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More evidence that youth are using e-cigs to initiate nicotine addiction, also growing evidence for moving on to cigarettes

There are four surveys that have been recently published that show increaing e-cigarette use among youth from Wales, Scotland, Hawaii, and Connecticut. These data support earlier findings in young adults that e-cigarette use is associated with higher su
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:28

Some 134,000 e-cigarette users in Ireland, says cancer charity

Irish Cancer Society (ICS) and released in a position paper this week. According to the paper, research about the long-term effects of using e-cigarettes is not yet available. The ICS “cannot recommend the use of e-cigarettes without guarantees on their l
Irish Times (ie)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:01

E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds

"The pattern was really very clear. The score was significantly less for e-cig use than for tobacco use," said lead researcher Jonathan Foulds... "E-cig users feel less addicted."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 20, 2014 15:06

Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group

Reviews Acupuncture and related interventions for smoking cessationReview AbstractFull Article (HTML)PDF(962K) Allergen-specific oral immunotherapy for peanut allergyReview
Cochrane Library
added Dec 19, 2014 13:41

E-cigarettes less addictive than cigarettes, according to study

"We found that e-cigarettes appear to be less addictive than tobacco cigarettes in a large sample of long-term users," said Jonathan Foulds, professor of public health sciences and psychiatry, Penn State College of Medicine.
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 10, 2014 15:24

E-cigarettes ARE less addictive, study finds - but experts warn long term health benefits are still unknown

E-cigarettes are less addictive than cigarettes for former smokers, researchers have proved./ The research sheds new light on how nicotine addiction works. / However, experts warn the long terms health risk of e-cigarettes are still unknown.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 10, 2014 15:23

Le HOUEZEC: The beef against electronic cigarettes is based on false evidence

But nicotine is only partly responsible for tobacco dependence. Other substances from tobacco smoke – such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors, which have antidepressant effects – reinforce tobacco dependence, but are absent from vaporized nicotine. That may
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Dec 4, 2014 21:16

[Florida] Husband dead at 60; cigarette addiction to blame, Boca Raton widow says

Dorothy Haliburton is trying to persuade jurors that tobacco companies turned her husband, Andrew, into a hopeless addict through deceptive advertising. While he stopped smoking in 1994 when he was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, it
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Dec 4, 2014 21:03
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Drug Use, Abuse, and Dependence and the Persistence of Nicotine Dependence [FREE FULL TEXT]

Clinicians should take care to evaluate the presence and/or history of drug dependence among patients seeking treatment for smoking cessation. These data suggest that a history of substance dependence predicts increased vulnerability to persistent ND.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 4, 2014 13:28

[Florida] Addiction Caused Smoker’s Deadly COPD, Argues Plaintiff’s Attorney

Keith Mitnick tells jurors that Patricia Dawn Allen’s addiction to cigarettes was a cause of her fatal chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Mitnick represents Andy Allen, who is suing tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, claiming thei
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2014 20:26
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