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Physical activity and weight gain after smoking cessation in postmenopausal women

Our data demonstrate that even a modest increase in PA (equivalent to current recommendations) can attenuate weight gain after quitting smoking among postmenopausal women, especially in combination with improved diet.
Menopause - The Journal of the North American Menopause Society
added Aug 2, 2018 14:53
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Effects of intranasal oxytocin on stress-induced cigarette craving in daily smokers

The current study findings do not support several previous reports that OT reduced either stress or drug craving. Implications This study finds a null result of the neuropeptide oxytocin on stress-induced cigarette craving. Reporting null findings is pa
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 2, 2018 00:45
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Flavors in Tobacco Products: What are the Potential Risks and Benefits to Public Health?

The flavors ANPRM is an opportunity to look more broadly at the issue and consider all flavors, including menthol, as we comprehensively explore their public health impact and receive information to inform what regulatory action, if any, the FDA might ta
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 1, 2018 20:07
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[Florida] Jury Awards $4.6M to Smoker After Finding RJR Liable for His Heart, Vascular Diseases

A state court jury awarded $4.62 million last week to a Florida smoker who claims R.J. Reynolds is responsible for a decades-long nicotine addiction that caused his heart and vascular diseases. Bush v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007CA003083.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:36
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VAIL/TAMBURRINO: The urgent case for nonaddictive cigarettes

The stakes are high, but the science behind FDA’s nicotine reduction plan is sound. Though traditional tobacco companies have already raised objections, Very Low Nicotine Content, or VLNC, cigarettes are well-studied by a diverse and independent cadre of
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jul 31, 2018 21:30
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[UK] Arrival of ‘Apple of vaping’ raises fears a generation will be hooked

It is described as the Apple of vaping thanks to its market domination and smart design. Now the American phenomenon Juul has arrived in Britain, prompting a row between those who say its e-cigarettes will leave teenagers addicted to nicotine and those w
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 30, 2018 21:36
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The jury is still out on whether e-cigs help treat tobacco addiction

What's happening now: The FDA has taken a strong stance against the unlawful use of e-cigarettes by youngsters, particularly in their use of the vaping product Juul, which looks like a cool USB flashdrive, offers hundreds of flavors and is popular enough
Axios
added Jul 27, 2018 21:44
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[California, New York] Juul users sue e-cigarette maker for causing ‘youth addiction crisis’

Court filings claim that Juul contains more nicotine than combustible cigarettes, is marketed directly to teenagers, and that addiction to the device is disrupting their lives. The latest case was filed in New York in June on behalf of the mother of a
InfoSurHoy.com
added Jul 26, 2018 12:27
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[Florida] Jury Tacks $1M Onto $3.5M Smoking Verdict Against Reynolds ($$)

hit R.J. Reynolds with roughly $1 million in punitive damages, a day after finding the company bore the majority of the blame for a smoker’s cigarette addiction and resulting vascular and heart diseases and awarding $3.52 million in compensatory damages.
Law360
added Jul 26, 2018 01:01
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[District of Columbia] AACR Holds Congressional Briefing on Strengthening Prevention of E-Cigarette Use in Youth

the discussion proved productive and nuanced, with several key takeaways for the audience: Kid-friendly flavors and marketing continue to be substantial challenges contributing to the rise in youth use. The FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products should be su
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:59
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