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[Virginia] This year marks the rise of e-cigarettes

General Assembly to consider sale, tax on ‘disruptive innovation’
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 26, 2013 11:24
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Can e-cigarettes be used to quit smoking?

American Lung Association has called on the Obama Administration to take action and for the FDA to propose meaningful regulation of these products to protect public health. A study has estimated that there are 250 different e-cigarette brands for sale i
Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal
added Dec 18, 2013 06:02
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[Pennsylvania] Electronic cigarettes are not a big hit with teens

Smoke shop owners and school administrators supporting legislation to prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors acknowledge the devices are not a teenage craze. “I didn't know it was legal to sell to kids,” said Gabrielle Williams, co-owner o
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Dec 16, 2013 02:24
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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2015

Nationwide, 32.3% of students had ever tried cigarette smoking (even one or two puffs) (i.e., ever tried cigarette smoking) ( Table 29). The prevalence of having ever tried cigarette smoking was higher among Hispanic male (37.8%) than Hispanic female (32
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 9, 2016 18:03
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[Florida] Jury rules against cigarette company in $18 million verdict

argued that any current marketing by R.J. Reynolds is subject to FDA approval. "They are now closely watched and heavily regulated," Geise said. "Reynolds is now making a product that helps people stop smoking."...current management at Reynolds had nothi
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added May 18, 2016 07:17
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Effect of Varenicline on Smoking Cessation Through Smoking Reduction A Randomized Clinical Trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Among cigarette smokers not willing or able to quit within the next month but willing to reduce cigarette consumption and make a quit attempt at 3 months, use of varenicline for 24 weeks compared with placebo significantly increased smoking cessation rate
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Feb 17, 2015 11:56
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[Canada] BASIC BLACK:THE TOBACCO DEBACLE

How do you keep selling a product that slaughters its customers? Easy. You give them the e-cigarette... Best of all: you promote the e-cigarette as a way to quit smoking. There is one tiny bug, though. As a smoking cessation aid there is no evidence tha
Sask News Now (ca)
added Jul 29, 2014 16:38
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ROSS: Calling the FDA's bluff and saving smokers

some of the prospective measures the FDA aims to implement will actually be counterproductive. For example, Hamburg claims that FDA researchers are aiming to reduce the addictiveness of tobacco products. However, reducing the level of nicotine will actual
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Aug 8, 2012 18:32
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[Canada] Quit Smoking Now: How Social Sites Like Facebook And Twitter Can Help You Stop Smoking For Good

In 2012, the Canadian Cancer Society started a social media campaign as part of a study to help young smokers quit. The findings on the use of social media campaigns to help smokers quit smoking was recently released. The results of the study were astoun
Inquisitr
added Jun 16, 2015 07:26
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More than 200000 of Qatar's adult population smoke

The ‘Kulluna for a Healthy Heart’ campaign has urged people to quit smoking which is a major cause of preventable deaths and diseases. According to a 2013 World Health Organisation study, some 10 percent or more than 200,000 of Qatar’s adult populatio
The Peninsula (qa)
added Jul 6, 2014 18:19
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