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Juul built an e-cigarette empire. Its popularity with teens threatens its future

Schools across the country find themselves similarly searching for solutions. With flavors like creme brulee and mango, one brand in particular, Juul, has become a phenomenon among high school and middle school students. They decorate them with colorful
CNBC
added Aug 6, 2018 14:31
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National and State-Specific Unit Sales and Prices for Electronic Cigarettes, United States, 2012–2016

US e-cigarette unit sales generally increased as product prices decreased. These findings demonstrate the rapidly evolving landscape of US e-cigarette retail marketplace. Ongoing surveillance of e-cigarette unit sales and price is critical for informing a
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 5, 2018 06:22
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Health Highlights: August 3, 2018: E-Cigarette Sales in U.S. Climb as Prices Fall

"average monthly prices significantly decreased in 39 states for rechargeables, in 31 states for disposables, in 20 states for pre-filled cartridges, and in eight states for e-liquids," according to the study published Thursday in the journal Preventing
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 5, 2018 06:13
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Marijuana use predicts onset of current little cigar use in a national sample of US young adults

• Marijuana predicted later onset of little cigar, but not large cigar use. • Cigar use did not predict later onset of marijuana use. • Marijuana use may be a risk factor of cigar use onset in young adults.
Science Direct
added Aug 5, 2018 02:10
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Goal-driven attentional capture by appetitive and aversive smoking-related cues in nicotine-dependent smokers

Task-irrelevant smoking distractors reduced target detection, compared to the non-smoking distractors, only when they were congruent with the specific category being searched for. There was no effect of either aversive or appetitive smoking distractors o
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 5, 2018 02:09
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Nicotine metabolite ratio predicts smoking topography: The Pennsylvania Adult Smoking Study

Highlights • Faster nicotine metabolism is associated with greater total daily (TD) puffs. • Smokers with normal versus slower nicotine metabolism smoke more cigarettes per day. • Smokers with normal vs. slower nicotine metabolism have higher dependence
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 5, 2018 02:07
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Predicting smoking abstinence with biological and self-report measures of adherence to varenicline: Impact on pharmacogenetic trial outcomes

Adherence based on salivary varenicline, rather than on pill counts, is predictive of Week 1 abstinence, irrespective of the biomarker of abstinence assessed, and of long-term abstinence. Direct measures of adherence enhance the ability to assess the imp
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 5, 2018 02:06
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Characterizing JUUL-related posts on Twitter

Findings suggest Twitter users are bonding around, and inquiring about, JUUL on social media. JUUL’s discreetness may facilitate its use in places where vaping is prohibited....Despite JUUL’s branding...very few Twitter users mentioned smoking cessation w
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 5, 2018 02:04
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[New York] Smoke and mirrors: Smoking banned in NYCHA housing

The member of the December 12th Movement community organization continued, “Having said that, NYCHA’s implementation of an open no smoking policy while hiding a policy of lying about lead paint and repairs will, in my view, greatly hinder tenant’s accept
New York Amsterdam News
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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[Maine] Marijuana fumes dispute drives Augusta condo neighbors to court

A judge has ordered the medical marijuana patient to stop smoking at home, at least temporarily.
Kennebec Journal
added Aug 4, 2018 15:55
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