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Social media e-cigarette exposure and e-cigarette expectancies and use among young adults

was associated with current e-cigarette use indirectly through two of the four positive outcome expectancies examined, namely, positive “smoking” experience and positive sensory experience. We discuss the implications of the findings in the context of tob
Science Direct
added Nov 17, 2017 23:09
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[France] "French Elvis" Johnny Hallyday hospitalised - media

, had a brush with death in 2009 and is currently being treated for cancer.... Hard partying, drugs, alcohol and dark tobacco played a part in carving out the husky voice and an increasingly craggy face
Reuters
added Nov 17, 2017 21:45
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[Illinois] Barrington police: Numerous teens face charges for underage e-cigarette, tobacco possession

The following items were taken from Barrington, South Barrington and Barrington Hills police reports and press releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt.
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 17, 2017 21:38
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[South Africa] More British American Tobacco shares might be sold by Reinet

The group’s investment in BAT remains its single largest investment position, with the firm holding 68.1million shares in BAT, representing some 2.97percent of BAT’s issued share capital. The company said the decrease in its net asset value of 604millio
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:37
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Smoking study personalizes treatment

A simple blood test is allowing Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) researchers to determine which patients should be prescribed varenicline (Chantix) to stop smoking and which patients could do just as well, and avoid side effects, by using a ni
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:34
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[California] Study: Rated T video games glamorize smoking

In one study, 42 percent of video games reviewed contained tobacco images but only eight percent of those had tobacco-related content descriptors. "People should know that the smoking depictions have the potential to drive behavior," said Dave Dobbins.
KFSN ABC-30 (Fresno, CA)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:32
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[Africa] Key Images From Robert Mugabe’s 37 Years Ruling Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean tobacco farmers protest at the low prices being offered for their crop at an auction in Harare on the first day of marketing season in March 2015. Exports of tobacco, the nation’s biggest foreign-currency earner among agricultural products, co
Bloomberg News
added Nov 17, 2017 21:30
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[Wisconsin] Underage tobacco sales growing, Chippewa County health department says

Underage tobacco sales are a growing problem, an official at the Chippewa County Department of Public Health said Tuesday, after a survey was released that indicated underage tobacco sales in Wisconsin had jumped from 7.2 percent in 2016 to 7.7 percent i
Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, WI)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:29
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A Power Shift In Big Tobacco

Bis Research recently conducted what was intended as a “conservative” market research survey that estimates that: The global e-cigarette market was estimated to be worth $8 billion in 2015, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 19.34% throughout the forec
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Nov 17, 2017 21:28
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E-cigarettes: Is Australia out of step with other countries?

But many Australian public health experts oppose the use of e-cigarettes, arguing there isn't enough evidence to show they're safe. They point to Australia's low smoking rates, and say we should continue what we're doing to lower them further. In their
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:15
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