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VAPE AWAY E-cigarettes DO help smokers quit – and more should switch to vaping ‘for the sake of their health’, study finds

E-cigarette smokers are nearly twice as likely to quit smoking for at least three months compared to fag smokers Sixty-five per cent of e-cigarette users have tried to give up compared with 40 per cent of fag smokers, according to new research.
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jul 27, 2017 15:29

E-cigarette use and associated changes in population smoking cessation: evidence from US current population surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

The substantial increase in e-cigarette use among US adult smokers was associated with a statistically significant increase in the smoking cessation rate at the population level. These findings need to be weighed carefully in regulatory policy making rega
British Medical Journal
added Jul 27, 2017 15:28

Study links rising U.S. e-cigarette use to rise in smokers quitting

the largest representative sample of e-cigarette users to date and provided a "strong case" that e-cigarettes have helped to increase rates of smoking cessation. "These findings need to be weighed carefully in regulatory policy making and in the planning
added Jul 27, 2017 15:27
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Adolescent vapers: University of Leicester researchers to explore the use of e-cigarettes by young people

A research team led by the University of Leicester will be exploring how young people use e-cigarettes or ‘vape’ as part of a new project funded by Cancer Research UK. Professor Jason Hughes, of the University of Leicester’s College of Social Science, A
University of Leicester (uk)
added Jul 27, 2017 15:25

[UK] University of Leicester researchers receive funding to explore vaping among adolescents

"A great deal of controversy surrounds the extent to which e-cigarettes might act as a 'gateway' to smoking, and might be exploited by tobacco companies as a new means of recruiting a generation of nicotine dependents. However, equally, e-cigarettes migh
added Jul 27, 2017 15:22

Hidden Brain: How Cigarette Taxes Affect Food Buying

A new study shows a connection between cigarette taxes and food stamps.... KYLE ROZEMA: High taxes on cigarettes can create financial burdens for low-income households. Take a pack-a-day smoker who makes minimum wage. In the most expensive state in the U
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:56

Predictors of postpartum return to smoking: a systematic review

Finding effective ways to help pregnant women quit smoking and remain abstinent is a major public health issue. Approximately half of UK women who smoke attempt cessation after conception; unfortunately, up to 75% return to smoking within 12 months postp
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 27, 2017 06:46

Record in U.S. Say Smoking, Secondhand Smoke Very Harmful

When Gallup first asked in 1994 how harmful secondhand smoke is to adults, 36% thought secondhand smoke was very harmful. The subsequent rise in this belief has paralleled the implementation of public smoking bans throughout the nation. (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:24

Movie Language Orientation, Gender, Movie Smoking Exposure, and Smoking Susceptibility among Youth in Mexico

Consistent with research on the influence of U.S. culture on the smoking of Mexican-heritage youth in the U.S., findings suggest that orientation toward English-language movies may put youth in Mexico at risk for smoking initiation. Findings extend exist
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 26, 2017 23:36

[California] More E-Cigarettes, Fewer Tobacco Smokers?

After stalling for 15 years, the U.S. quit-smoking rate rose to nearly 6 percent in 2014-2015, up from less than 5 percent in prior years, according to national survey data. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine beli
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 26, 2017 23:28
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