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NOCERA: Peering Through the Haze

Yes, teens are better off if they never inhale nicotine. But equating smoking cigarettes with inhaling e-cigarettes, as the C.D.C. is doing in its messaging around teen tobacco use, is a huge disservice to public health. On the scale of potential harms,
New York Times
added Apr 17, 2015 23:23
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[Canada] The hot debate over electronic cigarettes sure to spark regulation, litigation

The lucrative nature of the e-cigarette market can be seen in the rate at which manufacturers are protecting their technology. Currently, there are at least 30 patents or patent applications related to electronic cigarettes listed in the patents database
The Lawyers Weekly (ca)
added Apr 17, 2015 16:36
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Scientists find that nicotine use increases compulsive alcohol consumption

showing that, in rat models, nicotine exposure actually promotes alcohol dependence. "It's a vicious cycle," said TSRI biologist Oliver George, a senior author of the new study. "Nicotine makes individuals crave alcohol to 'reward' the brain and reduce st
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 17, 2015 16:34
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Is Smoking Cherry E-Cigarettes Riskier Than Eating Cherry Candy?

A January article in the New England Journal of Medicine said formaldehyde-releasing agents can form during the e-cigarette vaping process that creates an aerosol for users to breathe in. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
Bloomberg News
added Apr 17, 2015 16:18
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Breastfeeding May Help Women Who Smoke Avoid Relapse After Giving Birth

Published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, the study found while women reduced the amount they smoked during their pregnancies, they relapsed to more than half their preconception smoking levels by the nine months after giving birth. Women who
Medical Daily
added Apr 17, 2015 16:17
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Public support for raising the age of sale for tobacco to 21 in the United States

demonstrates broad public support for raising the sales age of tobacco to 21 and will help facilitate wide dissemination of initiatives to increase the legal purchase age at national, state and local levels. Increasing public awareness about the susceptib
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2015 16:04
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GLANTZ: What to do about the fact that e-cig use among kids is exploding

Given that meaningful regulation of e-cigarettes by the FDA is years away, what should we do about it? Include e-cigarettes in clean indoor air laws. / E-cigarettes should be included in all tobacco control media campaigns. / Tax e-cigarettes at levels
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:59
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[Europe] Can't kick the habit? Smokers with a specific gene keep lighting up

team of scientists at Washington University in St Louis, may have discovered why some people find it so much harder to quit. They have identified a specific genetic variation, which means a smoker is more likely to keep smoking for longer than those witho
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:28
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[France] The deluded social smokers: 'Astonishing' number still believe just a few cigarettes a day AREN'T harmful, doctors warn

A third of smokers claimed up to 10 cigarettes a day was not associated with any risk of lung cancer, French doctors found. And only half of smokers considered themselves at higher risk of lung cancer than the general population. Less than two fifths wer
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:09
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Lord Vaper Launches World's First Heavy Metal Signature Series Herbal Vaporizer "The Chief" With Testament's Chuck Billy

none other than heavy metal legend and TESTAMENT vocalist Chuck Billy, collaborating with health electronics industry leader and Bay Area-based, Lord Vaper Pens.
PR Newswire
added Apr 17, 2015 14:54
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