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Menthol use among smokers with psychological distress: findings from the 2008 and 2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health -- Hickman et al. -- Tobacco Control

An elevated prevalence of menthol use was found among persons with severe psychological distress, suggesting another group that could potentially benefit from the regulation of menthol cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 22, 2012 22:24
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[Canada, Europe, UK, USA] Stop-smoking drug hailed as 'the most effective medication' for ditching cigarettes, increases the risk of a heart attack by up to 34% AND is linked to self-harm, study finds

Varenicline, which is prescribed under the brand name Chantix in the US and Champix in Europe, significantly raises users' chances of being hospitalized or visiting an emergency room for a cardiovascular-related event even if it is taken for the recommen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 21, 2017 16:14
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Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science?

“Everybody should be questioning,” says McNutt. “That’s a hallmark of a scientist. But then they should use the scientific method, or trust people using the scientific method, to decide which way they fall on those questions.” We need to get a lot better
National Geographic
added Feb 18, 2015 22:08
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Brain links weakened by nicotine withdrawal may explain smokers' relapse

A new brain imaging study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that the high rate of relapse among smokers trying to quit may be due to an inability - brought on by nicotine withdrawal - to switch from the "default mode" brain network, to the "executive
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 15, 2014 14:48
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[Canada] Day 200: The rational decision to smoke. Again.

it would be hard to deny that today's expert witness at the Montreal tobacco trials, Professor Kip Viscusi, is at the very least a "true believer" in free-market economics of the Cato Institute variety.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 22, 2014 09:47
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Mentally Ill Smoke 30% of All Cigarettes

MedPage Today
added Feb 6, 2013 12:36
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The Fatter of Two Evils

ENGBER: Why are Americans more afraid of gaining weight than smoking cigarettes?
Slate
added Jul 23, 2012 10:34
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“Organic,” “natural,” and “additive-free” cigarettes: Comparing the effects of advertising claims and disclaimers on perceptions of harm

claims may mislead people into thinking that the advertised cigarettes are less harmful than other cigarettes. Disclaimers did not offset misperceptions of harm created by false claims. [FDA] should restrict the use of these misleading claims in tobacco a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2018 16:15
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KANE: There's a strange and somewhat icky reason we say people have 'Type A' personalities

popularization of TABP actually came from flawed studies funded by the tobacco industry that were meant to obscure and discredit claims...didn't need invincible proof. It just had to show that smoking didn't necessarily cause heart disease — that, instead
TechInsider
added Aug 5, 2016 03:03
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Graphic warning labels on cigarettes may spur fears of loss of freedom

A new study suggests that graphic warning labels on cigarettes — cadavers, diseased lungs and gums, and smoke drifting around an infant — strike some people as manipulative, a reaction that could backfire on the attempt to steer individuals away from sm
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 7, 2016 08:41
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