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[Massachusetts] Vaping Is Not Your Friend

That is why I am calling upon the administration of the University of Massachusetts Boston to enforce the no smoking or vaping policies that are in place. Vaping has no place at UMass Boston. This childish fad is disturbing to the minds of those who see i
The Mass Media (University of Massachusetts)
added Oct 20, 2018 14:45
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Many Young Juul Users May Not Know They're Addicted

Teens who use Juul e-cigarettes appear to be oblivious to the addictive potential, even when they already show signs of being hooked on the nicotine delivered by the devices, a new study shows. Teens reported using Juuls about twice as often as those smo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 19, 2018 18:48
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Experts are calling out a vape pen with 'scary' nicotine levels that teens love — here's how it affects the brain

Instagram and YouTube are full of videos of adolescents "Juuling," in class and in front of teachers. A string of high schools along the East Coast has acknowledged "Juuling" in bathroom stalls as a widespread problem, and dozens of teachers report confi
Business Insider
added Oct 19, 2018 18:47
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Juuls ARE more addictive to teenagers than other vapes because they pack a heavier punch of nicotine, study finds

New research from Stanford University found that teens and young adults were nearly twice as likely to use a Juul regularly as were other e-cig users, yet they denied any addiction to the devices.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2018 18:24
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[California] Juul users more likely to get hooked, Stanford study of young vapers finds

Young Californians are so taken with the joys of vaping - the fruity flavors, how easy it is to hide, the social status it confers - that they’ve forgotten the most important thing about the e-cigarettes, a new survey finds. These toxic devices are high
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Oct 19, 2018 18:10
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[California] Juul e-cigarettes pose addiction risk for young users

The findings, from an ongoing Stanford project addressing the use and perceptions of tobacco products by California youth, were published Oct. 19 in JAMA Network Open. “I was surprised and concerned that so many youths were using Juul more frequently t
Stanford University School of Medicine
added Oct 19, 2018 17:53
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An enzymatic approach reverses nicotine dependence, decreases compulsive-like intake, and prevents relapse [FREE FULL TEXT]

Chronic administration of NicA2-J1, an engineered nicotine-degrading enzyme that was originally isolated from Pseudomonas putida S16, completely prevented nicotine from reaching the brain and reversed somatic signs of withdrawal
Science Advances (Science Magazine)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:38
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Scientists Closer to Drug That Cuts Nicotine Dependence

Researchers say they've created an enzyme that might one day reduce nicotine cravings in smokers. The scientists gave the enzyme to nicotine-dependent rats and found it broke down nicotine in the bloodstream before it could reach the brain. This quickly
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 17, 2018 20:49
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AHA: Why It's So Hard to Quit Smoking

The science behind why it's so difficult to quit smoking is crystal clear: Nicotine is addictive -- reportedly as addictive as cocaine or heroin. Yet any adult can stroll into a drug store and buy a pack of cigarettes, no questions asked.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 17, 2018 20:48
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Is nicotine addiction linked to cannabinoid receptors in the brain?

The human brain contains specialized neurons that respond to cannabinoids. A reduction in the number of working cannabinoid receptors has been linked to both marijuana and alcohol dependence. However, many patients with psychiatric disorders also smoke t
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Oct 17, 2018 10:16
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