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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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[Australia] Vaping inquiry: Coalition agrees to study health effects of e-cigarettes

The health minister Greg Hunt has agreed to an independent inquiry into the health impacts of nicotine e-cigarettes after a concerted push in the Coalition party room over several months to legalise vaping. Several MPs raised the issue in Tuesday’s part
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:18
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[UK] Sheffield council targets shisha users in health campaign

A council has launched a health campaign aimed at shisha users, likening smoking it for an hour to smoking 100 cigarettes. Since June, Sheffield City Council has prosecuted a number of bars across the city, issuing £15,000 in fines for breaking a ban on
BBC Online
added Sep 18, 2018 21:08
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Cannabis Vaping Gains Foothold Among Schoolkids

Among the 20,675 students (9 to 19 years-old or older and 50.2% male) included in the CDC's 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey, 8.9% had ever used cannabis in e-cigarettes at some point, reported Katrina Trivers, PhD, MSPH, and colleagues at the agency's
MedPage Today
added Sep 18, 2018 19:25
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Item development and performance of tobacco product and regulation perception items for the Health Information National Trends Survey

A “don’t know” response option is helpful for items assessing many emerging tobacco products, but presents several analytic challenges that should be carefully considered. Multiple items assessing specific tobacco product and regulation perception items
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 18, 2018 19:10
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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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Tobacco Free Florida Response To FDA Declaration Of Youth E-Cigarette Use Epidemic

Current use of e-cigarettes among Florida middle school students increased 44.4 percent, from 5.4 percent in 2017 to 7.8 percent in 2018. The continued experimentation with these products among Florida youth is troubling. Many e-cigarettes contain nicoti
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2018 04:01
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Almost one in 11 U.S. tweens and teens vape cannabis

In 2016, researchers surveyed more than 20,000 youth ages nine to 19, including  about 5,200 children and teens who said they had vaped at least once. Nearly one in three young e-cigarette users said they had tried cannabis with e-cigarettes at least on
Reuters
added Sep 18, 2018 03:52
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VIDEO: Europe Leads the World in Boozing, Tobacco Use ... And Living Long

Bloomberg News
added Sep 18, 2018 03:50
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GLANTZ: Heated tobacco products: another tobacco industry global strategy to slow progress in tobacco control

the latest round of heated tobacco products fits into and supports the tobacco companies’ political efforts to avoid meaningful regulation and protect their ability to sell all their products – including conventional cigarettes. We see these products as
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 18, 2018 03:45
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