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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

[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 (
added Jul 18, 2016 12:51

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

[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

[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

Could the secret to quitting drinking or smoking be an implant in the brain that controls cravings?

Scientists are trialling the pioneering technique which involves implanting a tiny, programmable device into the brain. The implant targets the part of the brain responsible for controlling cravings and also helps to reduce levels of stress, which can w
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 15, 2016 03:08

Cigarette sales to minors via the internet: how the story has changed in the wake of federal regulation

Federal agencies should rigorously enforce existing internet cigarette sales laws to prevent illegal shipments from reaching US consumers, shut down non-compliant and fraudulent websites, and stop the theft and fraudulent use of credit card information pr
Tobacco Control
added Jul 14, 2016 13:55

[UK] DAUBE/CHAPMAN: The problem with selling a lethal product: you just can't get the staff

Reports to the [SEC] seem to tell a different story about the calibre of people in the tobacco industry. Altria reported that, “Altria Group, Inc. may be unable to attract and retain the best talent due to the impact of decreasing social acceptance of to
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 13, 2016 16:15

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 3 fined total of $28,500 for selling vaporisers online

Two men and a woman were fined a total of $28,500 for selling vaporisers such as electronic cigarettes, said the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) on Wednesday (July 13). The three peddlers were convicted between May and July this year.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 13, 2016 14:29


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added Jul 12, 2016 14:54
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