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Juul, the vape device teens are getting hooked on, explained

“I don’t recall any fad, legal or illegal, catching on in this way,” says Meg Kenny, the assistant head of school at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, Vermont, who has worked in education for 20 years. Students at her school are Juuling in bathroom
Vox Media
added May 2, 2018 18:12
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[Wisconsin] Youth access to flavored tobacco varies by zip code, promotes lifelong addiction

Nearly one in five tobacco retailers sold cheap flavored cigars and menthol cigarettes to minors in the City of Milwaukee, according to the latest Wisconsin Wins data from inspections conducted last year. During the Wisconsin Wins compliance checks, minor
Urban Milwaukee (WI)
added May 1, 2018 04:36
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[Wisconsin] Bill Berry: Welcome to the United States of Addiction

My grandpa smoked Pall Mall cigarettes until the day he died of lung cancer. All the while, the tobacco industry told him cigarettes weren’t harmful... Addiction is big business
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Apr 30, 2018 18:31
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[Colorado] Memorial Regional Health: Despite popular beliefs, e-cigarettes not considered safe, especially harmful for adolescents

While research shows that regular cigarettes produce more harmful chemicals than e-cigarettes, there are still many dangerous chemicals in e-cigarette...
Craig (CO) Daily Press
added Apr 30, 2018 18:28
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Oxytocin Reduces Cigarette Consumption in Daily Smokers

This study provides new evidence that oxytocin might have clinical value in the treatment of addictive disorders, in this case tobacco addiction. The study adds to a growing literature suggesting that this neuropeptide, which is mainly known for its role
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 29, 2018 01:20
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[Illinois] Editorial: Raise the age to buy tobacco and vaping products

The Illinois Senate has approved a measure on a 35-20 vote; the proposal now moves to the House. We urge lawmakers to vote yes, and Gov. Bruce Rauner to sign the bill into law. This is not a Nanny State overreach into the personal habits of Illinoisans.
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 28, 2018 15:42
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E-cigarette- specific symptoms of nicotine dependence among Texas adolescents

adolescent e-cigarette users are experiencing symptoms of dependence specific to e-cigarettes. In addition, symptoms of dependence may be barriers to e-cigarette cessation. Future research is needed to determine if characteristics of e-cigarette use (e.g.
Addictive Behaviors
added Apr 28, 2018 14:52
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Teens Love Vaping Flavors, and It’s a Regulatory Nightmare

“Kids may think they’re vaping flavor-only e-cigarettes, but the actual nicotine content of e-juice may be considerably higher than what is written...“A cigarette can be a cheap and quick alternative... The more they smoke, the more their perception of tr
Bloomberg News
added Apr 26, 2018 18:49
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[UK] Should doctors recommend e-cigarettes to help smokers quit?

However, emerging evidence suggests that e-cigarettes as actually used, actually depress, not assist cigarette smoking cessation for most users, and are a gateway to youth smoking. So, should they be recommended? Experts debate the issue in The BMJ toda
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:59
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Appellant, vs. Patsy Elaine Davis, Appellee. An Appeal from the Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County, William Thomas, Judge. (PDF)

the trial court abused its discretion in ordering a new trial...It is clear from the jury’s verdict that they disregarded the expert witness testimony on addiction, so there is no reasonable probability that the objectionable question was so prejudicial
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 26, 2018 15:34
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