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Why do teens still smoke? On addiction, advertising, and the rise of e-cigarettes

Why teens smoke at all is a question that public health advocates have been scratching their heads over since the 1960s— when a U.S. Surgeon General’s report exposed the health risks of smoking— and even more so since the 1970s, when the federal governme
Fox News
added Jan 26, 2015 17:05

LETTER: Unsafe E-Cigarettes

Sally Satel writes: [FDA] “should allow companies to tell smokers about the benefits..." It is not likely that e-cigarettes are safer, because their use may lead to increased and not decreased tobacco smoking in young people.
New York Times
added Jan 26, 2015 11:20

FDA to Conduct Second Public Workshop on E-Cigarettes

The agenda for the March 2015 e-cigarette workshop focuses on the impact of e-cigarettes on a person’s individual health. The specific topics to be discussed include, (1) exposure to nicotine and toxicological considerations; (2) pharmacokinetics (the mo
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 23, 2015 14:57

[Florida] Engle Plaintiff Seeks $29M As Philip Morris Case Goes To Jury ($$)

six jurors heard closing arguments Thursday...They must determine if smoking was the cause of plaintiff Jose Vila Jr.’s cancer, if he was addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine, and whether addiction was the legal cause of his illness. If they find hi
added Jan 23, 2015 12:52

Effects of Duration of Electronic Cigarette Use

reported daily consumption of traditional cigarettes decreased with increasing duration of e-cigarette use. Although this information is distinct from previous studies, it supports the notion that individuals are often able to reduce or quit cigarette use
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 21, 2015 17:25

[Oklahoma] Which Nicotine Products Are Gateways to Regular Use? First-Tried Tobacco and Current Use in College Students [FREE FULL TEXT]

Hookah and ETPs are increasingly becoming the first tobacco product ever tried by youth; however, uptake of ETPs is poor, unlike cigarettes and SLT, and does not appear to lead to significant daily/non-daily use of cigarettes and SLT.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 21, 2015 15:23

[Denmark] Exploratory survey study of long-term users of nicotine replacement therapy in Danish consumers

A significant majority of users wished to quit NRT because of the cost of products, being tired of feeling addicted and fear of adverse health consequences...Better counselling of long-term users on the benefits of using NRT compared to smoking should be
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jan 19, 2015 11:32

[Massachusetts] E-cigarettes: A tool to quit or a danger to youth?

“Early indications show they help people quit, but additional research is still needed,” Flanagan said. “Anything that can curtail the use of tobacco products is great. It’s just a matter of making sure that e-cigarettes are safe and approved and it’s in
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 18, 2015 12:56

Dear Abby: Losing a lung is no deterrent for man addicted to smoking

My husband, "Fred," lost a lung to cancer 14 years ago...Dear Miserable: There is nothing more you can do. Your husband is hopelessly addicted...It's not that he doesn't love you or that he loves his cigarettes more. He's HOOKED.
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Jan 17, 2015 20:48
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Development of a Questionnaire to Assess Dependence on Electronic Cigarettes in a Large Sample of Ex-smoking E-cig Users

Current e-cigarette users report being less dependent on e-cigarettes than they retrospectively report having been dependent on cigarettes prior to switching. E-cig dependence appears to vary by product characteristics, liquid nicotine concentration, and
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 16, 2015 10:21
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