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UPDATE: CDC report highlights poisoning risk from liquid nicotine in e-cigs

Brad Rodu, a professor of medicine at the University of Louisville and a smokeless-tobacco advocate, said he views the CDC report as “another example of a relentless, orchestrated campaign to demonize e-cigarettes.” He said the CDC report does not put th
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 16, 2014 11:18
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[Illinois] VIDEO: Teen smoking sees dramatic drop in Chicago

Chicago's numbers released Tuesday were stunning: While one in four Chicago Public School students smoked cigarettes in 2001, in 2013, only one in ten smoked. "Our youth smoked at a lower rate than the Illinois numbers and a lower rate than the national
WLS-TV ABC7 (Chicago, IL)
added Apr 16, 2014 10:53
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[Illinois] Chicago announces drop in youth smoking rates

fewer Chicago high school students are smoking than ever before. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office released the city's data on Tuesday, ahead of a national report expected in June from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 16, 2014 09:50
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[North Carolina] Tobacco companies respond to CDC report on e-cigarette poisionings

Jason Healy, the president of e-cigarette manufacturer Blu eCigs, told ABC News the report is part of “an ongoing attack on the e-cigs industry by various anti-smoking groups.” “The product is for adult smokers, and therefore the responsibility for chil
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Apr 7, 2014 16:58
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Calls to poison centers about e-cigarettes have surged

Between September 2010 and February this year, the volume of calls involving e-cigarettes rose nationally from about one per month to 215 per month, even as reports involving conventional cigarettes showed no similar increase, the agency said. It also sa
The Washington Post
added Apr 4, 2014 12:56
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Calls to U.S. poison control centers involving electronic cigarettes rose sharply between 2010 and 2014 as the nicotine delivery devices grew in popularity, health officials said on Thursday. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Preventi

Reuters
added Apr 4, 2014 11:23
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Notes from the Field: Calls to Poison Centers for Exposures to Electronic Cigarettes — United States, September 2010–February 2014

Given the rapid increase in e-cigarette-related exposures, of which 51.1% were among young children, developing strategies to monitor and prevent future poisonings is critical. Health-care providers; the public health community; e-cigarette manufacturers,
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Apr 3, 2014 14:42
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CDC Grand Rounds: Global Tobacco Control

Even a modest decline in smoking prevalence from 25% to 20%, achieved through broader implementation of MPOWER strategies, could prevent 100 million global deaths from tobacco use by the end of the century (20).
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Apr 3, 2014 14:40
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U.S. invasive cancer rates slightly down from 2009 to 2010

The 2014 Surgeon General's Report concluded that smoking can cause cancer almost anywhere in the body. Nearly all lung cancer—the number-one cancer killer of both men and women—is caused by smoking. For information on quitting smoking and preventing toba
PR Newswire
added Mar 29, 2014 12:28
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State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Treatments and Barriers to Coverage — United States, 2008–2014

states could reduce smoking-related morbidity and health-care costs among Medicaid enrollees by providing Medicaid coverage for all evidence-based cessation treatments, removing all barriers to accessing these treatments, promoting the coverage, and monit
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Mar 29, 2014 12:26
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