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Teens increasingly choose pot over alcohol, cigarettes

The "gateway pattern" of adolescent substance use is changing, and marijuana is increasingly the first substance in the sequence of adolescent drug use, according researchers at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Traditionally, stude
EurekAlert
added Nov 20, 2018 18:59
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AAFP Applauds FDA Move on E-cigarette Flavors, Menthol

The moves "have the potential to impact generations to come and help ensure that the youngest members of society are safeguarded against what we know to be addictive and a deadly public health concern," said AAFP President John Cullen, M.D., of Valdez, A
American Family Physician
added Nov 20, 2018 18:55
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Renters Twice As Likely To Smoke As Home Owners, Report Warns

More than one-third (35 per cent) of residents in social housing smoke, compared to a quarter of residents in private rented housing and one tenth of residents in owner-occupied housing. The report, published by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), calls
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 20, 2018 18:43
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[UK] Smoking in the home: New solutions for a Smokefree Generation

New solutions for a Smokefree Generation considers the impact of smoking in the home and what policy measures could be taken across all housing tenures reduce its prevalence, with the aim of protecting children and adults and supporting healthy communitie
ASH London (uk)
added Nov 20, 2018 18:41
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[California] The Wild West: Cannabis, vaping, and other substance use among teens in the modern world with Danielle Ramo, PhD, Director of Research Operations, Hopelab Foundation; Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF / Mon, December 10, 2018

Are you having trouble understanding the difference between vaping, dabbing, and juuling? Not sure how to address cannabis and other substance use with your teen now that it is legal? Danielle Ramo, PhD, will discuss the complicated landscape of teen can
Eventbrite
added Nov 19, 2018 20:48
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TOP NEWS: Imperial Brands Says US Menthol Ban Will Require Evidence

Imperial Brands PLC on Friday said US Food & Drug Administration's proposals regarding menthol cigarettes and flavoured cigars would need to be supported by the relevant science and other evidence. The company behind Davidoff and Camel cigarette brands a
MorningStar UK (uk)
added Nov 19, 2018 20:06
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Secondhand Pot Smoke Found in Kids' Lungs

If you're a pot-smoking parent and you think your kids aren't affected, think again. New research found evidence of secondhand marijuana smoke exposure in nearly half of children whose parents smoke the drug. "While the effects of tobacco smoke have bee
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 19, 2018 19:55
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Pediatricians call for ban on flavoured vaping products — but Health Canada isn't going there

A major supplier of vaping products, Juul Labs, came to Canada in September. ... The Canadian Paediatric Society doesn't want to wait for the results. "The burden of clearly and accurately documenting the level of risk associated with e-cigarette use sh
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 19, 2018 19:51
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[Asia, Mid-east] Hooked on hookah: UAE experts report surge in shisha addicts

A rising number of UAE residents are seeking help after becoming hooked on shisha, an addiction expert has said. Johanna Griffin, a Dubai-based specialist, said there has been a noticeable spike in patients attempting to kick the habit. They had often s
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 19, 2018 19:49
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The American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Initiative Launches New Campaign, 'Lock Up Lung Cancer,' to Expose Hidden Killer of Women

lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer of women. The rate of women dying from the disease has increased 79 percent in the last 40 years, and since the mid-1970s, lung cancer diagnoses among women have been on the rise. Despite this, only 3 percent of women c
PR Newswire
added Nov 19, 2018 19:47
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