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Potentially violent sleep disorder linked to smoking, pesticides

Smoking and pesticide exposure appear to be strong risk factors for a rare disorder that causes people to physically act out their dreams while asleep, even to the extent of punching and kicking their bedmates, research suggests.
Canadian Press
added Jun 28, 2012 17:37
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[Florida] Nonagenarian's Motivation to Quit Smoking Questioned in Trial Against Big Three Tobacco Companies

Daniel Seidman, director of smoking cessation services at Columbia University, told jurors Richard Shulman, who smoked R.J. Reynolds, Liggett, and Philip Morris-brand cigarettes for more than 40 years, was so dependent on nicotine he suffered symptoms ak
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 12, 2015 14:52
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[Florida] Study finds nicotine safe, helps in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

For starters, nicotine by itself isn't very addictive at all, according to Dr. Paul Newhouse, the director of Vanderbilt University's Center for Cognitive Medicine. Nicotine seems to require assistance from other substances found in tobacco to get people
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Apr 17, 2014 17:52
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[Canada] Smoking cessation drug more harmful than previously thought: report

95 calls last year about bupropion overdoses, including 22 cases where the wrong dosage was taken, 47 cases of suspected suicide attempts and nine cases of misuse or abuse. There was one death. Burpropion is marketed under the brand names Wellbutrin and
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 11:46
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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
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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.
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Jan 29, 2013 14:03
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Big Tobacco's New Target Audience: People with Parkinson's Disease

Brandchannel.com
added May 15, 2012 19:44
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[Canada] Smokers wanted for study looking at link between smokes packaging, behaviour

“When you basically get rid of that branding, there’s nothing more to look at except for the warning,” said addictions researcher Mohammed Al-Hamdani, which presumably would make the product less appealing and reduce smoking rates.
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added May 20, 2018 18:06
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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
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[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
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