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Could Behaviour Interventions Reduce Second-hand Smoke in Pregnant Women?

Theory-based behaviour change interventions (BCI) have been used successfully to change smoking-related behaviours and could reduce exposure of second-hand smoke in pregnant women. In a recent study published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, researchers
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:02
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[California] Regulating Cannabis Manufacturing: Applying Public Health Best Practices from Tobacco Control

State legalization and regulation of cannabis, despite continued federal illegality, is a massive shift in regulatory approach. Manufactured cannabis, including concentrates, extracts, edibles, tinctures, topicals and other products, has received less at
Journal of Psychoactive Drugs
added Feb 14, 2018 20:19
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[California] GLANTZ: Marijuana Should Be Packaged, Regulated Following Tobacco Control Best Practices

With enormous potential to influence policy, the state should take an assertive approach to cannabis labeling, packaging and product formulation, according to a new UC San Francisco study. The analysis found that requiring plain packaging and large warni
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 14, 2018 20:16
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[Australia] Third hand cigarette smoke not cause for panic

Professor Simone Dennis, an anthropologist who has studied the lives of smokers for 15 years, has urged Australian policy makers to wait for appropriate scientific evidence before passing any laws relating to third-hand-smoke. "There is a paranoia now a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 14, 2018 19:54
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Analyzing the genes related to nicotine addiction or schizophrenia via a pathway and network based approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our results illustrated that the biological processes underlying the comorbidity of nicotine addiction and schizophrenia was complex, and was likely induced by the dysfunction of multiple molecules and pathways.
Scientific Reports
added Feb 14, 2018 19:53
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Study Explores Genetic Overlap Between Nicotine Addiction, Schizophrenia

A dozen genetic pathways may contribute to both schizophrenia risk and nicotine addiction susceptibility, new research suggests. Researchers from Tianjin Medical University and the University of South Florida (USF) set out to explore genetic contributor
GenomeWeb
added Feb 14, 2018 19:53
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Dutch court stubs out smokers' corners in cafes

A Dutch court on Tuesday upheld an appeal by anti-cigarette campaigners and barred the use of public spaces in cafes and bars reserved for smokers. Despite a general ban on smoking in restaurants, pubs and bars introduced in 2008, more than 25 percent o
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 14, 2018 17:12
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How to Talk With Teenagers About Vaping

Instead of leading with facts, consider starting with genuine curiosity. Setting judgment to the side, ask, “What’s your take on e-cigarettes?” or “Do you know kids who are vaping?” or something along those lines. Finding out what adolescents already kn
New York Times
added Feb 14, 2018 17:06
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Juuls prevalent among non-cigarette smokers

Similar to many other students, the male student, who spoke to The Signal on the condition of anonymity, may now find it harder to light up on campus. On Nov. 29, the Committee on Student and Campus Community held an open forum to gauge students’ though
The Signal (College of New Jersey)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:57
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What would a million cigarettes cost? Health Canada wants to know

Health Canada recently issued a tender notice asking suppliers what it would cost to purchase a million very low-nicotine cigarettes as part of its wider tobacco control strategy. VLN cigarettes, which have less than 0.4 mg of nicotine each, aren't avai
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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