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[Australia, UK] Britain's efforts to reduce smoking are becoming a cash cow for big tobacco

This maelstrom of corporate money-making and manoeuvring seems to have left UK tobacco control lightheaded. What else can explain perverse adjudication that the market needs regulating, but that the regulator will do nothing for at least three years. ...
The Conversation (au)
added Apr 8, 2014 17:52
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Noncombustible Tobacco Product Advertising: How Companies Are Selling the New Face of Tobacco

Robust ongoing surveillance of NCP advertising is critical to inform the FDA and to protect public health. Both commercial advertising and public health media campaigns must ensure that content is not misleading and that it educates consumers about harm b
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 7, 2014 14:05
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Racial/Ethnic Differences Among Smokers: Revisited and Expanded to Help Seekers

Help-seeking Blacks may exhibit more risk factors for difficulty quitting compared with other groups. Hispanics may have some protective factors, such as lower dependence, but require attention to alcohol use and menthol smoking. Identifying preinterventi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 7, 2014 14:04
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WHEELER: A 10-Year Retrospective on SRNT’s 20th Anniversary [FREE FULL TEXT]

As the landscape begins to change with the FDA’s regulatory authority over the tobacco industry in the United States and as countries in middle- and lower-income regions of the world start to tackle antitobacco legislation, SRNT will take a much more act
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 7, 2014 14:02
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[Canada] No proof e-cigarettes are safe

glamourized by Hollywood and becoming increasingly acceptable in social circles -- may be hooking a whole new market on a highly-addictive drug, including impressionable adolescents. That's the crux of the argument in a "critical debate" presented by the
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Apr 6, 2014 12:23
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[Florida] NATHAN: Dreaming of a smoke-free society

But if you think it's a harmless replacement for cigarettes, it's not. Used on a regular basis, e-cigarettes also pose a threat to your health. Every physician has encountered patients whose lives have been markedly impaired or ended prematurely by addic
Hernando (FL) Today
added Mar 30, 2014 19:56
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[Ireland] Leading Irish consultant compares e-cigs to methadone

A HOSPITAL consultant has compared electronic cigarettes to heroin substitute methadone after revealing that two children arrived in an emergency department after being poisoned by liquid nicotine.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 27, 2014 12:07
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Kirno the orangutan hooked on cigarettes after picking up lit butts thrown into his Indonesian enclosure

Guests are throwing pre-lit cigarette butts to the adult male known as Kirno then laughing as he smokes like a human. It is thought he learnt how to smoke by imitating zoo visitors. And it comes just two years after another of the zoo's orangutans, Tori,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2014 13:28
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Why It's Hard to Kick the Smoking Habit

The researchers discovered that nicotine withdrawal weakens brain connections associated with the ability to control cravings for cigarettes, according to the study, which was published in this week's issue of the journal JAMA Psychiatry.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 18, 2014 01:41
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Brain links weakened by nicotine withdrawal may explain smokers' relapse

A new brain imaging study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that the high rate of relapse among smokers trying to quit may be due to an inability - brought on by nicotine withdrawal - to switch from the "default mode" brain network, to the "executive
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 15, 2014 14:48
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