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CDC: Smoke Is Clearing in U.S.

Over the last 6 years, smoking rates have fallen by 27% and bringing the decline in the previous five decades to 64%. In 1965 -- the first year that smoking prevalence data were collected -- 42.4% of adults in the U.S. smoked cigarettes. Close to one in
MedPage Today
added May 26, 2016 14:10
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[UK] Use of electronic cigarettes in pregnancy: A guide for midwives and other healthcare professionals (PDF)

• Little research has been conducted into the safety of electronic cigarettes in pregnancy, however they are likely to be significantly less harmful to a pregnant woman and her baby than cigarettes.
Smokefree Action (uk)
added May 26, 2016 13:25

[UK] LOCKER: Achieving a smokefree pregnancy: can e-cigarettes help? - Jo Locker

The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group has produced a short briefing to assist health professionals in responding to some of the most frequently asked questions. It also provides a summary of the current research evidence in this area. Key messages in Blogs (uk)
added May 26, 2016 13:18

[Louisiana] State fire marshal warns of e-cigarette dangers

An increasing number of Louisiana citizens who have smoked tobacco-laden products are embracing “vaping,” ...growing concerns surrounding the rising numbers of incidents where the practice, which requires the use of a battery-powered “cigarette” device
Shreveport (LA) Times
added May 26, 2016 07:58

Cigarette Smoking by Adults Dropped in 2015, C.D.C. Survey Says

The survey did not give reasons for the trend or analyze whether it could be attributed to smokers’ switching from conventional cigarettes to e-cigarette devices. The report also said the percentage of current cigarette smokers was higher for men (16.7 p
New York Times
added May 26, 2016 00:53

[Ohio] Experts From UC Discuss E-Cigarettes And The FDA Decision To Regulate Them

Here to discuss e-cigarettes are program leader of Cancer Etiology, Control and Prevention at the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute, deputy director of the Center for Environmental Genetics, Professor at the UC Department of Environmental Health
WVXU 91.7 (Cincinatti OH)
added May 25, 2016 23:51

VIDEO: BBC Horizon - E Cigarettes: Miracle or Menace?

Michael Mosley investigates the dramatic rise in e-cigarettes. They're everywhere these days, but what does the latest scientific research on them reveal? Are they really better for you than cigarettes? What is actually in them? Is passive vapour harmf
You Tube
added May 25, 2016 23:46

[Florida] LETTER: Smokeless tobacco

Letter writer Aaron Gewirtz, owner of a vape shop, makes claims that have no basis in scientific evidence. This is typical of the smoke-and-mirrors tactics that the tobacco industry has used for years. It’s one reason why the FDA was right to regulate amo
Miami (FL) Herald
added May 25, 2016 23:45

Students' Shifting Tobacco Habits

Tobacco continues to lure US middle and high school students, as trendy e-cigarettes have erased hard-won progress in curtailing conventional tobacco use...many traded their cigarettes and cigars for e-cigarettes and hookah pipes.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added May 25, 2016 23:42

Sullum: The FDA's deadly E-cigarette regulations

Old-fashioned cigarettes, meanwhile, face no such barriers. In the name of public health, the FDA is protecting the deadliest nicotine delivery system from competition with one of the safest.
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added May 25, 2016 23:38
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