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Like regular cigarettes, e-cigs a gateway to harder drugs -study

a "gateway drug" that can prime the brain to be more receptive to harder drugs, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday. The findings, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, add to the debate about the risks and benefits of electronic cigarettes, t
Reuters
added Sep 4, 2014 09:49
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How an e-cigarette could lead to cocaine

e-cigarettes delivered highly addictive ''pure nicotine''. In mice, nicotine was found to alter brain biochemistry and prime the animals to develop a need for cocaine. Analysis of human data suggested it had the same effect in people, with cocaine addict
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 4, 2014 09:47
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[Indiana] IPPEL: Tobacco addiction: Tax income trumps health concerns

Many if not most of the patients I can talk into using these e-cigs eventually become tobacco free... I'm waiting to hear that e-cigs are the major cause of global warming. Money talks.
Richmond (IN) Palladium-Item
added Sep 3, 2014 12:36
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[Florida] $7 MIllion in Compensatory Damages to Plaintiff in Wilcox v. R.J. Reynolds, Engle Progeny Tobacco Suit

a jury awarded $7 million in compensatory damages and found R.J. Reynolds liable for punitives in an Engle progeny wrongful death suit. Robert Wilcox, the son of deceased smoker Cleston Wilcox, sued R.J. Reynolds on behalf of his mother Lorraine Wilcox,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 29, 2014 21:31
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[Florida] Attorneys Dispute Issue of Addiction in Closing Arguments of Gore v. R.J. Reynolds Engle Progeny Suit

In closing arguments today, counsel debated whether Gloria Gore, the deceased smoker at the center of one of Florida’s Engle progeny tobacco suits, was a nicotine addict whose smoking ultimately killed her, or was a smoker-by-choice who enjoyed her cigare
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 29, 2014 21:30
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Electronic cigarette use among adult population: a cross-sectional study in Barcelona, Spain (2013–2014)

E-cigarette use is strongly associated with current smoking (dual use) and most users continue to be addicted to nicotine. Six out of 10 e-cigarette users preferred devices that deliver nicotine. The satisfaction with e-cigarette use is very low.
BMJ Open (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:21
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Nicotine Tob Res Advance Access for August 28, 2014 Inbox x

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 29, 2014 04:25
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[UK] LLOYD: 'I thought my e-cigarette was safe. Turns out, I was smoking the equivalent of 40-a-day'

When Rachael Lloyd took up vaping, she thought she'd stumbled across a miracle alternative to smoking. Little did she know, her 'friendly' e-cigarette was actually damaging her health - as the World Health Organisation is now starting to realise...
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 19:49
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Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) Comments on American Heart Association (AHA) Policy Statement on Vapor Products, Including E-Cigarettes

"We are particularly pleased that AHA's report recognizes the magnitude of benefits that vaporizers such as electronic cigarettes offer to smokers as tools that can help reduce cigarette-induced diseases," says Phil Daman, SFATA's president and chairman.
CBS MarketWatch
added Aug 27, 2014 12:53
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[Australia] Cravings trigger new smoker advert blitz

the new “Triggers” advertising campaign, launch­ed today, urges smokers to quit in a more encouraging way. Quit Victoria acting director Craig Sinclair said while the hard-hitting tactics had been successful, this new approach aimed at helping smokers id
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:36
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