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Trajectories of Hookah Use: Harm Perceptions from Youth to Young Adulthood

This study helps confirm the influence of harm perceptions of hookah tobacco on hookah use among youth and young adults. Increased public education efforts aimed at youth and young adults can help shift knowledge, attitudes and beliefs regarding the healt
American Journal of Health Behavior
added Jun 2, 2017 19:37
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what’s the harm in hookah? how risk misperceptions relate to rising use

Truth Initiative® researchers surveyed more than 7,500 young people, ages 15 to 21 years old, over two years to examine the role hookah harm perceptions and other factors have in increasing hookah use over time. Participants answered questions about hooka
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 2, 2017 19:21
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[Australia] BATH: Government's stance on e-cigarettes 'doesn't make sense'

Millions of Australians are missing out on what could be a lifesaving technology, while the rest of the planet struggle to understand the Australian Government’s unique stance against e-cigarettes. There are over 2.6 million smokers in Australia, and st
Tamworth (NSW) Northern Daily Leader (au)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:04
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SENATE DEMOCRAT LETTER TO FDA Re: Final Deeming Rule, May 19, 2017 (PDF)

Given the public health threat posed by youth e-cigarette use, it is imperative that the FDA commit to the original compliance deadlines for the tobacco deeming rnle. Every day that these products stay on the market with no assessment of their risks, we c
U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
added Jun 1, 2017 03:01
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REVIEW OF THE ARTICLE ENTITLED “HEAT-NOT-BURN TOBACCO CIGARETTES: SMOKE BY ANY OTHER NAME"

The authors suggest that we are “dancing around the definition of smoke to avoid indoor-smoking bans”. Unfortunately, the authors did not present any data regarding the impact of IQOS on indoor use.As there are fundamental differences in how IQOS function
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jun 1, 2017 01:44
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[Asia, India] Do e-cigarettes really help?

In the EU, the Tobacco Directive 2016 banned advertisement promotion and sponsorship of e-cigarettes. In India, e-cigarettes are banned in Karnataka, Kerala, Punjab and Maharashtra.
New Indian Express (in)
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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SATEL/BATES: Senators' Letter To FDA Commissioner Gottlieb Perpetuates Misconceptions About E-Cigarettes

the senators’ letter is important nonetheless as a window into a larger, national discussion... E-cigarettes, and other reduced risk products, are breakthroughs in public health. They must be regulated for safety, surely, but in a manner that facilitates
Forbes
added May 31, 2017 18:48
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Dramatic Surge in Very Low Nicotine Tobacco Clinical Trials and Science

There are currently 25 Very Low Nicotine-related clinical trials in progress, which is almost triple the number of clinical trials completed over the entire preceding decade. All of these studies are independently funded by major collaborators on the proj
Business Wire
added May 31, 2017 17:47
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[Germany] JGU chemists develop technique that reduces toxic effects of cigarettes

The Mainz-based team headed by Professor Wolfgang Tremel has discovered how to significantly lower the levels of these free oxygen radicals and thus markedly reduce the toxicity of cigarette smoke. This development could help not only to make the consumpt
News-Medical.net
added May 31, 2017 17:43
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HO: Move over Hippocrates: Harm reduction as the new paradigm for health care

the e-cigarette debate on this side of the Atlantic is dominated by sexy headlines like “Carcinogens found in urine of e-cigarette users” and the like. Rarely highlighted is the lower exposure to cancer-causing compounds when using e-cigarettes compared t
statnews.com
added May 31, 2017 17:40
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