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Susceptibility to cigarette smoking among middle and high school e-cigarette users in Canada

This study examined the association between e-cigarette use and future intention to smoke cigarettes among middle and high school students who had never smoked cigarettes. Data were drawn from the 2014–2015 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Surv
Science Direct
added Jul 28, 2017 20:32
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EDITORIAL: Rise in e-cigarette use linked to increase in smoking cessation rates

But perhaps more important to tobacco control policy makers than evidence at the level of individual efficacy is the question of whether the growing use of e-cigarettes is having a positive or negative impact at the population level.
British Medical Journal
added Jul 28, 2017 20:32
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[Germany] Smoking triggers anxiety and paranoia: Study reveals tobacco smoke can impair the brain's ability to suppress fear

The scientists behind the study believe chemicals in tobacco smoke may interfere with the messages between neurons in the brain - also known as neurotransmitters - that are involved in controlling fear. Scientists in Hamburg have found that tobacco can
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2017 20:31
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If You've Ever Smoked, You Should Load Up on These Foods to Protect Your Lungs

A study suggests that foods high in plant pigments can reduce lung cancer risk.
AlterNet.org
added Jul 28, 2017 15:00
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[UK] Pregnant women could be offered up to £300 in shopping vouchers if they quit smoking

Mums-to-be in Greater Manchester are being offered shopping vouchers as a reward for quitting smoking during their pregnancies
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:57
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarette use may encourage experimentation with tobacco, study finds

The research found a link between e-cigarette use in "never smokers" - those who have never tried smoking - and their subsequent first experimentation with cigarettes in the following year. Dr Catherine Best, Research Fellow at the University of Stirlin
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:50
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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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