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[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
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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
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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
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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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Survey: Most Americans under age 35 believe e-cigarettes cause less harm than traditional cigarettes

showed that 44 percent of survey respondents reported believing that e-cigarettes are less harmful to the lungs than traditional cigarettes. Among men specifically, that number jumped to 54 percent who think e-cigarettes are safer.
News-Medical.net
added Nov 2, 2016 07:16
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[New Zealand] Smoking as an ‘informed choice’: implications for endgame strategies

Critically analysing ‘informed choice’ claims is pivotal in countries that have set endgame goals ... ‘Informed choice’ arguments allow the ubiquitous availability of tobacco to go unquestioned and create a tension between endgame goals and the strategie
Tobacco Control
added Oct 25, 2016 13:41
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1 in 5 U.S. Young Adults Uses Hookah

analyzed U.S. government data on tobacco use and found 12 percent of Americans had used a hookah during their lifetime. They also found that the rate of current hookah use among adults ages 18 to 24 is nearly 20 percent -- similar to their rate of curren
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2016 14:47
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[Kentucky] Health experts make case against e-cigs, hookah

A panel of medical and public health professionals said Wednesday that given national concerns over secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes and hookah Louisville should adopt rules forbidding the use of the products in public indoor spaces... Mayor Greg Fisch
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Sep 29, 2016 19:54
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California income tax hike has wide lead, fewer back $2-a-pack tobacco tax increase

California’s likely voters solidly support a fall initiative to extend higher income taxes on top earners, while a separate proposal to boost state taxes on tobacco is clinging to a majority vote, according to a new survey released Monday. The statewide
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 27, 2016 14:26
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Attitudes Toward Prohibiting Tobacco Sales in Pharmacy Stores Among U.S. Adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

Most U.S. adults favor prohibiting tobacco sales in retail pharmacy stores. Eliminating tobacco product sales in these settings may reinforce pharmacy stores’ efforts to promote wellness, and further cultivate social climates that reduce the desirability
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Sep 2, 2016 15:00
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