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The unique contribution of e-cigarettes for tobacco harm reduction in supporting smoking relapse prevention

Some vapers reported that they found vaping pleasurable and enjoyable – being more than a substitute but actually preferred, over time, to tobacco smoking. This clearly suggests that vaping is a viable long-term substitute for smoking, with substantial im
Harm Reduction Journal
added Jun 20, 2018 14:24
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Youth tobacco use drops during 2011-2017

In 2017, about 3.6 million U.S. middle & high school students were using tobacco products. About half were using two or more products. Fewer U.S. middle and high school students are using tobacco products – but too many still do, according to a new surv
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jun 20, 2018 14:19
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Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up

Anti-smoking campaigns, cigarette taxes and smoking bans are combining to bring down adult smoking rates, experts say. The launch of electronic cigarettes and their growing popularity has also likely played a role
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2018 13:59
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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes are also hazardous to health

The government is right to impose restrictions on what is also known as vaping, as Hong Kong continues to move towards becoming a smoke-free society
South China Morning Post
added Jun 20, 2018 13:50
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[Asia, India] Father's Day: These cigarettes are not injurious to your dad's health

"Smoking and drinking are injurious to health. So, it will be healthier if it's given in the form of chocolates," Sujatha told ANI. The initiative is in sync with central government's various efforts to urge people to avoid tobacco and alcohol consumpt
New Kerala.com (in)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:49
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Is vaping really harmless? South Australian push for stronger regulations on e-cigarettes

When it comes to the benefits of e-cigarettes, Australian opinion is divided. Each state has its own set of regulations on the use, sale and promotion of e-cigarettes and one health expert believes the confusion reflects the fact that it's a relatively
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:39
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[UK] How vaping helps even hardened smokers quit

Vaping helps people stop smoking—even when they don't want to, according to new research from the University of East Anglia. A study published today shows that smokers who switch to vaping may be better able to stay smoke-free in the long term. And th
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:39
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[New York] As cigarette use burns out, teens turn to vaping / Use soars at local high schools

The use of electronic cigarettes -- particularly discreet "vape pens" -- soared at local high schools this year, with several districts disciplining two to three times more students for using the electronic nicotine devices than in previous years. “It
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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Tobacco: What You Don't Know Can Kill You

But many people do not know that it can also cause heart disease and stroke. That information comes from World Health Organization (WHO) officials in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO marked May 31 as World No Tobacco Day. The WHO’s 2018 campaign focuses on t
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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Craving to Quit: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Smartphone app-based Mindfulness Training for Smoking Cessation

our findings provide preliminary evidence that mindfulness training via smartphone app may help lessen the association between craving and smoking, an effect that may be meaningful to support quitting in the longer-term.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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