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Teens Smoking E-Cigarettes: Marketing May Be To Blame For Increase In Number Of Vaping High School Students

What's unclear is if e-cigarettes will increase or decrease teens' use of traditional tobacco products. The candy flavors, for example, may prevent kids from "real" smoking because e-cigarette users become used to sweet-tasting nicotine, said Michael Sie
International Business Times
added Nov 16, 2014 22:21

SIEGEL: New CDC Study Reveals that Youth Smoking has Declined Despite Tripling of Electronic Cigarette Use Among High Schoolers

Given the absence of evidence that e-cigarette use is a gateway to smoking and the lack of any documentation that kids are starting out with e-cigarettes and then progressing to cigarette smoking, it seems that the CDC should correct its earlier statement
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 14, 2014 18:25

[Maryland] Many Questions Surround Spike In E-Cig, Vape Usage

Budler’s shop, which opened eight weeks ago, is one of several area shops that are now catering to e-cigarette users. ...“It helps people quit,” Budler said. He says that with confidence. Budler only decided to open the shop after becoming an e-cigarette
Maryland Coast Dispatch
added Nov 14, 2014 17:23

TEENS CONTINUE TO LIGHT UP CIGARS, HOOKAH AND PIPES / High Prevalence of Cigars and the Dual Use of Combusted Tobacco Products Delay the Demise of Cigarettes

the public health and tobacco control communities are eager to secure meaningful changes that can significantly accelerate the decline in tobacco use. We urge the FDA to move swiftly to adopt a final rule to get the job done.
American Legacy Foundation
added Nov 13, 2014 20:57

New CDC Youth Tobacco Survey Should Spur FDA to Finalize Rule Regulating All Tobacco Products, Including E-Cigarettes and Cigars

We again call on the FDA to issue a final rule by April 25, 2015 – one year after the FDA issued a proposed rule – and to close gaps in the rule by cracking down on marketing and flavors that appeal to kids. The FDA first announced in early 2011 that it p
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 13, 2014 20:54

Florida leads nation in fewest teenage smokers

Romero said Tobacco Free Alachua enters high school halls through its program Students Working Against Tobacco, which hosts one-on-one interactions with students and works toward eliminating tobacco use in youth. “It’s a way for students to make a diff
The Independent Florida Alligator (University of Florida)
added Nov 13, 2014 15:16

Youth tobacco smoking rates putting millions at risk of premature death | More than 1 in 5 high school students use a tobacco product; 90 percent are tobacco smokers

Almost 23 percent of high school students currently use a tobacco product,...Of particular concern, more than 90 percent of those using a tobacco product are using combustible tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, hookahs, and pipes. Extensive us
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Nov 13, 2014 14:49

E-Cig Popularity on the Rise

Why Are Teens Trying E-Cigs? Advertising: Traditional cigarette TV ads have been banned since 1970, but most e-cigs are not regulated by the FDA. Because of this, they do not fall under the same advertising and marketing rules, so tobacc
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
added Nov 13, 2014 14:44
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More Than One-Fifth of High School Students Smoke: CDC

"Nine out of ten smokers tried their first cigarette by age 18," Dr. Tim McAfee, director of the CDC's Office on Smoking and Health, said in an agency news release. "We must do more to prevent our youth from using tobacco products, or we will see million
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 13, 2014 14:40

CDC: More teens smoking e-cigarettes, hookah

More middle and high school students are smoking electronic cigarettes, hookahs and cigars...While rates for those tobacco products have increased, overall youth smoking rates haven't declined at all, a concerning figure for health officials. "We need e
added Nov 13, 2014 14:36
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