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Alarming Trend Shows First-Time Smoking Among Young Adults

Statistics highlighted in today’s article in the Journal of Adolescent Health showed greater numbers of new smokers and e-cigarette users among young adults compared to adolescents, marking a reversal of previous social norms. “Historically, it used to
Newswise
added Jul 9, 2018 16:01
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Socio-economic and racial/ethnic differences in e-cigarette uptake among cigarette smokers: Longitudinal analysis of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study

Black, Hispanic, and low-income smokers were less likely than White and higher-income smokers to begin using e-cigarettes in the context of quitting cigarettes. Differences in e-cigarette uptake may be partly explained by perceived harm or social norms o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 9, 2018 15:01
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[UK] Young adults on the Isle of Wight shun smoking, figures show

More and more young adults on the Isle of Wight are spurning cigarettes and choosing not to smoke, new figures have revealed. Data from the Office for National Statistics shows that the percentage of the Isle of Wight’s population who have never smoked
OnTheWight (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:44
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Parents flaring up about e-cigarettes

Most parents asked for views on e-cigarettes want them banned outright rather than legalized with warnings and restrictions. Eighty-two percent of 3,374 parents who responded to a survey called for the ban in the wake of a proposal last month to amend t
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jul 8, 2018 22:06
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[Australia] Smoking in the dark: half of smokers still unaware of risks

One in three smokers are not aware of the serious health harms associated with the habit, new data from Cancer Council Victoria has revealed.
The Standard (au)
added Jul 8, 2018 22:06
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ARCHIVE: France: SOVAPE publishes its consultation report

the French association SOVAPE published a 17-page report (in French) to take stock of the situation: Vaping passed down by word of mouth; Health professionals haven’t been aware of vaping until their patients asked about it; 5% of users think a ban on ad
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 6, 2018 14:28
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SULLUM: Survey of Juul Customers Shows Many Vapers Stop Smoking

Even allowing for response bias, the survey shows it is not at all unusual for people to stop smoking after they begin vaping. It also suggests that vaping is more likely to be a gateway to cessation than a gateway to smoking
Reason Magazine
added Jul 6, 2018 02:32
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[Florida] Readers loathe smokers who treat the beach like an ashtray, but a ban on butts draws mixed reaction

we asked readers whether it was time for the Florida Legislature to ban smoking on Florida’s beaches. It would be up to the state lawmakers to bring down the ban hammer, because regulating smoking outdoors has been preempted by the legislature, meaning
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jul 6, 2018 02:28
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[Connecticut] Survey finds e-cigarettes are problem in Ridgefield

Even before they surveyed hundreds of residents on the issue, high-schoolers Mitchell van der Noll and Aiden Williams knew e-cigarettes was a growing problem among teenagers in town. The high school seniors, who distributed the survey as interns with Tow
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Jul 6, 2018 02:27
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HARRINGTON: Survey Finds E-Cigarettes Are Effective Cessation Tool, Undermining Democrat Claim

A new survey of nearly 19,000 JUUL users in the United States found that less than 1 percent of its customers were not smokers before they began vaping. By contrast, over 64 percent of adults who were smokers before they began using JUUL have used the pr
Washington Free Beacon
added Jul 5, 2018 22:40
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