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[Africa, South Africa] LETTER: SALOOJEE: Smoke and mirrors

(Nicotine nazis hate one thing: pleasure) Leon Louw shows his warped understanding of addiction, tobacco control organisations and the history of the tobacco industry. He makes many false and weird assertions....what he seeks is freedom to harm, not freed
Business Day (za)
added Oct 16, 2015 08:07
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Are today’s smokers really more ‘hardened’?

(going cold turkey) remains the most common way that most ex-smokers have quit, despite more than 20 years of the availability and heavy promotion of nicotine-replacement therapy and other drugs. We need to be very circumspect about voices trying to downp
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 14, 2015 15:10
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[Florida] BAZDAR: Memory: Is nicotine friend or foe? ($$)

The widespread use of caffeine also begs the question of whether all “addictions” are bad as well as the question of what is an addiction.
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Oct 14, 2015 13:02
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] HMC and WHO Workshop to Mull Tobacco Addiction

A regional workshop opening here Sunday will probe health issues arising due to tobacco addiction. Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) stop smoking clinic is organising the workshop jointly with World Health Organization's (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Regi
Qatar News Agency (QNA) (qa)
added Oct 12, 2015 17:25
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The Reinforcing Effects of Nicotine in Humans and Nonhuman Primates: A Review of Intravenous Self-Administration Evidence and Future Directions for Research [FREE FULL TEXT]

Further research using nonhuman primates examining the threshold reinforcing doses of IV nicotine that are required to initiate and maintain self-administration...will inform the FDA in its mission to promote public health through the regulation of tobacc
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 12, 2015 12:05
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Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' Recovery

"Quitting smoking will improve anyone's health. But our study shows that giving up cigarettes is even more important for adults in recovery from alcohol since it will help them stay sober," said lead author Renee Goodwin. Goodwin is an associate professo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 8, 2015 09:34
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Friday Feedback: What's Next for Reduced-Nicotine Cigarettes Are they safer? Less addictive? And how do e-cigarettes fit in?

We contacted tobacco and public health experts via email to ask: Are these data adequate for the FDA to require lower nicotine content? Should manufacturers be allowed to say these are safer than conventional cigarettes? One commentator suggested that e-
MedPage Today
added Oct 4, 2015 10:18
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[UK] Could making cigarettes less addictive help people stop smoking?

what about making them less addictive? The idea was first proposed in 1994 by two American researchers, Benowitz and Henningfield, who were trying to convince the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that limiting the amount of nicotine in cigarettes to
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Oct 2, 2015 11:35
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Project 2: Strategies for Reducing Nicotine Content in Cigarettes

The main goal of this project is to compare two different approaches to reducing levels of nicotine in cigarettes: an immediate reduction in nicotine content in cigarettes to non-addictive levels or a gradual reduction in nicotine content in cigarettes t
Clinical Trials.gov (NIH and FDA)
added Oct 2, 2015 11:13
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7 in 10 students who currently use tobacco used a flavored product

"Flavored tobacco products are enticing a new generation of America's youth into nicotine addiction, condemning many of them to tobacco-related disease and early death," said CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. "Nicotine is not safe for the developin
PR Newswire
added Oct 1, 2015 23:22
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