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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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Psychological Functioning in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Preliminary Study of Relations with Smoking Status and Disease Impact

demonstrate associations of three psychological factors – anxiety sensitivity, distress intolerance, and anhedonia – with smoking status, COPD symptom impact, and negative reaction to symptoms. Cognitive-behavioral interventions targeted to these psycholo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:42
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AAP urges FDA to protect youths from Juuling, other tobacco products

“Once the brain is addicted to nicotine, it is extremely hard to go back to a nicotine-free state,”...AAP CEO/Executive Vice President Karen Remley, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., FAAP, and leaders from other partner organizations met with FDA Commissioner Scott
American Academy of Pediatrics
added May 17, 2018 16:37
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Tobacco Cessation Interventions and Smoke-Free Policies in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities — United States, 2016

Tobacco-free campus policies and integration of tobacco cessation interventions in behavioral health treatment facilities could decrease tobacco-related disease and death and could improve behavioral health outcomes among persons with mental and substanc
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 11, 2018 02:03
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Little 'Quit-Smoking' Help at U.S. Mental Health Centers

stop-smoking assistance is limited at behavioral health centers, said Corinne Graffunder, director of CDC's Office on Smoking and Health. "Many people with mental health and substance abuse disorders want to stop smoking and are able to quit, and can do
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2018 02:19
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CARROLL: It’s Time for a New Discussion of Marijuana’s Risks

The greatest concern with tobacco smoking is cancer, so it’s reasonable to start there with pot...They smoke more in public, raising worries about secondhand smoke. A two-year-old study made news recently by arguing that one minute of exposure to pot
New York Times
added May 7, 2018 16:23
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3D structures of nicotine receptor could lead to new ways for treating addiction

UT Southwestern researchers today published in Nature atomic-scale blueprints of the most abundant class of brain nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. A structural understanding of the protein, found in neurons, could lead to new ways to treat nicotine add
News-Medical.net
added May 3, 2018 20:17
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Effect of Tobacco Smoking on CSF Monoamine Metabolite Concentrations

Regular tobacco smoking has no significant impact on monoamine metabolite concentrations in the cerebrospinal fluid of individuals with or without psychotic disorders, according to a recent study published in Psychiatry Research. Many previous studies th
Psychiatry Advisor
added May 3, 2018 19:26
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Examining risk perceptions among daily smokers naïve to reduced nicotine content cigarettes

If the FDA mandates a reduced nicotine content standard for cigarettes, educational campaigns will be needed to correct misperceptions about RNC cigarettes’ addictiveness and potential to aid cessation as well as inform consumers about their safety risks
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 29, 2018 01:17
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[California] SLO nursing home patient 'engulfed in flames' after he was left to smoke, lawsuit says

A lawsuit filed this week in San Luis Obispo Superior Court by Atascadero resident Floyd Lewelling, on behalf of his son Jeffrey Lewelling, says that staff at Mission View Health Center should not have given the man his own lighter nor left him alone in
San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune
added Apr 26, 2018 11:53
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