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[Florida] These Incredibly Crafted Anti-Smoking Ads Drop the Fear Tactics in Favor of Empathy

In these new, documentary-style PSAs for Tobacco Free Florida, agency Alma takes a refreshingly respectful approach to encouraging smokers to quit. Instead of extreme scare tactics, the ads acknowledge that smokers are often fully aware of the dangers an
Ad Week
added Apr 15, 2018 18:16
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[Delaware] Division of Public Health warns parents of 'JUULing' e-cigarette trend

The Delaware Division of Public Health is advising parents and teachers to be aware of a recent trend among youth known as “JUULing.” JUUL is a brand of e-cigarette that looks similar to a flash drive and can be charged in the USB port of a computer. JU
Middletown (DE) Transcript
added Apr 15, 2018 17:42
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Association of Cigarette Price Differentials With Infant Mortality in 23 European Union Countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Findings In this longitudinal, ecological study, increases in the median price of cigarettes were associated with reductions in infant mortality across Europe between 2004 and 2014. However, pricing differentials between median and minimum cigarette pri
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Apr 15, 2018 00:10
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Poor Lung Function in Early Life Ups COPD Risk

factors affecting lung function during childhood, such as maternal smoking and childhood asthma, bronchitis, allergic rhinitis, and eczema, predisposed children to lung function decline and COPD.
MedPage Today
added Apr 12, 2018 18:09
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[New York] Senator Brooks Meets with Copiague Community Cares Coalition on Dangers of E-Cigarettes and Vaping

The meeting held Tuesday night at the Copiague Memorial Library focused on e-cigarettes and Vaping and their increasing popularity with middle school and high school students. Health professionals, educators and parents are concerned because of the comm
LongIsland.com (NY)
added Apr 8, 2018 17:50
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[Australia] Study links adult lung conditions to childhood illnesses and parental smoking

Three-quarters of cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be traced back to exposures during childhood, a study has found....showed that childhood illnesses – such as asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia and eczema – and exposures to parental
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:59
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[Maine] Vaping and teens: What parents need to know

electronic cigarette companies have been targeting teens with brightly colored ads, showing kids having fun while vaping candy-flavored liquids. And it is working. Last year in York County, one in three high school students reported trying an e-cigarett
Foster's Democrat
added Apr 5, 2018 15:36
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[Zimbabwe] Witness: Tobacco Farmers Kept in the Dark

Tobacco companies have responsibilities to respect human rights in their supply chains, and that includes making sure that farmers know about the dangers of nicotine exposure – particularly for children. Margaret had hoped that in those seven years, someo
Human Rights Watch
added Apr 5, 2018 14:55
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VIDEO: Is your teen 'juuling'? Why parents and doctors are so worried

Doctors are concerned there’s a misconception among teens that e-cigarettes are safe. Smoking e-cigarettes actually delivers cancer-causing chemicals that get into the body — and popular fruity flavors appear to be the worst, researchers reported earlier
Today Show (NBC)
added Apr 2, 2018 17:59
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Schools and Parents Fight a Juul E-Cigarette Epidemic ($$)

As illicit Juul use sweeps through high schools and middle schools, administrators and parents struggle to stem teens’ access to the vaping device, which delivers a powerful dose of nicotine.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 2, 2018 15:32
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