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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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[Canada] 'Cool, fun factor' motivates e-cigarette use in teens

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 fo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 18, 2016 12:51
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[Canada, Korea - South] Man could face charges for allegedly smoking on plane to Saskatoon

A 20-year-old man arrested in Saskatoon for allegedly smoking on a commercial flight has been released from custody while police consider possible charges. Police arrested the man, who is from South Korea, at Saskatoon's John G. Diefenbaker International
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:36
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Uruguay’s Tobacco Victory Encourages Canada’s Plain Pack Proponents

Canada’s efforts to force tobacco manufacturers to use plain packaging will get a boost from a recent decision on similar measures in Uruguay, health advocates said Monday.... Cunningham, a senior policy analyst with the Canadian Cancer Society, called th
The Epoch Times
added Jul 15, 2016 03:10
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[Canada] Some smokers continue to break rules at HSC

Eastern Health has been finding it difficult to enforce no-smoking rules, and cancer patients say stubborn smokers are being disrespectful. One suggests tickets for smokers who insist on lighting up near doors. Patients coming in and out of the Dr. H. Bli
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:31
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