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[France] Smokers underestimate risks of a few cigarettes: Survey shows that many live in 'denial' of the real risks

Many people still dangerously underestimate the health risks associated with smoking even a few cigarettes a day, despite decades of public health campaigning, French researchers have reported at the European Lung Cancer Conference (ELCC) in Geneva, Switz
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:33
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VIDEO: Adolescent e-cigarette use triples: Is 'vaping' renormalizing nicotine? (+video)

while supporters of e-cigarettes say the decrease of traditional cigarette use demonstrated in the survey is good news, other experts are concerned that the surge in e-cigarette use is renormalizing the consumption of nicotine products before the long-ter
Christian Science Monitor
added Apr 18, 2015 11:38
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E-cigarette use TRIPLED among teenagers in just one year, study reveals

Around two million high school students admitted to buying vaporizers in 2014 - more than triple the 660,000 recorded the year before. But smoking of traditional cigarettes plummeted to about nine per cent.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:29
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[France] The deluded social smokers: 'Astonishing' number still believe just a few cigarettes a day AREN'T harmful, doctors warn

A third of smokers claimed up to 10 cigarettes a day was not associated with any risk of lung cancer, French doctors found. And only half of smokers considered themselves at higher risk of lung cancer than the general population. Less than two fifths wer
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:09
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Cigarette use drops to all-time low as new products boom

What the shifting tobacco use signifies depends mostly on which side of the anti-smoking/anti-tobacco spectrum is commenting. Both sides turned the report into rallying cries for their agendas. Anti-tobacco advocates say that while it's worth applauding
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 17, 2015 11:09
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[UK] Vote over future of smoking in China goes to a show of hands ($$)

China has shattered its greatest political taboo and decided to resolve the crisis with a free democratic vote. The poll presents a country that is home to a quarter of the world’s smokers with a simple choice of three government-approved hand gestures th
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 17, 2015 11:02
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High school, middle school kids now use more e-cigs than tobacco: CDC

“What’s most surprising is how in­cred­ibly rapid the use of products other than cigarettes has increased,” Frieden said in an interview, adding that some e-cigarette smokers would undoubtedly go on to use traditional cigarettes. “It is subjecting anoth
The Washington Post
added Apr 17, 2015 10:44
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E-cigarette use triples among middle and high school students in just one year

Hookah use doubles; no decline seen in overall tobacco use among middle or high school students
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Apr 23, 2015 12:55
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BOXER REACTS TO NEW CDC FINDING THAT TEEN USE OF E-CIGARETTES TRIPLED FROM 2013 TO 2014

Boxer sent a letter to the executives of five of the largest e-cigarette manufacturers urging them to refrain from advertising e-cigarettes on television, citing the danger of e-cigarette advertising on young people. “Today’s report is a wake-up call to
US Senator Barbara Boxer
added Apr 17, 2015 11:11
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RAPID CHANGES IN HOOKAH USE FOUND IN LEGACY STUDY OF 18-24 YEAR-OLDS - TRACKS WITH CDC SURVEY OF YOUTH USE

new Legacy study entitled "Correlates of Hookah Use and Predictors of Hookah Trial in U.S. Young Adults," found that in 2013, almost a quarter of the U.S. young adults aged 18-24 had used hookah – water pipes used to smoke flavored tobacco. Six months la
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 16, 2015 14:00
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