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Why Have Tobacco Control Policies Stalled? Using Genetic Moderation to Examine Policy Impacts

This study provides novel evidence of “gene-policy” interaction and suggests a genetic mechanism for the large differences in response to tobacco policies. The inability for these policies to reduce use for individuals with specific genotypes suggests alt
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Dec 6, 2012 10:35
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Kicking the Habit - New Research Examines The Barriers To Quitting Smoking For Smokers With Asthma

The findings will be presented at the 46th annual convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
added Nov 15, 2012 11:11
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[Nevada] LETTER: Correcting misinformation about second-hand smoke

I believe it is my responsibility to ensure that misinformation he stated . . . As it turns out, smoking and secondhand smoke exposure may be just as bad for your brain as it is for your heart, lungs and the rest of your body.
Mesquite (NV) Local News
added Oct 11, 2012 15:40
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[Canada, UK] Mothers who smoke during pregnancy 'put children at risk of obesity later on'

Dr Amirreza Haghighi, of the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, who led a new study, said 'Prenatal exposure to maternal cigarette smoking is a well-established risk factor for obesity, but the underlying mechanisms are not known. 'Preference
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:53
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Tobacco use prevalence and smoking cessation pharmacotherapy prescription patterns among hospitalized patients by medical specialty

Among hospitalized tobacco users, safe and cost-effective pharmacotherapies are under-prescribed. We identified substantial variation in prescribing practices across different medical specialties and demographic groups, suggesting the need for an electron
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 25, 2018 18:52
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Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate

Further exploration of the potential unintended consequences of facilitating a transition from combusted to non-combusted products is warranted, and special consideration of the effects of nicotine exposure among vulnerable populations—including pregnant
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jun 14, 2016 15:58
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[Asia, China] Chinese researchers discover why so many writers are heavy smokers

A Chinese study on how tobacco use damages the brain has also stumbled upon evidence heavy smoking can boost concentration and imagination - something scientists say could shed light on why many writers are attracted to lighting up.
South China Morning Post
added Oct 25, 2014 22:07
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'Lost pleasure' from smoking not a cost in economic analyses

"Lost pleasure" represented by consumer surplus should not be considered in economic impact analyses of tobacco regulation, according to an ideas and opinions piece published online Oct. 14 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 16, 2014 20:33
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Pfizer CEO Avoids Testifying with Another Chantix Settlement

Just one week before Bedsole’s Chantix lawsuit was scheduled to go to trial on January 23, 2013, Pfizer offered a settlement agreement. Bedsole sued Pfizer claiming that the drug he had used to help him quit smoking actually caused him to have suicidal th
Top Class Actions
added Jan 29, 2013 16:42
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[Canada] Smoking ban challenged as discriminatory

A Penticton woman who says a strata bylaw forbidding from smoking on her patio is discriminatory will have her case heard by the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal....because Dandurand suffers from multiple psychiatric conditions — including post-traumatic stress
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Apr 14, 2016 01:10
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