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Thirty-day smoking in adolescence is a strong predictor of smoking in young adulthood.

There is a strong dose-response relationship between 30-day smoking in adolescence-even a single day in the month-and 30-day and daily smoking in young adulthood.
Preventive Medicine
added Feb 1, 2018 03:34
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GLANTZ: Kids who smoke even one day a month are more likely to smoke as young adults

Lauren Dutra and I addressed this question, which is important beyond the e-cigarette debate, in our recent paper “Thirty-day smoking in adolescence is a strong predictor of smoking in young adulthood” published in Preventive Medicine. We used the Nation
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:33
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GLANTZ: IQOS is expanding the nicotine addiction market in Italy

Xiaoqiu Liu and colleagues find that nearly half (45%) of IQOS users are never cigarette smokers and over half (51%) of people who are interested in IQOS are never smokers. While this is bad news for public health, it is great news for Philip Morris.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:31
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[Massachusetts] Agency discovers it’s hard to quit smoking, plans to explore changes to housing policy

Now, three and a half years after the Cambridge ban went into effect, Petruzzi said managers are still hearing many complaints of people smoking inside. “Zero tolerance is not appropriate when you have addiction,” he said. Staff members haven’t received
Cambridge (MA) Day
added Feb 1, 2018 02:44
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[Arkansas] Four squirrel monkeys die during nicotine addiction study as experts slam FDA for 'taxpayer-funded torture'

The FDA issued a statement Friday saying the study was immediately put on hold in September when agency officials learned the four monkeys had died at the National Center for Toxicological Research, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. Three of the
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2018 01:43
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[Asia, India] TOBACCO: Leading cause of death

The vulnerability of the youth to tobacco use and the growing use of tobacco among youngsters is a matter of concern in the state of Jammu and Kashmir particularly in Kashmir valley besides drug addiction. There are four harmful constituents added to tob
Greater Kashmir (in)
added Jan 31, 2018 03:55
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Tobacco-Funded Organisation Refuses to Answer if its Funder Will Stop Making Cigarettes

Derek Yach, the president of this foundation, responded to queries by The Wire, about this statement. “My hope is that, upon proper reflection, these deans will work with us to eliminate smoking worldwide, as others in the public health, medicine and sci
The Wire (in)
added Jan 30, 2018 05:13
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[Connecticut] Study: Vaping Can Lead To Smoking

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said. “The American public deserves thorough, immediate, and sustained [FDA] scrutiny of these products. FDA must fulfill its commitment to safeguard public health and use its full authority under the Tobacco Control Act to pr
CTNewsJunkie.com
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
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Citing Deaths of Lab Monkeys, F.D.A. Ends an Addiction Study

The deaths of four squirrel monkeys used as subjects in a nicotine addiction study have prompted the [FDA] to shut down the research permanentl...mishaps drew the attention of many animal rights activists, including the celebrated primate expert Jane Goo
New York Times
added Jan 27, 2018 02:40
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how big tobacco made cigarettes more addictive

One way the tobacco industry has manipulated cigarettes to increase addictiveness is by loading cigarettes with chemical compounds. Bronchodilators were added so that tobacco smoke can more easily enter the lungs. Sugars, flavors and menthol were increas
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:17
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