without menthol on brain and behavior

"Our findings support the notion that beyond flavor, mentholated tobacco may have psychoactive effects that impact nicotine addiction and withdrawal," said Guillaume Poirier, PhD, instructor in psychiatry and co-author of the study. "Adding menthol to ni
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 17, 2017 15:23
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