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The politics of vaping: Promoting one addiction over another

E-cigarettes and vaping devices were initially marketed as smoking cessation devices. The logic being that if a person smokes an e-cigarette instead of a traditional, tobacco leaf-burning cigarette, he or she stands a better chance of quitting smoking because e-cigarettes were originally advertised as not habit forming. E-cigarettes were also promoted as being less harmful …

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Internet Addiction

Is the Internet Becoming an Addiction? Almost everyone spends a significant portion of their day surfing the Internet, but is our collective web compulsion becoming an addiction for some of us? Although it is not officially listed as a diagnosable mental health disorder, it is under consideration, modeled after gambling disorder and recognized as a …

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