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[Ireland] 'E-cigs are an initiator to smoking' - experts

E-cigarettes may actually increase smokers' dependence on nicotine rather than help them to quit smoking, the Irish Cancer Society has warned.
Evening Herald (ie)
added Apr 18, 2015 12:43
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Why smoking leads to alcohol addiction

Senior author and biologist at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), Oliver George, said conducted a study using rat model sand said that it was a "vicious cycle" where nicotine made people crave alcohol to reward the brain and reduce stress. The team
ANI (in)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:25
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[UK-Wales] E-Cigarettes Aren't Cool Enough To Smoke More Than Once, Pose Little Threat To Teen Addiction

Unfortunately, teenagers will try anything once. Luckily, according to a recent Welsh study, once is likely to be enough when it comes to using e-cigarettes. The study revealed very few teens become regular users and the few teens who did most likely smo
Medical Daily
added Apr 16, 2015 10:26
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[Arizona] Work Explores Social Smoking on College Campuses

young adults ages 18 to 24 continue to smoke more than any other age group, Mimi Nichter writes in "Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on College Campuses." In interviews with hundreds of college students conducted over a 10-year period on two colle
University of Arizona
added Apr 2, 2015 17:29
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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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