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Smoking And The Immune System: Nicotine Causes An Increased Inflammatory Response

"Because of the direct link between nicotine itself and inflammation, this study has important implications including that alternative forms of nicotine inhalation, such as vaping that lacks other chemicals from cigarette smoke, may nonetheless still hav
Medical Daily
added Nov 5, 2016 14:34
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[Australia, UK] 'Nicotine is not harmful': Doctor calls for e-cigarettes to be legalised - to save lives and help smokers kick the habit

Medical experts are pushing for e-cigarettes to be made legal in Australia in a bid to save 'millions of lives' and help smokers to kick the deadly habit. Electronic cigarettes, also known as vaporisers or vapes, first hit the market in 2003 but have s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 3, 2016 14:37
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NICOPURE v FDA: SUPPLEMENTAL MEMORANDUM to Respond to the Court’s October 26, 2016 by FDA, Nov 1, 2016

If an NFL is not a “tobacco product”—that is, if it is not made or derived from tobacco and does not meet the definition of a “component or part”—then it is not subject to the deeming rule, and a premarket application is not required. Thus, the FDA does
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 2, 2016 21:48
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NICOPURE v FDA: SUPPLEMENTAL MEMORANDUM re Minute Order by AMERICAN E-LIQUID MANUFACTURING STANDARDS ASSOCIATION, et. al. Nov 1, 2016

Plaintiffs’ challenge presents a purely legal threshold question: Whether FDA may ever regulate Non-Tobacco E-liquids, under any circumstance. Such a facial challenge is fit for review, and postponing review would expose Plaintiffs to significant hardship
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 2, 2016 21:32
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Mandating a Reduction in the Nicotine Content of Cigarettes Would Likely Decrease Both the Rate and Prevalence of Smoking

51% of participants who smoked 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine cigarettes predicted that they would quit within one year...Addiction Journal published online a new report investigating smokers’ cost sensitivity for Very Low Nicotine cigarettes. Led by D
Business Wire
added Nov 2, 2016 15:27
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[UK] ASH Fact Sheet - Use of electronic cigarettes among children in Great Britain

regular use remains rare and is most common among those who currently smoke or have previously smoked. This indicates that it is unlikely that electronic cigarettes are currently acting as a gateway, something which leads causally to smoking. - A grow
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:40
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Nicotine induces neutrophil extracellular traps

The current study aimed at investigating the role of nicotine, the addictive component of tobacco and electronic cigarettes, on triggering NET formation. We report that nicotine induces neutrophils to release NETs in a dose-dependent manner. Nicotine-indu
Journal of Leukocyte Biology
added Oct 31, 2016 18:19
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Scientists identify missing link between smoking and inflammation

scientists show that nicotine activates certain white blood cells, called neutrophils, which in turn release molecules that lead to increased inflammation. "Our study reveals an explanation how nicotine contributes to induction of inflammation and in doi
EurekAlert
added Oct 31, 2016 18:15
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How Medicaid and Other Public Policies Affect Use of Tobacco Cessation Therapy, United States, 2010–2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

States could increase efforts to quit by developing more comprehensive coverage and reducing barriers to coverage. Reductions in barriers could bolster smoking cessation rates, and the costs would be small compared with the costs of treating smoking-rela
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:01
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Medicaid Policies That Help Smokers Quit Also Save on Health Care Costs

Medicaid policies that require patients to go for tobacco-cessation counseling before they get a nicotine patch or some other type of anti-smoking drug actually lead to a reduction in the use of such medication, according to a study by Leighton Ku, PhD, M
Milken Institute School of Public Health (George Washington University)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:00
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