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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes used by 1 in 20 Scots, says health study

The survey of 4700 adults and around 1700 children commissioned by the Scottish Government Health Directorates found current usage was highest for those aged 35-64. Half of current cigarette smokers reported ever using e-cigarettes and some 14% of ex-re
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 22, 2015 21:11
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[UK, UK-Wales] Should e-cigarettes be banned in enclosed public spaces? As Wales prepares to control ‘vaping’ from 2017, we ask the experts

ROBERT WEST...I don’t think it’s right to legislate to ban them...concern about it renormalising smoking. There isn’t any evidence to back that up at all / JULIE BISHOP...vapour is not anything like the same magnitude of risk as tobacco smoke, this isn’t
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 12, 2015 14:00
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E-cigarettes 'tempt young into smoking’

Those who tried e-cigarettes became addicted to nicotine and grew used to the action of smoking, scientists found... A year-long study of nearly 700 teenagers in the United States found that of the 16 who tried e-cigarettes, 11 (68 per cent) went on to s
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 9, 2015 23:11
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If you want a smoke, chances are you'll be having it off campus

Students at an increasing number of colleges nationwide must smoke tobacco products off campus thanks to a spike in schools with tobacco-free and smoke-free policies, according to a report from American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation ... says that over 1,5
USA Today
added Aug 28, 2015 19:49
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Alaska health survey finds e-cigarette use quadrupled from 2010 to 2013

An Alaska Division of Epidemiology bulletin released Thursday said e-cigarette use among Alaska adults rose from 1 percent in 2010 to 4 percent in 2013, the latest data available.
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Aug 25, 2015 21:00
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[UK, West Virginia] Local Smokers Respond to New Findings on Electronic Cigarettes

Haught's certainly not alone, in fact with many people wanting to drop the habit have traded the smoke for the vapor. At Rapture Vapor inside the Ohio Valley Mall, this new alternative means big business.
WTRF-TV Ch. 7 (Wheeling, WV)
added Aug 24, 2015 08:24
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[Australia] Giant tobacco company tries to use freedom of information laws to get more data on what CHILDREN think of smoking

[BAT] wants to access survey by schoolchildren Victorian schoolchildren answered questions about alcohol and tobacco / Company aims to access the data under freedom of information laws /... data could help...fight new laws on plain packaging
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 19, 2015 12:58
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Adolescents’ exposure to tobacco and alcohol content in YouTube music videos [FREE FULL TEXT]

most frequently observed alcohol, tobacco and electronic cigarette brands were...Marlboro and E-Lites....music videos watched by a large number of British adolescents, particularly girls, include significant tobacco and alcohol content, including branding
Addiction
added Aug 17, 2015 08:48
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E-cigarette use and willingness to smoke: a sample of adolescent non-smokers

Among adolescent non-smokers, e-cigarette use is associated with willingness to smoke, a predictor of future cigarette smoking. The results suggest that use of e-cigarettes by adolescents is not without attitudinal risk for cigarette smoking. These findin
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2015 21:00
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[Malaysia] Government should encourage smokers to switch to vaping, reveals survey

Over 90% of Malaysian smokers feel the government should encourage adult smokers to switch to less harmful alternatives and ensure vaping devices were not used by those aged below 18. A survey by factasia.org, a consumer group, revealed this could be ach
Rakyat Post (my)
added Aug 13, 2015 13:15
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