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Legal Marijuana For Parents, but Not Their Kids

The brain is still wiring itself during adolescence, and marijuana — or any drug use — during this period essentially trains the reward system to embrace a mind-altering chemical. “We know that 90 percent of adults who are addicted began use in teenage y
New York Times Blogs
added Aug 18, 2014 18:54
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: What is the FDA smoking?

given the known costs -- lung cancer, other cancers, heart disease, stroke, emphysema, COPD, reduced fertility, higher infant mortality -- we suggest a different name for this whole exercise. Let's call it the misery avoided index.
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 17, 2014 07:14
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Re: Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the FDA

Given that nicotine is an addictive drug, AAFP policy specifies that the FDA must have full jurisdiction over all tobacco products and nicotine delivery devices and be permitted to use the same procedures to regulate tobacco. Further, FDA decisions shoul
American Family Physician
added Aug 14, 2014 10:11
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E-Cigs Are Smokers' Favorite Quitting Tool

But the Kantar Media study results show that right now, for smokers, the science on e-cigs may not matter. “The fact that there isn’t industry-wide, definitive proof that e-cigs help all smokers quit for good may be irrelevant to smokers,” reads Kantar M
TIME Magazine
added Aug 13, 2014 11:13
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Momentary Negative Moods and Being With Friends Precede Cigarette Use Among Korean American Emerging Adults / Switching Between Menthol and Nonmenthol Cigarettes: Findings From the U.S. Cohort of the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 12, 2014 14:13
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[Europe, UK, USA] Restrict or Ban E-Cigarettes, Lung Societies Say

The American Thoracic Society and American College of Chest Physicians joined their counterpart organizations in the Forum of International Respiratory Societies in a position statement taking a skeptical view of the battery-powered nicotine vaporizing d
MedPage Today
added Aug 12, 2014 09:28
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AUDIO: Medical Marijuana 101: Doctors, Regulators Brace For ‘Big Marijuana’

Levy worries that marijuana addiction rates, now around 9 percent of users, could climb to those seen among tobacco users (32 percent) without strict controls on growers and manufacturers. Growers are already producing strains of marijuana with stronger a
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Aug 11, 2014 10:35
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US Attorneys General press FDA for tougher e-cigarette rules

"While we applaud the FDA's proposal to start regulating these tobacco products, it falls far short of what is needed to protect our youth," Schneiderman said. Electronic cigarettes contain no tobacco but do contain nicotine, giving them the addictive q
Reuters
added Aug 9, 2014 15:27
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Re: Docket No. FDA-2014-N-0189, RIN 0910-AG38, Proposed Rule on Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (PDF) (171pp)

should take all necessary steps, beginning immediately, to propose additional sales, marketing and product regulations to further protect the public, and particularly children, from the risks posed by the deemed products and should make those regulation
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 9, 2014 11:29
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An Evaluation of FDA’s Analysis of the Costs and Benefits of the Graphic Warning Label Regulation

We describe in detail why the notion of consumer surplus, predicated on well-informed rational behavior, does not apply in this instance in which the vast majority of smokers begin smoking, and become addicted, before the age of majority. These smokers ha
Tobacconomics (Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago)
added Aug 7, 2014 11:16
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