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Researchers find 18 percent of high school seniors smoke hookah

American adolescents are turning to ethnically-linked alternative tobacco products, such as hookahs, cigars, and various smokeless tobacco products, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 7, 2014 08:02
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[Burma/Myanmar] Hidden in smoke

The tobacco is often flavoured with a fruit flavour and emits a pleasant odour rather than the harsh tobacco smell often associated with cigarette smoke. Perhaps it’s for this reason that hookah smoking is growing in popularity, especially among young wo
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Oct 13, 2013 20:49
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[Oregon] GRAPHICS: Multnomah County Health 'Sweet Deceit' Posters

Portland (OR) Tribune
added Sep 26, 2013 05:26
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[Ohio] Smokeless tobacco marketing towards tweens

Gone are the days of the small circular tin holding chewing tobacco or dip. Now there are new-shaped tins, similar to an Altoid mint box, that contain nicotine-filled "mints" that are being marketed towards the younger crowd, typically children ages 11-1
Canton (OH) Repository
added Jul 27, 2012 13:56
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[Florida] Volusia County, cities lining up against flavored tobacco products

In Deltona, city commissioners will take up a resolution tonight urging retailers to stop selling the products.
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Jun 4, 2012 04:45
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[Canada] Legislation enhanced to regulate e-cigarettes

"More and more young people are using e-cigarettes," said Health Minister Terry Lake. "This legislation will limit the exposure to children of the possible dangers of e-cigarette vapour and the potential that e-cigarettes have to normalize smoking behavi
Government of British Columbia (ca)
added Mar 5, 2015 14:06
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[Canada] How Big Tobacco skirts Ottawa's ban on flavoured cigarettes

Watermelon-flavoured cigarillos, maple syrup cigars that smell like warm pancakes, skinny minty-flavoured cigarettes that look like a lipstick. They are all part of the latest collection of starter tobacco products with obvious kid-friendly appeal. And
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 17, 2014 14:33
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[Canada] School boards ban e-cigarettes after police warn of drug use

Edmonton police drug detectives and school resource officers are reporting an alarming increase in the use of electronic or e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes are being used to smoke dope. Both Edmonton school divisions just this week took notice of the warnings
630CHED (Edmonton, AB) (ca)
added May 9, 2014 17:13
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GODSHALL: Impact of FDA Deeming Regulation on Public Health -- FDLI (Food and Drug Law Institute) Annual Conference April 23, 2013

a deeming regulation for e-cigarettes would threaten the lives of cigarette smokers and e-cigarette consumers, and would only protect existing cigarette and drug industry markets. FDA’s actions on e-cigarettes since 2009 have been unethical public health
Google Docs
added Sep 27, 2013 03:32
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[Brazil, New Zealand] Plain package cigarettes reduce smoking appeal: study

A new study has discredited the tobacco industry's assertion that there is no proof plain packaging on cigarette packs reduces the appeal of smoking.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:31
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