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White matter development and tobacco smoking in young adults: A systematic review with recommendations for future research

•Review of diffusion tensor imaging studies of tobacco-smoking in young adults. •Young adult smokers have increased fractional anisotropy in the corpus genu. •Findings suggest different effects of smoking on white matter across the lifespan.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added May 3, 2016 16:13
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Heavy alcohol consumption hampers attempts to quit smoking, study finds

The team, which was led by researchers from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, conducted a study which found that heavy alcohol consumption increases the rate of nicotine metabolism, which makes it much harder to quit. However, after smokers stopped drin
Consumer Affairs
added May 3, 2016 16:12

[North Carolina] NC lawmaker sued as farm workers claim some wages unpaid

Seven Mexican farm laborers are suing a North Carolina legislator, claiming they weren't paid wages due from working on the lawmaker's crops...Jackson...has received financial backing from agribusiness contributors. His farm operations grow...and tobacco
AP - Associated Press
added May 3, 2016 16:09

[Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont] Well Water a Suspected Cause of Bladder Cancer in New England

"But we should emphasize that smoking remains the most common and strongest risk factor for bladder cancer, and therefore smoking cessation is the best method for reducing bladder cancer risk."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 3, 2016 16:07

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Vietnam] BAKER: President Obama Pushes a Weak Case on TPP

One important exception is tobacco. Several of the countries in the TPP have high tariffs on U.S. tobacco exports, so the TPP will be making cigarettes cheaper for kids in Vietnam, Malaysia, and elsewhere.
added May 3, 2016 15:59

[Canada] Region of Peel One Step Closer to Prohibiting Waterpipe Smoking in Public Places

Today, Peel Regional Council voted to enact a by-law to prohibit the use of waterpipes (also known as hookah) in enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces, restaurants and bar patios, schools, playgrounds, and sporting areas within Peel region. The by-l
Region of Peel (ca)
added May 3, 2016 15:56

[France, Germany, Italy, Korea - South, Poland, Russia, UK] EY analysis reveals rapidly growing e-cigarette market

The analysis and conclusions from the report, ‘E-cigarettes: an emerging category’ draw upon comprehensive surveys from seven diverse markets: Italy, France, Germany, Poland, U.K. Russia and South Korea. Across these markets the number of e-cigarette use
Cambridge Network (uk)
added May 3, 2016 15:55
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[West Virginia] Wife accuses husband’s insurance carrier of contract breach

Cincinnati Life is allegedly refusing to honor the claim because they insist his denial during the application process of ever using tobacco is false, since he died of esophageal cancer. The plaintiff states that Robertson never used tobacco.
West Virginia Record
added May 3, 2016 15:51

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] RAPPA: Going up in smoke: Terrorist financing and contraband cigarettes

A strange bond exists between smokers, contraband operators and terrorists around the world...Its funding ties to illicit cigarettes are also growing stronger. The authorities in this region must make every effort to stymie the links. Relying on border
Straits Times (sg)
added May 3, 2016 15:42
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John Boehner Was ‘Enthusiastic’ About Obama Video, White House Says

In a post on Twitter on Monday, Mr. Boehner said he had a good time filming the video with the president and noted that the “cigarette gag was president’s idea! Nice job by @WhiteHouse media team.”
New York Times
added May 3, 2016 15:39
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