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[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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A brain basis for sex differences in response to smoking

The Journal of Neuroscience, Cosgrove et al. investigates the neural correlates of these differences using a newly developed technique and identify a potential neurobiological reason for sex differences in relation to cigarette smoking.
added Jan 7, 2015 15:11

Evaluation of a Novel Nicotine Inhaler Device: Part 2—Effect on Craving and Smoking Urges [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions: The novel device was at least as effective as the Nicorette® Inhalator (10mg) in relieving craving and smoking urges and was statistically superior at certain timepoints and in an overall craving AUC analysis, despite lower total nicotine exp
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 2, 2015 12:58

Evaluation of a Novel Nicotine Inhaler Device: Part 1—Arterial and Venous Pharmacokinetics [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion: The novel inhaler device delivers nicotine rapidly into the systemic circulation and offers a viable alternative to cigarettes for those finding it difficult to quit the behavioral and sensorial aspects of smoking.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 2, 2015 12:56

[Russia] Zebra Finches, Dolphins, Elephants, and More Animals Under the Influence

John the chimpanzee would smoke whatever the dealer was having. The former mascot at a Russian casino was treated for nicotine addiction in 2013, after he was unable to kick his old habit (as well as a pretty sizable drinking problem) at his new home at G
The Daily Beast
added Jan 1, 2015 13:00

An evaluation of the FDA's analysis of the costs and benefits of the graphic warning label regulation [FREE FULL TEXT]

This paper provides a critical review of the approach the FDA used in its proposed and final graphic warning label rule, and includes recommendations on how to improve this analysis in ways that account for the differences between tobacco use and consump
Tobacco Control
added Dec 31, 2014 11:28

[Indiana] Editorial: Warn teens about e-cigarette dangers

But this much is clear: E-cigarettes are a nicotine delivery vehicle, with all of the attendant addiction issues. There no such thing as a “safe” cigarette, whether traditional or electronic. This message needs to be carried to young people on a regular
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Dec 28, 2014 21:20

Cigarette Addiction Affects Men, Women's Brains Differently; Brain Scans Reveal Need For Tailored Treatment

Researchers at Yale University studied the brains of men and women using positron emission tomography (PET) scans. Their intention was to measure the changing levels of dopamine, which control the brain’s pleasure and reward pathways, in men and women's b
Medical Daily
added Dec 28, 2014 17:17
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