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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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[North Carolina] Juul Labs agrees to support age-21 restrictions for buying its e-cigs

Juul Labs Inc. needed less than a day to agree to take significant steps to address federal and state regulatory concerns...Officials with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools have said they are aware of students using Juul — which is in the shape of a p
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 25, 2018 16:08
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Cigarillo packaging can influence product perception, study finds

finding cigarillo packs with colors and containing a flavor descriptor were rated more positively for taste and smell. The warnings didn't fully mitigate the draw of the packaging. "This is the first quantitative evidence that cigarillo packaging can inf
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:04
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Factual text and emotional pictures: overcoming a false dichotomy of cigarette warning labels [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our findings contradict courts’ conclusions that pictorial messages are emotional and not factual. Pictorial labels are rated as informative and factual, textual labels evoke emotion, and emotionality and informativeness are strongly correlated. These fin
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 17:11
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Pain interference and alcohol, nicotine, and cannabis use disorder in a national sample of substance users

Pain interference may confer risk for the occurrence of cannabis use disorder...and development of alcohol and nicotine dependence among users of both genders. Pain interference may be an important factor to monitor in these populations.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 18, 2018 13:17
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A fMRI study on the impact of advertising for flavored e-cigarettes on susceptible young adults

These and exploratory eye-tracking findings suggest that advertising for sweet/fruit flavors may increase positive associations with e-cigarettes and/or override negative associations with tobacco, and interfere with health warnings, suggesting that one
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 18, 2018 13:17
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Factors related to cigarette smoking and intent to quit among adolescent inpatients with psychiatric and substance use disorders

Smoking was related to several psychiatric and substance use problems. Notably, adolescent psychiatric inpatient smokers reported intention to quit smoking regardless of psychiatric disorders, psychiatric symptom severity, or other substance use.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 18, 2018 13:17
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[Connecticut] Candy or nicotine? Flavored e-cigarettes manipulate brain activity

Researchers from the Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science found in a recent study that advertisements for flavored e-cigarettes may override negative perceptions of tobacco products, especially in youth. Their brains process these advertisements as
Yale Daily News
added Apr 17, 2018 20:40
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[Florida] These Incredibly Crafted Anti-Smoking Ads Drop the Fear Tactics in Favor of Empathy

In these new, documentary-style PSAs for Tobacco Free Florida, agency Alma takes a refreshingly respectful approach to encouraging smokers to quit. Instead of extreme scare tactics, the ads acknowledge that smokers are often fully aware of the dangers an
Ad Week
added Apr 15, 2018 18:16
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Menthol Cigarette use in Young Adult Smokers with Severe Mental Illnesses

The high prevalence of menthol flavored cigarette use in this study group is consistent with previous reports of high rates of menthol use among young adults, Blacks, and middle-aged SMI smokers. This study supports existing evidence that policies to res
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 13, 2018 17:25
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