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Submission + - Research: Tobacco Co.s Add Weight Loss Drugs (

smitty777 writes: According to this article from the European Journal of Public Health, the tobacco companies have been implicated in adding a number of drugs to tobacco products to enhance their weigh reducing properties. Discovery News did a good job of explaining the neurological process for appetite suppression, which involves activating pro-opiomelanocortin cells in the hypothalamus.
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Research: Tobacco Co.s Add Weight Loss Drugs

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