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NOCERA: Peering Through the Haze

Yes, teens are better off if they never inhale nicotine. But equating smoking cigarettes with inhaling e-cigarettes, as the C.D.C. is doing in its messaging around teen tobacco use, is a huge disservice to public health. On the scale of potential harms,
New York Times
added Apr 17, 2015 23:23
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GLANTZ: What to do about the fact that e-cig use among kids is exploding

Given that meaningful regulation of e-cigarettes by the FDA is years away, what should we do about it? Include e-cigarettes in clean indoor air laws. / E-cigarettes should be included in all tobacco control media campaigns. / Tax e-cigarettes at levels
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:59
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E-cigarette use TRIPLED among teenagers in just one year, study reveals

Around two million high school students admitted to buying vaporizers in 2014 - more than triple the 660,000 recorded the year before. But smoking of traditional cigarettes plummeted to about nine per cent.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:29
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High school, middle school kids now use more e-cigs than tobacco: CDC

“What’s most surprising is how in­cred­ibly rapid the use of products other than cigarettes has increased,” Frieden said in an interview, adding that some e-cigarette smokers would undoubtedly go on to use traditional cigarettes. “It is subjecting anoth
The Washington Post
added Apr 17, 2015 10:44
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RAPID CHANGES IN HOOKAH USE FOUND IN LEGACY STUDY OF 18-24 YEAR-OLDS - TRACKS WITH CDC SURVEY OF YOUTH USE

new Legacy study entitled "Correlates of Hookah Use and Predictors of Hookah Trial in U.S. Young Adults," found that in 2013, almost a quarter of the U.S. young adults aged 18-24 had used hookah – water pipes used to smoke flavored tobacco. Six months la
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 16, 2015 14:00
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TWO DISTINCT STORIES EMERGE FROM CDC SURVEY ON YOUTH TOBACCO USE

The FDA has taken its first steps to regulate e-cigarettes, hookah and many kinds of cigars with draft regulations introduced a year ago. "If the steep increase in e-cigarette and hookah use by youth does anything, it should reinforce how important it is
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 16, 2015 13:59
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Government Survey Shows Youth E-Cigarette Use Tripled in One Year and Exceeds Use of Regular Cigarettes – FDA Must Act Now to Protect Kids

These survey results show why the Food and Drug Administration must act with urgency to protect our kids and issue a final rule to regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars and hookah. We again call on the FDA and the Obama Administra
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:57
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Invasive Cancer Incidence — Puerto Rico, 2007–2011

CDC's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data show that the prevalence of current cigarette smoking in Puerto Rico is low compared with U.S. states; only Utah is lower (6). Consistent with these data, National Health Interview Survey data show tha
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:54
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Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2014

From 2011 to 2014, substantial increases were observed in current e-cigarette and hookah use among middle and high school students, resulting in an overall estimated total of 2.4 million e-cigarette youth users and an estimated 1.6 million hookah youth u
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:52
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Ostomy bag-wearing student, 19, wages war on new anti-smoking advert warning smokers they might end up like her

Hattie Gladwell, 19, blogs about her experience of living with an ostomy bag after undergoing emergency surgery for ulcerative colitis / She is calling for a new anti-smoking advert to be banned because it warns that they might get colon cancer and be for
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 14, 2015 03:38
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