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[UK-Scotland] Relationship between trying an electronic cigarette and subsequent cigarette experimentation in Scottish adolescents: a cohort study

Conclusions Young never smokers are more likely to experiment with cigarettes if they have tried an e-cigarette. Causality cannot be inferred, but continued close monitoring of e-cigarette use in young people is warranted.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 28, 2017 14:49
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Beyond experimentation: Five trajectories of cigarette smoking in a longitudinal sample of youth [PDF] [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study should be used to continue to identify patterns of smoking to prevent progression to established smoking and encourage smoking cessation and identify the effects of rising dual use of tobacco pr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:44
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia-Asean countries cooperate towards becoming smoke-free by 2045

Malaysia is expected to achieve the target of becoming a smoke-free nation by 2045 following strategic implementation of anti-smoking initiatives boosted through joint cooperation with other Asean countries. Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yah
Malay Mail (my)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:37
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Cerebellar gray matter reductions associate with decreased functional connectivity in nicotine-dependent individuals

we investigated the structural and functional alterations in the cerebellum in a large sample of smokers using the spatially unbiased infratentorial template (SUIT).
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 28, 2017 01:07
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[Asia, China] Cigarette sales tick downward in Beijing

The number of cigarettes sold in Beijing last year decreased by 8 percent year-on-year, the biggest decline in recent years, according to a report on population health released by the Beijing municipal government on Wednesday. Among people age 15 or old
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:37
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[UK] Doctors should give smokers a CT scan of their lungs to encourage them to give up the deadly habit, study advises

The scare tactic may allows smokers to receive an early detection of lung cancer / A new British trial found this method was twice as effective at helping them quit / Tobacco is linked to 17 types of cancer, including lung, throat and bladder
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:32
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Solid particle investigation in the mainstream of 3R4F reference combustible cigarettes, and the Tobacco Heating System THS2.2

Presented at 21st ETH-Conference on Combustion Generated Nanoparticles
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:07
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GLANTZ: Well-done study shows e-cig use associated with more quitting; needs to be considered in context of the whole literature

on balance, the evidence still weighs against the conclusion that e-cigarettes are helping people quit on population level. Another important element of the larger picture is the effect that e-cigarettes have on expanding the tobacco market by attracti
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:03
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Support grows to legalise e-cigarettes in Australia

US study says e-cigarette users more likely to succeed in quitting than non-users / E-cigarette manufacturers have not submitted product for TGA testing to prove it is safe
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 27, 2017 19:57
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[UK] Electronic cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are designed for users to inhale nicotine without most of the harmful effects of smoking. They deliver nicotine by heating and vapourising a solution that typically contains nicotine, propylene glycol and/o
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jul 27, 2017 19:52
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