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[UK] Menthol cigarettes ARE more addictive: Teenagers who smoke them get through twice as much tobacco every week

'The appeal of menthol cigarettes among youth stems from the perception that they are less harmful than regular cigarettes,' said Sunday Azagba, lead author of the study conducted at the University of Waterloo in Canada. Addiction: Teenagers who smoke m
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 23, 2014 09:31

[UK, USA] Children 'addicted to sweet tasting e-cigarettes' after milkshake and bubblegum flavours launched

they are now tempting kids with flavours including strawberry milkshake, gummy bears and bubble gum, according to researchers. And there are fears the popular gadgets could be a “gateway” to adult smoking. Doctors in the US believe youngsters exposed to
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Jun 20, 2014 05:19

Change in physical activity after smoking cessation: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study

Conclusions Smokers who quit have progressively higher levels of physical activity in the years after quitting compared with continuing smokers.
added Jun 15, 2014 15:56

GLANTZ: Wide range of economists criticise FDA application of a consumer surplus discount in deeming rule: Reuters

Not a single outside economist Reuters contacted supported the FDA's decision, including several conservative economists and Jonathan Gruber, whose work the FDA quoted to justify what it did...."should never be applied to an addictive product,"
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 3, 2014 14:40

Time to first cigarette predicts 4‐(methylnitrosamino)‐1‐(3‐pyridyl)‐1‐butanol (NNAL) in adolescent regular and intermittent smokers, National Health and Nutrition and Examination Survey (NHANES) 2007–10

Conclusions Time between waking and the first cigarette of the day is correlated in daily and non‐daily adolescent smokers with overall nicotine and therefore carcinogen intake.
added May 21, 2014 13:55

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: FDA's spark: New rules will limit minors’ use of e-cigarettes

This is intolerable. While the practice is relatively new and studies aren’t complete, the available evidence does suggest that vaping is a gateway to young people taking up smoking. Why wouldn’t it be? Nicotine is addictive no matter how it is delivered
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added May 9, 2014 16:15

McCARTNEY: Don’t let Big Tobacco hook a new generation on nicotine with alluring ads for e-cigarettes

The tobacco industry is sharply raising spending on advertisements and other marketing for electronic cigarettes to try to make smoking glamorous again and hook a new generation of Americans on nicotine.
Washington Post
added Apr 18, 2014 20:36

[China] Smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours, and their predictive power for quitting

There was a moderately high level of occurrence of recent smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours among the Chinese adult smokers in the six cities studied. Like in the West, microindicators of concern about smoking were positively associated with s
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2014 18:03

[UK] Professor: E-cigarettes could save millions of lives

Robert West, a professor of health psychology and director of tobacco studies at the University College London has taken a pretty bold stance on the impact the electronic cigarettes — also known as nicotine vaporizers — will have on human health.
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Nov 15, 2013 02:12

EDITORIAL: Pack it in / A sharp rise in teen e-cigarette use is deeply troubling

Stopping teens from smoking is key to driving down adult smoking because few people take up the death-producing habit later in life. It’s time for the authorities to restrict e-cig sales in the same ways cigarette sales are banned for the young.
New York Daily News
added Sep 7, 2013 18:26
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