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Male tobacco smokers have brain-wide reduction of CB1 receptors

Chronic, frequent tobacco smokers have a decreased number of cannabinoid CB1 receptors, the 'pot receptor', when compared with non-smokers, reports a new study.
ScienceDaily
added Aug 24, 2018 12:51
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Trends in smoking initiation in Europe over 40 years: A retrospective cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking initiation is still unacceptably high among European adolescents, and increasing rates among those aged 15 or less deserve attention. Reducing initiation in adolescents is fundamental, since youngsters are particularly vulnerable to nicotine addi
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Aug 23, 2018 11:55
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BARRINGTON-TRIMIS/LEVENTHAL: Adolescents’ Use of “Pod Mod” E-Cigarettes — Urgent Concerns

Juul had captured 49.6% of the e-cigarette market.2 There is reason to be concerned that adolescents’ use of pod mods is not a passing trend and could bring a host of adverse health consequences to the current generation of adolescents and young adults.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:25
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Juuling: The New Vaping Trend That’s Twice as Addictive as Cigarettes

However, as cigarette smoking seems to be on the decline, another method of nicotine use has managed to hook today’s youth. The same CDC report that discussed the decline of cigarette use revealed an increase in vaping. In 2017, 3.3 percent of middle s
Healthline Networks
added Aug 21, 2018 17:58
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22nd Century Receives Order for 3.6 Million SPECTRUM® U.S. Government Research Cigarettes

(NIDA), [FDA], and public health researchers have requested a new, significant quantity of 22nd Century’s proprietary SPECTRUM® research cigarettes. In coordination with NIDA, FDA, and others, RTI International has submitted an order to 22nd Century for 3
Business Wire
added Aug 21, 2018 17:44
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[UK] AUDIO: Are ecigarettes bad for your health?

Darren Dodd discusses different attitudes towards e-cigarettes and vaping in the US and Europe with the FT’s Camilla Hodgson and Linda Bauld, an expert in cancer prevention and tobacco control.
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 21, 2018 10:41
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MARCHAND/STIER: THE PRESIDENT’S PROMISE TO CUT FDA RED TAPE — A MOMENT OF TRUTH

Earlier this month, Commissioner Gottlieb reiterated the need to minimize, “addiction to the most harmful products while encouraging innovation in those products that could provide adult smokers access to nicotine without the harmful consequences of comb
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Aug 21, 2018 10:39
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Enhanced Sensory–Cognitive Processing by Activation of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors

This review highlights the therapeutic potential of activating nAChRs in the cerebral cortex to enhance cognitive function. Future work also must determine the contributions of relatively rare but important nAChR subtypes, potentially to develop more sel
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:10
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The Effect of Price on the Consumption of Reduced Nicotine Cigarettes

smokers’ response to price points when purchasing cigarettes may extend to LNC if these were commercially available. Differential cigarettes prices based on nicotine content may result in voluntary selection of less addicting products.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:08
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[Minnesota] Juul, the e-cigarette giant

It is a double-edged sword though, as the characteristics that make it easier for people to quit make it more appealing for individuals who are more inclined to take a sweet-flavored nicotine rush over a traditional cigarette flavor....Montevideo is not e
Montevideo (MN) American-News
added Aug 18, 2018 15:11
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