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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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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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[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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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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