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[Canada] Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CTADS): summary of results for 2017

The prevalence of current cigarette smoking in 2017 was 15% (4.6 million smokers), an increase from 13% (3.9 million smokers) in 2015. A higher percentage of males (17% or 2.5 million) than females (13% or 2.1 million) were current smokers. Eleven percen
Canada.ca (ca)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:39
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JUUL'S JEWELS After conquering the US, Juul e-cigarettes are going global

the company’s success until now has been limited the US and Israel, far from the world’s biggest markets for smokers. Juul is now seeking $1.2 billion in funding to tackle international markets, Bloomberg reports. The fundraising round would value the com
Quartz
added Jun 30, 2018 22:12
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[Canada] Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey / Data from the Canadian survey on student tobacco, alcohol and drug use.

Canada.ca (ca)
added Jun 13, 2018 05:40
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[New York] Thank You for Not Smoking: How Big Tobacco Gets Free Advertising On and Off the Red Carpet

Both celebrities and fans can accidentally wind up marketing smoking to young social media users, which is why truth created the erase and replace tool, allowing users to replace the cigarettes in photos with something more positive. Users can upload an
Variety
added May 12, 2018 22:26
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US warns liquid nicotine packets resemble juice boxes

[FDA] said the packaging practice is illegal for vaping formulas and could lead to poisoning if children mistakenly drink the liquids, which are intended for use with e-cigarettes and vaping devices. Exposure to nicotine, even in small amounts, can cause
AP - Associated Press
added May 1, 2018 20:29
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juul e-cigarette craze highlights why flavored tobacco products are so dangerous

The groups are also calling on the FDA to take immediate action to address the rising popularity of JUUL among youth. Demands include removing any JUUL flavors, such as the highly popular mango and cool cucumber flavors, which violate FDA rules. Those fl
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 23, 2018 17:14
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Tiny Juul Device Getting U.S. Teens Hooked on Vaping

The Juul is so popular that many kids don't even realize that it is an e-cigarette loaded with nicotine, she said. But Juul Labs, the San Francisco company that makes the device, contends that it is only intended for adults who want to quit smoking.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 11, 2018 13:46
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[New Jersey] Menthol Cigarettes Could Be Even Worse Than Regular Cigarettes

Regular and menthol cigarettes are at least equal players when you’re talking about the negative impact on health, Flores says. That’s a big problem if people smoke menthols because they think they’re the lesser of two evils or only took up smoking becaus
Vice.com
added Feb 18, 2018 03:39
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[Canada] Vaping practices implemented

School District 22 implemented district-wide practices for handling vaping and e-cigarettes Monday. “Recent research from the University of Waterloo indicates that youth who vape are more likely to smoke cigarettes than those who don’t vape,” said Truma
Vernon (BC) Morning Star (ca)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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[New York] Mayor de Blasio Signs 7 New Bills Aimed to Curb Smoking, Tobacco Use in NYC

Mayor de Blasio signed a sweeping series of anti-smoking bills Monday as part of a comprehensive effort to help reduce the number of smokers in the city by nearly 200,000 over the next few years.
NBCNew York.com
added Aug 28, 2017 18:01
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