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New research reveals what motivates people to smoke

New research reveals what motivates people to smoke

Smokeless tobacco use carries little or no risk of cancer

Smokeless tobacco use carries little or no risk of cancer

Experts warn about electronic cigarettes

Experts warn about electronic cigarettes

People with darker skin might be more susceptible to nicotine addiction

People with darker skin might be more susceptible to nicotine addiction

Tiny genetic change keeps nicotine from binding to muscle cells

Tiny genetic change keeps nicotine from binding to muscle cells

Close relationships can perpetuate health-compromising behaviors

Close relationships can perpetuate health-compromising behaviors

Researchers find inherited genetic variation in nicotine addiction

Researchers find inherited genetic variation in nicotine addiction

Scientists discover that blocking a neuropeptide receptor decreases nicotine addiction

Scientists discover that blocking a neuropeptide receptor decreases nicotine addiction

A link found between nicotine addiction and autism

A link found between nicotine addiction and autism

Computers used to create predictive models of human disease

Computers used to create predictive models of human disease

The power of cigarettes not just down to nicotine

The power of cigarettes not just down to nicotine

First cigarette "buzz", addiction linked to gene

First cigarette "buzz", addiction linked to gene

New ways of exploiting medicinal uses of cannabis

New ways of exploiting medicinal uses of cannabis

Common genetic variations increase risk of life-long nicotine addiction for young smokers

Common genetic variations increase risk of life-long nicotine addiction for young smokers

Scripps Research Institute awarded patent for revolutionary technology

Scripps Research Institute awarded patent for revolutionary technology

Discovery of gene variant linked to nicotine addiction and lung cancer

Discovery of gene variant linked to nicotine addiction and lung cancer

New findings show additional similarity between opiate and nicotine addiction

New findings show additional similarity between opiate and nicotine addiction

New studies on brain and behavior from the world's leading scientists

New studies on brain and behavior from the world's leading scientists

Nicotine has significant effects on brain GABA

Nicotine has significant effects on brain GABA

Teens who use only cannabis appear to function better than those who also use tobacco

Teens who use only cannabis appear to function better than those who also use tobacco