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[UK] Heat-not-burn tobacco 'is a health risk'

The advisory panel to the government said the devices produce "a number of compounds of concern", including some that can cause cancer. Manufacturers say their products are aimed at smokers who want the "taste of tobacco with no smoke and less smell".
BBC Online
added Dec 15, 2017 03:05
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Oklahoma's health rankings improve based on smoking, infant health

Oklahoma is no longer one of the five least-healthy states in the country. The state is still in the bottom 10, but decreases in the rates of smoking and low birth weight moved it up three spots, to 43rd. Only Utah and Florida had a larger positive chang
The Oklahoman
added Dec 15, 2017 03:05
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More Teens Vaping as Smoking Declines; Pot Use Holds Steady

In 2017, more than 1 in 4 high school seniors said they've vaped during the past year -- and most apparently don't know they're toying with a potentially addictive product. Nearly 28 percent of 12th graders reported trying an e-cigarette or other vaping
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 15, 2017 03:05
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SULLUM: Adolescent Smoking Rates Reach Historic Lows, Despite Vaping's Popularity

Another possible reason why adolescent vaping and smoking rates have been moving in opposite directions, of course, is that teenagers who otherwise would be smoking are vaping instead. Since the hazards of vaping pale beside the hazards of smoking, such
Reason Magazine
added Dec 15, 2017 03:04
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Are political views related to smoking and support for tobacco control policies? A survey across 28 European countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

General political views may be associated not only with support for tobacco control policies, but even with smoking behaviours, which should be taken into account when discussing these issues at a population level. Further research is needed to explore
BioMed Central (uk)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:04
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Placing Antismoking Graphic Warning Posters at Retail Point-of-Sale Locations Increases Some Adolescents’ Susceptibility to Future Smoking

Conclusions Introducing graphic antismoking posters at POS may have the unintended effect of further increasing cigarette smoking susceptibility among adolescents already at risk.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 15, 2017 03:04
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ARCHIVE: Electronic Cigarette Explosion Resulting in a C1 and C2 Fracture: A Case Report [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our case report is the first case of a cervical spine injury due to the explosion of an electronic cigarette. This case demonstrates that an electronic cigarette explosion can cause potentially serious penetrating neck injury. Emergency physicians should
Journal of Emergency Medicine
added Dec 15, 2017 03:04
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ARCHIVE: Facial trauma caused by electronic cigarette explosion

Few reports in the medical literature describe injuries secondary to device malfunction. We present a case of electronic cigarette explosion, with a projectile fracturing the patient's right naso-orbital-ethmoid complex and anterior and posterior frontal
Ear Nose and Throat Journal
added Dec 15, 2017 03:04
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Initiation of Traditional Cigarette Smoking after Electronic Cigarette Use among Tobacco-Naïve U.S. Young Adults

Baseline e-cigarette use was independently associated with initiation of traditional cigarette smoking at 18 months. This finding supports policy and educational interventions designed to decrease use of e-cigarettes among non-smokers.
Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) (UK)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:03
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[Africa, Tanzania] Activists call on govt to educate tobacco growers

The Executive Director of Tanzania Tobacco Control Forum (TTCF), Ms Lutgard Kagaruki said yesterday that the government stands to lose more financial resources on treating people harmed by tobacco compared to the income generated from the business. The T
The Citizen (tz)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:02
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