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Addiction Potential of Cigarettes With Reduced Nicotine Content in Populations With Psychiatric Disorders and Other Vulnerabilities to Tobacco Addiction

Reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes may decrease their addiction potential in populations that are highly vulnerable to tobacco addiction. Smokers with psychiatric conditions and socioeconomic disadvantage are more addicted and less likely to qui
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Nov 17, 2017 15:27
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[UK] Mental Health and Smoking Partnership Statement on Electronic Cigarettes -- Why smoking and mental health matters (PDF)

Provision of the nicotine that smokers are addicted to without the harmful components of tobacco smoke can prevent most of the harm from smoking. Varenicline (Champix) is also a highly effective treatment and can be considered as an option provided mood m
Smokefree Action (uk)
added Nov 16, 2017 00:52
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E-cigarette aerosol exposure can cause craniofacial defects in Xenopus laevis embryos and mammalian neural crest cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our work is the first to show that ECIG use could pose a potential hazard to the developing embryo and cause craniofacial birth defects. This emphasizes the need for more testing and regulation of this new popular product. Figures
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:56
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Happiness as a Buffer of the Association Between Dependence and Acute Tobacco Abstinence Effects in African American Smokers

This laboratory study examined subjective happiness (SH;...SH may insulate against adverse effects of dependence on withdrawal during acute smoking abstinence, particularly withdrawal symptom clusters that are craving- and mood-based. Consideration of pos
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:39
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Why Would Big Tobacco Pay for an Anti-Smoking Campaign?

There’s one change, though, that might get us there much sooner. “If Philip Morris and other tobacco companies want a smoke-free world, it’s in their power to create that tomorrow,” Koval said. “Just stop selling combustible cigarettes and we’d be there
Healthline Networks
added Sep 28, 2017 15:54
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Public Knowledge and Credibility Perceptions of the FDA as a Tobacco Regulator

Much of the public still does not know that the FDA regulates tobacco products, and credibility perceptions are moderate. Greater knowledge of the FDA’s regulatory role was associated with higher credibility; efforts that increase the public’s understand
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:44
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Maternal Cigarette Smoke Exposure Worsens Neurological Outcomes in Adolescent Offspring with Hypoxic-Ischemic Injury

leading to devastating neurological consequences, such as cerebral palsy and seizures. Maternal smoking is one of the prominent risk factors contributing to HI injury. Mitochondrial integrity plays a critical role in neural injury and repair during HI. We
Frontiers Journals (cz)
added Oct 9, 2017 10:53
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Nicotine Increases Activation to Anticipatory Valence Cues In Anterior Insula and Striatum

Nicotinic enhancement of monetary reward-related brain activation in the insula and striatum in non-smokers dissociated acute effects of nicotine from effects on reward processing due to chronic smoking. Reward responsiveness predicted a greater nicotini
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:45
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HIV Care Initiation: A Teachable Moment for Smoking Cessation?

HIV treatment initiation appears to be associated with increases in intention to quit smoking thus serves as a potential teachable moment for smoking cessation intervention.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:44
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[UK] 34 per cent of construction workers suffer from mental illness

​”We found that mental illness affects all ages and genders and rather than seek help, one fifth of workers are turning to alcohol and cigarettes to self-medicate and have increased their drinking and smoking as a result of their mental state. This stati
Construction Industry News (uk)
added Sep 22, 2017 12:27
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