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Secondhand marijuana smoke and kids

But now there is a new problem: secondhand marijuana smoke. Studies show that when you are around someone who is smoking marijuana, the smoke gets into your system too. How much of it gets in depends on how close the person is, how many people are smoki
Harvard Health Publications
added Jun 5, 2018 16:17
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Study: Savvy Social Media Campaigns Spur Growth In JUUL Device Use

Reports that use of electronic cigarettes is declining may not have accounted for explosive growth in sales of the JUUL device, a novel product that has benefited from social media marketing campaigns to reach young consumers, according to a study led by
Georgia State University School of Public Health
added Jun 11, 2018 22:01
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The world cancer league tables: Scientists calculate the countries with the best and worst performing statistics for 29 forms of the disease

In the biggest ever study of 195 countries, researchers produced top ten tables for the best and worst performing countries for 29 types of cancer... The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study analysed global levels of 29 cancers including of the lung, bra
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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JUUL sales among young people fueled by social media, says study

“[Juul is] taking advantage of the reach and accessibility of those platforms to target the youth and young adults, basically everybody can see their product because there are no restrictions...the marketing and promotional on social media platforms play
Washington Times
added Jun 6, 2018 01:40
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[Canada] GLANTZ: More evidence that cigs are bringing low risk kids into the nicotine addiction/cigarette market; Canadian govt needs to close the ecig advertising

This longitudinal study followed Canadian high school students for two years and found that never cigarette smoking kids who used e-cigarettes at baseline were much more likely to be smoking cigarettes two years later. Most important, the gateway effect
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:40
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[UK] Lung cancer risk ‘drops dramatically within five years of quitting smoking’

However, even 25 years after quitting, their lung cancer risk remained over threefold higher compared to people who had never smoked. Author Hilary Tindle, professor of medicine at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, said: “The fact that lung
Health Insurance Daily (uk)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:11
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WILSON: Big Tobacco’s smoke and mirrors revived by Pruitt’s science transparency policy

Big Tobacco realized the best chance of avoiding regulation lay not in attempting to combat each study as it came out, but rather in changing the standards to which those studies were held. To do this, they sought to use transparency and reproducibility
The Hill
added Jun 4, 2018 22:02
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Bubble Pop? Brownie Batter? Vapes’ Added Flavors Fuel E-Cig Debate

The Food and Drug Administration took a preliminary step in March, seeking public input on what flavors could be added to battery-powered nicotine devices, which can taste like cinnamon rolls or strawberry milkshakes. E-cigs do not contain tobacco. The
Kaiser Health News
added Jun 4, 2018 21:59
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Lung cancer incidence rate suggests more women smoking than official count

On the assumption that there are no genetic conditions at play in the occurrence of lung cancer, given the incidence rate, the smoking rate for women is probably more like 17.3 percent, the report said. The official smoking rate for women rose from 5.3
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 4, 2018 21:49
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Helping mentally ill smokers to quit smoking: study

found they can help such patients quit smoking habit by using low-burden and common-sense strategies...found that 80 percent of patients who smoke and have a serious mental illness want to quit smoking and that 60 percent made an attempt to quit in the la
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 4, 2018 21:44
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