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[Malawi] Food security, or tobacco only?

Under the European Union, the NAFSN in Malawi includes, on the pretext of improved food security, an increase in tobacco growing in terms both of yield per hectare and in area cultivated. Furthermore, the programme co-operates with subsidiaries of the wo
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:03

[Canada] Robbie Williams starts smoking again

The 42-year-old singer ditched his naughty habit four years ago when daughter Teddy was born but recently turned to the cigarettes again after undergoing a strict diet regime. After piling on the pounds when he first stopped smoking, Robbie revealed: "I
Mississauga (ON) News (ca)
added Nov 4, 2016 14:39

Is Vaping Actually the Secret to Weight Control?

Glover has been researching smoking reduction for the past 23 years. With obesity about to overtake tobacco smoking as the mostly costly disease in many countries, she's looking at whether vaping can actually be part of the solution. We asked her what she
added Oct 27, 2016 15:17

Could Vaping be a New Weapon in the Battle of the Bulge?

This article explores the emerging perception that vaping electronic cigarettes with nicotine and flavors could deliver similar appetite and weight control effects as smoking. The potential to reduce risks associated with excess weight deserves exploratio
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 26, 2016 13:45

[UK] Vaping could help prevent ex-smokers piling on the pounds, research suggests

Weight gain is a major concern among smokers looking to quit. On average individuals put on 5kg in the first year they go without cigarettes. Nicotine is known to suppress appetite and increase metabolic rate, among other effects. While nicotine replace
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:43

How e-cigarettes may help to fight obesity: Vaping using food flavours 'helps to suppress cravings'

Experts claim e-liquids with food flavourings could replicate eating sensations and help users eat less. Smokers trying to quit are known to pile on the pounds as a result of their nicotine withdrawal. The drug suppresses appetite - causing a reduction
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 25, 2016 14:27

[New Zealand, UK] E-cigarettes could be used to help combat obesity in smokers trying to quit: study

In a review published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, the scientists found that it's the nicotine in cigarettes that makes smokers less likely to overeat, and suggested e-cigarettes, which contain nicotine but no tobacco, may help prevent the
added Oct 25, 2016 14:05

Obesity and Smoking: can we Kill Two Birds with one Tax?

we propose a dynamic rational model where eating, smoking, and physical exercise are simultaneous choices that jointly affect body weight and addiction to smoking. Focusing on direct and cross-price effects, we study the impact of tobacco and food taxes,
Wiley Online Library
added Oct 24, 2016 21:19
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ARCHIVE: The Demand for Cigarettes as Derived from the Demand for Weight Loss: A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation [FREE FULL TEXT]

Public health efforts to reduce smoking initiation and encourage cessation may wish to design campaigns to alter the derived nature of cigarette demand, especially among adolescent girls
Wiley Online Library
added Oct 24, 2016 21:15

Teens who feel 'too fat' light up cigarettes to slim down

smoking to lose weight is significantly more common among teens who feel they must slim down. Girls who said they were “much too fat” were nearly 225 percent more likely to smoke to lose weight than girls who said their weight was about right. For boys, b
Cornell Chronicle
added Oct 24, 2016 19:59
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