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[Vermont] FIRST: Clearing the air around e-cigarette facts and fiction

Thus the name of the game is to educate your children and teens about these devices so they do not use them, let alone become addicted. If you or your teen smokes and wants to use e-cigarettes to quit, remind him or her that this is not a great idea, sin
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Jun 16, 2014 09:20
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Change in physical activity after smoking cessation: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study

Conclusions Smokers who quit have progressively higher levels of physical activity in the years after quitting compared with continuing smokers.
Addiction
added Jun 15, 2014 15:56
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[UK] KNIGHT: This 30-a-day girl is free at last, thanks to the vape of good hope

I’ve smoked since I was 13. I belong to the generation whose mothers smoked in pregnancy (although mine didn’t), whose fathers puffed away all day (mine did — 60 Gitanes, if you please) and whose entire childhood was spent wreathed in blue-grey clouds o
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 10, 2014 11:12
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E-cigarette use for quitting smoking is associated with improved success rates

The study, published in Addiction, surveyed 5,863 smokers between 2009 and 2014 who had attempted to quit smoking without the aid of prescription medication or professional support. 20% of people trying to quit with the aid of e-cigarettes reported havin
Addiction
added Jun 9, 2014 15:00
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GLANTZ: FDA inappropriately discounts health benefits of regulating ecigs and cigars by 70% because of lost pleasure of smoking

Anna Song, a professor of psychology, Paul Brown, a professor of economics, and I have submitted a public comment detailing why the FDA's decision to discount the health benefits of regulating ecigs, cigars, and other tobacco products by 70% is inconsist
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 3, 2014 14:53
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When health policy and empirical evidence collide: the case of cigarette package warning labels and economic consumer surplus.

empirical evidence from psychological cognitive science and behavioral economics demonstrates that the assumptions of rational choice are inconsistent with complex multidimensional decisions, particularly smoking. Rational choice does not account for the
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jun 3, 2014 14:44
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GLANTZ: Wide range of economists criticise FDA application of a consumer surplus discount in deeming rule: Reuters

Not a single outside economist Reuters contacted supported the FDA's decision, including several conservative economists and Jonathan Gruber, whose work the FDA quoted to justify what it did...."should never be applied to an addictive product,"
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 3, 2014 14:40
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Ozzy Osbourne on Short Term Memory Loss, Cigarettes vs. Heroin

"...if they discovered tobacco today, then it would be right next to heroin. I mean, I haven't smoked for a quite a while now but it was one of the most addictive substances that I ever put in my body. Even if I had a cold, chest infection, pneumonia, I'd
VVN Music (Vintage Vinyl News)
added Jun 2, 2014 17:40
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The impact of electronic cigarettes on the paediatric population [FREE FULL TEXT]

extent to which e-cigarette use in youth will result in nicotine dependence and subsequent use of other tobacco products is unknown. e-cigarettes present risks of unintentional nicotine exposure and are potential choking hazards. A greater understanding o
Tobacco Control
added Jun 2, 2014 13:54
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[Mexico] New Virtual Platform Measures Level Of Addiction To Tobacco

a team of researchers from the Mexican Institute of Respiratory Diseases (INER) developed a virtual platform that measures the level of addiction of smokers, while suggesting some recommendations and providing necessary support to help them quit. This c
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Jun 1, 2014 08:10
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