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Almost all adolescents in an economically disadvantaged urban population exposed to tobacco smoke

Ninety-four percent of adolescents ages 13 to 19 in an economically disadvantaged, largely minority population in San Francisco had measurable levels of a biomarker specific for exposure to tobacco smoke (NNAL). The study is published in Cancer Epidemiol
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:29
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Comparison of Urine 4-(Methylnitrosamino)-1-(3)Pyridyl-1-Butanol and Cotinine for Assessment of Active and Passive Smoke Exposure in Urban Adolescents

Conclusions: Urine NNAL screening finds a large majority (94%) of urban adolescents are exposed to tobacco. African Americans are exposed to higher levels of SHS than other ethnic/racial groups.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Feb 23, 2018 16:28
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[Maryland] U.S. Surgeon General talks tobacco and cigarette smoking in Baltimore

Surgeon General Dr. Jerome M. Adams gave the keynote speech Thursday to members of The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco... He grew up working on his grandfather’s tobacco farm in St. Mary’s County...But his grandfather was also a life-long smo
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 23, 2018 16:26
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DC Circuit Urged To Knock Down FDA E-Cig Rule ($$)

a challenge brought by manufacturer Nicopure LLC and trade group The Right to Be Smoke-Free Coalition. Consumer advocates, an e-cigarette maker, the state of Iowa, a nonprofit law center and a host of public policy experts on Tuesday told the court that
Law360
added Feb 22, 2018 18:02
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Public Health Concerns About Youth & Young Adult Use of JUUL

The California Department of Education recently asked schools to reject involvement with the JUUL Prevention Initiative and is collecting data on JUUL use and the number of devices confiscated in schools. Similar data have been collected in Arizona.
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Feb 21, 2018 19:30
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E-Cigarettes Gateway to Conventional Cigarette Smoking

A new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medical shows there is “substantial” evidence that e-cigarette use increases the risk of transitioning to smoking conventional cigarettes. This is of particular concern for teens who are i
National Law Review
added Feb 21, 2018 14:30
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[Australia] Vapers risk hefty fines as WA considers new vaping laws

Inquiries by The West Australian have found widespread use of liquid nicotine, despite its supply and use being banned in Australia. Under WA’s Medicines and Poisons Act, people can be fined $45,000 for possessing the product but many users are either u
West Australian (au)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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Does smoking cause acne?

Smoker’s acne, or acne that comes directly from smoking a cigarette, has been studied extensively... So, does smoking cause acne? There’s no definitive answer from science (yet), but smoking does play a huge role in the overall health of your skin — and
Metro International
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[New York] This sleek-looking vape pen is hard to quit

The Juul is the best-selling e-cigarette on the market.. It was spotted backstage at Fashion Week, and comedian Dave Chappelle, a former cigarette smoker, uses a Juul throughout his new Netflix comedy special. But, experts caution that just because the Ju
New York Post
added Feb 21, 2018 01:20
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[North Dakota] E-cigs heighten youth experience with tobacco

“We don’t necessarily see the correlation that youth are switching to e-cigarettes but we are seeing the amount of youth that just try e-cigarettes is huge and it’s increasing. There are kids who will never touch a cigarette but will use electronic,” sai
Minot (ND) Daily News
added Feb 20, 2018 00:18
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