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[Australia] From edible underwear and boob jobs to cigarettes because it 'reduces stress levels at work': The bizarre items people try to sneakily claim on their tax

'We all know smoking is bad for you but those who indulge have been known to argue that it reduces their stress levels,' Mr Chapman said. 'On that basis, one taxpayer argued for a tax deduction for his habit as a form of 'stress relief'. We sent that o
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 13, 2018 23:58

E-cigarette Use Among US Adults: Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-cigarettes were used primarily by current smokers and recent former smokers. The main reasons for use center around perceptions that e-cigarettes are less harmful than cigarettes to users and others.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 12, 2018 21:16

[California] Suit May Proceed with Man Who Gouged Out His Eyes While in Jail

A judge said today he is inclined to keep Pfizer Inc. as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by a man who claims its Chantix anti-smoking medication was a factor in a psychotic breakdown that led him to gouge his eyes out while jailed in Los Angeles.
added Jul 12, 2018 16:24

Yet Another Reason Why It's Hard to Stop Smoking

"When people attempt to quit smoking, what they are really doing is attempting to bury part of their old identity and reconfigure a new one," said lead researcher Caitlin Notley, from the University of East Anglia in England. "That can be hard. Particul
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 12, 2018 15:05

[Australia] Cigarette packaging to be reviewed after shock study

NEW warnings could be added to cigarette packets after an Australian study found that people remain unaware of all the risks associated with smoking.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Jul 11, 2018 13:30

Acute perceptions of preferred cigarettes when blinded to brand

Acute perceptions of one’s own cigarette are substantially lower when smokers are simply unaware of brand, relative to those aware it is their preferred brand. Results support the notion that perceptions of smoking own brand are enhanced by marketing effo
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 01:57

[Ohio] VIDEO: Smokers feel they lose their identity when they quit smoking, study says

“Of course we know that smoking is physically addictive, and there has been research about the psychological side of it -- but this assumes that people are unable to resist physical urges, or are vulnerable to social cues,” Dr. Caitlin Notley, lead resea
Dayton (OH) Daily News
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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Population awareness of tobacco-related harms: implications for refreshing graphic health warnings in Australia

These findings reveal the limited awareness of many serious harms of tobacco, and the considerable potential for further educating Australians. Our findings can assist policy makers identify harms for which the potential for knowledge gains is greatest.
Medical Journal of Australia
added Jul 9, 2018 13:58
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[Australia] Plain packaging cigarettes need updating with even more disgusting images after research shows smokers still aren't aware of the health risks of lighting up

The graphic health warnings introduced in 2012 - including images of a lung with emphysema and a mouth with tongue cancer - are in need of a update to maintain their effectiveness, new research by Cancer Council Victoria has found. The research finding
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:57

Ex-smokers often relapse to recapture their lost social identity

New findings published today in the Journal of Substance Use suggest that smokers who have quit often relapse because they want to recapture a sense of lost social identity. And that many ex-smokers experience quitting as a 'loss'.
added Jul 6, 2018 14:11
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