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EDITORIAL: Our view: E-cigs must change or die

Yes, tobacco is a legal product, and adults can make the decision to smoke if they want. But the health risks are undeniable, as is the addictive nature of nicotine. Many start smoking thinking they can quit whenever they want. It’s rarely that easy. It’
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 17, 2018 17:08
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Virginia woman badly burned by vaping device, airlifted to hospital, police say

“It was like a big smoke bomb went off and then just 'boom.' It shattered and fire everywhere,” said Dennis Whitaker, the boyfriend of 34-year-old Heather Boyd. He says she had just purchased new batteries for the device. “She’s screaming, ‘I’m burning
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Sep 17, 2018 16:40
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JUUL and other stealth vaporisers: hiding the habit from parents and teachers

Conclusions The vaping industry has demonstrated much ingenuity in devising discreet vaporisers and de-emphasising exhaled vapour plumes and their aroma. The US market for vaping devices with stealthy characteristics is anything but inconspicuous, with J
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:42
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Youth access to JUUL online: eBay sales of JUUL prior to and following FDA action

Following FDA contact, most listings were no longer active. However, 3.4% of these vendors still sold JUUL devices or pods and 15.5% were selling other vaporisers or nicotine products.... Online platforms may lack the will or expertise to effectively mon
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:42
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Electronic cigarette explosion and burn injuries, US Emergency Departments 2015–2017

There are more e-cigarette explosion and burn injuries in the USA than estimated in the past reports. Improved surveillance of e-cigarette injuries and regulation of e-cigarette devices is urgently needed. NEISS could be a valuable resource for e-cigaret
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:42
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[UK-Scotland] Assessing progress in protecting non-smokers from secondhand smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Scotland has witnessed a dramatic reduction in SHS exposure in the past two decades, but there are still nearly one in five non-smoking adults who have measurable exposure to SHS on any given day. Tobacco control strategies globally should consider the us
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:37
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Estimated impact of the GST on tobacco products in India

To examine the potential impact of the goods and services tax (GST)...for cigarettes, the specific cess constitutes the majority of tax revenue, and therefore, it must be revised regularly to protect revenue and keep real prices from falling. In addition,
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:32
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[Washington] Health Department Plans to Appeal Court Ruling in Vaping Lawsuit

On Sept. 10 of this year, a judge decided in favor of parties in a lawsuit that challenged parts of the Health Department regulations to address vapor product sampling and ventilation at retail vape shops. The Health Department will appeal the judge’s de
The Suburban Times (Lakewood, WA)
added Sep 17, 2018 11:29
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Prenatal and concurrent cocaine, alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco effects on adolescent cognition and attention

Highlights • Prenatal cocaine/polydrug exposure (PCE) may lead to substance (SUDs) through associated cognitive deficits and early substance use. • PCE and non-exposed adolescents were compared on cognitive functions and drug use. • PCE adolescents had
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 16, 2018 18:47
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[California] Unit 6 - What are JUULs & Other Pod-Based Systems (e.g., PHIX, Suorin, Blu)?

Toolkit Disclaimer: We have been informed that some companies that are in the business of selling products that contain tobacco and/or nicotine had either included links to our Toolkit in their marketing materials, or implied that The Stanford Tobacco P
Stanford University School of Medicine
added Sep 15, 2018 21:22
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