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[India] Over 50% teenagers believe smoking cigarettes cuts stress: Survey

smoke cigarettes because they believe it helps reduce stress, and because smoking makes them appear “cool” among their peers, finds a survey. The survey showed that over 52 per cent teenagers believed that smoking helps increase concentration levels.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Dec 16, 2017 15:04
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[UK] Health warnings on individual cigarettes could deter smokers, study suggests

Colouring cigarettes green and printing health warnings on papers could dissuade smokers, research says
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:12
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Trust in e-cigarette safety varies by worldview, source of messaging

Public health messaging about the safety of e-cigarettes needs to account for the worldviews of the target audience...assessed cultural worldviews along two dimensions: hierarchy-egalitarianism (attitudes toward authority and power) and individualism-comm
EurekAlert
added Dec 15, 2017 02:56
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Monetary Incentives Improve Cessation in Mentally Ill Smokers

“This research indicates the promise of combining cotinine- and breath carbon monoxide-based, abstinence-contingent incentives to assist low-income Medicaid beneficiaries with mental illness in quitting smoking,” the study authors concluded.
Psychiatry Advisor
added Dec 14, 2017 17:01
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Reassessing the importance of ‘lost pleasure’ associated with smoking cessation: implications for social welfare and policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The proportion of smokers who might be characterised as having a preference to continue smoking are greatly outnumbered by addicted, discontent and concerned smokers who want to quit and regret ever having started to smoke. These discontent smokers could
Tobacco Control
added Dec 14, 2017 00:12
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Softening Among U.S. Smokers With Psychological Distress: More Quit Attempts and Lower Consumption as Smoking Drops

smokers with psychological distress, like the general population, are softening over time. To improve health outcomes and increase health equity, tobacco control policies should continue moving all subgroups of smokers down these softening curves, while s
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Dec 12, 2017 01:08
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Brain Responses to Cigarette-Related and Emotional Images in Smokers During Smoking Cessation: No Effect of Varenicline or Bupropion on the Late Positive Potential

Bupropion and varenicline do not alter electrophysiological responses, as measured by the LPP, to cigarette-related and emotional images. These findings help explain why cigarette-related cues can trigger relapse when smoking cessation medication treatme
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[Canada] Exploring the Predictive Validity of the Susceptibility to Smoking Construct for Tobacco Cigarettes, Alternative Tobacco Products, and E-Cigarettes

A significant number of youth that did not currently use tobacco products or e-cigarettes at baseline reported using tobacco products and e-cigarettes over a two-year follow-up period. The predictive validity of the susceptibility construct was high and
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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Nicotine gum as a therapeutic approach for low blood pressure in Parkinson’s disease: A randomized pilot study

Our data suggests that 4 mg of nicotine gum can increase SBP within 10 minutes of administration. It is strongly warranted that further research should pursue the use of nicotine gum as an intervention to treat acute episodes of low BP in individuals wit
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH MINISTRY TO ACT TO BAR SMOKING ROOMS AND HIRE INSPECTORS

will act to prohibit all smoking rooms in public buildings – except in closed psychiatric wards in general hospitals and psychiatric hospitals...will support legislation to enable lawsuits totaling NIS 40 billion against tobacco companies operating in Isr
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 10, 2017 17:42
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