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[California, District of Columbia] DRESBACH: There's plenty to do in the battle against lung cancer

One of the hardest things I’ve ever had to say to my family was the words “I have lung cancer.” Now I’m on a mission... That’s why on March 14, I went to Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C., as part of the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE Advocacy D
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Mar 25, 2018 18:08
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E-cigarette vapor may cause the same kinds of facial birth defects as smoking traditional cigarettes, study suggests

Exposure to e-cigarette vapor caused facial deformities in the developing babies of pregnant mice in a new study. Even doctors have touted vaping as a 'safer' alternative to smoking combustible tobacco cigarettes, but, as more research on the devices eme
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 25, 2018 01:07
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E-cigarette initiation and associated changes in smoking cessation and reduction: the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study, 2013–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Daily e-cigarette initiators were more likely to have quit smoking cigarettes or reduced use...These results suggest incorporating frequency of e-cigarette use is important for developing a more thorough understanding of the association between e-cigarett
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2018 00:43
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Tobacco industry strategies undermine government tax policy: evidence from commercial data [FREE FULL TEXT]

The TI currently uses a variety of strategies to keep tobacco cheap. The implementation of standardised packaging will prevent small pack sizes and price-marking but further changes in tax policy are needed to minimise the TI’s attempts to prevent sudden
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2018 00:43
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Price, tax and tobacco product substitution in Zambia [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study affirms that increasing cigarette tax with corresponding price increases could significantly reduce cigarette use in Zambia. Furthermore, reducing between-product price differences would reduce substitution from FM to RYO. Since RYO use is asso
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2018 00:41
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Vape Factor Fast Find-Adult (VF3-A): a prototype survey method for recording brand-specific vaping factors in adult populations

Conclusions This study demonstrated the feasibility of an internet-based survey instrument to record specific vaping factors for use in studies of vaping and health.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 24, 2018 00:24
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GOLDMAN: Scott Pruitt Will Restrict EPA's Use of Legitimate Science

In a 1996 memo out of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, industry consultant (and later part of the Trump administration’s landing team at EPA), Chris Horner, laid out the “secret science” strategy as a way to fend off tobacco regulations as the science inc
Scientific American
added Mar 24, 2018 00:20
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Reduction in Cigarettes Per Day Prospectively Predicts Making a Quit Attempt: A Fine-Grained Secondary Analysis of a Natural History Study

Reducing CPD appears to be an effective strategy to increase the probability of making a QA for the majority of smokers who do not intend to quit in the near future. However, our findings are mixed regarding the effectiveness of reducing among smokers wh
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 24, 2018 00:19
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The Effects of Nicotine and Tobacco use on Brain Reward Function: Interaction with Nicotine Dependence Severity

This study suggests that the effects of tobacco withdrawal on reward-related brain function interact with subjects’ level of nicotine dependence severity. These are potentially important sources of variability that could contribute to smoking cessation ou
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 24, 2018 00:19
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure among High Risk Patients in The U.S. (NHANES 2001-2012): Implications for Clinical Practice

SHS exposure among these patients is high and comparable to the general population. Strengthening smoke-free polices in all settings is critical. More efforts are needed to address SHS exposure more effectively in clinical care settings.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 24, 2018 00:19
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