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Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads Can Backfire on Kids

New research suggests that the strategy of hanging these posters in convenience stores could backfire, prompting some teens to light up. The tobacco industry focuses much of its advertising efforts on convenience stores, which are popular with young peo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 15, 2017 03:23
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[Kentucky] WITHROW: City needs smoke-free ordinance ($$)

I can still hear the shock and fear in her voice when I told her the diagnosis.
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Dec 15, 2017 03:15
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[UK] Smoking is bad for your love life, study suggests

Bristol University research shows non-smokers are actually more attractive. Once the hallmark of Hollywood sex symbols, smoking now seems to have lost its appeal after a unique study found smokers’ facial features are less appealing than non-smokers.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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Oklahoma's health rankings improve based on smoking, infant health

Oklahoma is no longer one of the five least-healthy states in the country. The state is still in the bottom 10, but decreases in the rates of smoking and low birth weight moved it up three spots, to 43rd. Only Utah and Florida had a larger positive chang
The Oklahoman
added Dec 15, 2017 03:05
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More Teens Vaping as Smoking Declines; Pot Use Holds Steady

In 2017, more than 1 in 4 high school seniors said they've vaped during the past year -- and most apparently don't know they're toying with a potentially addictive product. Nearly 28 percent of 12th graders reported trying an e-cigarette or other vaping
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 15, 2017 03:05
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SULLUM: Adolescent Smoking Rates Reach Historic Lows, Despite Vaping's Popularity

Another possible reason why adolescent vaping and smoking rates have been moving in opposite directions, of course, is that teenagers who otherwise would be smoking are vaping instead. Since the hazards of vaping pale beside the hazards of smoking, such
Reason Magazine
added Dec 15, 2017 03:04
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes not safe, and potential public health disaster

Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) says, “The efficacy of e-cigarettes as a cessation tool, along with the known risks of these products is too important to not drill down on the evidence, and we believe
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 15, 2017 02:46
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New Survey Shows Youth Cigarette Smoking Continues to Fall, But Raises Fresh Concerns about E-Cigarettes and Cigars

These findings underscore the need to prevent youth use of all tobacco products and stop a new generation of products from undermining the great strides our nation has made. The Food and Drug Administration should fully implement its new rule for e-cigar
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2017 20:03
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Toxicological evaluation of novel heat-not-burn tobacco products – non-technical summary (PDF)

The Committees conclude that there will be a risk to health from using heat- not-burn tobacco products. It is currently not possible to quantify this risk. Heat-not-burn tobacco products are new and there is insufficient data available to enable a full a
Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) (UK)
added Dec 14, 2017 19:35
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Monitoring the Future Study: Trends in Prevalence of Various Drugs

Monitoring the Future Study: Trends in Prevalence of Various Drugs for 8th Graders, 10th Graders, and 12th Graders; 2014 - 2017 (in percent)*
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
added Dec 14, 2017 18:04
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