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Going up in smoke: 5 myths around e-cigarettes

* Myth 1: Electronic cigarettes are less harmful Not true. High-voltage e-cigarettes may generate formaldehyde at a greater level as compared to smoking. This raises one’s cancer risk by about 5-15 times higher than long-term smoking. * Myth 2: They a
Hindustan Times (in)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:48
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Ages 18 to 21 a critical time to stave off smoking habit

Malaysian Mental Health Association deputy president Datuk Dr Andrew Mohanraj Chandrasekaran said people aged between 18 to 21 were most susceptible to the addictive effects of nicotine because their brains were developing. “This is why most chronic smoke
New Straits Times (my)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:26
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Smokers in Brazil: who are they?

quitting rate is increasing, thus suggesting that tobacco control interventions implemented in Brazil in the past years seem to be effectively reaching the smoking population. This is strong evidence against the ‘hardening hypothesis’, which posits that r
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2015 10:12
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Determinants and prevalence of e-cigarette use throughout the European Union: a secondary analysis of 26 566 youth and adults from 27 Countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings underscore the need to evaluate the potential long term impact of e-cigarette use on consumer health, cessation and nicotine addiction and formulate a European framework for e-cigarette regulation within the revised EU Tobacco Product Direc
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2015 13:30
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EDITORIAL: Is it not time to reveal the secret sauce of nicotine addiction?

regulators like the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cannot regulate a moving target. It is long since time to put the interests of consumers before those of cigarette manufacturers and require them to publicly disclose historical by-brand formulas and
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2015 13:23
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GROVER: I Hate Myself for Smoking but I Can't Stop

I'm a mom. My husband has cancer. And yet I can't kick this disgusting habit...Not while I'm still reeling from my husband's diagnosis and not while I'm still so overloaded from my smoker's guilt that it's driving up my consumption. I hope that in anothe
Cosmopolitan Magazine
added Aug 20, 2015 10:55
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GROVER: I Hate Myself for Smoking but I Can't Stop

I'm a mom. My husband has cancer. And yet I can't kick this disgusting habit...Not while I'm still reeling from my husband's diagnosis and not while I'm still so overloaded from my smoker's guilt that it's driving up my consumption. I hope that in anothe
Cosmopolitan Magazine
added Aug 20, 2015 10:55
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[Bermuda, Caribbean] Health Ministry Statement: Tobacco Control Act

The Tobacco Control Act 2015 is intended to make smoking less available and attractive to children the Ministry said, with the Minister of Health, Seniors and Health, Jeanne Atherden saying that “Bermuda is years behind other jurisdictions” when it comes
Bernews
added Aug 19, 2015 18:34
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[UK, California] BAULD: Young people and e-cigarettes: what we know so far

When my team at the University of Stirling first reviewed the studies on e-cigarette use in young people, early in 2014, we could only find nine published peer-reviewed studies reporting prevalence of use in any country. Since then more than 30 new studi
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 19, 2015 13:19
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JAMA Study Raises Concerns Youth E-Cigarette Use Could Lead to Smoking Other Tobacco Products, Shows Urgent Need for FDA Regulation

Along with a recent CDC report that youth use of e-cigarettes tripled from 2013 to 2014, including many youth who were not cigarette smokers, the JAMA study underscores why the FDA... This study indicates that e-cigarettes are introducing many kids to us
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2015 15:00
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