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[New York] NY Fights FedEx's Bid To Trim Cigarette Tax Suit ($$)

Prosecutors from the city and state of New York urged a federal court Monday to deny FedEx Inc.'s bid to nix part of a lawsuit alleging the parcel carrier made illegal shipments of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, arguing the claim th
Law360
added Jul 19, 2016 18:05
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[Canada] Teenagers smoke e-cigarettes because they deem them 'cool and fun', alarming report claims

Despite being mainly used by adults to help them quit smoking, students aren't using the devices for their intended reason. Nearly 48 per cent of students who use the devices are attracted to them for their 'fun factor', experts found. And those who
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 18, 2016 19:43
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[Canada] Reported electronic cigarette use among adolescents in the Niagara region of Ontario (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Interpretation: Use of e-cigarettes is common among adolescents in the Niagara region and is associated with sociodemographic features. Engaging in seemingly exciting new behaviours appears to be a key motivating factor rather than smoking cessation
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Jul 18, 2016 17:22
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[Canada] Reported electronic cigarette use among adolescents in the Niagara region of Ontario

Use of e-cigarettes is common among adolescents in the Niagara region and is associated with sociodemographic features. Engaging in seemingly exciting new behaviours appears to be a key motivating factor rather than smoking cessation.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Jul 18, 2016 14:13
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[Canada] 'Cool, fun factor' motivates e-cigarette use in teens (PDF)

The novelty factor of e-cigarettes is the key motivation for their use by adolescents, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). "While e-cigarettes are frequently used as devices for smoking cessation in adults, we
EurekAlert
added Jul 18, 2016 14:08
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[Canada] 'Cool' Factor Often Spurs Teens to Try E-Cigarettes

new research suggests many teens use the devices because they seem cool, new and fun. "While e-cigarettes are frequently used as devices for smoking cessation in adults, we found most students in our survey [including 47.8 percent of those who recently s
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 18, 2016 13:26
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[Canada] 'Cool, fun factor' motivates e-cigarette use in teens

The novelty factor of e-cigarettes is the key motivation for their use by adolescents, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). "While e-cigarettes are frequently used as devices for smoking cessation in adults, we fo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 18, 2016 12:51
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Make a Blade Out of Discarded Cigarette Filters

Heat the edges of your cigarette filter until they’re soft enough to mold, but sticky enough to hold their shape. You’ll want to use two or three filters for this, but once they’re warm and soft, press them down together as flat as you can until they’re
LifeHacker (blog)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:31
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[Louisiana] State Health Agency Adopts Smoking Cessation App

SmartQuit app, developed by 2Morrow, will soon be free for many people in Louisana thanks to a deal with that state's health department. There are a ton of smoking cessation apps out but, like many areas of digital health, quantity does not mean quality
MedPage Today
added Jul 17, 2016 15:10
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] 'Suara Hati Anak' Anti-Smoking Campagin Aims to Increase Public Awareness of Tobacco-Caused Diseases

(Voices of Children), to increase public awareness of the impacts of smoking. In a statement to the Jakarta Globe recently, Vital Strategies said the campaign involves placing advertisement in national media from May 27 until June 10 this year, uploading
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jul 15, 2016 15:38
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