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E-Cigarette Opponent Claims that E-Cigarettes are Causing Permanent Brain Damage among Youth Experimenters

According to an article on the Voice of America web site, e-cigarette use among youth can lead to permanent brain damage...Ironically, perhaps if youth going back to using real cigarettes instead of fake ones, the e-cig opponents will stop scaring the pu
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added May 7, 2015 14:19
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CDC publishes more evidence that nicotine is dangerous all by itself

"Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate," in American Journal of Preventive Medicine. ... add to case that nicotine, while not the only dangerous thing in cigarettes, is nonetheless dangerous.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 25, 2015 17:21
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Exclusive: U.S. to roll back 'lost pleasure' approach on health rules

U.S. government is preparing to roll back a widely criticized approach to public health, in which the "lost pleasure" people might suffer if they quit smoking or chose to eat healthier foods was used to reduce the projected benefits of new regulations, go
Reuters
added Mar 23, 2015 14:37
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[North Carolina] Editorial: Targacept: A success story comes to an end

We’re sorry that the Targacept story has come to an end. The company did much for Winston-Salem. It took big and brilliant risks in a time when our city sorely needed to see that such risks were still worth taking.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 15, 2015 11:46
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Susceptibility To Electronic Cigarette Use Among Current Nonsmokers (PDF)

• Over 20% of young adult never and former smokers who have never tried e-cigarettes are susceptible to using them in the future. • The substantial number of vulnerable young adult nonsmokers illustrates the imperative for sales and marketing regulation
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 17, 2014 01:25
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Mr. Butts celebrates FDA's consumer surplus discount

FDA is FINALLY admitting that the pleasure of addiction is a BENEFIT!..which discounts the "costs" of smoking-all those painful, early deaths-by 70%!...that's almost a WASH! So light up today, kids, and enjoy those BENEFITS! You'll only be 30% sorry
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:25
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[UK] TANG: Smoking may not be good for the body, but is it bad for the mind?

whereas the estimated cost of treating smoking-related diseases in the NHS is about...smokers die earlier. Third, of course smoking is not good for the body, but it is not necessarily bad for the mind which directly affects our bodies. Just imagine if the
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 12, 2014 10:31
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In New Calculus on Smoking, It’s Health Gained vs. Pleasure Lost

A cost-benefit analysis embedded in new regulations that would extend the F.D.A.’s authority to electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products is causing consternation in public health circles.
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2014 04:38
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[Connecticut] Exploring Why the Highly-Educated Don't Smoke

"It turns out that everyone knows that smoking is bad for your health," said Vida Maralani..."You start thinking that it has to be characteristics of childhood, so things like optimism, decision making skills, what a psychologist would call self-control,"
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added May 27, 2014 15:33
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Quitting Smoking Linked to Better Mental Health in Study

Over 3 years, people who stopped reported drop in mood disorders, alcohol and drug problems
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 20, 2014 22:20
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