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The Environmental Cost of Cigarettes

Of course, it’s not all the smokers’ faults. According to a BMJ article by scholars Elizabeth Smith and Patricia McDaniel, the tobacco industry has been aware of the issue for years. Manufacturers, concerned that the litter problem might lead to greater r
JSTOR
added Dec 8, 2018 02:57
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Disparities remain on how to tackle lung cancer in Europe, report says

Enhanced prevention measures, especially against tobacco and electronic cigarettes, combined with access to innovative treatments can help tackle rising lung cancer cases in Europe, a new study funded by the industry has found.
EurActiv
added Dec 7, 2018 18:54
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[UK] Smokers who roll their own less inclined to quit

found that only 15.9% of the smokers who mainly rolled their own cigarettes were highly motivated to quit, compared to 20.3% of those who mainly smoked factory-made cigarettes. The study found that the major reason for roll-your-own (RYO) smokers' disinc
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 5, 2018 17:29
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An improved model of ethanol and nicotine co-use in female P rats: Effects of naltrexone, varenicline, and the selective nicotinic α6β2* antagonist r-bPiDI

These results indicate that increasing the “price” of nicotine increases EtOH intake during co-use. Additionally, the efficacy of naltrexone, varenicline, and r-bPiDI was specific to either EtOH or nicotine, with no efficacy for co-use. Nevertheless, fut
Science Direct
added Dec 7, 2018 12:27
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Keeping smoking affordable in higher tax environments via smoking thinner roll-your-own cigarettes: Findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey 2006–15

Taxation of RYO should increase considerably in the UK and Australia so that RYO and FM cigarettes are taxed equivalently to reduce RYO attractiveness and inequalities. Other measures to reduce the price differentials, including taxing RYO solely on weig
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Dec 7, 2018 12:27
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[UK] Roll-your-own cigarette use and smoking cessation behaviour: a cross-sectional population study in England [FREE FULL TEXT]

RYO cigarette smokers appear to have lower motivation to quit and lower incidence of quit attempts but similar success of quit attempts. The lower cost of RYO smoking appears to mediate the lower incidence of quit attempts among RYO users.
British Medical Journal
added Dec 5, 2018 17:31
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Impact of e-cigarette sampling on cigarette dependence and reinforcement value

Implications The present analysis suggests that providing an e-cigarette to current cigarette smokers is likely to reduce cigarette dependence, especially if the e-cigarette delivers sufficient nicotine and is used frequently.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 30, 2018 17:54
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[New Mexico] Insurance companies now footing the bill for lung cancer screenings

That's why he says these new low-dose CT scans for lung cancer are crucial for catching this deadly disease early on. The scan itself only takes about a minute and is pain-free. Each year, lung cancer takes more lives than colon, breast, and prostate ca
KOB-TV Channel 4 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:09
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] REYES: The cost of smoking

Just recently, the Philippines hosted the 2nd Asia Harm Reduction Forum which gathered local and international experts from the fields of science, technology, policy and consumer advocacy from across Asia-Pacific as well as Europe and the United States.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 22, 2018 01:57
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McSORLEY: Time to take action in New Mexico to halt youth smoking and vaping

The days of Joe Camel may be over, but they have been replaced by slick ad campaigns using social media to convey images of glamor and celebrities vaping. Manufacturers are never truthful about their marketing targeting teenagers. Millions of teenagers h
NM Political Report
added Nov 21, 2018 02:22
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