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Lorillard (maker of Blu ecigs) tells parents ecigs just emit "harmless water vapor;" that's not true

posted a statement on its Youth Smoking Prevention Program website, "Real Parents Real Questions" website that tells parents "The 'smoke' you see coming out of e-cigarettes isn't smoke -- its WATER VAPOR."
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 3, 2014 14:48

Carolyn Hax: Best advice for parents whose daughter has begun smoking: Butt out.

too much irony in driving her out of your lives by harping on her choice. A choice, mind you, that she made after your “discussing [it] since she was a little girl.” There’s little chance this is a coincidence. If she wanted to put some distance between
Washington Post
added Jun 2, 2014 14:06

[Washington] Family wants 376852 packs of cigarettes taken in Puyallup raid returned

Nearly six years after state Liquor Control Board agents raided an Indian smoke shop in Puyallup, relatives of the shop’s owner are still fighting to get 376,852 packs of cigarettes back. The owner of the store, a Quinault Indian named Edward Comenout, h
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added May 31, 2014 23:59

[Ohio] Smoke-free campaign launched by Athens City-County Health Department

Athens City-County Health Department is partnering with the Perry County Health Department with support from the Ohio Department of Health to address tobacco prevention priorities. The Smoke-Free Home Pledge Campaign is designed to educate the public abou
Athens (OH) Messenger
added May 29, 2014 17:09

Russian Woman Kills Son by Forcing Him to Eat Tobacco

A woman in the republic of Buryatia faces manslaughter charges for inadvertently killing her 13-year-old son by forcing him to swallow chewing tobacco. ... the boy's parents had wanted to punish him after repeatedly discovering chewing tobacco in his pos
Moscow Times (ru)
added May 28, 2014 01:17

Teen E-Cigarette Use a Growing Concern for Parents, School Officials

High schools across the country are cracking down on the latest trend in teenage substance abuse – using e-cigarettes, otherwise known as "vaping." "My students say they are fun and you can do tricks with them, blowing O's and smoke rings and doing part
U.S. News & World Report
added May 27, 2014 09:40

[Canada] Smoking while driving with kids is illegal

in some areas - including B.C. - it is already illegal to smoke in a vehicle if in the presence of children. Those caught smoking in a vehicle with children under 16 are subject to a $109 fine. Since 2006, several communities across North America have
The NOW Tri-Cities (ca)
added May 23, 2014 11:08

[UK] Lily Allen smoking again weeks after vowing to quit

The Smile hitmaker, who has smoked heavily since her teens, revealed she had given up tobacco for the sake of her two children..."I don't want to be a smoky cokey mum. I hope I can keep it up. I really do love smoking. I find it glamorous, I find it sexy
Star Magazine
added May 23, 2014 07:40

Understanding the links between education and smoking

Overall, educational inequalities in smoking are better understood as a bundling of advantageous statuses that develops in childhood, rather than the effect of education producing better health.
Science Direct
added May 21, 2014 10:26

Tweens Who Play Sports Less Likely to Smoke: Study

"How children spend their time matters," lead author Anna Adachi-Mejia, of Dartmouth College's Norris Cotton Cancer Center, said in a college news release. "Parents and guardians may think that tweens need less adult supervision when they are not in scho
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 19, 2014 14:43
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