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Proof That The Tobacco Industry Is Successfully Turning Teens Into New Smokers

A spokesperson for Reynolds American Inc...disputed claims that e-cigarettes act as a gateway to traditional smokes, pointing to research from a Boston University professor and a public health physician who claim that “virtually all experimentation with c
Think Progress (blog)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:38
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Carolyn Hax: Mother should abandon the smoke screen with her daughter

People often hold up the example of smokers telling their kids not to smoke as the height of hypocrisy. It’s not. What’s hypocritical about being in the grip of a difficult addiction and not wanting your kid to go through that? Every human being has thei
The Washington Post
added Aug 27, 2014 21:23
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[Canada] Ottawans split on e-cig ban

Seems there's not much difference between smoking and vaping in the eyes of Hogtown's decision-makers. Toronto city council voted Monday to ban e-cigarette use on city property, following a recent recommendation from its public health board.
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Aug 27, 2014 12:25
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More than a quarter-million youth who had never smoked a cigarette used e-cigarettes in 2013

More than a quarter of a million youth who had never smoked a cigarette used electronic cigarettes in 2013, according to a CDC study published in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research. This number reflects a three-fold increase, from about 79,000 in
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Aug 26, 2014 22:05
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Feds seek comments on ‘modified risk’ tobacco

seeking public comment on smokeless tobacco maker Swedish Match’s request to certify its General-branded pouches of tobacco as less harmful than cigarettes. The company, whose North American headquarters is in Richmond, Virginia, in June requested the Fo
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 26, 2014 21:37
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The Social Norms and Beliefs of Teenage Male Electronic Cigarette Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

respondents stated that e-cigarettes are popular because they are accessible, healthier than tobacco cigarettes, and more aesthetically pleasing. Because of the growing popularity and uncertainty regarding the social and physical consequences of e-cigaret
Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse
added Aug 26, 2014 15:51
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Study explores the social norms of electronic cigarette use by teenagers

"The Social Norms and Beliefs of Teenage Male Electronic Cigarette Use," a research study published in Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse (Routledge), delves into the social norms and beliefs of teenage male electronic cigarette users. Electronic ci
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 26, 2014 15:47
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Uruguay’s Tobacco Control Policies Reducing Smoking Rates, Encouraging Quitting, Finds Six-Year Survey

a country currently the target of litigation by Philip Morris International (PMI). Uruguay’s government has consistently asserted its sovereign right to implement tobacco control laws to protect public health and the ITC Uruguay National Report (the Repor
International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
added Aug 26, 2014 13:41
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Electronic nicotine delivery systems - Report by WHO (PDF)

it is likely that a two-pronged regulatory strategy – regulating ENDS as both a tobacco product, in accordance with the provisions of the WHO FCTC, and as a medical product – would be necessary.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 26, 2014 12:55
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E-Cigarette Use Said to Rise Among Tobacco-Free Youths

The number of middle school and high school students in the United States who say they have tried e-cigarettes but not traditional cigarettes increased by about 60 percent from 2012 to 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday. An e
New York Times
added Aug 25, 2014 23:34
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