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[Canada, UK] Pot-smoking students 'perform better academically' than those who smoke tobacco

* Marijuana smokers achieve better grades than cigarette smokers * Teenagers who smoke tobacco are more likely to commit crime, say experts * It is thought as tobacco has become more stigmatised, fewer intelligent students have started smoking it
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 31, 2014 11:42

[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Cross-country comparison of smokers' reasons for thinking about quitting over time: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey (ITC-4C), 2002–2015

Differences in reasons for thinking about quitting exist among smokers in countries with different histories of tobacco control policies. Health concern is consistently the most common reason for quitting and the strongest predictor of future attempts.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2016 01:17

Brain Circuitry Behind Cigarette Cravings Revealed

Addiction to cigarettes and other drugs may result from abnormal wiring in the brain's frontal cortex, an area critical for self-control, a new study finds. (Yahoo!)
added Jan 29, 2013 14:03

Big Tobacco's New Target Audience: People with Parkinson's Disease
added May 15, 2012 19:44

[Canada] Becoming tobacco-free is feasible, boosts safety in a mental health hospital

A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) showed positive changes in attitudes and a reduction in patient agitation after implementing a fully tobacco-free environment at Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospit
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 6, 2017 16:20

Varenicline and Suicide: Reconsidered and Reconciled

The FDA responded to these concerns by successively requiring information regarding risk of neuropsychiatric events in the ADVERSE REACTIONS, WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS, and finally the BOXED WARNING
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 21, 2015 15:15

[Australia] Effects of brand variants on smokers’ choice behaviours and risk perceptions

Australian tobacco companies have introduced evocative variant names...Some descriptors significantly enhance the appeal of tobacco products among different groups of smokers and may undermine plain packaging's dissuasive intent. Policymakers should expli
Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 09:58

[Virginia] Star Scientific cites positive test results on product

Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 9, 2012 17:56

Low-nicotine cigarettes: misperceptions may not lessen benefits

When cigarettes contain less nicotine, smokers see them as safer, because they equate the stimulant with smoking-related diseases. But that misperception doesn't cancel out the potential benefits of low-nicotine cigarettes, a new study suggests.
added Aug 5, 2017 21:11

Over-Time Impacts of Pictorial Health Warning Labels and their Differences across Smoker Subgroups: Results from Adult Smokers in Canada and Australia.

While this study found evidence for wear out in attention to HWLs, other HWL responses (cognitive responses, forgoing cigarettes) actually increased over time, with greater increases amongst smokers with higher income and/or education.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 16, 2017 15:45
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