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SULLUM: As Vaping Exploded Among Teenagers, Smoking Fell by Half

the FDA's rules threaten to cripple an industry that could help millions of smokers prolong their lives by switching to a far less hazardous source of nicotine. The CDC therefore is endangering public health when it rationalizes those regulations as sensi
Reason Magazine
added Jun 20, 2017 10:10

Fact Check: Do e-cigarettes cause incurable disease

So while it’s still unclear whether e-cigarettes cause popcorn lung and whether they’re effective tools for quitting smoking, what is certain is that they aren’t harmless — especially to children and teens.
Florida Times-Union
added Jun 19, 2017 20:23

Occasional smokers who vape smoke more cigarettes

Preventive Medicine found that young adults who occasionally smoked conventional cigarettes smoked more of them if they also used e-cigarettes – battery-powered gadgets that heat liquid nicotine into vapor. “The participants who were vaping ended up usin
added Jun 19, 2017 18:38
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The state Senate is scheduled to cast a final vote Monday on a bipartisan-backed proposal to devote one percent of the tax revenue from all tobacco products sales to support evidenced-based programs to prevent kids from starting, to reduce smoking rates
NJ Spotlight
added Jun 19, 2017 14:31

Oklahoma medical notes for Sunday, June 18, 2017

Woods has been tobacco-free since utilizing the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline in 2006. ...The helpline connects registered users with specially-trained quit coaches who provide support and help build a customized plan to quit. Free text and email support and
The Oklahoman
added Jun 19, 2017 04:08

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] 90% of young Pinoy smokers want to quit – even as tobacco hooks 1 in 9 early teeners worldwide

Roughly 11 percent of youth aged 13 to 15 around the world use tobacco products like cigarettes and cigars, a global survey of students suggests. In the majority of countries, at least half of current tobacco smokers said they wanted to quit, the study (TV 5) (ph)
added Jun 18, 2017 15:39

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Turn smoking war to poor

state governments began using some of that money for purposes other than smoking cessation and related health care. That money will dissipate as the agreement ends over the next decade. Pennsylvania should rededicate the fund to anti-smoking efforts and
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jun 17, 2017 14:17

Smoking Ban Appeared to Cut Violence in British Mental Hospitals

A 39% decline in the number of physical assaults per month was reported at the four hospitals after the indoor and outdoor smoke-free policy was put in place, reported Debbie Robson, RMN, PhD, of King's College London, and colleagues in in Lancet Psychia
MedPage Today
added Jun 20, 2017 20:02

Arkansas looks to potentially cut state smoking cessation program

The Arkansas Department of Health said it costs about a million and a half dollars a year to run the line. But they said it's much cheaper to pay to help people quit smoking than treat them after they get cancer.
KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:30

Qualitative exploration of a smoking cessation trial for people living with HIV in South Africa

Future smoking cessation interventions need to target barriers at multiple levels. Increasing the supply and duration of NRT may increase its effectiveness. Other behavioral approaches such as group counseling or peer counseling could hold promise in thi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 16, 2017 21:47
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