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Electronic cigarettes gaining in popularity among teens

They have branched out to using alternative tobacco products such as electronic cigarettes, hookahs and little cigars. In fact, e-cigarette use is rising rapidly among both cigarette smokers and nonsmokers, according to a study to be presented Sunday, Apr
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 26, 2015 18:19
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[2165.6] Trends in Youth Use of E-Cigarettes and Alternative Tobacco Products

use of alternative tobacco products and dual/poly use of tobacco products is evolving. The rapid rise in e-cigarettes is particularly concerning, as there is no evidence for their safety and they are heavily marketed to youth. Clinical interventions shoul
Pediatric Academic Societies
added Apr 26, 2015 16:32
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Electronic cigarettes gaining in popularity among teens

“Electronic cigarettes are of great concern. They are highly addictive nicotine delivery devices, and the vapor can and does cause harm to lungs,” said principal investigator Jonathan D. Klein, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP, director of the AAP Julius B. Richmond C
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Apr 26, 2015 16:31
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COMMISSIONING AND CHANGE OF COMMAND FOR THE 19TH SURGEON GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES / PREPARED REMARKS FOR VICE ADMIRAL VIVEK H. MURTHY

we are moving past those Mad Men days because we, as a people, confronted the harms caused by tobacco....more companies will follow the example of Disney, which has committed to eliminating smoking from all its movies watched by children
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Apr 26, 2015 12:51
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GLANTZ: New Surgeon General says getting smoking out of kid movies would save 1 million kids’ lives

On April 22, 2015, Vivek H. Murthy took the oath of office to serve as US Surgeon General for the next four years. His wide-ranging speech...Murthy has reminded everyone that getting smoking out of youth-rated films (i.e., R rating films with smoking) w
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 26, 2015 12:49
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[Asia-pacific, Uruguay] Ralph Nader: Obama, corporate ‘free traitors’ and you

sacrifices the American consumer, labor and environmental standards...and much U.S. sovereignty to the supremacy of corporate...Senator Warren explained that... “Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay from implementing new tobacco regulations
Middletown (CT) Press
added Apr 25, 2015 16:55
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[Asia, India] Delhi government won't take action against chewable tobacco sellers

Delhi High Court today restrained city government from taking any coercive action against the sellers and distributors of chewable tobacco on pleas by its manufacturers against ban on sale of the product in the national capital from March 30.
DNA India (in)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:34
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Why American Prisons Are Pushing E-Cigarettes On Inmates

sheriffs who want them the most. Why? In a nutshell, money: E-cigarettes are a cash cow...private jail e-cigarette vendors have popped up with names like “JailCigs” and “eCigs 4 Inmates” and “CrossBar.” Their pitch to sheriffs is enticing: The companies s
International Business Times
added Apr 24, 2015 14:27
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India vows to press tobacco companies for bigger health warnings

India is committed to boosting the size of health warnings on tobacco products, the government said on Friday, seeking to deflect criticism for delaying tougher new packaging rules beyond a deadline of April 1.
Reuters
added Apr 24, 2015 13:33
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[New York] WILL: When bootleggers and Baptists converge

States addicted to tobacco taxes need a large and renewable supply of smokers, so they wince whenever an e-cigarette displaces a traditional cigarette. As Yandle and three colleagues explain in the current issue of Regulation magazine, state governments
The Washington Post
added Apr 23, 2015 13:02
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