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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes and youth smoking: be alert but not alarmed [FREE FULL TEXT]

In determining how we respond to research on youth vaping and smoking, we need to consider the whole population (youth and adults) and longer term goals, such as a cigarette endgame. The goal of policy making should be to achieve the optimal regulatory b
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 21:13
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[UK-Scotland] Relationship between trying an electronic cigarette and subsequent cigarette experimentation in Scottish adolescents: a cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Young never smokers are more likely to experiment with cigarettes if they have tried an e-cigarette. Causality cannot be inferred, but continued close monitoring of e-cigarette use in young people is warranted.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 21:10
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TOC: July 2018 - Volume 27 - 4

Second-hand smoke exposure in homes with children: assessment of airborne nicotine in the living room and children’s bedroom / Can’t see the woods for the trees: exploring the range and connection of tobacco industry argumentation in the 2012 UK standardi
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 21:09
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Do electronic cigarettes increase cigarette smoking in UK adolescents? Evidence from a 12-month prospective study [FREE FULL TEXT]

This is the first study to report prospective relationships between ever use of e-cigarettes and initiation and escalation of cigarette use among UK adolescents. Ever use of e-cigarettes was robustly associated with initiation but more modestly related t
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 21:05
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[Australia] FICKLING: Recruiting Smoking's New Suckers Just Got Harder

The argument most commonly made against the Australian rules is that they haven’t made a difference. That doesn’t stand up to a lot of scrutiny: Studies supporting that claim have either been based on non-public data that can’t be checked, or commission
Washington Post
added Jul 6, 2018 02:34
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[Poland] Nicotine seen as part of the solution

“Nicotine is not the problem. It is a very big part of the solution,” said Andy Morrison, a former smoker, vaping advocate and trustee for the New Nicotine Alliance... These were the key messages of the world’s leading consumer advocates, policy analysts
Manila Standard (ph)
added Jul 3, 2018 08:28
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Smoking cigars has similar risks of mortality as cigarettes

The researchers concluded that in addition to cigarettes, the consumption of other tobacco products is also associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Smoking cigars is associated with risks similar to smoking cigarettes and pipes, even in non-da
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Jul 3, 2018 08:25
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[Colorado] Memorial Regional Health: E-cigarettes a pathway to addiction — Teen use of e-cigarettes is rising, along with risks for long-term health consequences

The study found that Colorado teens use electronic vapor cigarettes twice as often as the national average, according to a Colorado Public Radio report. The data is especially concerning. because e-cigarette use among youth — who use e-cigarettes at high
Craig (CO) Daily Press
added Jul 2, 2018 21:10
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Hookah health news from your very own galaxy

Over the course of the 10 “Star War” movies, hookahs have played an ever-increasing role. Little wonder that from 2008 to 2014 the number of high school kids who had ever smoked a hookah went from almost 9 percent to 13 ...hookah bars that rent water pipe
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 1, 2018 13:14
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Iowa celebrates 10 years smoke-free

Iowa is one of 25 states that have enacted smoke-free laws addressing secondhand smoke exposure in workplaces, restaurants and bars. Ten years ago, on July 1, 2008, the act was signed by then-Governor Chet Culver. On the act’s five-year anniversary, the
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Jul 1, 2018 13:05
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