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[USA] Young e-cig users crave regular cigarettes more

Among non-smoking youth who had ever used e-cigarettes, 43.9 percent said they intended to smoke conventional cigarettes within the next year, compared with 21.5 percent of those who had never used e-cigarettes. In addition, exposure to pro-tobacco adver
ANI (in)
added Sep 1, 2014 21:11
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'Increased levels of toxic metals' in e-cigarette secondhand smoke

Though previous research has found benefits of switching from traditional to electronic cigarettes, a new study from the University of Southern California finds that the secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes contains certain harmful metals that are signific
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Sep 1, 2014 14:23
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[Massachusetts] E-cigarettes should be used as last resort to quit

Electronic cigarettes present a conundrum for public health officials. On the one hand, they contain fewer — or perhaps even none — of the cancer-causing substances found in tobacco products “which presents an opportunity for harm reduction if smokers us
Boston (MA) Globe
added Sep 1, 2014 14:19
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SAVANT: Do Smokers Cost Society More?

According to many studies (but not all), the lifetime health care costs for smokers and obese people, whose lives are shorter, are indeed lower than fit, healthy people who live much longer. The admonitions against smoking and obesity are not generated by
Parade
added Sep 1, 2014 14:18
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[UK] E-cigarettes 'contain higher levels of certain toxins than regular cigarettes'

U.S. researchers found vapour from e-cigarettes contains toxic element chromium and four times more nickel than found in normal cigarettes They were also found to contain lead, zinc and other toxic metals
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 14:17
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[UK] E-cigarette makers respond to ‘very negative’ WHO proposals ($$)

Strict new proposals on the regulation of e-cigs would have a “very negative impact on the future health of smokers”.
The Grocer (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 09:04
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[UK] Call e-cigarettes nicotine sticks, urge campaigners ($$)

to make them less attractive to young people, say public health experts who fear that e-cigarettes are being seen as “cool or trendy” and may encourage teenagers to start smoking real ones. The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) thinks that a name ch
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 09:03
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[UK] Healthcare experts turn on WHO over calls to ban e-cigarettes

Experts claim negativity surrounding the e-cigarettes is "seriously disproportionate" to the available research - with one health worker saying a switch to e-cigarettes is actually almost as good as giving up smoking completely. The comments come on the
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 09:00
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[Israel] Zapping brain may cure heavy smokers, study finds

A machine that pulses deep regions of the brain with magnetic current may help heavy smokers quit the habit, an Israeli study shows....experts say is the most rigorous test of the technology to date, 44 percent of a group of heavy smokers who had failed
Times of Israel (is)
added Sep 1, 2014 03:26
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[Asia] Full tobacco ban suggested by lawmakers in China

Chinese lawmakers called for a complete ban on tobacco advertisements when discussing an Advertisement Law bill on Saturday. Members of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) discussed the draft amendment to the 20-year-old Adver
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 1, 2014 03:24
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