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Scientists find that nicotine use increases compulsive alcohol consumption

showing that, in rat models, nicotine exposure actually promotes alcohol dependence. "It's a vicious cycle," said TSRI biologist Oliver George, a senior author of the new study. "Nicotine makes individuals crave alcohol to 'reward' the brain and reduce st
Medical Xpress (
added Apr 17, 2015 16:34

Why smoking leads to alcohol addiction

Senior author and biologist at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), Oliver George, said conducted a study using rat model sand said that it was a "vicious cycle" where nicotine made people crave alcohol to reward the brain and reduce stress. The team
ANI (in)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:25
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[UK] 'Getting drunk won't harm my baby', say 10% of pregnant women: Shocking poll reveals how many mothers-to-be smoke, drink too much caffeine and eat 'forbidden' foods

20% of pregnant women drink alcohol and 10% smoke when expecting
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:03

Boozing in Movies May Boost Teen Drinking

studies conducted by a co-author of the current study "show that seeing episodes of drinking in the movies may be the leading cause of teenagers beginning to drink, or smoke if they see episodes of smoking."...The ratings should be content-based, not age-
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 13, 2015 10:16

ARCHIVE: Association of Cancer Sites With Tobacco and Alcohol Consumption and Socioeconomic Status of Patients: Interview Study From the Third National Cancer Survey

Significant positive associations with cigarette smoking were found for cancers of the lung, larynx, oral cavity, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, bladder, kidney, and uterine cervix. Other forms of tobacco were associated with cancers of the oral cavity, l
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 4, 2015 14:35

[Arizona] Work Explores Social Smoking on College Campuses

young adults ages 18 to 24 continue to smoke more than any other age group, Mimi Nichter writes in "Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on College Campuses." In interviews with hundreds of college students conducted over a 10-year period on two colle
University of Arizona
added Apr 2, 2015 17:29

[District of Columbia] DC Council member introduces bills to raise smoking age to 21, ban powdered alcohol

Democratic Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie introduced a bill Wednesday that would increase the minimum age to buy or possess tobacco products from 18 to 21. New York City passed similar legislation last year. McDuffie says the bill is based on research tha
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 1, 2015 18:47

COMPTON: E-cigarettes and teens: how concerned should we be?

Following the publication today of a study in BMC Public Health on the use of e-cigarettes by teenagers, Dr Wilson M. Compton of the US National Institute on Drug Abuse, tells us more about the risks e-cigarettes pose to the next generation.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:34

[UK] E-Cigs Tied to Drinking, Other Risky Teen Behaviors

"We found that e-cigarette access is strongly related to alcohol use in teenagers," said study author Karen Hughes. She is a professor of behavioral epidemiology at Liverpool John Moores University in England. "Those who drink are more likely to have a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 31, 2015 12:29

Associations between e-cigarette access and smoking and drinking behaviours in teenagers [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is an urgent need for controls on the promotion and sale of e-cigarettes to children. Findings suggest that e-cigarettes are being accessed by teenagers more for experimentation than smoking cessation. Those most likely to access e-cigarettes may a
BioMed Central (uk)
added Mar 31, 2015 10:14
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