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FDA chief calls youth use of Juul, other e-cigarettes an ‘epidemic’

The latest data, not yet published, show a 75 percent increase in e-cigarette use among high school students this year compared to 2017. The FDA declined to publicly release the numbers, but people familiar with them said they were preliminary data from
Washington Post
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52

[UK] Tobacco companies hail MPs' vaping report as 'accurate and pragmatic'

Controversial proposals to relax laws on e-cigarettes have been warmly welcomed by leading tobacco companies. Parliament’s Science and Technology Committee published its finding into vaping on Friday with its chair saying e-cigarettes “could be a key we
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52

Biomarkers of Tobacco Exposure Decrease After Smokers Switch to an E-Cigarette or Nicotine Gum [FREE FULL TEXT]

This randomized, parallel-group, clinical study enrolled smokers to switch to Vuse Solo (VS) ...exposure to toxicants when using VS is significantly reduced compared to CC smoking, and these reductions are similar to those observed with use of NG. Althoug
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 12, 2018 19:50

Extended Nicotine Patch Treatment among Smokers With and Without Comorbid Psychopathology

Targeted smoking cessation treatment, rather than extending treatment duration, may be especially warranted to optimize treatment for smokers with comorbid mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 12, 2018 19:50
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The application of commercially available mobile cigarette topography devices for e-cigarette vaping behavior measurements

Results of this study provide researchers with valuable information about the capability of commercially available cigarette topography devices to measure real-world vaping behaviors.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 12, 2018 19:50

FDA Vows to Battle Teen E-Cig Use

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, declared teen use of electronic cigarettes an "epidemic" and said the agency would be addressing the issue with "the largest coordinated tobacco compliance effort in FDA's history." Actions being considered -- but no
MedPage Today
added Sep 12, 2018 19:49

FDA ‘Considers’ Meaningful Action Against E-Cigarette Manufacturers – But Will It Act?

“For years, the American Lung Association has been sounding the alarm that FDA has been extremely slow to use its authority to protect children from e-cigarettes and cigars, and as a result, our children are quickly becoming hooked on the nicotine found
American Lung Association
added Sep 12, 2018 19:29

Europe Leads the World in Boozing, Tobacco Use ... And Living Long

European paradox: While the region leads the world in both alcohol and tobacco consumption, it also enjoys the longest life expectancy, 77.9 years, according to a report published Wednesday by the World Health Organization.
Bloomberg News
added Sep 12, 2018 17:43

Cancer deaths rise to 9.6 million as populations grow and age

Lung cancer - mainly caused by smoking - is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide... IARC’s report said prevention efforts - such as stop-smoking campaigns, screenings, and human papillomavirus vaccinations - may have helped reduce incidence rates
added Sep 12, 2018 17:05

Electronic cigarette vapour enhances pneumococcal adherence to airway epithelial cells under abnormal conditions of exposure

led authors to conclude that e-cigarette use has the potential to increase susceptibility to pneumococcal infection. Unfortunately, the evidence presented in the paper is inadequate to provide much confidence in this conclusion.
European Respiratory Journal
added Sep 12, 2018 16:33
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