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[Canada] Day 204: The Myth of Addiction

Mr. John Booth Davies, is thus the tobacco industry's second and the last chance at expert opinion to support their position that almost 1 million Quebec smokers do not suffer from addiction. Although his position is not that different than that express
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 28, 2014 12:36
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[Canada] PICARD: It’s time to treat smoking as an addiction

Smoking, Pipe says, is not a habit or a lifestyle choice. It’s an addiction, and: “We have to start offering evidence-based assistance for smoking cessation.” He helped develop the pioneering Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation. The philosophy is simple:
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 27, 2014 12:31
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DPH, UMMS researchers discover increased cigarette nicotine yield

“This study indicates that cigarette manufacturers have recently altered the design of cigarettes. This can significantly increase the amount of nicotine a person receives while smoking,” said Thomas Land, PhD, director of the Office of Health Informatio
UMass Medical School
added Jan 25, 2014 22:47
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Cigarette nicotine Delivery: implications for tobacco Control

the increasing trend in yield is not related to variations in nicotine content but to the yield-to-content ratio, contradicting their assertions of agricultural variations. Nicotine yield and yield-to-content ratio are controllable features of cigarettes,
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 25, 2014 22:43
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Cigarette Study: Increased Nicotine ‘Yield’ May Make Quitting Even Harder

Fifty years after the U.S. Surgeon General issued the first report on the health hazards of smoking, cigarettes are potentially more addictive than ever, according to a new study that examines so-called “nicotine yields” — essentially the amount of nicot
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jan 25, 2014 22:36
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[Massachusetts] Have cigarettes become more addictive?

While the researchers found that the nicotine content in cigarettes remained fairly steady in recent years, the average amount of nicotine delivered from puffing on the products rose from 1.65 milligrams per cigarette in 1999 to a peak of 1.89 mg per cig
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jan 25, 2014 22:32
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[Canada] Anti-smoking group files complaint against doctor who says nicotine is not addictive

Non-Smokers’ Rights Association has filed a complaint with the Collège des médecins du Québec against a psychiatrist who testified this week at the ongoing hearings of two class action suits brought by Quebec smokers against three tobacco companies. The
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 25, 2014 21:21
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[Canada] Day 203: Like shooting fish in a barrel: surprisingly messy

if Justice Riordan is to write harshly about any of the expert witnesses who have testified at the Montreal tobacco trials to date, Dr. Dominique Bourget will be at the top of that list. Her cross-examination today** by plaintiff lawyers Bruce Johnston a
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 25, 2014 21:20
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[Indiana] COHEN: My fear: Smoking pot would lead back to cigarette addiction

Marx never considered tobacco companies in his criticism of capitalism. Yet almost 150 years after he published “Das Kapital,” these companies are selling a carcinogenic delivery system to what are, after all, nicotine junkies. How’s that for exploitation
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jan 25, 2014 20:17
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EDITORIAL: Even More Addictive Cigarettes

Regulators will need to find ways to block the designs, ingredients and marketing strategies that increase the amount of nicotine taken in by smokers.
New York Times
added Jan 24, 2014 15:43
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