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Exposure to Nicotine and Selected Toxicants in Cigarette Smokers Who Switched to Electronic Cigarettes: A Longitudinal Within-Subjects Observational Study

this is the first study that demonstrates that substituting tobacco cigarettes with an e-cigarette may reduce user exposure to numerous toxicants and carcinogens otherwise present in tobacco cigarettes. Data on reduced exposure to harmful constituents tha
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 26, 2016 15:42
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Electronic Cigarette Refill Liquids: Child-Resistant Packaging, Nicotine Content, and Sales to Minors12

Mislabeling of nicotine in e-liquids is common and exposes the user to the harmful effects of nicotine. The lack of child-resistant packaging for this potentially toxic substance is a serious public health problem. E-cigarettes should be included in the
Journal of Pediatric Nursing: Nursing Care of Children and Families (JPN)
added Aug 26, 2016 15:41
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Study Finds Many Youth E-Cigarette Users Say They’re Inhaling “Just Flavoring;” It Does Not Indicate How Many Are Also Inhaling Nicotine

This study does not examine whether the e-cigarette products used by youth actually contained nicotine. It does not tell us how many youth e-cigarette users are actually using products with nicotine, whether knowingly or unknowingly. The study acknowledge
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 26, 2016 15:40
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Many Teens 'Vaping' for Flavor, Not Nicotine

Among the students who had ever used e-cigarettes, two-thirds used the device where a non-nicotine, flavored ingredient was used, the survey found. Nicotine came in at a distant second: Used by 13 percent of 8th graders, 20 percent of 10th graders, and
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 26, 2016 15:39
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Doctors Divided on Safety, Use of Electronic Cigarettes

Doctors disagree on the best way to answer patients' questions about electronic cigarettes, a new study finds. They also want more investigation of the devices -- specifically, about the safety of e-cigarettes compared to traditional cigarettes, accordin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 26, 2016 15:38
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Study finds most teens vaping fruity flavors, not nicotine

Health officials warn that electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices are poisoning kids with nicotine. But new research suggests that most teens aren't vaping nicotine at all but using sweet and fruity flavors like strawberry, chocolate cake and bubb
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 26, 2016 15:36
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Tata, tobacco! Denmark aims for 1st smoke-free generation by 2030

government has announced plans to create the “first smoke-free generation” by 2030, as part of a $333 million initiative. The ambitious plan detailed in a presentation by health minister Sophie Løhde at Rigshospitalet hospital on Wednesday includes puttin
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Aug 26, 2016 14:17
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Pay Close Attention to What's in Your Ethical Fund

Europe’s biggest cigarette maker are among the holdings of some of the 30 biggest funds that invest following environmental or social governance guidelines, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. While some funds are strict about supporting only clean-e
Bloomberg News
added Aug 26, 2016 14:09
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What are kids vaping? Results from a national survey of US adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

These results challenge the common assumption that all vaporiser users inhale nicotine. They (a) call into question the designation of vaporisers and e-cigarettes as ENDS (‘Electronic Nicotine Delivery System’), (b) suggest that the recent rise in adolesc
Tobacco Control
added Aug 26, 2016 14:08
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US teens more likely to vape for flavorings than nicotine in e-cigarettes

The findings call into question the designation of e-cigarettes as Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) and suggest that the recent spike in the popularity of e-cigarettes among this age group doesn't signal a 'nicotine epidemic' as feared, conclu
EurekAlert
added Aug 26, 2016 14:07
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