Tag: cigarette

  • About Addiction: Drug Marketing, Prescription Drug Use, and Binge drinking

    Drug Marketing to teens? The Guardian – Drug marketing has been trying to target the youthful population in order to get new generations of consumers to buy products for generations to come.  Tobacco producers in particular are taking advantage of today’s electronic world by targeting individuals on social networking sites such as Facebook and going to music festivals […]

  • About Addiction: Smoking, Alcohol, Painkillers, Prescriptions

    This are new, interesting articles about addiction. Check out the links to the articles, and give us your feedback. Smoking and related issues Health Day: Smoking increases the risk of age-related macular degeneration, a disease that robs people of their sight. Reuters: When cigarette smokers quit smoking, chronic stress levels may go down. This should […]

  • Nicotine vaccine? It seems addicts would love one!

    Okay, so there’s no vaccine for nicotine yet, but if researchers ever find one (like they did for cocaine), this recent study by a group at the University of Pennsylvania suggests that smokers are ready and willing. In fact, more than half of them were biting at the bit! In case you’re wondering (and don’t […]

  • Kids perceive regular marijuana use less risky – Some tips.

    The pendulum swings again. After years of decreases in use and in perceptions about use, a recent report indicates that high-school kids are once again beginning to use , and consider less risky the use of, marijuana. The movement is no doubt part of a semi-regular cycle. After lack of awareness about prescription drugs and […]