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[Canada] Survey shows e-cigarettes a growing problem for students

Medical officials say more research needs to be done, after a survey showed more than 10% of Grade Nine students surveyed in the Niagara region had used e-cigarettes. Among the reasons they gave for trying it - to be "cool," or saying it was fun, as well
CRFA (Ottawa) (ca)
added Jul 19, 2016 18:52
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[New Zealand] Fewer Kiwi teens think smoking is 'cool'

They're onto something - the Year 10 Snapshot study conducted by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and the University of Otago shows smoking uptake amongst school students has dropped to record level lows.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:50

[New Jersey] Why a smoker thinks he shouldn't be allowed to light up on N.J. beaches

"I think it's the right thing to do," said Horning, of Wall, who was basking in the sun while sitting on a wooden fence near the Ocean Avenue Bridge Saturday afternoon. Even when smoking was permitted in bars and restaurants in New Jersey years ago, Hor
added Jul 17, 2016 02:38

E-Cigarettes Use Behavior and Experience of Adults: Qualitative Research Findings to Inform E-Cigarette Use Measure Development

Our findings reveal that vaping is not a mere replacement for combustible cigarette smoking and that many users of e-cigarettes enjoy product characteristics such as flavors and “clouds” that are unavailable in combustible cigarettes. Therefore, commonly
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 15, 2016 03:03

Women may not admit to smoking during pregnancy

Although only about 8 percent of pregnant women in a new U.S. study reported smoking cigarettes, twice as many tested positive for high levels of a chemical that indicates nicotine exposure. “The findings of our study were very concerning because smokin
added Jul 15, 2016 02:40

1 in 5 Americans Uses a Tobacco Product

Findings from the 2013-2014 survey underscore the need "to educate the public about the potential harms of all tobacco product use, including risks associated with occasional use," CDC researcher Dr. Sean Hu and colleagues wrote. Noting that e-cigarette
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 15, 2016 02:39

Apartment, Condo Dwellers Can't Avoid Cigarette Smoke

Apartment and condominium dwellers are more likely to smoke cigarettes than people who live in single-family homes, and they are also more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke, CDC researchers said.
MedPage Today
added Jul 15, 2016 02:38

DAMOUR: Myths About Teenagers and Risk-Taking

Other studies confirm a rise in adolescent pot-smoking, and teenagers face new threats such as e-cigarettes and high rates of prescription drug abuse. But we are now raising the tamest cohort of teenagers in decades.
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 13, 2016 13:57

[California] E-cigarettes, Cigarettes, and the Prevalence of Adolescent Tobacco Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

the high prevalence of combined e-cigarette or cigarette use in 2014, compared with historical Southern California smoking prevalence, suggests that e-cigarettes are not merely substituting for cigarettes and indicates that e-cigarette use is occurring in
added Jul 12, 2016 15:33

[California] E-Cigarettes and Future Cigarette Use

E-cigarette use in never-smoking youth may increase risk of subsequent initiation of cigarettes and other combustible products during the transition to adulthood when the purchase of tobacco products becomes legal. Stronger associations in participants wi
added Jul 12, 2016 15:33
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