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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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E-cigarettes: Helping smokers quit, or fueling a new addiction?

Bauld's research hasn't identified a dependence on nicotine with e-cigarettes in the same way as the addiction resulting from regular cigarettes. "E-cigarettes are not the best nicotine delivery devices," she says referring to the fact nicotine is not see
CNN
added Mar 24, 2015 02:44
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EDITORIAL: Raise the smoking age to 21

a new report articulates the logic behind an additional approach to fighting tobacco: Raise the age at which people can legally buy tobacco products... 18 isn’t the soundest place to set the smoking age. Cities, states and the federal government should l
Washington Post
added Mar 23, 2015 20:34
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds' $8.5M Engle Loss Upheld By Fla. Appeals Court ($$)

Because we find that sufficient evidence existed for the jury to conclude that Mr. Ballard was addicted to Reynolds' cigarettes containing nicotine, and that this addiction was the legal cause of his bladder cancer, the trial court properly denied Reynold
Law360
added Mar 19, 2015 12:21
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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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[New York] Risky behaviors, e-cigarette use and susceptibility of use among college students

More e-cigarette users report use of another nicotine product besides e-cigarettes as the first nicotine product used; this should be considered when examining whether e-cigarette use is related to cigarette susceptibility. Involvement in risky behaviors
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Mar 17, 2015 13:15
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[New York] Risky behaviors, e-cigarette use and susceptibility of use among college students

More e-cigarette users report use of another nicotine product besides e-cigarettes as the first nicotine product used; this should be considered when examining whether e-cigarette use is related to cigarette susceptibility. Involvement in risky behaviors
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Mar 17, 2015 13:15
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Now, here’s a golden chance to kick that cigarette butt!

Results of the largest survey on e-cigarettes — conducted by Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos, principal investigator and researcher from Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre in Athens, and his associates — has revealed that switching to an electronic cigarette from
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Mar 16, 2015 23:23
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E-Cigarette Advertising Makes One Crave …Tobacco? Surprising Findings by Penn Researchers

Television advertisements for e-cigarettes may be enticing current and even former tobacco smokers to reach for another cigarette....The researchers studied more than 800 daily, intermittent, and former smokers who watched e-cigarette advertising, and who
Annenberg Public Policy Center
added Mar 16, 2015 14:45
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