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A clear increase in nicotine addiction among American youth

Are American youth more addicted to nicotine? Prominent American tobacco expert Stanton Glantz conducted a study analyzing national cross-sectional surveys on tobacco and specifically e-cigarettes among youth from 2014 to 2021. This study was supplemented by a confirmatory analysis using the Youth Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System from 2015 to 2019. Surveys were conducted [...]

Nicotine reinforces cannabinoid intake

Does nicotine have an impact on cannabis?   Nicotine and cannabis are commonly used together, but few studies have examined the effects of their simultaneous administration. It is known that nicotine reinforces the intake of cannabinoids by enhancing the stimuli. What is valid for cannabis derivatives is also valid for other drugs. In the [...]

Quit smoking: the electronic cigarette more effective than gum and nicotine patch

Is the electronic cigarette more effective than gum and nicotine patches? Researchers from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom conducted a systematic review of the scientific literature to examine the effect of e-cigarettes in terms of efficacy, tolerability and safety of use to help smokers abstain from smoking over the long term. [...]

Using electronic cigarettes to reduce smoking would not increase nicotine addiction

Electronic cigarette: does its use increase nicotine addiction? Researchers at the Pennsylvania State Cancer Institute and the Center for Tobacco and Health Research are studying e-cigarettes and whether they can help nicotine users quit smoking or reduce their exposure to the toxic substances found in cigarettes. Their latest study addressed a common question of [...]

In the United Kingdom, the use of electronic cigarettes increasing among youth

Vape: young British use more and more electronic cigarettesThe committee ASH Smokefree in Great Britain has published a study on the use of electronic cigarettes among young people. From this study, the following observations emerged:A large majority of 11-17 year olds have never tried or are not familiar with e-cigarettes (83.8%).By 2022, 15.8% of 11-17 [...]

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