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Use of “Non-assigned” Interventions in a Randomized Trial of Internet and Telephone Treatment for Smoking Cessation

A recent meta-analysis of Internet interventions for smoking cessation found mixed evidence regarding effectiveness. One explanation may be differential use of non-assigned cessation treatments—including other Internet programs—that either amplify or mas
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 9, 2014 04:50

SIEGEL: U.S. Senator Lying to the Public about the Science in Order to Promote E-Cigarette Flavorings Ban

I can’t completely blame Senator Blumenthal because the CDC has been disseminating the false assertion that its recent survey demonstrated that e-cigarettes are a gateway to smoking addiction. So it appears that the lie originated with the CDC and then w
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added May 8, 2014 10:11

[Washington] 'E-cigarettes cause nicotine addiction'

Electronic cigarettes, touted as a risk-free and healthy alternative to conventional cigarettes, are turning even non-smokers to nicotine addiction, a new study has warned. Many young parents are using electronic cigarettes, and despite any evidence for s
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added May 5, 2014 21:08

E-cigarettes turning nonsmokers to nicotine addiction: Study

"Half of current users of e-cigarettes are nonsmokers, suggesting that unlike tobacco harm-reduction products, e-cigarettes contribute to primary nicotine addiction and to renormalisation of smoking behaviours," said Robert C. McMillen, an associate prof
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added May 5, 2014 14:57

[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL E-cigarettes: A way out of addiction – or a way in?

Consumers deserve clarity from Health Canada. Are these devices banned or not? Safe or not? A good way to stop smoking – or a way to start? A lot has changed since 2009. Time for an update, Health Canada. Your smoke break is over.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 5, 2014 13:15

SHAPIRO: Don't be seduced by e-cigarettes

Addictions can inhibit emotional intensity, artistic urges and love. They act as blockades. Since I quit smoking....When you give up a toxic habit, you leave room for something beautiful to take its place. It shouldn't be electronic cigarettes.
Chicago Tribune
added May 2, 2014 05:46

An fMRI Study of Nicotine-Deprived Smokers' Reactivity to Smoking Cues during Novel/Exciting Activity [FREE FULL TEXT]

These results support the idea that a self-expanding activity promoting reward activation attenuates cigarette cue-reactivity among nicotine-deprived smokers. Future research could focus on the parameters of self-expanding activities that produce this eff
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Apr 30, 2014 13:08
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Momentary Negative Moods and Being With Friends Precede Cigarette Use Among Korean American Emerging Adults

Based on extant theory and data documenting the importance of negative affect (NA) and social context, we examined the extent to which being with friends and NA independently and concomitantly were associated with the likelihood of subsequent smoking,...
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 28, 2014 23:05

5 Sketchy Things We Still Don't Know About E-Cigarettes

1. Do e-cigarettes actually help people quit—or are they a gateway for new smokers?/ 2. How dangerous is liquid nicotine? / 3. Are the vaporizers safe? / 4. Is propylene glycol dangerous? / 5. Can you get addicted to e-cigarettes?
TIME Magazine
added Apr 25, 2014 18:09

FDA moves to ban sales of e-cigarettes to minors

would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under 18, but would not restrict flavored products, online sales or advertising..."It's very disappointing because they don't do anything to rein in the wild-west marketing that is targeting kids," said Stanton
added Apr 24, 2014 09:02
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