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Non-Cigarette Tobacco Products Double Chances of Youth Smoking Within a Year

Non-cigarette tobacco products, which include electronic cigarettes, hookah (tobacco waterpipe), smokeless tobacco, and non-cigarette combustibles, like cigars, are increasingly popular among young people. Considerable debate surrounds whether use of thes
MedicalResearch.com
added Jan 10, 2018 23:59
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[UK] Could 'safer' new smoking device that heats up tobacco instead of burning it replace traditional cigarettes?

In a campaign launched last week, Marlboro maker Philip Morris promised to stop selling cigarettes in the UK, instead urging smokers to use IQOS. The cost to smokers would be more or less the same. But the Independent Committee on Toxicology suggested i
The Mirror (uk)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:21
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[Asia, India, Italy] Study shows e-cigarettes are less harmful than conventional cigarettes

a study by the North East Hills University (NEHU) has stated that Electronics Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) or vaping has minimum health and safety concerns... According to the recently published study, people who have been wanting to quit cigarettes ca
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:13
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[North Carolina] Impact of Smoking Ban on Passive Smoke Exposure in Pregnant Non-Smokers in the Southeastern United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

results indicate that banning smoking in public spaces may reduce passive smoke exposure in non-smoking pregnant women. The current study also replicates previous findings regarding individual level characteristics associated with gestational passive smok
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Jan 17, 2018 20:42
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HIRSCHHORN: Another perspective on the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Unlike standard nicotine replacement therapy, counselling, and quitting cold turkey, e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco products maintain nicotine addiction. And unlike methadone, which is the cheapest manufactured drug in the USA and used as an examp
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 18:45
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Looking Back

1993:...EPA administrator William K. Reilly's endorsement of a report by a panel of scientific advisers to the agency ended a contentious two-year review of the issue during which the panel's evidence and conclusions were denounced repeatedly by the tobac
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Jan 8, 2018 15:51
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[Sweden] Smokers more likely to need spinal surgery

Smoking increases the risk of lower back pain that needs to be fixed by spinal surgery, a Swedish study suggests. Researchers focused on a common cause of lower back pain known as lumbar spinal stenosis, which occurs when the spinal canal narrows, puttin
Reuters
added Jan 10, 2018 23:44
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TOC: Volume 20, Issue 2 February 2018

EDITORIAL Lest We Forget: Harm-Reduction Research is Important and Increasing, but Other Facets of Tobacco Control Research Remain a High Priority / Large Cigars: Smoking Topography and Toxicant Exposure / Trends in Awareness, Use of, and Beliefs About El
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 9, 2018 03:24
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Effects of Switching to the Menthol Tobacco Heating System 2.2, Smoking Abstinence, or Continued Cigarette Smoking on Clinically Relevant Risk Markers: A Randomized, Controlled, Open-Label, Multicenter Study in Sequential Confinement and Ambulatory Settin

Conclusions Switching from mCCs to mTHS was associated with improvements in clinically relevant risk markers linked to mechanistic pathways involved in smoking-related diseases.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 9, 2018 03:19
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[Japan] Effects of Switching to the Tobacco Heating System 2.2 Menthol, Smoking Abstinence, or Continued Cigarette Smoking on Biomarkers of Exposure: A Randomized, Controlled, Open-Label, Multicenter Study in Sequential Confinement and Ambulatory Settings (Part 1

The menthol Tobacco Heating System 2.2 (mTHS) is a newly developed candidate modified-risk tobacco product intended to reduce exposure to the harmful and potentially harmful constituents...The results provide evidence that switching to mTHS reduces real
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 9, 2018 03:17
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