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Article ID: 718868

19th Surgeon General of the United States to Join Bloomberg School as Distinguished Policy Scholar

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, the 19th U.S. Surgeon General and previous Vice Admiral of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, will join the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as the Distinguished Policy Scholar, beginning in September 2019.

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12-Sep-2019 8:30 AM EDT

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Newswise: Tweets Indicate Nicotine Dependence, Withdrawal Symptoms of JUUL Users

Article ID: 718596

Tweets Indicate Nicotine Dependence, Withdrawal Symptoms of JUUL Users

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

One out of every five tweets mentioning JUUL indentified for a new analysis also references addiction-related themes.

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9-Sep-2019 10:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Ollie Ganz Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health and Center for Tobacco Studies

Article ID: 718559

Ollie Ganz Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health and Center for Tobacco Studies

Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health is excited to announce that Ollie Ganz, DrPH, MSPH, will be joining the department of health behavior, society, and policy as an instructor in November.

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6-Sep-2019 8:50 AM EDT
Newswise: ATS Applauds Governor Whitmer’s Action on Flavored E-cigs and Urges FDA to Take Immediate Action

Article ID: 718517

ATS Applauds Governor Whitmer’s Action on Flavored E-cigs and Urges FDA to Take Immediate Action

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

The American Thoracic Society applauds Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to ban the sale of all flavored e-cigarette and vaping products in the state of Michigan.

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5-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718498

Cannabis and Mental Health: Legalization Spurs Need for New Research

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Now that cannabis has been legalized for recreational use in Canada, there's a growing need for research exploring the mental health implications of increased access to cannabis. That's the focus of the September Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of Addiction, official publication of the Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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5-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 718457

Medical marijuana laws impact use among sexual minorities differently than heterosexuals

Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

Bisexual women had higher rates of past-year and daily marijuana use compared to heterosexual women, according to a study just published at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.

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4-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Research Results

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Newswise: Johns Hopkins Launches Center For Psychedelic Research

Article ID: 718274

Johns Hopkins Launches Center For Psychedelic Research

Johns Hopkins Medicine

A group of private donors has given $17 million to start the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research at Johns Hopkins Medicine, making it what’s believed to be the first such research center in the U.S., and the largest research center of its kind in the world.

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4-Sep-2019 12:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718247

Georgetown Tobacco Control Expert Outlines Motivations of Altria-Juul Deal and Its Public Health Impact

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

The pending deal for Altria to purchase 35% of Juul Labs should serve as a “wake-up call” for the careful monitoring of competition in the nicotine delivery market, and for evaluating how regulations and policies impact cigarette and non-cigarette firms selling alternative nicotine delivery products, says a Georgetown University professor.

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29-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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