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Smokers with newly discovered genetic markers have higher lung cancer risk

University of Hawai'i Cancer Center researchers have discovered new genetic markers associated with a fast rate of nicotine metabolism, which potentially leads smokers to smoke more, thereby increasing their risk for lung cancer.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:28
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Reducing Disparities in Tobacco Retailer Density by Banning Tobacco Product Sales Near Schools

Proximity-based point of sale (POS) policies banning tobacco product sales near schools appear to be more effective in reducing retailer density in lower income and racially diverse neighborhoods than in higher income and white neighborhoods, and hold gre
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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Chronic electronic cigarette exposure in mice induces features of COPD in a nicotine-dependent manner [FREE FULL TEXT]

Exposure to inhaled nicotine-containing e-cigarette fluids triggered effects normally associated with the development of COPD including cytokine expression, airway hyper-reactivity and lung tissue destruction. These effects were nicotine-dependent both in
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Aug 25, 2016 13:05
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FDA claims authority to regulate nicotine-free e-cig products

The question at hand is whether e-cigs and vaporizers, when used with nicotine-free liquids, are tobacco products, as claimed by the FDA. Nicopure began operations in 2009, nearly two years after the FDA set a predicate date of Feb. 15, 2007, for smokele
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 23, 2016 22:09
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GTNF agenda published

Tobacco Reporter has published the agenda of the upcoming Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum. Scheduled for Sept. 27-29, the event promises to be the most exciting GTNF yet.
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 20, 2016 19:43
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Fewer Cancer-Causing Chemicals in E-Cigs Than Regular Cigarettes: Study

"This study suggests that smokers who completely switch to e-cigarettes and stop smoking tobacco cigarettes may significantly reduce their exposure to many cancer-causing chemicals," said lead author Maciej Goniewicz, an assistant professor of oncology a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 20, 2016 17:09
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Impact of self-reported lifetime depression or anxiety on effectiveness of mass distribution of nicotine patches

The mass distribution of free nicotine patches (without behavioural support) is effective among smokers with or without lifetime history of depression or anxiety alike, providing further support for the adoption of similar initiatives as a means of promot
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2016 02:37
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SULLUM: FDA Says Nicotine-Free E-Liquids Are Tobacco Products in 'Certain Circumstances'

Manufacturers will have to guess which circumstances those are, because the FDA won't say... The FDA's position is that Nicopure can't challenge the potential regulation of its nicotine-free e-liquids because it does not know whether they will actually b
Reason Magazine
added Aug 19, 2016 20:07
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[Utah] Greg Bell: If tobacco were new, we'd never let it be sold

Utah has so far chosen not to tax e-cigarettes and vaping substances....we should do everything possible to reduce consumption. We can’t ban tobacco altogether because it’s so entrenched in our society and economy. But we ought to make it more expensive,
Deseret News
added Aug 19, 2016 10:32
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Changes in Smoking Rates Among Pregnant Women and the General Female Population in Australia, Finland, Norway, and Sweden [FREE FULL TEXT]

: Although smoking has declined substantially in recent decades, there are groups lagging behind this general trend. Young pregnant women are of particular concern in this respect. The possibility that these findings reflect the changing characteristics o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 25, 2016 14:16
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