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Report: E-cigarettes Can Cause Permanent Brain Damage for Teens

"Essentially, this drug creates a biologic need that can be permanent,” he told VOA. He said the effects include decreased working memory, tension problems as adults, and increased rates of depression and anxiety. Yet teens and young adults are attracte
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added May 4, 2015 11:35
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[Asia, India] Rusan Healthcare launches nicotine replacement therapy for tobacco de-addiction

2baconil patches is a new form of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), now available in India to the doctors and patients seeking treatment for tobacco de-addiction. According to a study done by Global Adults Tobacco Survey (GATS), 60 per cent of Indian
Pharmabiz.com (in)
added Apr 28, 2015 13:14
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[California] Health: how to avoid lazy thinking

science versus belief systems...Optimism bias: Smokers know that smoking is addictive and lethal. But they tend to believe it will only enslave and kill other smokers... We value the present above the future. The best time to quit smoking is ...tomorrow
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 25, 2015 22:35
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Study: E-cigar a ‘gateway to addiction,’ not a safer option

Swapping regular cigarettes with electronic cigarettes is not a safer option among young people as e-cigars are a potential gateway to addiction, claim scientists at the University of Illinois, Chicago. According to a new study, e-cigarettes, though pro
TheNewsReports.com (in)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:36
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[Germany] The E-cigarette: An alternative to tobacco?

the hype surrounding the e-cigarette has just begun. But is vaping as harmless as many believe? We spoke with pneumologist Dr. Robert Loddenkemper...Propylene glycol irritates the eyes and respiratory passages, and breaks down into ultra fine particles th
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:22
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[UK] Bees may become addicted to nicotine-like pesticides, study finds

Bees have a preference for sugar solutions laced with the pesticides, scientists say, as a separate landmark field trial show neonicotinoids harm bee population
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 23, 2015 09:31
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EDITORIAL: The Perils of Smokeless Tobacco

experts convened by the F.D.A. cast doubt on Swedish Match’s claim that snus are substantially safer than cigarettes. The F.D.A. should not approve any change in labeling without much stronger evidence to support the company’s assertion.
New York Times
added Apr 23, 2015 09:13
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[Canada] WEEKS: Ontario to ban menthol cigarettes. Why not Ottawa?

The federal government knows the dangers of menthol. So do public-health leaders in every province. Now we need to recognize and regulate menthol-flavoured cigarettes according to what they really are: a gateway to a lifelong struggle with cigarettes, on
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:52
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[Ireland] E-cigarettes 'increase smokers' dependence on nicotine' say experts

Two out of three people using 'vaping' e-cigarettes are also continuing to smoke tobacco, new research revealed. Regulation must be introduced urgently because no medical or pharmaceutical advice is being given to purchasers of e-cigarettes which create
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 18, 2015 12:57
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[Ireland] 'E-cigs are an initiator to smoking' - experts

E-cigarettes may actually increase smokers' dependence on nicotine rather than help them to quit smoking, the Irish Cancer Society has warned.
Evening Herald (ie)
added Apr 18, 2015 12:43
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