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Youth access to JUUL online: eBay sales of JUUL prior to and following FDA action

Following FDA contact, most listings were no longer active. However, 3.4% of these vendors still sold JUUL devices or pods and 15.5% were selling other vaporisers or nicotine products.... Online platforms may lack the will or expertise to effectively mon
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:42
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Electronic cigarette explosion and burn injuries, US Emergency Departments 2015–2017

There are more e-cigarette explosion and burn injuries in the USA than estimated in the past reports. Improved surveillance of e-cigarette injuries and regulation of e-cigarette devices is urgently needed. NEISS could be a valuable resource for e-cigaret
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:42
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[UK-Scotland] Assessing progress in protecting non-smokers from secondhand smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Scotland has witnessed a dramatic reduction in SHS exposure in the past two decades, but there are still nearly one in five non-smoking adults who have measurable exposure to SHS on any given day. Tobacco control strategies globally should consider the us
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:37
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Estimated impact of the GST on tobacco products in India

To examine the potential impact of the goods and services tax (GST)...for cigarettes, the specific cess constitutes the majority of tax revenue, and therefore, it must be revised regularly to protect revenue and keep real prices from falling. In addition,
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:32
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Prenatal and concurrent cocaine, alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco effects on adolescent cognition and attention

Highlights • Prenatal cocaine/polydrug exposure (PCE) may lead to substance (SUDs) through associated cognitive deficits and early substance use. • PCE and non-exposed adolescents were compared on cognitive functions and drug use. • PCE adolescents had
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 16, 2018 18:47
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Longitudinal associations between youth tobacco and substance use in waves 1 and 2 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study

Highlights • Any tobacco use predicted subsequent substance (alcohol or drug) use. • E-cigarette use predicted substance use except non-prescribed painkillers/sedatives. • Substance use consistently predicted tobacco use across products. • Marijuana u
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 15, 2018 03:57
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Investigating possible causal effects of externalizing behaviors on tobacco initiation: A Mendelian randomization analysis

• There’s some evidence genetic risk of ADHD is causally related to tobacco initiation. • There’s no clear evidence genetic risk of childhood aggression is causally with tobacco use. • Multiple Mendelian randomization methods were used to strengthen ca
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 15, 2018 03:54
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[California] E-cigarettes could lead to serious, long-term lung damage, lung specialist says

This epidemic holds the potential to cause serious health problems to both young and mature users, says Laren Tan, MD, a pulmonologist and asthmatologist at Loma Linda University Health.  “The damage caused by e-cigarettes, both in minors and adults, can
Loma Linda University Health
added Dec 14, 2018 03:13
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Lesbian, gay or bisexual youth are at increased risk of using multiple substances

Young people who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual are at increased risk of using substances such as alcohol, nicotine and marijuana, a new study from Oregon State University has found. These youth are also at higher risk of polysubstance use, meani
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:27
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Longitudinal and Reciprocal Relationships Between Psychological Well-Being and Smoking

Findings warrant further exploration of the relationships between PWB and smoking, and support the incorporation of PWB-boosting components into existing treatments.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 18, 2018 19:08
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