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WORSTALL: Excellent News As E-Cigarette, Or Vaping, Use Rises

We’ve news from the government that the use of e-cigarettes, or vaping, is on the rise among schoolchildren and teenagers. We might think that this is a health story and it is, but behind it is an interesting little economic point and a guide to public p
added Dec 21, 2014 06:07

GLANTZ: Implications of major national survey showing ecigs surpassing cigs among teens in 2014 in US

I would urge my public health colleagues who are enthusiastic about e-cigarettes as possible (but as yet unproven) cessation or harm reduction aids to think more seriously about how their enthusiasm is trickling down to kids. The MTF data (consistent wi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:44

College students believe hookah safer alternative to cigarette smoking

Despite emerging evidence otherwise, many college students consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes, reports a University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health study published this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Preve
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 19, 2014 13:06

Relationship between knowledge about the harms of smoking and smoking status in the 2010 Global Adult Tobacco China Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Compared with those who have never smoked and those who have ceased smoking, current smokers in China are more likely to believe that low-tar cigarettes are less harmful than regular cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:02
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Quit Smoking Network Chooses Smith and Ramsay Brands as Primary Supplier

 The Quit Smoking Network has indicated it will feature the Avatar Vape Pen and the Smith and Ramsay brand of premium naturally flavored e-Liquids as their recommended choices in their "harm reduction"
added Dec 18, 2014 02:28

Why It’s Bad News That Some Teens Are Choosing E-Cigs Over Real Cigarettes

The data offers one possible explanation for why high schoolers are so willing to use electronic cigarettes: They think they’re safer. Just over 50% of 10th graders surveyed believed that smoking between one and five cigarettes a day posed a great risk,
TIME Magazine
added Dec 16, 2014 06:46

[New York] HEMPSTEAD: Is vaping the newest trend? - High School

Because it is only water vapor being emitted, vaping may soon be proven to be healthier than smoking traditional cigarettes
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Dec 14, 2014 06:19

E-cigarette tech takes off as regulation looms

e-cigarettes come in many shapes and sizes and the technological changes only make regulating them more of a headache. At the same time, a rapidly growing market for e-cigarettes and the possibility that the devices could be safer than regular cigarettes
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 8, 2014 22:40

[Minnesota] McCLAY: E-cigs help rid the world of smokers

The Bloomington City Council recently overreached by prohibiting vapers from vaping in vape stores...water vapor is not smoke, and to send vapers outdoors to freeze in Minnesota winters is overkill. But even if e-cigs are overly restricted by alarmist b
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Dec 8, 2014 14:30

[UK] Jack Straw: I’m in little doubt that e-cigarettes are much more for the good than the bad.

More research is needed fully to understand the effects of e-cigarettes but as things stand I’m in little doubt that e-cigarettes are much more for the good than the bad.
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 5, 2014 10:56
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