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[Europe, USA] As Smoking Declines, More Are Likely to Quit: New Study Casts Doubt on the Value of Promoting e-Cigarettes

Tobacco control policies should continue to move the population down these softening curves rather than changing policies to promote new forms of nicotine delivery, especially ones like e-cigarettes that are very appealing to children.”
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 25, 2015 09:40
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[Europe, USA] As smoking declines, more are likely to quit

Smokeless tobacco and, more recently, e-cigarettes have been promoted as a harm reduction strategy for smokers who are "unable or unwilling to quit."...based on the assumption that as smoking declines overall, only those who cannot quit will remain. A new
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 25, 2015 09:35
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[Europe] The smoking population in the USA and EU is softening not hardening

It has been argued...the smokers that remain include higher proportions of those who are unwilling or unable to quit...Consistent with prior research using different data and methods, these population-level results reject the hypothesis of hardening as s
Tobacco Control
added Jun 25, 2015 09:34
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What’s Hookah, And Is It Healthier Than Smoking A Cigarette?

But considering the kinds of toxic chemicals lurking within that sweet-smelling smoke, getting hooked on hookah may not be so attractive after all.
American Chemical Society
added Jun 24, 2015 16:25
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[Hawaii] PHILLIPS: BANNING E-CIGARETTES MIGHT BE MORE PRESSING THAN RAISING THE LEGAL SMOKING AGE

no matter how good cotton candy vaping tastes like, it still contains nicotine, just as regular cigarettes do and it still contains chemicals that are very bad news for your body, since they have carcinogenic effects themselves. So, instead of introducin
Wall Street Hedge
added Jun 24, 2015 16:20
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[China] Chinese Children Learning To Smoke With Candy Flavored E-Cigarettes

youngsters are being targeted by electronic cigarettes, too. At present the sale and use of e-cigarettes is unregulated in China, the Economist said in a report about the increased interest in e-cigs. E-cigarettes are being branded as trendy in China, a
Forbes
added Jun 22, 2015 07:44
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Phase II Clinical Trial Featuring 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine Tobacco Accepted for Publication

“the FDA should quickly move to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes to non-addictive levels… It is the ultimate harm reduction strategy.” The results of this study once again confirm the effectiveness of 22nd Century’s very low nicotine tobacco cigaret
Business Wire
added Jun 20, 2015 21:56
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[New York] KASSEL: Call Me a Quitter: An Ode to Allen Carr's 'Easy Way to Stop Smoking'

main insight is that quitting smoking shouldn’t be hard, and need not be viewed as a sacrifice. Every time you smoke, he says, you are feeding the “nicotine monster...only ‘enjoyment’ a smoker gets from a cigarette is temporary relief from the discomfort
New York Observer
added Jun 16, 2015 19:32
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[Australia] New study finds E-cigarettes may increase nicotine dependence and attractiveness of smoking

A new study has found a chemical additive commonly found in e-cigarettes could play a role in tobacco dependence and increase the attractiveness of smoking among youth. The study, published in the Tobacco Control journal, examined the role of pyrazine a
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Jun 16, 2015 06:39
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New study finds E-cigarettes may increase nicotine dependence and attractiveness of smoking

A new study has found a chemical additive commonly found in e-cigarettes could play a role in tobacco dependence and increase the attractiveness of smoking among youth. The study, published in the Tobacco Control journal, examined the role of pyrazine a
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 20, 2015 22:40
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