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[Massachusetts] E-cigarettes: A tool to quit or a danger to youth?

“Early indications show they help people quit, but additional research is still needed,” Flanagan said. “Anything that can curtail the use of tobacco products is great. It’s just a matter of making sure that e-cigarettes are safe and approved and it’s in
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 18, 2015 12:56

Dear Abby: Losing a lung is no deterrent for man addicted to smoking

My husband, "Fred," lost a lung to cancer 14 years ago...Dear Miserable: There is nothing more you can do. Your husband is hopelessly addicted...It's not that he doesn't love you or that he loves his cigarettes more. He's HOOKED.
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Jan 17, 2015 20:48
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Development of a Questionnaire to Assess Dependence on Electronic Cigarettes in a Large Sample of Ex-smoking E-cig Users

Current e-cigarette users report being less dependent on e-cigarettes than they retrospectively report having been dependent on cigarettes prior to switching. E-cig dependence appears to vary by product characteristics, liquid nicotine concentration, and
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 16, 2015 10:21

Poisoning Calls About E-Cigarettes and Liquid Nicotine More Than Doubled in 2014 – FDA Must Act to Protect Kids

It is unacceptable that products that can be addictive and toxic are being sold without any federal regulations to stop them from being marketed and sold to kids and without requirements for safety warnings and childproof packaging. The FDA first announc
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 13, 2015 14:17

Nicotine Dependence, Nicotine Metabolism and the Extent of Compensation in Response to Reduced Nicotine Content Cigarettes

reduced nicotine content cigarettes (RNC)....TCD is associated with overall exposure to nicotine and other constituents of tobacco smoke, while a short TFC is associated with an increased compensatory response after switching to RNC.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 9, 2015 10:09
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Genetic Variants and Early Cigarette Smoking and Nicotine Dependence Phenotypes in Adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

Because the genetic predictors differ, specific cigarette smoking and ND phenotypes should be distinguished in genetic studies in adolescents. Fifteen of the 16 top-ranked SNPs identified in this study were from loci involved in dopaminergic pathways
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 8, 2015 22:45

e-Cigarettes Need Research and Regulation, Say AACR and ASCO

"We are concerned that e-cigarettes may encourage nonsmokers, particularly children, to start smoking and develop nicotine addiction. While e-cigarettes may reduce smoking rates and attendant adverse health risks, we will not know for sure until these pr
Medical Tribune
added Jan 8, 2015 22:31

[Tennessee] Cleaveland: Too early to say that e-cigarettes are safe

Until full testing of the safety of the countless chemicals used in e-cigarettes is completed, the FDA should raise red flags about their use by anyone. At present, e-cigarettes serve mainly the profit motives of their manufacturers and distributers.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Jan 8, 2015 11:06

SIEGEL: 2014 Anti-Smoking Myth of the Year Award Goes to CDC, Dr. Stan Glantz, and Dr. Michael Fiore

for publicly spreading the myths that electronic cigarettes have been found to be a gateway to smoking among youth and that electronic cigarette experimentation leads to a lifelong addition to nicotine.
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 8, 2015 10:59

[Russia] Smoking status, nicotine dependence and happiness in nine countries of the former Soviet Union

This study contradicts the idea that smoking is associated with greater happiness....the finding that smoking is associated with lower levels of happiness should be incorporated in future public health efforts to help encourage smokers to quit by highligh
Tobacco Control
added Jan 7, 2015 19:52
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