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Should New Jersey raise the smoking age to 21? (Poll)

They also mentioned how more and more young people aren’t smoking, and prefer vaping instead. What do you think? Take our poll below: Should New Jersey raise the smoking age to 21?
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Jan 12, 2016 20:09

[UK] RONAYNE/DOYLE/SGROI: Why e-cigarettes could be holding back your plans to quit smoking

We conducted an online survey of 2,406 people in the US and found that 37% of smokers who use e-cigarettes view them primarily as a complementary product...because complementary use can significantly dampen the health benefits of cigarettes and may make s
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 12, 2016 16:48

One hookah tobacco smoking session delivers 25 times the tar of a single cigarette

As cigarette smoking rates fall, more people are smoking tobacco from hookahs—communal pipes that enable users to draw tobacco smoke through water. A new meta-analysis led by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine shows that hookah smokers are i
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 12, 2016 15:57
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[UK] Mersey cancer centre research shows people "reluctant" to change unhealthy lifestyles

Four out of five smokers are not willing to kick the habit to reduce their risk of getting cancer, according to the study by Clatterbridge Cancer Centre. Dr Peter Kirkbride said the study revealed “worrying attitudes” towards the disease.
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Jan 12, 2016 15:44
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[Iowa] Marijuana use tops tobacco use among high school seniors

Siouxland youth say it's now easier for them to get their hands on marijuana than alcohol, according to Holly Keegan, a prevention specialist for Jackson Recovery Centers who works with high-risk children and teens. Although a National Institutes of Heal
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Jan 11, 2016 18:03

Secondhand smoke hits almost half of teens who don't smoke

Earlier studies on teens and secondhand smoke in specific places, such as cars or indoors, indicate that the problem has declined in recent years but the new research suggests it's still affecting millions of kids. "These findings are concerning because
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 11, 2016 15:20

Prevalence and Determinants of Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Middle and High School Students

Approximately half of US students in grades 6 through 12 reported exposure to SHS in 2013. Smoke-free home and vehicle rules, coupled with intensified implementation and enforcement of comprehensive smoke-free laws, could help protect youth from this prev
added Jan 11, 2016 15:15

Study: Secondhand smoke exposure common among students

The authors of this study used national survey data to determine the incidence and factors associated with SHS exposure among adolescents at home, school, work, public areas and in vehicles. Their findings are detailed in the report “Prevalence and Deter
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Jan 11, 2016 15:14
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Secondhand smoke hits almost half of teens who don't smoke

Even though fewer U.S. teens are smoking, secondhand smoke remains a big problem for them, a government study found. Nearly half of nonsmoking kids in middle school and high school encountered secondhand tobacco smoke in 2013, and rates were even higher
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 11, 2016 15:11

Half of U.S. Teens Exposed to Secondhand Smoke, CDC Says

Despite widespread laws banning smoking in public places, new research indicates nearly half of American teens who've never used tobacco are exposed to harmful secondhand smoke -- many in their homes and family cars.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 11, 2016 15:00
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