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[Hawaii] More Teens Puffing on E-Cigs | dailyRx

electronic cigarettes are unregulated, widely advertised and readily available in the US — and they may be catching on with teens. But parents can take action to keep their kids from using nicotine products of any kind.
DailyRx
added Dec 16, 2014 07:10
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PREACHMAN: E-Cigarettes May Serve as Gateway to Smoking for Teens, Study Suggests

E-cigarettes... are changing how kids experience cigarettes today and winning over teens at an alarming rate....The longer public health officials debate the pros and cons of e-cigarettes without instituting regulations, the more damage these products can
New York Times Blogs
added Dec 16, 2014 03:36
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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: Steer kids away from e-cigarettes ($$)

With a state law to restrict sales to minors now in effect, the onus is on parents to learn about the risks of these devices and to persuade their children not to take up the addictive, expensive habit
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Dec 16, 2014 03:24
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Prolonged passive smoking may increase lung cancer risk in women

Women who have never smoked but are exposed to smoking in the home for more than 30 years are at an increased risk of developing lung cancer compared with women without this passive smoking exposure, suggest researchers.
News-Medical.net
added Dec 4, 2014 20:26
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Correlates of Ever Having Used Electronic Cigarettes Among Older Adolescent Children of Alcoholic Fathers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Results suggest that ever having used e-cigarettes in LA [late adolescence] is a risk marker for substance use. Interventions to promote parental monitoring may be effective in curbing use of e-cigarettes and other substances in LA.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 4, 2014 13:26
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[UK-Wales] Exposure to secondhand smoke in cars and homes, and e-cigarette use among 10-11 year old children in Wales: CHETS Wales 2 (PDF)

29. Despite a decline in smoking in the home, a sizeable minority of children are still affected by this. Therefore, continued efforts to reduce children’s exposure to smoke in the home remain vital. 30. E-cigarette use appears to represent a new form
GOV.UK
added Dec 4, 2014 07:31
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[UK-Wales] Exposure to secondhand smoke in cars and e-cigarette use among 10-11 year old children in Wales

This report describes changes in children’s exposure to smoking in cars between 2008 and 2014. It also includes data on the prevalence of e-cigarette use and associations with parental smoking and future smoking intentions.
GOV.UK
added Dec 4, 2014 07:24
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[Africa, Kenya] Shocker images to make smokers quit

In the “Tobacco Kills, Quit Now!” campaign, the public will be treated to images of dying babies... Funded by the World Lung Foundation, it will will combine public service announcements on TV and radio and community posters in both Kiswahili and English
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 3, 2014 03:56
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[UK] Family time and Facebook friends beat drink and drugs for today’s teenagers ($$)

Young teenagers from the “Facebook generation” are more likely to shun risky behaviour such as smoking, taking drugs or drinking alcohol, a study has found. They are also spending more time at home than they did a decade ago, linking up with friends using
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 19, 2014 13:03
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[Texas] RAGLAND: The great, smoke-free outdoors

If smoking is a genuine public health threat, and the city’s already banning it in most enclosed public spaces, why do we tolerate it in parks where young kids come to play? We shouldn’t. Not when we know the dangers of secondhand smoke. Not when we’re
Dallas Morning News
added Nov 19, 2014 12:36
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