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[Australia] Family of father-of-three who took his life after taking drug to help him quit smoking calls for the controversial medication to be banned

Jim Leventis, 43, fell into a deep depression after discontinuing the medication / Ex-wife said the drug triggered the decline in his mental health with no warnings / Champix linked to 20 deaths by suicide in Australia in last five years, TGA said / The
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:24
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Comparison of Tobacco and Electronic Cigarette Reward Value Measured During a Cue-Reactivity Task: An Extension of the Choice Behavior Under Cued Conditions Procedure

data suggest that e-cigarette puffs are less valued and generate less craving than tobacco cigarette puffs for dual users. The data provide clear support for the utility of Choice Behavior Under Cued Conditions for examining a range of motivational proces
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 18, 2018 15:02
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E-cigarette adverts and children’s perceptions of tobacco smoking harms: an experimental study and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions This study adds to existing evidence that exposure to e-cigarette adverts reduces children’s perceptions of the harm of occasional tobacco smoking.
British Medical Journal
added Jul 18, 2018 02:39
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Adults’ Perceptions of Nicotine Harm to Children

the array of products through which children could be exposed to nicotine has grown substantially...Although most adults perceive nicotine exposure as harmful for children, there are important differences based on sex, racial and/or ethnic background, and
Pediatrics
added Jul 16, 2018 23:22
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[Australia] From edible underwear and boob jobs to cigarettes because it 'reduces stress levels at work': The bizarre items people try to sneakily claim on their tax

'We all know smoking is bad for you but those who indulge have been known to argue that it reduces their stress levels,' Mr Chapman said. 'On that basis, one taxpayer argued for a tax deduction for his habit as a form of 'stress relief'. We sent that o
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 13, 2018 23:58
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E-cigarette Use Among US Adults: Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-cigarettes were used primarily by current smokers and recent former smokers. The main reasons for use center around perceptions that e-cigarettes are less harmful than cigarettes to users and others.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 12, 2018 21:16
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[California] Suit May Proceed with Man Who Gouged Out His Eyes While in Jail

A judge said today he is inclined to keep Pfizer Inc. as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by a man who claims its Chantix anti-smoking medication was a factor in a psychotic breakdown that led him to gouge his eyes out while jailed in Los Angeles.
CNSNews
added Jul 12, 2018 16:24
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Yet Another Reason Why It's Hard to Stop Smoking

"When people attempt to quit smoking, what they are really doing is attempting to bury part of their old identity and reconfigure a new one," said lead researcher Caitlin Notley, from the University of East Anglia in England. "That can be hard. Particul
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 12, 2018 15:05
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[Australia] Cigarette packaging to be reviewed after shock study

NEW warnings could be added to cigarette packets after an Australian study found that people remain unaware of all the risks associated with smoking.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Jul 11, 2018 13:30
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Acute perceptions of preferred cigarettes when blinded to brand

Acute perceptions of one’s own cigarette are substantially lower when smokers are simply unaware of brand, relative to those aware it is their preferred brand. Results support the notion that perceptions of smoking own brand are enhanced by marketing effo
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 01:57
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