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Youth or Young Adults: Which Group Is at Highest Risk for Tobacco Use Onset?

Young adults had significantly higher incidence rates than youth to initiate ever and current use of each/all tobacco products for all comparisons. These findings extend prior research on the timing of the onset of tobacco use by using longitudinal analy
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Oct 19, 2018 19:20
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JUUL: Spreading Online and Offline

JUUL's official Twitter account is being followed—and its messages are being shared—by adolescents. Rigorous policies and prevention programs are needed to curb adolescent exposure to JUUL content and discussions online.
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Oct 19, 2018 19:01
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1 in 4 @JUULvapor Tweeps is Underage

JUUL’s Twitter handle is attracting adolescents to the point that at least a quarter of its followers appear to be under age 18, according to a new analysis by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Many of these minors – to whom it is illegal
Health News Digest
added Oct 19, 2018 18:57
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Many Young Juul Users May Not Know They're Addicted

Teens who use Juul e-cigarettes appear to be oblivious to the addictive potential, even when they already show signs of being hooked on the nicotine delivered by the devices, a new study shows. Teens reported using Juuls about twice as often as those smo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 19, 2018 18:48
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Experts are calling out a vape pen with 'scary' nicotine levels that teens love — here's how it affects the brain

Instagram and YouTube are full of videos of adolescents "Juuling," in class and in front of teachers. A string of high schools along the East Coast has acknowledged "Juuling" in bathroom stalls as a widespread problem, and dozens of teachers report confi
Business Insider
added Oct 19, 2018 18:47
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[Australia] How one doctor's dream funnelled $1.3 trillion away from tobacco companies

Not-for-profit organisation Tobacco Free Portfolios, with the support of Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, on Thursday launched the world's first "Verified Tobacco-Free" certification stamp, which will be rolled out in Australia next year. Bronwyn King was
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 19, 2018 18:36
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Is JUULing, The Cool Kid Accessory Of Choice, Going To Make It To Television?

the next obvious frontier is television...Cazzie David, the irascible daughter of Larry David, recently wrote a comedic guide to quitting “the JUUL.”...JUULing appears in American Vandal and the upcoming fourth season of The Magicians. The e-cigarette, th
Refinery29
added Oct 19, 2018 18:29
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EPA’s Proposal to Restrict Science Will Be Delayed: Score One for Science.

The proposal was originally designed to fight limits on second-hand smoke by essentially excluding from the decision-making process studies that would demonstrate population-level impacts on public health. Those studies rely on the confidential medical re
Union of Concerned Scientists
added Oct 19, 2018 18:24
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VIDEO: The Bootleg Nikes that Got Banned by Big Tobacco

In 2006, New York City designer Ari Saal Forman dropped a limited run of Menthol 10s... “dedicated to the two brands that have taken the most and given the least.”..facing an aggressive lawsuit from Newport. To this day, he’s not even legally allowed to
GENTNEWS
added Oct 19, 2018 18:24
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JUUL's Twitter Following Raises Alarm Among Vape Researchers

“JUUL representatives have said the company is not trying to target adolescents with their advertising or sales, but our research clearly indicates that a sizeable proportion of their Twitter audience is exactly this population,” said Chu.
Inverse
added Oct 19, 2018 18:24
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