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Are e-cigarettes any safer for my child than tobacco?

Q: I don’t want my teenager to start smoking cigarettes. I know many kids are using e-cigarettes instead. Are they safer? A: U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy just released a report addressing this issue. The report finds that e-cigarettes have surpass
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Jan 2, 2017 00:13
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HASKINS: The Surgeon General’s irrational war on e-cigarettes

by waging this irrational war against e-cigarettes, Murthy is effectively discouraging people from using products that have been proven to help many Americans quit smoking with only minimal risks. In fact, so few people have experienced significant, measu
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Dec 30, 2016 17:16
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Vivek Murthy Thinks We Need to Learn How to Deal With Stress

The Office of the Surgeon General’s campaign to curb tobacco use in the 1960s is widely cited as one of greatest modern public-health successes, but I wonder if that’s a fluke? We haven’t seen similar success in subsequent efforts to reduce obesity or enc
New York Times
added Dec 28, 2016 13:57
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MCKEGANEY: US Surgeon General's misplaced call to arms against e-cigarettes

the report fails to recognize an emerging body of evidence that responsibly produced and marketed vapor products can serve as a less harmful alternative to regular tobacco cigarettes and can even help smokers quit altogether.
The Hill
added Dec 28, 2016 15:28
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LETTER: Risks of E-Cigarettes

Though we do not yet know the full extent of the risk that vaping entails, we do know that it is an unhealthy behavior for young people. We applaud the surgeon general for his report and stand firm in discouraging the use of all tobacco products, includi
New York Times
added Dec 21, 2016 18:46
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SATEL/SWEANOR: Dear Surgeon General and public health agencies, anti-vaping polices are bad for public health

Our lead public health agencies – CDC, FDA, and the Surgeon General’s office – have been shamefully derelict in their duty to protect the health of smokers and empower them. Many of the nation’s millions of smokers would surely switch to reduced harm al
American Enterprise Institute
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
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REDMOND: The Surgeon General's Pack of Lies About E-Cigarettes Is Likely to Cost Lives

The Surgeon General, the FDA and most of the contributors to the report want to severely restrict access to electronic cigarettes for adults. They stubbornly refuse to recognize the benefits of vaping and continue to deny, in the face of mounting evidence
The Influence
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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E-Cigarettes and Teens: Cause for Alarm?

Now, MedPage Today asks: Should e-cigarettes only be sold to those 18 or older?
MedPage Today
added Dec 19, 2016 19:53
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[North Carolina] Traditional cigarette smoking drops to historic low among teens

A 2016 study by the University of Michigan determined that the use of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers by teenagers had dropped slightly after surging during 2014 and 2015.
Morganton (NC) News Herald
added Dec 18, 2016 19:10
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RODU: The Surgeon General’s Misguided Report on E-Cigarettes

Tobacco products should not be ignored, but Dr. Murthy’s report wrongly damns a safer and satisfying product that is currently helping 2.5 million former smokers (here) become or remain smoke-free.
Heartland Institute
added Dec 17, 2016 03:15
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