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[Illinois] GLANTZ: The smoke behind e-cigarettes

first surgeon general's report linking tobacco with disease, we are hearing the same false statements extolling the virtues of the next generation of nicotine addiction products that we heard about cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products in times past.
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 15, 2014 16:34

[New York] Dude, Where's My Smokes?

Nicotine and the teenage brain: New York City targets smoking's favorite victims
The Fix - Addiction and Recovery, Straight Up
added Jan 14, 2014 03:27

Smoking During Pregnancy Can Hike Daughter’s Risk of Nicotine Addiction

A new 40-year study, published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, provides additional evidence that prenatal exposure to maternal stress hormones predicts nicotine dependence later in life. The new findings, however, suggests the nicotine dependence
Psych Central
added Jan 14, 2014 03:23

Smoking While Pregnant May Make Daughter Dependent on Nicotine

A 40 year study recently published in the journal Biological Psychiatry has found that women who smoke during pregnancy increase the risk of their daughters becoming addicted to cigarettes later in life.
The Fix - Addiction and Recovery, Straight Up
added Jan 14, 2014 03:22

We know it can kill us: Why people still smoke

Why? Their stories involve strong addictions, passionate defiance -- and billions spent to make people act against their own best interest. ... He is so closely associated with the habit he is featured in an elegant portrait series documenting smokers'
added Jan 11, 2014 14:18

Tobacco and health: Where there’s smoke

Ten scientists (all men; half smokers) analysed 7,000 studies ... The report called smoking a habit, not an addiction. But apart from that, it hit the coffin nail on the head.
The Economist
added Jan 9, 2014 16:50

Summary of the SRNT Treatment Network Webinar: Getting SMART About Developing Individualized Sequences of Health Interventions [FREE FULL TEXT]

(SRNT) Treatment Network hosted a live webcast on sequential multiple assignment randomized trials (SMARTs)—designs that are intended specifically for the purpose of developing and optimizing adaptive interventions.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 3, 2014 17:07

Scientists decode why people get addicted to smoking

Scientists have discovered that nicotine exploits the body's cellular machinery to promote addiction ... Nicotine, the active ingredient of tobacco, activates receptors known as nAChRs and, remarkably, unlike most other drugs of abuse, it acts as a "pha
Financial Express (in)
added Dec 31, 2013 16:00
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[Oregon] Editorial: Legislature should ban e-cigarettes for minors

if there’s any public-health issue at play here, it should be trying to prevent minors from picking up the smoking habit in the first place — and the truth of the matter is that e-cigarettes may well offer a tempting first step down the road to addiction.
Albany (OR) Democrat-Herald
added Dec 27, 2013 22:37

KRESGE: How I Got Hooked on E-Cigarettes Hints at Growing Market

What started out as a 30-day experiment has transformed me from a smoker to a bit of an e-cig addict. Does that count as quitting? I don’t know, but it must count for something. Bullen, the e-cigarette researcher, said the switch might buy me “years of
Bloomberg News
added Dec 25, 2013 22:26
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