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[UK] Studies of 'vaping' brain may offer clues on smoking addiction

British scientists say they have found the best way yet to analyze the effects of smoking on the brain -- by taking functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans of people while they puff on e-cigarettes. In a small pilot study, the researchers used
Reuters
added Nov 11, 2014 06:17
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[Australia] Up in smoke: how imaging is changing the perceptions of nicotine addiction

study will follow 144 people... By monitoring brain activity, the researchers will be able to look back on the participants’ initial performance and determine which regions of the brain function more or less effectively in those who make the transition to
The Age (au)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:09
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Israeli Scientist Finds Omega-3 Reduces Smoking

found that Omega-3 reduces a smoker’s craving for nicotine, thereby making it easier to quit the unhealthy habit. The study was headed by Dr. Sharon Rabinovitz Shenkar, head of the addictions program at University of Haifa’s school of criminology and the
The Jewish Press
added Nov 10, 2014 15:20
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[Florida] JUDGE CARR ORDER in BERGER (PDF) [FULL FREE TEXT]

While reviewing proposals for my initial charge, I noted that plaintiff’s having been addicted “is a core issue in the case, and I'm troubled simply leaving [the jurors] uninstructed on what the law calls 'addiction.'"
Law360
added Nov 8, 2014 20:34
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[Florida] Juries Need 'Addicted' Defined In Engle Cases, Judge Says ($$)

faulted himself for failing to define the term “addicted” for the jury in a tobacco product liability suit against Philip Morris USA Inc., vowing to never again make the same mistake when any of the thousands of related cases land before him. ..Carr expla
Law360
added Nov 8, 2014 20:19
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[Florida] VIDEOS: Taylor v. R.J. Reynolds

In this Engle progeny suit, plaintiff is suing defendant tobacco manufacturer and claims that it concealed the dangers of smoking while furthering her addiction to cigarettes, which ultimately led to her smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 7, 2014 16:51
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[Florida] Jury Awards Nearly $4.5 Million Plus Potential Punitives in Engle Progeny Suit Against RJR

Jurors awarded Helen Taylor more than $4 million in damages after finding that her history of smoking R.J. Reynolds cigarettes was fueled by a nicotine addiction that caused her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and peripheral vascular disease. Helen
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 7, 2014 16:50
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[Oregon] The new tobacco war / They may be safer, but could e-cigs renormalize smoking?

e-cigarettes could significantly reduce the harm for smokers, taking away the tar and other carcinogens that cause myriad health problems, saving millions of lives and billions in health care costs. On the other hand, e-cigarettes carry the risk of addic
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Nov 5, 2014 10:33
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[Michigan] Tobacco whistleblower talks cigarette policies

Wigand spoke at the School of Public Health Wednesday afternoon to a crowd of about 100 people, discussing the potential public health impact and controversy surrounding e-cigarettes, the science behind tobacco engineering that promotes addiction and the
Michigan Daily [U. of Michigan]
added Oct 30, 2014 12:54
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[Florida] MAZIAK: Regular smokes may be worse; e-cigs no panacea: Front Burner

The manufacture and marketing of a highly addictive product such as e-cigarettes has one primary goal: to hook as many people as possible on it. This is now what we see with the use of colors, flavors and celebrities to market e-cigarettes to youth. It i
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Oct 25, 2014 21:35
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