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Examining risk perceptions among daily smokers naïve to reduced nicotine content cigarettes

If the FDA mandates a reduced nicotine content standard for cigarettes, educational campaigns will be needed to correct misperceptions about RNC cigarettes’ addictiveness and potential to aid cessation as well as inform consumers about their safety risks
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 29, 2018 01:17
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[Europe, Malta] Former Dalli canvasser Silvio Zammit gets a legal boost in €60m bribery case

Prosecutors' insistence on a key witness testifying in a bribery case against a former John Dalli canvasser breached his right to a fair trial, a court has ruled. Silvio Zammit faces charges related to an alleged €60 million bribe request to a Swedish
Times of Malta (mt)
added Apr 29, 2018 01:15
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[Europe, Malta] Judge rules Attorney General breached Silvio Zammit’s rights

A judge has ruled that the Attorney General has breached restauranteur Silvio Zammit's fundamental rights by failing to declare his evidence closed after the last witness refused to testify in the bribery case against him. Zammit is facing criminal char
Malta Independent (mt)
added Apr 29, 2018 01:13
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Oxytocin Reduces Cigarette Consumption in Daily Smokers

This study provides new evidence that oxytocin might have clinical value in the treatment of addictive disorders, in this case tobacco addiction. The study adds to a growing literature suggesting that this neuropeptide, which is mainly known for its role
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 29, 2018 01:20
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[India] Tax Gutkha, Khaini, Zarda in a Standardised Way to Check its Use: Report

According to a new report, unless countries figure out how to tax smokeless tobacco (SLT) products in a standardised manner, they will find it difficult to check its widespread use. The report — Global Smokeless Tobacco Control Policies and Their Impleme
News18 (Global Broadcast News) (in)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:01
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Worldwide: World Health Organization's New Guidance On Tobacco Product Regulation

This guidance provides practical and stepwise approaches to implementing tobacco testing. Such guidance is relevant to a wide range of countries in various settings, even those with inadequate resources to establish a testing facility. Tobacco use is a
Mondaq
added May 7, 2018 18:54
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BAT to raise investment in products such as e-cigarettes

plans to spend more this year on products such as e-cigarettes and devices that heat tobacco without burning it, with a large number of launches set for the end of the third quarter....has pitched into the battleground for such alternatives, but it trails
Reuters
added Apr 25, 2018 10:05
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Smoking, Systemic Inflammation, and Airflow Limitation: A Mendelian Randomization Analysis of 98 085 Individuals from the General Population

The association between higher tobacco consumption and higher systemic inflammation may be causal, and the association is stronger among current smokers compared to former smokers, indicating that smoking cessation may reduce the effects of smoking on sy
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 25, 2018 17:52
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[Europe] OLAF: Illicit cut tobacco is a significant and growing market

Illicit cut tobacco, also called “chop-chop” or “bulk tobacco”, is a type of tobacco that is cut or shredded, usually sold in pouches or bags and smoked in handcrafted cigarettes (Roll-your-own or Make-your-own). This product is typically priced by weigh
EurActiv
added Apr 25, 2018 17:40
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Arctic sea ice is loaded with plastic litter from cigarettes and paint

from the frozen ground, the research team found it contained up to 12,000 tiny to microscopic bits of plastic, some from cigarette filters... About half the plastics were of the same six types, which included packing materials, a material used to make cig
AOL News
added Apr 25, 2018 17:11
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