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Electronic cigarettes gaining in popularity among teens

They have branched out to using alternative tobacco products such as electronic cigarettes, hookahs and little cigars. In fact, e-cigarette use is rising rapidly among both cigarette smokers and nonsmokers, according to a study to be presented Sunday, Apr
Medical Xpress (
added Apr 26, 2015 18:19

Cancer diagnosis leads smokers to quit

Smokers are more likely to quit smoking after they've been diagnosed with cancer compared to those who were not diagnosed, according to a long-term study. That means a cancer diagnosis can be a "teachable moment" for smokers to improve their lifestyle.
WFTS ABC Action News (Tampa, FL)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16

Awareness and Current Use of Electronic Cigarettes in Indonesia, Malaysia, Qatar, and Greece: Findings from 2011-2013 Global Adult Tobacco Surveys

awareness and use was evident in all four countries. Ongoing surveillance and monitoring of awareness and use of e-cigarettes in these and other countries could help inform tobacco control policies and public health interventions. Future surveillance shou
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 25, 2015 11:36

[Texas] Sounding Off: Plano-area readers tell us whether cities should regulate smoking in public places

Should cities ban or regulate smoking in public places such as restaurants and bars?
Dallas Morning News
added Apr 24, 2015 14:38

Key findings from a national survey of 1,000 registered voters, conducted February 2-5, 2015. (PDF)

Testing specific policies the FDA might implement, support for policies that restrict access to children are very popular.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 24, 2015 13:09


Key Findings 1. Voters strongly favor FDA authority over tobacco products.... Not only do voters favor FDA authority over tobacco products generally, but they also strongly favor each of the different elements of the law. Notably, 96% of voters favor
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 24, 2015 13:05

ARCHIVE: Characteristics, Perceived Side Effects and Benefits of Electronic Cigarette Use: A Worldwide Survey of More than 19,000 Consumers [FREE FULL TEXT]

survey of dedicated users indicate that ECs are mostly used to avoid the harm associated with smoking. They can be effective even in highly-dependent smokers and are used as long-term substitutes for smoking. High levels of nicotine are used at initiation
MDPI AG (ch)
added Apr 23, 2015 13:10

E-cigarette use triples among middle and high school students in just one year

Hookah use doubles; no decline seen in overall tobacco use among middle or high school students
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Apr 23, 2015 12:55

[Louisiana] Where Can You Still Smoke in a Bar in the U.S.?

20 states were without statewide laws banning smoking. Some of them, like Kentucky, are pushing for bans; most already have citywide and countywide bans. The exceptions are Pennsylvania, Nevada, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Virginia...what do Yelp users say a
added Apr 22, 2015 18:31

[France, Switzerland] Smoking just a few cigarettes harmful: study

smokers think it's okay to just smoke a few cigarettes a day yet they underestimate their risks, according to researchers in France. "It seems that people are aware about the dangers of tobacco for health, but might consider that the risks are not for th
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 22, 2015 18:13
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