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[UK] Why smoking is MORE deadly and addictive than it was 50 years ago: Charity reveals the underhand tactics tobacco companies now use to make sure we're hooked

Chemicals added to cigarettes to ensure addiction, make smoke easier to inhale, reduce harshness and increase the speed nicotine hits the brain Today's smokers have a higher risk of lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease than in 1964 despi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 25, 2014 00:25
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[Missouri] Lori A. Boyajian-O'Neill: Baseball's odd addiction to chewing tobacco

So ingrained in baseball tradition is this archetype that players are seemingly powerless against it. Most players believe it calms their nerves. But there are no more anxious moments in baseball than in other sports whose athletes and coaches seem to cop
Independence (MO) Examiner
added Jun 24, 2014 19:47
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[Canada] Menthol cigarettes ARE more addictive: Teenagers who smoke them get through twice as much tobacco every week

Menthol cigarettes are directly linked to elevated nicotine addiction / The minty flavour gives teenagers the perception they are less harmful / Menthol users three times more likely to continue smoking in the next year
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 24, 2014 12:46
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How Big Tobacco Has Made Cigarettes So Much Deadlier Than They Used To Be

Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, historic legislation that gave the FDA power to regulate tobacco products and marketing efforts. At the time, that measure was hailed as the “toughest anti-tobacco bill in American history” — and Myers’ g
Think Progress (blog)
added Jun 23, 2014 21:31
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DESIGNED FOR ADDICTION: How the Tobacco Industry Has Made Cigarettes More Addictive, More Attractive to Kids and Even More Deadly (PDF)

critical that FDA begin the process immediately to require manufactures to reduce the toxicity of their products, reduce nicotine levels to minimize addiction; and prevent tobacco companies from adding ingredients that attract youth. If used effectivel
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 23, 2014 13:46
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New Report Details How Tobacco Companies Have Made Cigarettes More Addictive, More Attractive to Kids and More Deadly

The report, titled Designed for Addiction, details how tobacco companies purposely design cigarettes to make tobacco smoke smoother, less harsh and more appealing to new users, especially kids, and to create and sustain addiction to nicotine. Tobacco com
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 23, 2014 10:19
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[UK] Menthol cigarettes ARE more addictive: Teenagers who smoke them get through twice as much tobacco every week

'The appeal of menthol cigarettes among youth stems from the perception that they are less harmful than regular cigarettes,' said Sunday Azagba, lead author of the study conducted at the University of Waterloo in Canada. Addiction: Teenagers who smoke m
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 23, 2014 09:31
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Believe It or Not, Big Tobacco May Help Make Anti-Addiction Drugs

What's stranger still is that much of the relevant research into nicotinic compounds comes from Big Tobacco, the makers and marketers of one of the most addictive substances on the planet and the single most preventable cause of death. Researchers even be
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 21, 2014 14:20
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Timing of Day's First Cigarette May Influence Lung Cancer Risk

The earlier smokers light that first cigarette of the day, the more likely they are to develop lung cancer, a new study finds. A research team, led by Dr. Fangyi Gu of the U.S. National Cancer Institute, interviewed more than 3,200 current and former smo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 20, 2014 13:04
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A shorter time to the first cigarette of the day is associated with risk of lung cancer

another marker of addiction, time to first cigarette (TTFC) of the day, may also be associated with the risk of getting lung cancer in both heavy and light smokers, according to a study published June 19 in the JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institu
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Jun 20, 2014 05:42
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