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Around The World, Those Treated for Addiction Far More Likely to Smoke

People in addiction treatment programs around the world use tobacco at two to three times the rate of people who are not being treated for addiction... “When people come into treatment for drugs and alcohol, we are not treating another addiction that has
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2015 17:18
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LETTER: PANKOW/STRONGIN/PEYTON: Formaldehyde from e-cigarettes—it's not as simple as some suggest

In their communication here, and previously in the New England Journal of Medicine, Bates & Farsalinos make numerous assertions and assumptions that are not supported by facts. We address these as follows:
Addiction
added Sep 14, 2015 22:37
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Sleep-deprivation and stress among factors contributing to smoking relapse after childbirth

New research published in the journal Addiction suggests that the stress of becoming a parent could be a significant factor in why some moms resume smoking after childbirth. In the study, British researchers interviewed 1,000 mothers about factors that i
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Sep 14, 2015 22:11
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Even a 'tiny hit of nicotine can leave first-time smokers addicted - and it's their genes that are to blame'

After being repeatedly given the drug, some individuals become nicotine 'avoiders', but others become nicotine 'choosers' and are more likely to become addicted. And whether we are an avoider or a chooser depends on our genes, they said.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 14, 2015 12:50
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Nicotine reinforcement demonstrated in study with ‘never-smokers’

they have, for the first time, characterized the body’s reaction to the first, tiniest “hits” of nicotine. The results, they say, should lay groundwork for future revelations about genetic or other biological factors that make people vulnerable to nicoti
News-Medical.net
added Sep 13, 2015 13:21
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[Colombia] Bogotá tackles basuco addiction

derived from the Spanish for “dirty trash of cocaine”... More potent than the crack cocaine found across European and American cities, basuco is typically smoked through a pipe, although it is sometimes rolled in cigarette papers with tobacco or cannabis.
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 11, 2015 00:43
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[UK] Stroke damage 'helps smokers quit'

A particular region of the brain may drive smoking addiction, say scientists who found stroke survivors with damage to their insular cortex more easily kicked the habit. They studied 156 stroke patients with different patterns of brain injury. More of th
BBC Online
added Sep 10, 2015 13:47
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[California] Dodgers OK with city's push to ban smokeless tobacco

“Good. Ban it. Do me a favor,” said Dodgers reliever J.P. Howell, a dedicated tobacco user since his college days. Howell admits he doesn’t have the self-discipline to quit the smokeless habit... The Dodgers issued a release supporting the council’s mot
Orange County (CA) Register
added Sep 10, 2015 09:21
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Quit Smoking? Childbirth May Inspire You To Pick Up The Habit Again

The stress of being a new mom is likely to tempt women into smoking again, a new study has found. SuperFantastic, CC BY 2.0 A baby on the way is oftentimes a compelling enough reason for an expectant mother to quit smoking. But the added stress and life
Medical Daily
added Sep 10, 2015 02:26
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[Canada] Smoker-Rights Battle Heads To B.C. Supreme Court

a bitter battle between a Langley strata council and Paul Aradi, a man who says he should have the right to smoke in his own condo, is headed to B.C. Supreme Court. The strata filed a petition against the 70-year-old army veteran this week. They want a
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 9, 2015 23:26
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