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Why smoking bans may have advantage over higher tobacco taxes

"Both taxes and bans have their place. But bans might stop casual smokers from becoming heavy tobacco users," said Mike Vuolo, lead author of the study and assistant professor of sociology at The Ohio State University. "If you think of casual smoking as
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 17, 2015 21:32
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Smoking is down among under-25s... but it's not all good news: Teenagers now PREFER marijuana to cigarettes

The significant development emerged in two studies, one released last week by Gallup and the other release on Wednesday by the National Institutes of Health's drug department. Both found that, for the first time in a decade, young adults are no more lik
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 17, 2015 15:51
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22nd Century Group Files Form 8-K with Letter to Shareholders

“The evidence is getting stronger that reducing nicotine reduces smoking and makes people less addicted to cigarettes and, in doing so, might make them more likely to quit.”...we have assembled all the crucial elements of a Modified Risk Tobacco Product
Business Wire
added Dec 16, 2015 17:40
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Table of Contents Volume 18 Issue 1 January 2016

Predictors of Changes in Smoking From Third Trimester to 9 Months Postpartum / E-Cigarette Uptake Amongst UK Youth: Experimentation, but Little or No Regular Use in Nonsmokers / Young Adult Smokers’ and Prior-Smokers’ Evaluations of Novel Tobacco Warning
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2015 16:15
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[UK] LETTER: E-cigarettes will not cure people from nicotine addiction

It is clear that the companies involved in this have a much broader agenda. They want to reach those who have not previously used tobacco. This is already evident in California, United States, where more high school students who have not smoked are vaping
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:20
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New clues to nicotine addiction

Based on these findings, the researchers suggest that acetylcholine regulates how much glutamate is released into the synapse, and at what frequency. It also facilitates the packaging of glutamate into vesicles. Studies using electron microscopy confirm
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Dec 7, 2015 22:41
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Magnetic Brain Stimulation Might Treat Cocaine Addiction

It has been used to treat smoking addiction in other countries, and researchers are investigating its effectiveness to treat chronic pain and obsessive compulsive disorder, he said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 4, 2015 21:23
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[California] CHEN: Guest commentary: Tobacco giants' targeting of teens with e-cigs undermines progress against nicotine addiction

Doctors know e-cigarette use is a growing public-health threat, so we cannot let the tobacco industry's Nov. 28 commentary..."Vaping isn't the same as tobacco," fool readers....industry would love for e-cigarettes to remain untaxed, unregulated and gener
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Dec 4, 2015 21:13
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The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse Releases Comprehensive Guide Aimed at Improving Addiction Prevention and Treatment

The guide defines specific actions for improving the prevention and treatment of risky substance use and addiction related to tobacco, alcohol, and illicit and controlled prescription drugs.
PR Newswire
added Dec 3, 2015 16:12
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[Florida] Big Three Tobacco Companies Win in Nonagenarian's $8M Bladder Cancer, Heart Disease Suit

The six-member jury deliberated for about four hours before concluding nicotine addiction did not cause Robert Shulman’s bladder cancer, coronary artery disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:12
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