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HAYNES-MASLOW: A Lunchroom Lesson, Part 1: Repackaging Tobacco for a Food Fight

They claimed that since consumers were presented with enough information to make an informed choice about tobacco, they should be allowed to choose whether or not to smoke...often cited that restricting tobacco was just another way the government could ta
Union of Concerned Scientists
added Apr 1, 2015 11:23
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[UK] NHS will save billions if more cycle to work

survey by Cyclescheme, which provides tax-free bikes through cycle-to-work projects, more than 9,500 commuters were asked about the health benefits of cycling to work...About 20 per cent were smoking less.
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 11:00
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[UK] E-cigarettes: Many teenagers trying them, survey concludes

Many teenagers, even those who have never smoked, are experimenting with e-cigarettes, researchers in north-west England say. Questionnaires completed by 16,193 14 to 17-year-olds, published in BMC Public Health, showed one in five had tried or bought
BBC Online
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31
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[UK] One in five teens have tried e-cigarettes, a British study finds

One in five teenagers have experimented with e-cigarettes, a large study of British school students showed on Tuesday, fuelling debate about the widespread availability of the electronic devices. Many experts view the metal tubes that heat nicotine-laced
Reuters
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31
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[UK] Teenagers in danger of risking their health with e-cigarettes as 20% admit to trying them

discovered 16% of teenagers who have used e-cigarettes had never previously smoked. The experts also found e-cigarettes were “strongly related” to drinking among teenagers. Study author Prof Mark Bellis warned that such “rapid penetration into teenage c
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31
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[UK] Non-smoking teens hooked on vapers / One in five has tried e-cigarettes

TEENAGERS who have never smoked are getting hooked on nicotine vapers, experts warn —increasing numbers of them are using the devices, a major study found.
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31
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[UK] Four in 10 teenage e-cigarette users would not have smoked, warn health experts

Hundreds of thousands of teenagers who would never have started smoking are now using e-cigarettes, putting themselves at risk of long term damage, health experts have warned. A survey of 14 to 17-year-olds in the north west of England found that one in f
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31
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[UK] E-cigarettes ‘are alcopops of smoking’ ($$)

Some public health experts urged a crackdown on experimentation with e-cigarettes, calling them “the alcopops of the nicotine world”. However, others argued that rebellious teenagers were probably safer vaping than smoking. The survey of 16,193 pupils age
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31
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[Asia] No Indian Study Links Cigarettes With Cancer, Says BJP Chief of Parliamentary Committee

The head of that panel, BJP law-maker Dilip Kumar Gandhi, told NDTV today that India has little independent evidence to link cigarettes and cancer. "Does this (smoking) cause cancer or does not? What are the impacts? We have never done our own survey," h
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31
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[UK] E-Cigs Tied to Drinking, Other Risky Teen Behaviors

"We found that e-cigarette access is strongly related to alcohol use in teenagers," said study author Karen Hughes. She is a professor of behavioral epidemiology at Liverpool John Moores University in England. "Those who drink are more likely to have a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 31, 2015 12:29
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