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Researchers say sale of menthol-like cigarettes violates spirit of new laws in Canada

Despite a recent ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes in the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Nova Scotia, cigarettes made with similar coloring and marketed as having the same taste are still being sold, new research from the Institute for Global Toba
News-Medical.net
added Jul 21, 2016 04:28
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[Canada] AUDIO: City of Coquitlam mulls over banning e-cigarettes in outdoor spaces

has put forward a report to council about banning e-cigarettes in outdoor spaces. The report suggests banning e-cigarettes at transit shelters, parks, places of public assembly, customer service areas like restaurant patios and places of employment. Tha
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:25
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Tobacco industry response to menthol cigarette bans in Alberta and Nova Scotia, Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

The redesign of menthol packs to connote ‘smooth’ taste and flavouring may undermine the public health benefits of the menthol ban. ... may indicate the beginnings of market testing by tobacco companies, or conversely, might suggest that menthol replaceme
Tobacco Control
added Jul 20, 2016 09:55
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[Canada] Survey shows e-cigarettes a growing problem for students

Medical officials say more research needs to be done, after a survey showed more than 10% of Grade Nine students surveyed in the Niagara region had used e-cigarettes. Among the reasons they gave for trying it - to be "cool," or saying it was fun, as well
CRFA (Ottawa) (ca)
added Jul 19, 2016 18:52
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[Canada] Teenagers smoke e-cigarettes because they deem them 'cool and fun', alarming report claims

Despite being mainly used by adults to help them quit smoking, students aren't using the devices for their intended reason. Nearly 48 per cent of students who use the devices are attracted to them for their 'fun factor', experts found. And those who
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 18, 2016 19:43
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[Canada] Reported electronic cigarette use among adolescents in the Niagara region of Ontario (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Interpretation: Use of e-cigarettes is common among adolescents in the Niagara region and is associated with sociodemographic features. Engaging in seemingly exciting new behaviours appears to be a key motivating factor rather than smoking cessation
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Jul 18, 2016 17:22
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[Canada] Reported electronic cigarette use among adolescents in the Niagara region of Ontario

Use of e-cigarettes is common among adolescents in the Niagara region and is associated with sociodemographic features. Engaging in seemingly exciting new behaviours appears to be a key motivating factor rather than smoking cessation.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Jul 18, 2016 14:13
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Electronic cigarettes and youth: a gateway that must be shut

While we debate the question of whether e-cigarettes may enable harm reduction for smokers, we cannot ignore the simultaneous potential for harm creation, especially for youth. Mitigating this will require expansion of existing public health anti-tobacco
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Jul 18, 2016 14:11
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[Canada] 'Cool, fun factor' motivates e-cigarette use in teens (PDF)

The novelty factor of e-cigarettes is the key motivation for their use by adolescents, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). "While e-cigarettes are frequently used as devices for smoking cessation in adults, we
EurekAlert
added Jul 18, 2016 14:08
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[Canada] 'Cool' Factor Often Spurs Teens to Try E-Cigarettes

new research suggests many teens use the devices because they seem cool, new and fun. "While e-cigarettes are frequently used as devices for smoking cessation in adults, we found most students in our survey [including 47.8 percent of those who recently s
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 18, 2016 13:26
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