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Electronic Cigarettes: A New Nicotine Gateway?

What can be done to prevent e-cigarettes from becoming the newest gateway to addiction for millions of youth? Lessons from years of dealing with the tobacco industry and burden of tobacco in our society, especially our youth, should be heeded.
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Jan 21, 2013 12:40
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American Lung Association Releases "State of Tobacco Control 2013" Report January 16, 2013, at 5 a.m. (ET)

WHAT: The American Lung Association is releasing the results of its eleventh annual "State of Tobacco Control"report which tracks progress on key tobacco control policies at the federal and state level, assigning grades based on whether laws are adequate
PR Newswire
added Jan 7, 2013 17:02
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Teen Smoking Has Fallen Across Most of U.S.: Report

Overall youth smoking is now under 9 percent nationwide, with highest rates in Wyoming, lowest in Utah
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 21, 2012 15:40
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One in 9 Ohio teens smoke, survey finds

Ohio has the fifth-highest rate of adolescent smoking, despite making great reductions in the number of 12- to 17-year-olds who choose to light up, according to the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Newark (OH) Advocate
added Nov 17, 2012 19:04
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Increased obesity is wiping out most health benefits of less smoking

A team of researchers with the National Bureau of Economic Research published data looking at obesity and smoking rates. The trends are, as shown in this graph below, not exactly subtle: Both of those trends have an impact on longevity; these researcher
Washington Post
added Sep 25, 2012 17:35
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[New York] E-cigarettes gain in popularity as a way to quit smoking

E-cigarettes are gaining popularity for smoking cessation, but medical experts are cautious
Buffalo (NY) News
added Sep 25, 2012 13:03
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A Kentucky nurse’s crusade against e-cigs: A celebration of junk science

In a recent post for his blog, TobaccoAnalysis.com, ACSH scientific advisor Dr. Mike Siegel, a professor at Boston University's School of Public Health, attacks the Kentucky Center for Smoke-Free Policy’s crusade against electronic cigarettes. More specif
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Aug 8, 2012 23:20
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Cigar Manufacturer: CDC Tobacco Report Lacks Evidence

Sales data doesn't support allegation that cigarette smokers are switching to cigars
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 8, 2012 12:44
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[Canada] Graphic cigarette warnings don’t put out fire

a $140,000 Health Canada-sponsored survey of 1,505 adult smokers indicates that the agency’s past experimentation with warning messages is causing Canadians to stop lighting up around non-smokers, but may have done little in persuading them to put down th
National Post (ca)
added Aug 7, 2012 03:14
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[France] Teen smoking rate worse in Europe

THE NUMBER of teenagers in France who smoke is significantly higher than in most other European countries, a new study shows. It was found that 38% of French teens (aged 15 or 16) said they had smoked at least one cigarette in the past month, up from 30
The Connexion (fr)
added Jul 30, 2012 15:31
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