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[UK] Government launches consultation on sale of e-cigs to under-18s

consultation proposes to stop the sale of nicotine inhaling products, including e-cigarettes, nicotine refill cartridges and nicotine liquids, to under-18s and would also make it an offence for an adult to buy e-cigarettes for a child.
The Grocer (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 07:08
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[UK] Protecting children from secondhand smoke and nicotine addiction

The majority of respondents to our consultation on making private vehicles smokefree when carrying children agreed that reducing children’s exposure to secondhand smoke is important. We will introduce the regulations to allow new rules to come into forc
GOV.UK
added Dec 18, 2014 02:31
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In measuring teen nicotine use, public health agencies often rely on data that are too crude

public health agencies rely too heavily on reports of monthly cigarette use, a broad statistic that makes it difficult to draw conclusions about current habits and historical changes in behavior, according to a new study.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:12
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[Hawaii] More Teens Puffing on E-Cigs | dailyRx

electronic cigarettes are unregulated, widely advertised and readily available in the US — and they may be catching on with teens. But parents can take action to keep their kids from using nicotine products of any kind.
DailyRx
added Dec 16, 2014 07:10
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[Hawaii] E-Cigarettes May Recruit Lower Risk Teens to Nicotine Use

Researchers at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and University of Hawaii Cancer Center find that one-third of Hawaiian adolescents have tried e-cigarettes, half of whom have never used another tobacco product.
Newswise
added Dec 16, 2014 06:55
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[Hawaii] E-Cigarette Use May Be Rising Among Teens

Nearly a third of Hawaiian high school students have tried e-cigarettes, new research suggests. This finding reflects a growing trend of American teens flocking to the nicotine inhalation devices, according to public health experts.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 16, 2014 06:39
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[California] BENTLEY: Stanford smoking: University lacks courage of 1,477 others to go smoke-free

It's incredibly disappointing to learn that Stanford once investigated the "sunny side of smoking" with Big Tobacco to conclude that nicotine enhances the performance of nonsmoking airline pilots. Yet hope is renewed as the Stanford School of Medicine an
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 14, 2014 14:15
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VIDEO: China’s E-Cigarette Boom

Ninety percent of the world’s e-cigarettes are made in China. Experts warn, however, that poorly manufactured devices can vaporize heavy metals and carcinogens alongside the nicotine. Video by Jonah M. Kessel on Publish Date December 13, 2014.
New York Times
added Dec 13, 2014 21:02
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State Laws Prohibiting Sales to Minors and Indoor Use of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems — United States, November 2014

Proven tobacco prevention strategies, including comprehensive smoke-free laws and robust prohibitions against sales to minors, could be effective in preventing youth ENDS use and denormalizing tobacco use. Simultaneously upholding and accelerating strate
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 12, 2014 03:37
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More than 16 million children live in states where they can buy e-cigarettes legally

Forty states have enacted laws prohibiting the sale of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), including e-cigarettes, to minors, but 10 states and the District of Columbia still permit such sales, according to a report published by the Centers for
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:56
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