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When it comes to e-cigarette safety, you're still on your own

Our greatest concern is for children, in part because much of the marketing seems to target them, with flavoring and brightly colored packaging. And there’s some suggestion from a study made public this week that the marketing is working—and that kids wh
Consumer Reports
added Aug 29, 2014 20:03
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[Minnesota] KEE: The facts on e-cigarettes

I feel it necessary to add yet another opinion, with the acknowledgement that those previous were just that, opinions. Just about any substance introduced to the body can cause side effects - whether it’s ingested, inhaled or even just touched.
Grand Rapids (MN) Herald-Review
added Aug 29, 2014 19:59
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[Asia] WHO Urges India to regulate use of E-Cigarettes

E-cigarette market in India is growing at a rapid pace and to keep a check on their adoption, the World Health Organization (WHO) has raised serious concerns. WHO experts have added that the use of e-cigarettes is not less harmful compared to the traditi
French Tribune (fr)
added Aug 29, 2014 19:36
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E-Cigarette Group Calls CDC Study On Teen Use Deceptive ($$)

The American Vaping Association responded to the CDC's study released Aug. 25, which found that many young e-cigarette users plan to use real cigarettes later in life, arguing the report failed to disclose its misleading methodology, according to the AVA
Law360
added Aug 29, 2014 19:27
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[Australia] Liquid nicotine and personal importation for use in electronic cigarettes

Some recent media reports about electronic cigarettes suggest that the importation of nicotine in personal amounts is exempt from regulation. This is not always the case.
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) (Australian Government Department of Health) (au)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:22
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Electronic cigarette use among adult population: a cross-sectional study in Barcelona, Spain (2013–2014)

E-cigarette use is strongly associated with current smoking (dual use) and most users continue to be addicted to nicotine. Six out of 10 e-cigarette users preferred devices that deliver nicotine. The satisfaction with e-cigarette use is very low.
BMJ Open (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:21
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DAUBE/CHAPMAN: The Australian's dissembling campaign on tobacco plain packaging

But The Australian's reports have — as their authors must have expected — attracted attention overseas. UK headlines include “Plain packaging has backfired in Australia — don't bring it to the UK”, “Australia tobacco sales increase despite plain packagin
Medical Journal of Australia
added Aug 29, 2014 15:18
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[Australia] Study Counters Critics of Plainer Cigarette Packaging

Tobacco industry claims change would harm small businesses, but Australian experience refutes that
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 29, 2014 14:15
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Australia’s plain cigarette packaging has not given a boost to the illicit tobacco trade

AUSTRALIA WAS THE first country in the world to introduce standardised packaging for tobacco products in December 2012. New Zealand, Ireland, and the UK are currently considering similar legislation.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Aug 29, 2014 14:14
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Statistical analysis finds correlation between high BMI, cigarette smoking in teens

A study examining whether overweight or obese teens are at higher risk for substance abuse finds both good and bad news: weight status has no correlation with alcohol or marijuana use but is linked to regular cigarette smoking.
News-Medical.net
added Aug 29, 2014 14:06
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