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[UK] Vaping teenagers four times more likely to start smoking: Third who had used an e-cigarette by age of 14 had tried tobacco a year later

New British study finds vaping teenagers are four times more likely to smoke ... experts have warned teens could be using them as a 'gateway' to smoking ... Doctors in the UK have repeatedly insisted no link between vaping and smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:25
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[Texas] Flavored e-cigarette use: Characterizing youth, young adult, and adult users [FREE FULL TEXT]

Restricting the range of e-cigarette flavors (e.g., eliminating sweet flavors, like fruit and candy) may benefit youth and young adult prevention efforts. However, it is unclear what impact this change would have on adult smoking cessation.
Preventive Medicine Reports
added Aug 18, 2017 03:10
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Comparative assessment of HPHC yields in the Tobacco Heating System THS2.2 and commercial cigarettes

A market mean reduction of about 90% is observed on average across a broad range of harmful and potentially harmful constituents (HPHC) measured in the aerosol of a candidate modified risk tobacco product, the Tobacco Heating System 2.2 (THS2.2), compared
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:02
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Study of e-cigarettes in UK teenagers gives mixed signals

suggested there may be evidence e-cigarettes could be leading UK teenagers to try tobacco smoking. But the results do not fit with underlying smoking trends and drew criticism from external experts. The findings showed that among teenagers who at the sta
Reuters
added Aug 18, 2017 02:58
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More evidence to support eliminating flavors to reduce youth cigarette and e-cigarette use

Charles J. Courtemanche and colleagues published “ Influence of the Flavored Cigarette Ban on Adolescent Tobacco Use” in American Journal of Preventive Medicine... M.B. Harrell and colleagues published “Flavored e-cigarette use: Characterizing youth, you
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:33
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Tobacco Industry Research on Nicotine Replacement Therapy: “If Anyone Is Going to Take Away Our Business It Should Be Us” (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although the tobacco industry initially viewed NRT as a threat, it found that smokers often combined NRT with smoking rather than using it as a replacement and began marketing their own NRT products.
American Journal of Public Health
added Aug 18, 2017 02:31
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Tobacco Industry Research on Nicotine Replacement Therapy: “If Anyone Is Going to Take Away Our Business It Should Be Us”

Although the tobacco industry initially viewed NRT as a threat, it found that smokers often combined NRT with smoking rather than using it as a replacement and began marketing their own NRT products.
American Journal of Public Health
added Aug 18, 2017 02:28
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GLANTZ: What the tobacco companies know about NRT: Without counselling, it keeps people smoking

they were relieved when they figured out that most physicians did not use it properly and that, when used over the counter without counselling, they actually inhibited quitting. The companies developed their own NRT products as complements to cigarettes,
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:27
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[Latin America] GLANTZ: How Colombia resisted Big Tobacco and implemented strong advertising restrictions and health warning labels

This paper shows how, with strategic assistance from the global tobacco control community, Colombia was able to defend and implement strong legislation restricting advertising, promotion, and sponsorship as well as strong health warning labels, consistent
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:22
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Are e-cigarettes and tobacco products losing their allure for US teenagers?

To build on the 2016 declines in e-cigarette and tobacco use of teenagers, regular tobacco product tax hikes must be married to tobacco-free policies, statewide tobacco prevention and cessation efforts, and health insurance coverage for tobacco cessation
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:37
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