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A Comeback for the Gateway Drug Theory?

“But I think that the order in which you’re going to do drugs will have an impact on whether you’re going to do other drugs.” Though Dr. Kandel’s most recent research dealt only with nicotine and alcohol, she said she is currently wrapping up a similar s
New York Times
added Dec 7, 2017 19:45
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Modelling the implications of reducing smoking prevalence: the benefits of increasing the UK tobacco duty escalator to public health and economic outcomes

Increasing the UK TDE to 5% above inflation could effectively reduce smoking prevalence, prevent diseases and avoid healthcare costs. It would deliver substantial progress towards a tobacco-free society and should be implemented by the UK Government with
Tobacco Control
added Dec 7, 2017 13:41
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[Asia, India] Survey shows that Jharkhand smokes more, chews less tobacco

To top it all, fewer youths in the age group of 15-17 years in Jharkhand have been found to have addicted to tobacco in the past seven years.
India Today Magazine (in)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:36
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FDA seeks new ways to unhook smokers

The agency’s new Nicotine Steering Committee will explore new options for safe and effective smoking cessation. The agency plans to seek public input at a Jan. 26 hearing, the Washington Post reported.
The Business Journals
added Dec 7, 2017 13:35
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AUDIO: Evaluating Smoking Bans

MARTIN: OK. So how did they go about testing this theory - testing whether or not people who were displaced in the workplace were smoking more at home?... People are starting to change their values about whether or not they should be smoking in front of
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:29
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Prior exposure to smoking may affect infants' respiratory health

In a Pediatric Pulmonology study of children aged 15 months, increasing hair nicotine levels were related to prior parent-reported smoking exposure and were associated with potential increased risks of wheeze and asthma.
EurekAlert
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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[UK] Holiday healthcare heroes: ‘I want to reduce the lost years of smokers’

Linda Robinson leads East Coast Community Healthcare’s (ECCH) Stop Smoking team in Great Yarmouth – with the help of her guide dog Arrow. Arrow joins Linda, who has been partially sighted since the removal of a pituitary tumour six years ago, in every e
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:26
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MINNESOTA’S BILL TO TREAT CHRONIC ILLNESS WILL TOP $18 BILLION BY 2023

projects that chronic medical illness treatment costs will jump by nearly 35 percent ... The cost to treat Minnesotans with smoking exposure will rise 19.2 percent to $237.3 million
Twin Cities Business
added Dec 6, 2017 23:42
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There’s No Such Thing As ‘Sound Science’ / The easiest way to undermine good science is to demand that it be made “sound.”

The phrase was adopted by the tobacco industry in the 1990s ...Philip Morris vice president of corporate affairs Ellen Merlo wrote that the program was designed to “discredit the EPA report,” “prevent states and cities, as well as businesses from passing
FiveThirtyEight
added Dec 6, 2017 17:38
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[Australia] One-in-three Victorians breathe in second-hand smoke while at work, research shows.

Quit Victoria surveyed 4000 workers and found 34 per cent reported passive smoking while inside or outside at work during the course of an average week. Exposure jumped to 45 per cent for tradespeople and hairdressers. "It's really alarming to see such
PerthNow (au)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:33
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