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GLANTZ: The evidence that e-cigs are expanding the cigarette market by recruiting kids just keeps piling up

they found that the effects were biggest in the low risk kids. In particular, if blows away the assertion made by e-cig enthusiasts that kids who start with e-cigs would be smoking conventional cigarettes anyway.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 22, 2016 13:51
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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2015

Among the 10.8% of students nationwide who currently smoked cigarettes, 45.4% had tried to quit ... Nationwide, 18.5% of students reported current cigarette, cigar, or smokeless tobacco use (Table 43). The prevalence of current cigarette, cigar, or smoke
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 30, 2016 20:16
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[Canada] Blowing smoke: the history of tobacco-specific nitrosamines in Canadian tobacco

In view of this information brought to light in this paper, any claims by tobacco companies that they were acting prudently by lowering TSNA levels are unwarranted. They fail to acknowledge that it was their actions that raised TSNA levels in the first p
Tobacco Control
added Jun 8, 2016 18:45
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GLANTZ: The White House told FDA that Black lives don’t matter

In a stunning action that prioritized tobacco industry interests over Black (and other) lives, the White House removed the overwhelming evidence presented by FDA demonstrating the impact of menthol and other flavors in enticing African Americans, as well
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 7, 2016 15:52
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What Are You Smoking? Bacteria Found at Local Hookah Bars

“Research has indicated that hookah smoking raises the risk of transmissible diseases such as tuberculosis, mononucleosis and oral herpes from sharing the mouthpiece and pipe, yet there is a dearth of research specific to bacterial contamination of hooka
The Minaret (University of Tampa)
added Feb 25, 2016 20:57
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[Canada] Gail Asper urges smokers to quit, saying it took years off her parents' lives

Manitoba Lung Association is hoping a contest to quit smoking, even for 24 hours, might convince smokers to try butting out for good. If that isn't convincing enough, Gail Asper said smoking took years off her parents' lives. She shared her family's batt
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 21:03
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[Illinois] Big Tobacco, the FDA and the future of tobacco-less smoking

What concerns health advocates the most are the plethora of flavorings, variations and nicotine doses that are added to the liquid. The two chemicals, for example, are not approved for inhalation. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration and the California D
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Jan 3, 2016 21:02
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[Michigan] Teen cigarette smoking drops to historic low in 2015

"But each new generation that comes of age needs to be warned of the dangers of cigarette smoking, or we risk returning to the high levels of smoking we have seen in the past. Further, the study now finds that many students are smoking tobacco in forms ot
University of Michigan
added Dec 18, 2015 20:12
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22 wealthy nations that smoke the most

1. Greece — 38.9% The biggest smokers in the OECD are the Greeks: 43.7% of men smoke in Greece and 34% of women do. Like Latvia and many other countries on this list, Greece has a big problem with illegal cigarette smuggling. A recent report estimated t
Business Insider
added Nov 8, 2015 21:10
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What happens when we raise the age to buy cigarettes to 25?

The AAP policy asks that the U.S. Federal Food and Drug Administration regulates e-cigarettes the same way cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco are. American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network member Chris Hansen said, "powerful interventions are
Catholic Online
added Oct 26, 2015 18:51
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