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[Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA] Most people who try one cigarette become daily smokers, study says

At least two-thirds of those who try cigarettes go on to become daily smokers, even if only temporarily, research suggests. Data from the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand found 60.3% of people had tried smoking and an estimated 68.9% of those progresse
BBC Online
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09
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[UK-Scotland] What Proportion of People Who Try One Cigarette Become Daily Smokers? A Meta-Analysis of Representative Surveys

Implications The transition from trying the first cigarette through occasional to daily smoking usually implies that a recreational activity is turning into a compulsive need that has to be satisfied virtually continuously. The “conversion rate” from ini
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 10, 2018 19:08
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[UK] One puff of a cigarette is enough to get you hooked: Two-thirds of people who try tobacco for the first time become daily smokers

Some 60.3 per cent had tried a cigarette and 68.9 per cent became addicted / But fewer teenagers today are experimenting with cigarettes in the first place
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:07
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[UK] Trying just one cigarette turns most people into daily smokers, study warns

Researchers found that two thirds of people who experimented with cigarettes later became more frequent smokers, even if this was only temporary. The authors from Queen Mary University of London said the study showed “the remarkable hold that cigarettes
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:06
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RICHMAN/KRUMHOLZ: Lessons From the Opioid Epidemic to Reinvigorate Tobacco Control Initiatives

As devastating as the opioid epidemic is, however, its toll is modest compared to that of another substance: tobacco. ...These overlapping epidemics suggest that common conditions may contribute to both and that common solutions may be useful. This momen
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jan 9, 2018 03:11
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[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Are Missouri prisons prepared for mass nicotine withdrawal when smoking ban takes effect?

Missouri should long ago have followed the example of Kansas, which banned smoking indoors in the 90s and stopped allowing it outside in 2003. But it is a reason to make sure prison staff and inmates are as prepared as possible. “It’s going to be a chall
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 4, 2018 07:22
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Wheel running during chronic nicotine exposure is protective against mecamylamine-precipitated withdrawal and up-regulates hippocampal α7 nACh receptors in mice

We demonstrated for the first time a profound effect of exercise on α7 nAChRs in nicotine-dependent animals, irrespective of exercise intensity. These findings shed light onto the mechanism underlining the protective effect of exercise on the development
Wiley Online Library
added Jan 3, 2018 14:23
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Psychometric evaluation of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Nicotine Dependence Item Bank for use with electronic cigarettes

Each PROMIS-E version evidenced strong psychometric properties for assessing e-cigarette dependence in adults who either use e-cigarette exclusively or who are dual-users of cigarettes and e-cigarettes. However, results indicated little benefit of the lo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 3, 2018 14:13
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How exercise is key to successfully quitting smoking

Exercise can help smokers finally kick the habit, suggests new research. The study reveals that even moderate intensity exercise markedly reduces the severity of nicotine withdrawal symptoms.
ScienceDaily
added Dec 22, 2017 02:27
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$1 million grant expands efforts to fight tobacco addiction in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, in conjunction with the UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, is pleased to announce a $1 million grant award from the Wisconsin Partnership Program. The grant will be provided over five years to First
Wisconsin Gazette
added Dec 22, 2017 01:37
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