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3 in 4 Teens Think E-Cigarettes Safer Than Tobacco: Survey

The same can't be said for their notions about the safety of cigars and smokeless tobacco. And the perception of the safety of these products is directly related to how popular they are, the researchers added. "E-cigarettes are now the most commonly use
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 25, 2016 19:32
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[District of Columbia] GUSA Senate Approves Smoke-Free Referendum

The main campus of Georgetown University took another step toward becoming smoke-free, as the Georgetown University Student Association senate voted 26-0 Sunday to hold a studentwide referendum in December on the issue.
The Hoya (Georgetown University)
added Oct 25, 2016 19:12
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Research on e-Cigarettes Lacking but Needed by Clinicians

"It suggests that two different doctors could give the same patient opposite advice," he told Medscape Medical News. Therefore, "it is important that we continue to generate high-quality research on the risks of these products and determine whether the
Medical Tribune
added Oct 25, 2016 13:56
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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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Many Teens Light Up to Lose Weight, Study Suggests

Among frequent smokers, 46 percent of girls and 30 percent of boys said weight control was one of the reasons they smoked. The study also revealed that smoking to lose weight was much more common among teens who felt they needed to drop weight. Girls who
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 24, 2016 19:52
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[Indiana] Daniels asks campus to explore total tobacco ban

In a University Senate meeting on Wednesday, Daniels asked the senate to consider this change. The University Resources Policy Committee has been asked to explore the Purdue community’s opinion about the ban. Alan Friedman, associate professor of biolog
The Exponent (Purdue U.)
added Oct 23, 2016 13:29
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[Canada] Cancer Society pushes smoking bylaws as Saskatchewan municipal election issue

Regina Mayor Michael Fougere is in favour of a ban on smoking in public places, according to a survey done by the Canadian Cancer Society. Fougere wrote in his survey response that his idea of a ban would include e-cigarettes and water pipes, but he didn
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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[Colorado] Smoke-Free Public Housing Popular With Residents

Smoke-free housing policies successfully reduced exposure to secondhand smoke and increased smoking quit attempts, according to a survey of residents living in multi-unit public housing in Colorado.
MedPage Today
added Oct 21, 2016 21:30
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Many Adults Unaware That Using E-Cigarettes Can Hurt Kids

don't know that indoor use of electronic cigarettes exposes children to nicotine and leaves nicotine deposits on surfaces, a new survey shows. "E-cigarettes primarily emit a toxic aerosol, not harmless water vapor," said Robert McMillen, an associate pro
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2016 21:16
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Health, Secondhand Smoke Exposure, and Smoking Behavior Impacts of No-Smoking Policies in Public Housing, Colorado, 2014–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

no-smoking policies reduce resident exposure to secondhand smoke, lower the incidence of secondhand smoke–associated breathing problems, decrease daily smoking and cigarette consumption, encourage smoking cessation, and increase quit attempts. If implemen
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Oct 21, 2016 21:32
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