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WILLS: E-Cigarettes and Adolescents’ Risk Status

The good news is that 73% of the adolescent population did not use any tobacco-related product (nonusers). However, that 27% of adolescents still do is not comforting to public health researchers and advocates. Here I bring out 3 points about how this pap
added Jan 23, 2017 13:16

[UK] Prevalence and Correlates of the Belief That Electronic Cigarettes are a Lot Less Harmful Than Conventional Cigarettes Under the Different Regulatory Environments of Australia and the United Kingdom [FREE FULL TEXT]

the belief that ECs are (a lot) less harmful than conventional cigarettes was considerably higher in the United Kingdom than in Australia in 2013. The finding is consistent with the less restrictive regulatory environment for ECs in the United Kingdom, su
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 18, 2017 18:13

Public Grows More Wary of E-Cigarettes

In 2012, half of respondents (50.7%) participating in the National Cancer Institute's Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS) considered e-cigarettes to be less harmful than regular cigarettes. In the 2014 survey, just 43.1% considered e-cigare
MedPage Today
added Jan 9, 2017 18:18

[UK] People smoke for enjoyment

The results of a survey of more than 600 smokers published yesterday by the Centre for Substance Use Research in Glasgow indicate that 95 percent gave pleasure as their primary reason for smoking, with 35 percent suggesting that smoking was part of their
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 28, 2016 15:51

[Canada] Regina considers smoke-free patios and some outdoor spaces

On Monday, city councillors voted in favour of public consultations. The city will be asking residents if they would be in favour of a smoking or vaping ban in certain areas, like outdoor patios or public parks.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Dec 21, 2016 18:38

[California] Teen Vaping Linked to Higher Smoking Uptake

Los Angeles area teens who reported regular e-cigarette use were more likely to be smoking cigarettes 6 months later, researchers found, with more frequent vaping associated both with a higher likelihood of smoking and with heavier smoking at follow-up.
MedPage Today
added Nov 9, 2016 22:16

[California] E-Cigs Tied to More Frequent, Heavier Teen Tobacco Use

Teens who regularly "vape" e-cigarettes are more likely to become frequent and heavy cigarette smokers, new research finds. A survey of students at 10 Los Angeles County public schools found that teens who vape frequently are more than twice as likely t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 8, 2016 23:54

E-cigarettes ARE a gateway to smoking: Experts say high usage leads teenagers 'to take up the real thing'

The findings, based on more a study of more than 3,000 15-year-olds in the US, last night fuelled a bitter row about whether the devices can provide a 'gateway' to smoking. Many public health experts are keen to promote e-cigarettes as a quit-smoking a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 8, 2016 23:19

Flavored E-Cigarettes May Entice Teens to Smoke: Study

Using data from the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey, researchers at the University of Missouri-Kansas City found that among middle school and high school students who had never smoked, 58 percent who used flavored e-cigarettes said they intended to st
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 7, 2016 16:50

CRE To Testify At FDA Hearing On Tobacco Leaf Composition

CRE’s testimony at the FDA risk assessment workshop will focus on the first question FDA has put to the presenters and panelists, “What toxicological or epidemiological data and methods are available to characterize the hazards associated with constituent
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Nov 4, 2016 23:11
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