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In rise of U.S. vape shops, owners eye new marijuana market

the number of U.S. vape shops soars and shop owners seek to capitalize not only on the vaping trend, but on the more widespread, and legal, use of medical marijuana. Since 2008, the number of U.S. vape shops has grown to about 8,500, and the sale of elec
Reuters
added Jul 29, 2015 16:53
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Family, peers influence teens' e-cigarette use

Teens are more likely to use electronic cigarettes if their friends and family view them as cool or acceptable, a new study suggests.
Reuters
added Jul 29, 2015 16:50
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[Canada] Health officer says e-cigarettes shouldn’t be taxed like tobacco

Taxing e-cigarettes is ‘completely inconsistent’ with the province’s position that the products are avaialble for adults as a tobacco-use reduction or cessation aid, says Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief public health officer.
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Jul 29, 2015 16:47
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Unregulated E-Cigarettes Called Unacceptable by ASCO

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) stated that the lack of regulation of e-cigarettes is unacceptable and oncologists need to speak out on this issue. The effects of tobacco are something oncologists must deal with daily and, without regulatory
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Jul 29, 2015 16:45
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E-Cigarettes: Are Advocates Just Blowing Smoke?

Studies show that most smokers are killed not by cancer but by heart disease and non-cancer lung disease, said Glantz, who has done extensive research on the cardiovascular effects of tobacco. “E-cigarettes do deliver fewer carcinogens than conventional c
NIH Record
added Jul 29, 2015 16:41
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VIDEO: The cool factor: Teens report positive feedback to using e-cigarettes

An estimated 40 percent of teen users of e-cigarettes have never smoked tobacco, a new report finds, adding to the worries that the devices are attracting a whole new group of underage user, not just teens trying to quit regular cigarettes. Even more ala
Today Show (NBC)
added Jul 29, 2015 16:37
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HAELLE: Are E-Cigarettes' Popularity Causing More Teens To Smoke?

“Parents should discuss with their teens the known risks of nicotine use – nicotine is addictive and has established effects on the brain when used in adolescence,” she said. “They should also talk with their teens about the fact that the hazards of e-ci
Forbes
added Jul 29, 2015 16:35
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[UK] The e-cigarette craze and sweets for bankers get 'Nudge unit' thumbs-up

The influential Behavioural Insights Team, aka the 'Nudge unit', has thrown its backing behind e-cigarettes, asserting that vaping is the easiest way for smokers to quit because of its similarity to smoking. It is much easier to substitute a similar beha
Marketing Magazine (uk)
added Jul 29, 2015 16:33
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[UK] Best invention ever? The 'cigarette' that lets you inhale caffeine

The idea behind the product was to "take everything great about an energy drink, remove the bad and use innovative technology that delivers caffeine faster and without any calories or sugar". It is made with natural ingredients suvh as guarana extract (a
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 29, 2015 16:31
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Booming vape shops in South Florida brace for new rules

But the booming vaping business is in for a shock. An industry that has operated essentially without rules faces a regulatory upheaval dubbed by some as the “vapocalypse.” After largely ignoring vaping for a decade, the federal Food and Drug Administrati
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 29, 2015 16:30
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