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E-cigarette use triples among middle and high school students in just one year

Hookah use doubles; no decline seen in overall tobacco use among middle or high school students
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Apr 23, 2015 12:55
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Correlates of Hookah Use and Predictors of Hookah Trial in U.S. Young Adults

Results highlight rapid transitions in hookah use and several risk factors for initiation. Future studies should examine how these factors could be used as intervention targets to reduce tobacco use in this vulnerable age group.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Apr 16, 2015 14:01
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RAPID CHANGES IN HOOKAH USE FOUND IN LEGACY STUDY OF 18-24 YEAR-OLDS - TRACKS WITH CDC SURVEY OF YOUTH USE

new Legacy study entitled "Correlates of Hookah Use and Predictors of Hookah Trial in U.S. Young Adults," found that in 2013, almost a quarter of the U.S. young adults aged 18-24 had used hookah – water pipes used to smoke flavored tobacco. Six months la
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 16, 2015 14:00
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TWO DISTINCT STORIES EMERGE FROM CDC SURVEY ON YOUTH TOBACCO USE

The FDA has taken its first steps to regulate e-cigarettes, hookah and many kinds of cigars with draft regulations introduced a year ago. "If the steep increase in e-cigarette and hookah use by youth does anything, it should reinforce how important it is
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 16, 2015 13:59
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Government Survey Shows Youth E-Cigarette Use Tripled in One Year and Exceeds Use of Regular Cigarettes – FDA Must Act Now to Protect Kids

These survey results show why the Food and Drug Administration must act with urgency to protect our kids and issue a final rule to regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars and hookah. We again call on the FDA and the Obama Administra
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:57
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Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2014

From 2011 to 2014, substantial increases were observed in current e-cigarette and hookah use among middle and high school students, resulting in an overall estimated total of 2.4 million e-cigarette youth users and an estimated 1.6 million hookah youth u
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:52
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[Asia, Egypt, Israel] Attempted Smuggling of Nargillah Tobacco in Spare Tires Foiled

During the Passover holiday, attempt to smuggle goods into Eilat continued as usual, including an attempt to bring in nargilah (hookah) tobacco from Egypt to two Acco residents. Following a strong gut feeling, customs inspectors pulled the suspects' car
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Apr 14, 2015 12:47
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Adolescent Electronic Cigarette Use: Associations With Conventional Cigarette and Hookah Smoking

evidence from this study indicates the possibility of multiple product use among adolescents. E-cigarettes are not only associated with traditional cigarettes, but also with hookahs, a similar emerging product that offer tobacco flavors that may appeal to
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Apr 6, 2015 17:13
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[Canada] 25% of High School Seniors Now Try Smoking Hookah

Researchers at the University of Waterloo found that almost one in four high school seniors try smoking hookah. Their study estimates that more than 78,200 youth are current water pipe users. "While we can celebrate a continued slow decline in cigarette
University Herald
added Mar 28, 2015 07:08
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[Asia, India] Hookah bars to be banned in Mohali

a number of hookah bars serving tobacco molasses containing nicotine are operational in the district. The report states that even minors visit such bars. It is suspected that at times, other harmful substances are also mixed with tobacco molasses and se
Times of India
added Mar 27, 2015 15:06
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