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Rise of 'JUULing' Among Youth Sparks Sharp Response

To ensure that AAFP members stay up-to-date on the concerns swirling around this relative newcomer to the electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) market, the Academy has created resources to help educate family physicians and their patients(familydoct
American Family Physician
added Aug 8, 2018 20:05
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[Minnesota] Cancer-causing chemical formed in e-cigarette users

found that while e-cigarettes contain virtually no N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) – a chemical that can cause oral cavity and esophageal cancer – the chemical can form in an e-cigarette user’s body when they take in nicotine through e-cigarettes. The study
Insight News (Minneapolis, MN)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:04
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[UK] How counterfeit cigarettes containing pesticides and arsenic make it to our streets

Almost 45 billion fake cigarettes, which can contain arsenic, pesticides and rat poison, are smoked in the UK each year. Oliver Bennett speaks to the man smoking out the smugglers
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:03
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VIDEO: Who's Still Smoking Cigarettes?

The Dispatch
added Aug 8, 2018 19:27
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FORSTER: Bots Are Dominating The Discussion About E-Cigarettes On Twitter

"We do not know the source, or if they are being paid by commercial interests. Are these robot accounts evading regulations? I do not know the answer to that. But that is something consumers deserve to know. To what extent is the public health discourse
Forbes
added Aug 8, 2018 19:20
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BRILL: Happy birthday, FDA tobacco plan!

if reduced-risk products are not on the market, they are not able to reduce risks. Less obvious is the way that regulatory barriers serve to discourage innovation by increasing costs and delaying the potential return on investment. The applications pendi
American Enterprise Institute
added Aug 8, 2018 19:18
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Smoking-linked losses in Japan estimated at over 2 trillion yen

Financial losses linked to smoking are estimated to have amounted to 2.05 trillion yen ($18.4 billion) in Japan in fiscal 2015, the health ministry said Wednesday, with the majority of spending going toward medical expenses.
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:16
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Tobacco 'power wall' linked to adolescents' views about e-cigarettes

Viewing tobacco ads in convenience stories linked to willingness to try vaping products
EurekAlert
added Aug 8, 2018 19:15
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[Australia] E-cigarettes, smoking and health / A Literature Review Update (PDF) (394pp)

regular use of e-cigarettes is likely to have adverse health consequences. There is a lack of clarity about the magnitude of adverse health effects...the effectiveness of this method compared with other smoking cessation methods is not known.
CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) (au)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:07
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LGBQ teens more likely to use illegal street drugs

With cigarettes, 47 percent of LGBQ youth said they had smoked at least once, as did 31 percent of heterosexual teens.
Reuters
added Aug 8, 2018 16:03
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