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Mr. Butts celebrates FDA's consumer surplus discount

FDA is FINALLY admitting that the pleasure of addiction is a BENEFIT!..which discounts the "costs" of smoking-all those painful, early deaths-by 70%!...that's almost a WASH! So light up today, kids, and enjoy those BENEFITS! You'll only be 30% sorry
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:25
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of September 8

Ellis v. R.J. Reynolds... The six-member panel ultimately rejected the contention that Owens was addicted to cigarettes and that it led to her cancer.... Morse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Opening statements are expected Monday morning in the retrial of this
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:58
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Prevails in Engle Progeny Lawsuit as Jurors Find Against Plaintiff on Addiction and Causation Question

The six jurors answered “no” to the question of whether Betty Owens, who died after more than 40 years of smoking, was addicted to cigarettes and whether her addiction was the legal cause of her lung cancer
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:55
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Scientists Show that Nicotine Withdrawal Reduces Response to Rewards Across Species

scientists measured a behavior that can be similarly quantified across species like humans and rats, the responses to rewards during nicotine withdrawal. Findings from this study were published online on Sept. 10, 2014 in JAMA Psychiatry.
Newswise
added Sep 12, 2014 14:13
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A Preliminary Exploration of College Smokers’ Reactions to Nicotine Dependence Genetic Susceptibility Feedback

This pilot study is the first to show among light college smokers that receipt of genetic susceptibility feedback to nicotine dependence potentially curbs smoking without producing detrimental effects.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 12, 2014 02:13
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[California] $17.7 Million Dollar Verdict for Spouse of Lung Cancer Victim

A Los Angeles jury has rendered a $17.736 million dollar verdict for the spouse of a former smoker who died of lung cancer. / The jury was superb in their commitment to do the right thing based on the evidence and law.
PR Web
added Sep 11, 2014 10:34
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[UK] LETTER: E-cigarette fears

Where I urge caution is in being too liberal in the product’s availability. I worry that we are allowing a highly addictive drug — nicotine — to be marketed and sold. There is a danger of the next generation becoming dependent on e-cigarettes.
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 9, 2014 04:23
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WHO report gives misleading view on e-cigarettes, experts argue

"The use of e-cigarettes could save millions of lives during this century, and have the most important public health impact in the history of tobacco use," said Jacques le Houezec, a co-author and consultant in public health and tobacco dependence in Fra
Reuters
added Sep 5, 2014 17:30
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E-Cigarettes May Be A "Gateway" Drug For Teenagers, Study Shows

In the past week, two extremely provocative studies have come out suggesting that e-cigarettes pose serious addiction risks for teens and young adults. First, the CDC published survey results showing that more than 263,000 teenagers who’ve never smoked
Forbes
added Sep 5, 2014 13:09
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E-Cigarettes May Promote Illicit Drug Use and Addiction

Like conventional cigarettes, electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) may function as a “gateway drug”—a drug that lowers the threshold for addiction to other substances, such as marijuana and cocaine—according to the 120th Shattuck lecture, presented to
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
added Sep 5, 2014 12:48
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