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[New York] JUUL-Addicted NYU Braces for Federal Crackdown

E-cigarettes, particularly JUUL, are ubiquitous at NYU. Students can be found vaping while walking between classes, in dorms and at parties. Some underage NYU students — the legal smoking age in New York City is 21 — started before they came to college.
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22

[Georgia] What you smoke can say a lot about you

Mujiri, an Arts and Sciences student, has been smoking throughout college, and despite the introduction of new vapes, she’s been faithful to the cigarette. “It’s old school. It’s a routine. You light it, you ash it, you put it out. It sounds weird to non
Georgia State University Signal
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22

[Africa, Kenya] Cigarette smoke residue risky for children

Children who breathe second-hand smoke have an elevated risk of developing ear infections, coughs and colds, bronchitis and pneumonia, and tooth decay. Long term, children exposed to second-hand smoke may go through life with poorly developed lungs and b
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 19, 2018 17:14
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[New York] Nearly 1 in 11 US Kids Are Vaping Pot, Study Reveals

Researchers say that 1 in 3 high schoolers, or roughly 1.7 million, and nearly 1 in 4 middle school students, or 425,000, used pot in e-cigs says the report has the most comprehensive nationwide estimates of use of marijuana in e-cigarett
added Sep 19, 2018 17:02

In Face of Teen E-Cigarette Epidemic, FDA Cracking Down on Retailers, Manufacturers

The FDA also sent out 12 warning letters to other online retailers selling e-liquids or nicotine solutions that resemble kid-friendly food products like juice boxes, candy, and cookies. These products are extremely dangerous for young children and, if in
The Legal Examiner
added Sep 19, 2018 17:02
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[UK] Dementia Incidence Tied to Air Pollution

Older people living in areas with higher air pollution were more likely to be diagnosed with dementia in subsequent years, an observational study in England found. Adults living in areas of London with the highest levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) had a
MedPage Today
added Sep 19, 2018 16:59
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Association of Cadmium and Lead Exposure With the Incidence of Contrast Sensitivity Impairment Among Middle-aged Adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

Some other components of cigarette smoke may also be involved in the development of CS impairment, and cadmium level and smoking could be acting as proxies for that unmeasured exposure. However, blood cadmium level and smoking remain associated with incre
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Sep 19, 2018 16:56
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Why the FDA Is Cracking Down on Teen Use of E-Cigarettes

“I use the word epidemic with great care,” FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb publicly stated this month. “E-cigs have become an almost ubiquitous — and dangerous — trend among teens. The disturbing and accelerating trajectory of use we’re seeing in youth,
Healthline Networks
added Sep 19, 2018 16:50

[Pakistan] Anti Smokers' Laws Go Unchecked

Despite existence of non-smokers' health ordinance, the residents of the federal capital are persistently violating the anti tobacco laws that deprive the right of citizens from taking breathe in fresh air.
Urdu Point (pk)
added Sep 19, 2018 16:37
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[Georgia] Battle lines drawn on smoking ban

The divisions stemmed from the healthcare community's push to eliminate secondhand smoke and the hospitality industry's concern they would lose employees and customers. Both sides agreed enforcement would be — and is — an issue. "We have a law on the b
Rome (GA) News-Tribune
added Sep 19, 2018 16:35
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