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Some Cigars Pack Bigger Nicotine Punch Than Cigarettes

Nicotine levels in so-called "small" or "filtered" cigars were found to be equal to or greater than that found in cigarettes, according to the study by researchers at Penn State's College of Medicine. "There seems to be a perception in the public that c
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 4, 2017 15:47
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[Connecticut] For Teens, Vaping Today May Lead to Smoking Tomorrow

When teens smoked an e-cigarette during one month, they were up to seven times more likely to smoke tobacco in the future, researchers found. "Youth using e-cigarettes were consistently more likely to smoke," said study author Krysten Bold, an associate
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 4, 2017 15:46
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[Asia, India] Over 50% teenagers believe smoking cigarettes cuts stress: Survey

Over 50 per cent of teenagers in India smoke cigarettes because they believe it helps reduce stress, and because smoking makes them appear "cool" among their peers, finds a survey. The survey showed that over 52 per cent teenagers believed that smoking
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:29
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[Asia, India] What do teenagers think about smoking? Fortis’ study reveals stunning findings

Almost all teenagers think that if their parents smoke, it is OK for them to smoke! / the Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, under the aegis of Dr. Samir Parikh, conducted a survey among adolescents. The team engaged and interacted with
The Health Site (in)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:26
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[Maine] HAN: Work together to cut rate of lung cancer

Nearly 1,400 Mainers will be diagnosed this year. But this terrible disease remains in the shadows and not adequately addressed by the health care system or research community....With help from lawmakers in Augusta to address the tobacco epidemic and gaps
Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal
added Dec 3, 2017 19:13
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Nicotine gum as a therapeutic approach for low blood pressure in Parkinson’s disease: A randomized pilot study

Our data suggests that 4 mg of nicotine gum can increase SBP within 10 minutes of administration. It is strongly warranted that further research should pursue the use of nicotine gum as an intervention to treat acute episodes of low BP in individuals wit
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
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Smoking, drinking worsen prognosis for head and neck cancers

People with head and neck cancers who smoke and drink are much more likely to die with these tumors than nonsmokers and teetotalers, a recent study suggests.
Reuters
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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United States Consumer Survey 2016-2017 Featuring Eleaf, Innokin, Joyetech, KangerTech, Smok & Wismec

An online survey was carried out on U.S. e-cigarette consumers between October 2016 and January 2017 in the U.S. The survey was carried out with support from consumer association CASAA (Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association) and a n
PR Newswire
added Dec 5, 2017 17:44
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[Massachusetts] Majority of smokers surveyed think flavored tobacco sales should be restricted

86 percent of Worcester adults surveyed—including 72 percent of those surveyed who smoke—believe flavored tobacco products should be sold exclusively by adult-only establishments. The students will present their findings at the Worcester Board of Health o
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:04
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[Canada] VIDEO: Study: You Could Fail A Drug Test From Second Hand Marijuana Smoke

A new study says second hand marijuana smoke could lead to failed drug tests. TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) has details on this University of Calgary research.
KGW Northwest NewsChannel 8
added Dec 1, 2017 16:45
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