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Secondhand vaping is harmful to kids

“Vapor” sounds benign, but it’s not. Just because what comes out of a vape pen or e-cigarette looks different than secondhand smoke from a traditional cigarette doesn’t mean it’s harmless. The surgeon general has warned that e-cig emissions contain harmf
Chico (CA) News & Review
added Apr 26, 2018 12:15
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Head To Head / Should we recommend e-cigarettes to help smokers quit?

Smokers want to vape, it can help them quit, and it’s less harmful than smoking, say Paul Aveyard and Deborah Arnott. But Kenneth C Johnson argues that smokers who vape are generally less likely to quit and is concerned about youth vaping as a gateway to
British Medical Journal
added Apr 26, 2018 12:12
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[UK-Scotland] More women diagnosed with lung cancer than men for first time in Scotland

Cigarette marketing to women in the latter part of the 20th Century has been blamed for the rise in female lung cancer cases
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 12:02
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[Denmark] Jack up cigarette prices significantly to stop juvenile smokers, politicians urged

The best way to stop young people smoking is to price them out of the cigarette market. That seems to be the message from a new report complied by the prevention council, Vidensråd for Forebyggelse. The report’s authors examined all the scientific evide
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:53
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‘We have a rich heritage and, we believe, a bright future’: how transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose policy and shape their public identity

Transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose tobacco control policy and shape their public identity by promoting corporate social responsibility initiatives in violation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Regulation of the tob
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:36
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Transitions in electronic cigarette use among adults in the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, Waves 1 and 2 (2013–2015)

This analysis provides the first nationally representative estimates of transitions among US adult e-cigarette users. Future research, including additional waves of the PATH Study, can provide further insight into long-term patterns of e-cigarette use cri
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:35
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The Impact of Income and Taxation in a Price-Tiered Cigarette Market – findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys

a price-tiered market provides smokers more opportunities to accommodate their smoking behaviour... tiered structure of the tax system should be replaced with uniform taxes. Moreover, overall cigarette taxes need to be raised to an extent so that it off-
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:34
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Special communication / Vatican beats Italy 1–0 in the tobacco endgame

30 Italian scientific associations/organisations launched a Manifesto, so far ignored by public authorities, indicating a set of measures whose gradual implementation at country level may lead to a tobacco endgame within the next few decades. Authors of t
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:32
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Juul to Ramp Up Efforts to Combat Underage Use of E-Cigarettes ($$)

Juul Labs said Wednesday it would support state and federal measures that would restrict tobacco purchases to people age 21 and older. The company, one of the most popular sellers of such products in the U.S., also said it would spend money over the next
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 25, 2018 22:59
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[UK] E-cigarettes could become 'lifestyle choice' before long-term effects realised, health expert warns

People who smoke e-cigarettes could be at risk of adopting the products as “long-term, lifestyle choices” due to the way they’re marketed, a health expert has warned.
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 25, 2018 22:30
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