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[Asia, Israel] Health Ministry ignores e-cigarette use among teenagers

Although the US surgeon-general has taken electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) very seriously and called them a “growing threat to the health of young people,” the Health Ministry in Jerusalem has not. In fact, it did not even include the use of e-cigs in it
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 11, 2016 18:22
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Surgeon general calls youth e-cigarette smoking ‘a major public health concern’

Public health officials say that the sharp rise is troubling, in part, because of how much researchers still don't know about the long-term effects of “vaping.” For example, while e-cigarettes are widely believed to contain fewer toxic substances than tr
Washington Post
added Dec 11, 2016 07:59
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Surgeon general sounds the alarm on teens and e-cigarettes

Though the numbers in the report are new, the science is not, Dreyer said, underscoring the report's findings about brain development. "I think most people think your brain stops developing when you're 5 or something, and certainly there's a huge amount
CNN
added Dec 11, 2016 07:59
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What the Surgeon General’s E-Cigarette Warning Means for the Red-Hot Vaping Industry

Industry representatives have argued that the increased regulation around e-cigarettes will raise manufacturers’ costs and put smaller companies in the industry out of business. The Surgeon General’s new warning isn’t likely to help, either. Still, Re
Fortune Magazine
added Dec 11, 2016 07:59
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NITZKIN: Surgeon General Gets It Wrong on E-cigarettes

Contrary to the claims in this week’s highly publicized report, e-cigarettes and other vapor devices are not a threat to the health of youth, young adults, pregnant women or anyone else. The evidence — but not the narrative — presented in the surgeon gen
American Spectator
added Dec 11, 2016 07:59
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BEREZOW: Surgeon General Declares War On E-Cigarettes But Not Marijuana, Hookah

from a public health perspective, it would be far better for the Surgeon General to say that people who do not currently vape should not take up the habit, but that e-cigarettes are likely to prove much safer than regular cigarettes. Such nuance is los
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Dec 11, 2016 07:59
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Surgeon general’s e-cigarette report panned as ‘truly terrible’

“It is truly terrible,” writes Counterfactual’s Clive Bates...“It’s so bizarrely bad,” said Jeff Stier, risk analyst with the National Center for Public Policy Research... “Full of false, misleading, deceptive statements re #ecigs. Needs a health warning
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Dec 10, 2016 17:49
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[UK] BEST: The Great British vape off

one problem: e-cigarettes don’t contain tobacco at all. And public health experts in the UK disagree with Murthy’s interpretation...evidence is showing e-cigarettes can help beat the tobacco epidemic. And when they have the potential to save millions of l
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Dec 10, 2016 00:53
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Vaping by US high schoolers has increased by 900 per cent

Sixteen percent of high school students have reported using e-cigarettes in the last month and almost 40 percent have tried them at some point, Benard Dryer, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, told the same press conference. “That’s a stagg
New Scientist
added Dec 10, 2016 00:37
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Nicopure Labs Releases Statement on the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on E-Cigarettes

"We are extremely disappointed that the US Surgeon General Report makes no mention of the UK Royal College of Physicians comprehensive report published earlier this year, which arrived at different conclusions about the vaping products' potential to redu
PR Newswire
added Dec 9, 2016 23:06
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