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The nicotine in e-liquids for e-cigarettes has encouraged many smokers to take up vaping, but still causes concern as reflected in numerous regulations and policies. Studied for decades, this alkaloid continues to drive political and scientific debate.

Study: Adolescent Brains May React Differently to Vapour Than Adult Brains 

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Led by Prof. Jibran Khokhar, University of Guelph researchers conducted the behavioral test (conditioned place preference, CPP) using adolescent and adult animals, to assess...

UK Teens as Young as 11 Given Nicotine Patches to Quit...

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Despite being under age to purchase tobacco products, 1,994 teens were prescribed nicotine patches on the NHS to help them quit smoking. To the...

New Study Links Nicotine Exposure to Breast Cancer Metastasis

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Cigarette smoking has been associated with a higher incidence of breast cancer spread, or metastasis, lowering the survival rate by 33% at diagnosis, however...

New Zealand: Nicotine Pouches Banned as Part of Smokefree Bill

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Nicotine pouches are tea bag-like pouches which are placed under the upper lip for about 15 to 30 minutes depending on one’s preferred nicotine...

Australia: Sales of Nicotine-Containing Vapes Available Only Via Prescription

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After a number of appeals by public health experts, last month it was announced that Australian authorities had agreed to establish a Select Committee...

US Survey Reveals Doctors’ Misconceptions About Nicotine Risks

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83% of the doctors inaccurately believed that nicotine directly contributed to heart disease and 81% said that it contributed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...

BAT to Start Manufacturing Nicotine Pouches in Kenya

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A recent study conducted by the tobacco company to illustrate the relative safety of the products, analysed the toxicological impact of BAT's nicotine pouches...

BAT Study Suggests Nicotine Pouches Are Safer Than Cigarettes And Snus

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Given that conducted by a tobacco company to illustrate the relative safety of one of its products, this study is not independent, most tobacco...

Differences in Nicotine Intake From Smoking Vs Vaping in Dual Users

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The study recruited 36 healthy participants who used both cigarettes and e-cigarettes. The amount of nicotine in the participants’ plasma was measured, alongside their level...

The Relationship Between Juul Dependence and Perceived Addiction

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The study titled, “Addiction vs. Dependence: A Mixed Methods Analysis of Young Adult JUUL Users,” gathered data from 595 college students via a cross-sectional...