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New truth® Ad: Don’t Get Played by Flavored Tobacco Products

a new truth ad has another important message: The battle isn’t just about cigarettes. With the warning “Don’t get played while they get paid,” the ad informs young people that other tobacco products, such as hookah and little cigars, are also addictive a
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2015 10:08
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[Massachusetts] PLAINTIFFS’ MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN OPPOSITION TO PHILIP MORRIS’ MOTION IN LIMINE TO EXCLUDE DR. HAMMOND’S TESTIMONY REGARDING FEASIBLE ALTERNATIVE DESIGNS (PDF)

In his report, Dr. Hammond discusses feasible designs which could have reduced smokers’ exposure to carcinogenic tars. Ex. B. They include lower tar cigarettes, e-cigarettes, reduced nicotine cigarettes, and cigarettes with fewer tobacco-specific nitro
Law360
added Aug 14, 2015 11:33
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[Massachusetts] Smokers Say Philip Morris Can't Ax Expert In Monitoring Suit ($$)

"Philip Morris would like to prevent the jury from learning about the many ways in which it could have sold a far less hazardous product,"... "Dr. Hammond explains how Philip Morris rejected such reduced harm products, not because they posed technological
Law360
added Aug 14, 2015 11:29
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[Malaysia] Shisha Stick Smoking: New Trend Among School Teens

electronic shisha stick smoking, which can be addictive, has become the latest trend among school teenagers. With shape and size like a pen, it is concealable and comes in a variety of colours, according to a posting by a Facebook user, who also uploaded
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:53
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Table of Contents: Volume 17 Issue 9 September 2015

Tobacco Use, Quitting Behavior, and Health Characteristics Among Current Electronic Cigarette Users in a National Tri-Ethnic Adult Stable Smoker Sample / Tobacco Smoking, Nicotine Dependence, and Patterns of Prescription Opioid Misuse: Results From a Nat
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 11, 2015 19:26
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Rare, low frequency and common coding variants in CHRNA5 and their contribution to nicotine dependence in European and African Americans

common, low frequency and rare CHRNA5 coding variants are independently associated with nicotine dependence risk. These newly identified variants likely influence the risk for smoking-related diseases such as lung cancer.
Molecular Psychiatry
added Aug 4, 2015 15:03
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Neanderthals had outsize effect on human biology

They found that the Neanderthal variants seemed to slightly increase the risk of conditions such as osteo­porosis, blood-coagulation disorders and nicotine addiction
Nature
added Aug 1, 2015 22:33
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[Florida] Trio of Tobacco Companies Cleared in $15M Lung Cancer and COPD Suit

Jurors answered “no” to the initial questions of whether Fannie Collar, a smoker for 50 years according to her attorneys, was addicted to nicotine and whether that addiction caused her lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Collar, 81, w
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 1, 2015 20:03
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Reducing nicotine intake does not reduce smoking habits

Using low-nicotine cigarettes in an attempt to reduce the smoking habits of individuals with no intent to quit did not work over the long term, according to study results. "We don't know that very low nicotine cigarettes will not reduce nicotine depende
Healio.com
added Jul 31, 2015 11:57
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Every country in the world can afford to support its smokers to stop

major new review, written by leading world experts and published in the medical journal, Addiction. The review examined a wide range of measures that healthcare systems in different countries can adopt to help smokers to stop. It reviewed how effective th
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:21
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