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E-cigarettes DON'T help smokers quit in the long-term: Users take up tobacco again within six months, study finds

Devices were no better than nicotine patches or a dummy e-cigarette But they carried adverse affects like dry cough, throat irritation, shortness of breath and caused more serious problems like lung inflammation
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2015 15:50

Is nicotine all bad?

"Should we really be that bothered about addiction in and of itself, if it doesn't come with any other substantial harms?” said Munafo. “It's at least a discussion we need to have."
added May 19, 2015 15:38

[Australia] CHAPMAN: The future of electronic cigarette growth depends on youth uptake (PDF)

Simon Chapman discusses the phenomenon of “e-cigarettes” and the potential risks associated with their use / Pied Pipers in the vaping and tobacco industries have attempted to argue that concern about EC uptake in youth who would have never used any nico
Medical Journal of Australia
added May 18, 2015 10:29
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[UK] E-cigs pose threat to 'susceptible' young

"If manufacturers of e-cigarettes are wrong about the harmless nature of the small amounts of nicotine in their products, millions of young people may be susceptible," says Simon Chapman..."a less than benign genie with its pharmacological clutches aroun
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 18, 2015 10:15

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] 'Cigarette law constitutional'

Earlier, nine people filed a petition with the court to review the constitutionality of the law, claiming the country must scrap the law and ban smoking and cigarette sales. However, the court rejected this petition, saying there was no concrete evidenc
Korea Times (kr)
added May 11, 2015 22:53

[Indiana] Bad habits, addiction lead to financial pain

Each pack of cigarettes translates into $35 of health-related costs for the smoker, according to the American Cancer Society. The organization estimated $96 billion were spent on tobacco-related health care costs in the United States, between 2000 and 20
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added May 11, 2015 11:04
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Effects of Nicotine and Nicotine Expectancy on Attentional Bias for Emotional Stimuli

Our data suggest that nicotine abstinence appears to disrupt attentional bias towards emotional facial stimuli. These data provide support for nicotine’s modulation of attentional bias as a central mechanism for maintaining affect regulation in cigarette
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 9, 2015 13:17
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Are E-Cigs a Gateway to Smoking?

"Sub-ohming" -- modifying the coils in the atomizer to produce more vapor -- is a popular pastime ..."E-cigarettes have many names. What's a vape pen to someone in California is an e-hookah to someone in the Northeast, and who knows what to someone in Te
MedPage Today
added May 9, 2015 13:12

[UK] LETTER: E-cigarettes are creating the next generation of addicts

I note from The BMJ (2015;350:h2083) that e-cigarette use has tripled in middle and high school students in the United States from 2013 to 2014. This makes clear the intentions of the companies that market these products. More of the American school stud
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added May 7, 2015 14:52

EDITORIAL: Butter Crunch e-cigarettes? Who are you really targeting? Our view

The industry, which includes the three major tobacco companies as well as newcomers, is using its old tricks to market the devices and rewrite laws to their liking. While industry players repeat the mantra that e-cigarettes are only for adults, their mar
USA Today
added May 6, 2015 13:06
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