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 animal [...]
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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. [...]
How many people have already tried the electronic cigarette? In 2020, 34.7% of the French metropolitan population had already tried the electronic cigarette. 5.4% of French people said they were currently vaping (compared to 3.8% in 2017) and 4.3% used it daily. In 2018, only, 1% of daily vapers have never smoked tobacco. They [...]
Vape: young British use more and more electronic cigarettes The 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 [...]
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 whether initiation of [...]
Quitting smoking: how to improve your health and well-being? Adult smokers who switch to e-cigarettes are more likely to improve their health and well-being, according to a new study from the University of Washington. The study tracked the health and social functioning of smokers at two stages of adulthood, at age 30 and then [...]
Is the term "aerosol" used by the vaper? The scientific term for the substance that people inhale and exhale from a vaping device is "aerosol", but has the public appropriated the term? That's the question American researchers at the University of North Carolina asked themselves. They sought to understand how tobacco users call the [...]
Smoking and Pregnancy: Effects on Birth Weight Smoking has many negative health consequences for pregnant women and babies born to people who smoke. However, there is potential for vaping products to reduce the negative health effects associated with smoking. Further research is needed to develop an evidence base in this area. A study from [...]
Une nouvelle solution pour arrêter de fumer ? The French company NFL Biosciences is developing NFL-101, a plant-based drug extracted from tobacco and initially developed by the Pasteur Institute in France to desensitize tobacco factory workers who developed skin allergies to tobacco leaves from handling them. The active ingredient is a protein that the [...]
Electronic Cigarette: which base is the most suitable for flavors? In addition to an effective and rapid delivery of nicotine, the flavors play an essential role in the adoption of the e-cigarette and probably eventually, in the cessation of smoking. With this in mind, the Institut Supérieur International du Parfum, de la Cosmétique et [...]