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High exposure to nicotine among adolescents who use Juul and other vape pod systems (‘pods’) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Product testing results and participants’ high urinary cotinine levels provide physiological evidence for significant nicotine exposure among pod users. Indeed, such high cotinine levels raise concerns about the potential for earlier and more significant
Tobacco Control
added Sep 9, 2018 17:00
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[New York] Adolescent Users of Juul, Other E-Cigarette Pods Exposed to Nearly As Much Nicotine as Smokers, Study Shows

young users of newer “pod” e-cigarette devices are absorbing nicotine at levels approaching nicotine exposure from traditional combustible cigarettes... Juul and similar products contain high concentrations of a modified, salt form of nicotine, which is m
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
added Sep 9, 2018 16:43
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[UK] Could Britain become smoke-free by 2030?

less than five per cent of people in England should be smoking by the year 2030 and called on the NHS to do more to help people overcome their ‘addiction’ to tobacco. Selbie said: ‘Smoking should no longer be seen as a lifestyle choice, it is an addiction
Metro Café (uk)
added Sep 9, 2018 15:42
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[UK-Scotland] The response of retailers in Scotland to the Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations and Tobacco Products Directive

We found high retailer compliance with the legislation. With price-marked packs and packs containing less than 20 cigarettes and 30 grams of rolling tobacco banned, retailers stated that this helped simplify ordering and stock management. The removal of p
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 20:03
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Biomarkers of exposure among “dual users” of tobacco cigarettes and electronic cigarettes in Canada

Implications Public health authorities should clearly communicate the relative risk of e-cigarettes and tobacco cigarettes to the general public, focusing on two salient points: 1) e-cigarettes are not harmless, but they are less harmful than smoking tob
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 20:01
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Therapeutic Applications of Nicotinic Stimulation: Successes, Failures, and Future Prospects

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 20:00
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Smoking reduces plasma bilirubin: Observational and genetic analyses in the Copenhagen General Population Study

Higher daily and cumulative tobacco consumption were associated with lower concentrations of plasma bilirubin in observational and genetic analyses, suggesting that the association is causal.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 19:59
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The Role of Nicotine Dependence in E-Cigarettes’ Potential for Smoking Reduction [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings offer possible support that e-cigarettes may act as a smoking reduction method among highly nicotine-dependent young adult cigarette smokers. However, the opposite was found in non-dependent smokers, suggesting that e-cigarette use should
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 14:10
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HUGHES: The Diversity of Nicotine and Tobacco Research [FREE FULL TEXT]

The articles in this issue of NTR reflect the current major areas of nicotine/tobacco research: efficacy of treatment, special populations, and harm reduction...Pascal...said to think of knowledge as a sphere, all matter outside the sphere as ignorance,
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 14:10
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A Qualitative Evaluation of Mental Health Clinic Staff Perceptions of Barriers and Facilitators to Treating Tobacco Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

VA mental health staff struggle with knowing that tobacco use is important, but they face competing priorities, encounter patient resistance, are conflicted on their role in addressing tobacco, and lack tobacco training. They suggested strategies at multi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 14:06
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