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More U.S. Teens Try E-Cigarettes, Hookahs: Report

The rapidly growing use of electronic cigarettes, hookahs and other smoking alternatives by middle school and high school students concerns U.S. health officials. While use of these devices nearly doubled in some cases between 2011 and 2012, no correspon
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 15, 2013 02:09

'Emerging' tobacco products gaining traction among young, CDC survey finds

The percentage of middle-school and high-school students using so-called emerging tobacco products is increasing even as their rate of tobacco use in general is remaining relatively constant, federal scientists reported Thursday.
added Nov 15, 2013 02:08

Survey Finds Increased Youth Use of Non-Cigarette Tobacco Products – Yet Another Warning that FDA Must Take Action

today’s survey also reminds us that the tobacco companies are constantly seeking to circumvent these measures and continue targeting our kids. To protect kids, the FDA must regulate all tobacco products, including cigars. Congress and the states should in
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 15, 2013 02:03

Fewer teens smoke but more use e-cigarettes, hookahs

The good news is that fewer young people are smoking cigarettes. The bad news is that more are turning to other tobacco products such as hookahs or waterpipes.
USA Today
added Nov 14, 2013 14:50

[Canada] Ontario to Ban Chewing Tobacco, Flavoured Cigarillos

After Alberta, now Ontario is going to ban sales of tobacco products which are candy flavoured. The projected bill is going to have an extension of the existing constraint on sales of cigarillos which are fruit and candy flavoured. There will be a compl
IBTimes (uk)
added Nov 16, 2013 02:29

[Canada] Taking the Next Steps for a Smoke-Free Ontario

Includes Statement from Canadian Cancer Society (Ontario Division), Ontario Convenience Stores Association (ca)
added Nov 14, 2013 16:33

[Canada] GUNTER: Alberta needs to butt out

the New Puritanism — the Alison Redford kind — is the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be taking a drag on a cherry-flavoured herb mixture and having dreams of unfiltered Camels. This is the 21st Century equivalent of Reefer Madness
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 13, 2013 01:01

[Canada] Herbal shisha a potential health hazard, study says

A UAlberta-led study shows that herbal shisha smoked in water pipes can be as harmful as tobacco smoke. The research has helped informed public policy, with the Alberta government's announcement of tougher new anti-smoking legislation. Credit: Alles Phot
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 11, 2013 13:37

[Canada] Herbal shisha a potential health hazard: study

In a new study published this month in the peer-reviewed journal Tobacco Control, an international team of researchers led by the U of A studied three popular Canadian brands of herbal shisha and found trace toxic metals such as chromium, nickel and arse
University of Alberta (ca)
added Nov 25, 2013 10:21

Tobacco Myths Persist 50 Years After the US Surgeon General First Warned Americans of the Dangers of Smoking

With the approaching 50th anniversary of the Surgeon General’s Report ... As part of MD Anderson’s Moon Shot program to end cancer, Hawk and other experts have developed a comprehensive plan that addresses the burden of tobacco use in institutions, com
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
added Nov 7, 2013 21:36
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