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Tobacco firms don't have to say they deceived public, court rules

...the companies intentionally designed cigarettes with enough nicotine "to create and sustain addiction" was within the bounds of...out ads addressing the negative health effects of smoking, nicotine manipulation, the health impact of secondhand smoke and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/tobacco-firms-dont-have-sa
Georgia smoking rate drops

...use,'' said June Deen of the American Lung Association in Georgia. She cited the use of e-cigarettes - which mimic the nicotine delivery of cigarettes - and smokeless tobacco.Recently, the CDC and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-05-24/georgia-smoking-rate-drops
Molecule is key to nicotine addiction

...gene to create mice hypersensitive to nicotine, pointing to a single molecule partly to blame for nicotine's addictive allure. The genetically...tripped up by the tiniest exposure to nicotine - 50 times less than the level of nicotine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/05/liv_433493.shtml
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FDA rules nicotine-spiked lollipops, lip balm illegal

...he gave them lollipops spiked with nicotine - a way to satisfy their cravings without...illegal Wednesday, saying the type of nicotine druggists were adding had not been tested...arguing they could hook children on nicotine and possibly lead them to take up cigarettes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/15/tec_338687.shtml
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Another possible hazard caused by nicotine

...Scientists are warning that smokers using nicotine patches and gum in efforts to quit may face another problem - a nicotine byproduct that could be hazardous...levels could be dangerously elevated by nicotine supplements. The study is published...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/10/tec_337782.shtml
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Nicotine's effects on babies called serious

...than cocaine during pregnancy and that nicotine causes more fetal brain damage than cocaine...public debate. "We haven't done with nicotine what's been done with crack-baby...Theodore Slotkin. His study, Fetal Nicotine or Cocaine Exposure: Which is Worse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/03/tec_230121.shtml
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Blacks may be more vulnerable to nicotine addiction

...CHICAGO -- Blacks appear to absorb more nicotine per cigarette than smokers of other races...researchers say. Why blacks seem to get more nicotine from cigarettes isn't clear. Researchers...in the way blacks and whites process nicotine, differences in smoking habits between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/08/ent_232797.shtml
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Blacks may be more vulnerable to nicotine addiction

...CHICAGO -- Blacks appear to absorb more nicotine per cigarette than smokers of other races...researchers say. Why blacks seem to get more nicotine from cigarettes isn't clear. Researchers...in the way blacks and whites process nicotine, differences in smoking habits between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/08/tec_232857.shtml
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Study: combination nicotine therapy works best to quit smoking

...LONDON -- Smokers who used a combination of a nicotine patch and nasal spray doubled their chances...program to help them quit. All were given nicotine patches, while half were given nicotine nasal spray and half a placebo spray. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/29/tec_251733.shtml
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Inhaler provides nicotine without smoking

...Administration approved the first smokeless nicotine inhaler Monday. The Nicotrol Inhaler...prescription only, allows smokers to suck nicotine through a plastic tube, letting the...Currently, would-be quitters can buy nicotine patches or chewing gum over the counter...

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