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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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[Illinois] Durbin & Senators Press JUUL Labs, Inc. For Answers On Marketing Addictive E-Cigarette Vaping Product To Teens, Urge FDA To Take Swift Action

“Your company’s popular vaping device (JUUL) and its accompanying flavored nicotine cartridges (JUULpods) are undermining our nation’s efforts to reduce tobacco use among youth and putting an entire new generation of children at risk of nicotine addicti
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:52
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[Texas] Enjoy bug-free veggie gardens with tobacco plants

Tobacco plants attract bad bugs, keeping them from the rest of the garden. Quinn explained that the bugs are drawn to the nicotine, become addicted and will stay and not leave until death. Ugh, I thought, this is bad stuff. Perhaps the Surgeon General s
Hays County (TX) Free Press
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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[North Carolina] Juul Labs agrees to support age-21 restrictions for buying its e-cigs

Juul Labs Inc. needed less than a day to agree to take significant steps to address federal and state regulatory concerns...Officials with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools have said they are aware of students using Juul — which is in the shape of a p
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 25, 2018 16:08
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