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Teen smokers may be hard-wired to crave cigarettes

To see if young minds might be hard-wired to desire cigarettes, researchers did magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of teens and adults – including smokers and nonsmokers – who watched videos of adolescents and young adults smoking. With teen smokers
added Dec 30, 2015 23:32

[Australia] How Cigarette Packaging Fools You

a long history of marketing efforts to lessen people’s anxiety over the adverse health effects...the NICO Clean Tobacco Card....Smokers were to slip it into their packs of cigarettes, where the radiation from the uranium would somehow eliminate the poison
added Dec 30, 2015 22:26

[Australia] Plain packaging implementation: perceptions of risk and prestige of cigarette brands among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Following plain packaging implementation, there was a significant reduction in perceptions that ‘some cigarette brands are more harmful than others’. There was no overall change in perceptions of prestige. However, there was a significant interaction for
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
added Dec 30, 2015 17:27

[Malta] You smoke to relax, but smoking worsens stress

researchers at the University of Malta have demonstrated that the feeling of relaxation that follows the inhalation of tobacco smoke is simply a short-term sensation caused by the release of dopamine, the brain’s neurotransmitter of pleasure. “This feelin
Times of Malta (mt)
added Dec 29, 2015 18:54

[Asia] The Price of Secularism in Bangladesh

This was the unmarked headquarters of the Shahbag movement. A cloud of cigarette smoke hung over the scene. ‘‘We’re so tense these days that everybody has started smoking again,’’
New York Times
added Dec 29, 2015 15:52

Graphic Warnings on Cigarettes Help Smokers Consider Quitting

Researchers from Ohio State University found that photos of damage caused by tobacco use are more effective than words alone in deterring smokers. "The graphic images motivated smokers to think more deeply about their habit and the risks associated with
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 23, 2015 22:30

Varenicline and Suicide: Reconsidered and Reconciled

The FDA responded to these concerns by successively requiring information regarding risk of neuropsychiatric events in the ADVERSE REACTIONS, WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS, and finally the BOXED WARNING
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 21, 2015 15:15

[Massachusetts] Editorial: Raising the minimum age for tobacco use

Raising the minimum age would create trickle-down benefits. Consider that 18-year-olds are far more likely to have friends who are younger teens than 21-year-olds. This may mean fewer cigarettes ending up in the hands of all teenagers than before, helpin
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 20, 2015 19:26

[Pennsylvania] Smoking No Longer Allowed At Philadelphia's 14 Psychiatric Hospitals

People admitted, voluntarily or involuntarily, are no longer allowed to smoke in these hospitals. Doctor Rose Julius...says smoking is not helpful for those suffering from mental health issues. “It’s a myth that’s been perpetuated over time, predominant
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Dec 19, 2015 18:06

Teens with fewer mental health issues turn to e-cigarettes / Adolescents with moderate emotional health problems do not smoke, but they may vape, USC study finds

Surveyed teens who picked up vaping had emotional and behavioral problems that fell midway between smokers and teens who neither vaped nor smoked. Electronic cigarettes could be bringing a population of lower-risk teens into nicotine use.
University of Southern California (USC)
added Dec 18, 2015 20:08
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