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Why Charlotte youths smoke less but use e-cigarettes and marijuana more

While the survey of middle and high school students from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools found just 3.3 percent of respondents had smoked cigarettes over a 30-day period, nearly 13 percent had consumed e-cigarettes.
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Oct 26, 2018 01:02

Flavoured capsule cigarettes pose a threat to smokefree goals

New research from ASPIRE2025, a University of Otago research theme, challenges tobacco companies' claims they are working towards a smokefree world and suggests young people are vulnerable to tobacco companies' product innovations.
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 25, 2018 22:10

SULLUM: FDA Is Ready to Restrict E-Cigarettes Based on Data We're Not Allowed to See

Food and Drug Commissioner Scott Gottlieb's claims about an "epidemic" of underage vaping are hard to evaluate without access to the survey results he cites.
Reason Magazine
added Oct 25, 2018 21:57

About 1.9 million vapers in the United States – and numbers growing

A national survey on trends in cigarette use estimates that about 1.9 million people – or 1.4 percent of the population – are vapers. Based on more than 400,000 responses, the vast majority of them do not report smoking tobacco cigarettes regularly, acc
added Oct 20, 2018 14:42

EPA’s Proposal to Restrict Science Will Be Delayed: Score One for Science.

The proposal was originally designed to fight limits on second-hand smoke by essentially excluding from the decision-making process studies that would demonstrate population-level impacts on public health. Those studies rely on the confidential medical re
Union of Concerned Scientists
added Oct 19, 2018 18:24

Ex-smokers think e-cigarettes don’t help smokers quit

According to recent data from YouGov Plan & Track, US adults aged 18-34 are much more likely to identify as non-smokers — defined as someone who has smoked fewer than 100 traditional cigarettes in their lifetime — than those aged 35 or older. In total, 7
YouGov (uk)
added Oct 19, 2018 12:06

Public looking for facts

77 percent of adults agree that governments should do all they can to encourage people who would otherwise keep smoking cigarettes to switch completely to ‘better alternatives’. The survey was commissioned by Philip Morris International and conducted by
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 19, 2018 11:45

[Canada] Half of Canadian homeowners think marijuana use will hurt property values: poll

Nearly two-thirds (64 per cent) of homeowners polled say smoking marijuana inside a home would harm a property’s value; while 21 per cent disagreed and 15 per cent were neutral.
Financial Post (ca)
added Oct 19, 2018 02:14

FDA and NIH Study: Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health

The Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study is a uniquely large, long-term study of tobacco use and health in the United States. A collaboration between the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products and the Nati
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 17, 2018 20:26

juul sales increase more than 600% in a year, underscoring popularity among teens

The problems with products like JUUL, however, won’t be addressed until the FDA fully regulates e-cigarettes and establishes a strong premarket review process to prevent these kinds of products from being sold in the first place. Truth Initiative has rep
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 15, 2018 23:33
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