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Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate.

Human and animal data support that nicotine exposure during periods of developmental vulnerability (fetal through adolescent stages) has multiple adverse health consequences, including impaired fetal brain and lung development, and altered development of
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Mar 24, 2015 13:34
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: A darker side to e-cigarettes

Once the addiction to nicotine is formed through e-cigarettes, it isn't difficult to imagine many teens increasing their use of cigarettes or using them exclusively, reversing the gains we've seen in smoking rates. E-cigarettes have the potential to impr
Everett (WA) Herald
added Mar 18, 2015 14:23
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[New York] E-Cigarette Use in College Tied to Other Risky Behaviors

College students who use tobacco, marijuana and/or binge drink are more likely to use electronic cigarettes, researchers report. The study included more than 1,400 students, aged 18 to 23, at four colleges/universities in upstate New York who took part
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 18, 2015 12:49
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[UK] Health boss slams e-cigs for 'making smoking normal again'

Frances Howie, assistant director of public health at Worcestershire County Council, also warned evidence was beginning to emerge about the potential impact e-cigarettes could have on children and young people by acting as a gateway to other drugs.
Bromsgrove Standard (uk)
added Feb 18, 2015 20:41
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Nicotine dependence in an isolated population of Kashubians from North Poland: a population survey

Conclusion: Our study showed a low to moderate level of ND in the Kashubians, influenced by age, sex, as well as the CHRNA5 rs16969968 variant.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Feb 6, 2015 17:39
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Are electronic cigarettes a health threat? California health officials say yes, say strict regulations needed

California health officials Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across the U.S. in seeking tighter controls as "vaping" grows in popula
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 29, 2015 00:44
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[Russia] Zebra Finches, Dolphins, Elephants, and More Animals Under the Influence

John the chimpanzee would smoke whatever the dealer was having. The former mascot at a Russian casino was treated for nicotine addiction in 2013, after he was unable to kick his old habit (as well as a pretty sizable drinking problem) at his new home at G
The Daily Beast
added Jan 1, 2015 13:00
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[Indiana] Editorial: Warn teens about e-cigarette dangers

But this much is clear: E-cigarettes are a nicotine delivery vehicle, with all of the attendant addiction issues. There no such thing as a “safe” cigarette, whether traditional or electronic. This message needs to be carried to young people on a regular
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Dec 28, 2014 21:20
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Some 134,000 e-cigarette users in Ireland, says cancer charity

Irish Cancer Society (ICS) and released in a position paper this week. According to the paper, research about the long-term effects of using e-cigarettes is not yet available. The ICS “cannot recommend the use of e-cigarettes without guarantees on their l
Irish Times (ie)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:01
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A Preliminary Exploration of College Smokers’ Reactions to Nicotine Dependence Genetic Susceptibility Feedback

This pilot study is the first to show among light college smokers that receipt of genetic susceptibility feedback to nicotine dependence potentially curbs smoking without producing detrimental effects.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 12, 2014 02:13
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