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Negative affect, message reactance and perceived risk: how do pictorial cigarette pack warnings change quit intentions?

Pictorial cigarette pack warnings increased quit intentions by increasing negative affect. Message reactance partially attenuated this increase in intentions. The opposing associations of negative affect and reactance on perceived risk may explain why pic
Tobacco Control
added Jan 31, 2018 02:34
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[Europe, UK-Scotland] Blanket ban on smoking in mental health hospitals declared ‘lawful’

A judge in the Court of Session ruled that the complete ban on smoking was “lawful” and did not breach the petitioners’ rights to respect for a private life, but held that the prohibition on lighters was “unlawful”.
Scottish Legal News (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:54
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[California] AUDIO: Is Smoking Pot While Pregnant Safe For The Baby?

studies nationally suggest there's been a sharp jump in pot use among pregnant women, especially among younger mothers... with recreational cannabis now legal in at least eight states and the District of Columbia, physicians like Gossett are worried that
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:47
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Combined smoking cues enhance reactivity and predict immediate subsequent smoking

This novel cue reactivity study examined smokers' reactivity to combined proximal and distal smoking cues. Exposure to a combination of two smoking cues (proximal and environment) led to the greatest increases in cue-induced craving and smoking behavior
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:07
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Harm Perceptions of Menthol and Nonmenthol Cigarettes Differ by Brand, Race/Ethnicity, and Gender in US Adult Smokers: Results from PATH Wave 1

Implications Menthol cigarettes have been historically marketed with messages conveying lower harm than other cigarettes. Little is known about how contemporary adult menthol smokers perceive the harm of their usual brand, and potential differences by ra
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:03
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Public misperception that very low nicotine cigarettes are less carcinogenic

Many smokers had the misperception that smoking VLNC cigarettes is less likely to cause cancer, and some stated that they would be less likely to quit. A VLNC standard may be more effective if accompanied by a communication campaign that emphasises the co
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2018 01:09
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Large study finds higher rates of early substance use among children with ADHD

found that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) engaged in substance use at a younger age than those without ADHD and had a significantly higher prevalence of regular marijuana and cigarette use into adulthood. Led by researchers
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:09
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Tobacco's Harms May Come Sooner Than Smokers Think

Researchers found that compared with nonsmokers, those who smoke generally believe that any health problems -- from yellow teeth to lung cancer -- would strike later in life. It's a perception, researchers said, that might delay some people's efforts to
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 24, 2018 04:46
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[UK] 43% of Brits Think Vaping Is Better Than Smoking: YouGov

Over 2 in 5 adults in Britain believe that electronic cigarettes are less harmful than traditional tobacco cigarettes and that vaping, overall, is much better for people's health, according to the results of a new survey on behalf of leading British onlin
PR Newswire
added Jan 22, 2018 23:10
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[UK] Teens who smoke cigarettes are at higher risk of developing psychosis

Researchers from the University of Bristol examined survey data from 3,328 teenagers who had answered questions on their use of cigarettes and marijuana. The team found that those who had smoked cigarettes only at an early age were 4.3% more likely to e
IBTimes (uk)
added Jan 22, 2018 20:07
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