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Teens Often Think E-Cigs, Hookah Pipes Harmless: CDC

Teenagers who use tobacco products other than cigarettes often see their habit as harmless, a new U.S. government survey finds. The report, from researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, asked teenagers whether they considered t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 15, 2018 16:22
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E-Cigarettes May Lead More to Smoke Cigarettes Than to Quit

The number of adults who quit smoking by using e-cigarettes will be far lower than the number of teenagers and young adults who develop a regular smoking habit after trying these products, according to a first-of-its-kind study published Wednesday i
Consumer Reports
added Mar 15, 2018 15:47
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Health Buzz: Kids Are Trying JUUL E-Cigarettes – and Experts Are Concerned

the American Cancer Society recently said in a statement that "based on currently available evidence, using current generation e-cigarettes is less harmful than smoking cigarettes, but the health effects of long-term use are not known." The Public Health
U.S. News & World Report
added Mar 15, 2018 15:44
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VIDEO: Are E-Cigarettes Leading Young People to Take Up Smoking? A New Study Says Yes

Researchers at Dartmouth College’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center said vaping has led more people to start a real smoking habit, rather than avoid tobacco or quit in favor of e-cigarettes, according to a study published Wednesday. Using 2014 census data, p
Fortune Magazine
added Mar 15, 2018 14:58
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[UK] Position statement on electronic cigarettes (PDF)

we consider e.cigarettes provide a safer and acceptable alternative to smoked tobacco, and that their use as an aid to quit smoking completely should be publicised in the general population. In addition, government and regulators must be challenged t
Yorkshire Cancer Research (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:33
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Quantifying population-level health benefits and harms of e-cigarette use in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

e-cigarette use currently represents more population-level harm than benefit. Effective national, state, and local efforts are needed to reduce e-cigarette use among youth and young adults if e-cigarettes are to confer a net population-level benefit in t
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:28
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[UK] expert reaction to modelling study on electronic cigarettes in the US

scientists report that based on the existing scientific evidence related to e-cigarettes and optimistic assumptions about the relative harm of e-cigarette use compared to cigarette smoking, e-cigarette use currently represents more population-level harm t
Science Media Centre (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:27
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E-Cigs Breed More Smokers Than They Stop

about 2,070 cigarette-smoking adults in America quit in 2015 with the help of the electronic devices. However—and perhaps more alarming—the model estimated that, at the same time, an additional 168,000 adolescents and young adults who had never smoked cig
Bloomberg News
added Mar 14, 2018 20:04
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Vaping “A Blessing” In Drastically Reducing Number Of Smokers In Iceland

“Smoking has been falling like a rock like we’ve never seen before,” Guðmundur told reporters. “The biggest contributing factors have been mouth tobacco and vaping, which have clearly been wiping smoking out.”
Reykjavik Grapevine (is)
added Mar 14, 2018 20:01
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The Foundation For a Smoke-Free World Supports STOP

Yach, released a statement in support of the newly launched STOP initiative, pointing out that the foundation applauds the effort to monitor the activities of PMI and other Big Tobacco companies, and joins STOP in condemning any efforts by Big Tobacco to
Vaping Post (ch)
added Mar 14, 2018 17:23
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