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EDITORIAL: Do you really want kids to go back to school with Juul?

It has taken two decades of bans, laws, lawsuits, higher cigarette taxes, public campaigns and changing U.S. culture to reduce the allure of smoking....A full-court press is needed by parents, teachers, school officials and yes, the government, to preven
USA Today
added Aug 29, 2018 23:47
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CONLEY: Don’t let fearmongering guide vaping debate

With use of all tobacco products by teens falling sharply and increasing evidence that e-cigarettes — especially flavored ones — actually help incentivize adult smokers to quit, it is important that we not let fearmongering and misinformation guide the pu
USA Today
added Aug 29, 2018 23:46
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[UK] Birmingham student writing her dissertation on Love Island

The 20-year-old, from Chalton, Bedfordfordshire, is also investigating the prevalence of sex scenes and smoking and the negative impact this could have on teenagers as part of her research dissertation.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 23:11
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[Indonesia] VIDEO: Mother of toddler with a 40-a-day smoking habit says her son has started playing with toys as he tries to break the habit... but can't stop picking up cigarette butts to puff on

Rapi Ananda Pamungkas whipped the internet into a frenzy when video footage of him chain-smoking by his mother's market stall in Sukabumi, West Java, went viral earlier this month. After the local government stepped in to help, the two-year-old has now
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 23:07
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Smoking, Drinking a Double Whammy for Teens' Arteries: Study

Teens who drink or smoke already have stiffening arteries, and the risk is highest for those who are both heavy smokers and heavy drinkers, a new study reports. Arterial stiffening is a sign of blood vessel damage that increases the chances for heart att
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 29, 2018 21:43
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Monitoring System for Underage Tobacco Sales Falls Short: Study

The way that U.S. regulators try to find stores that illegally sell tobacco products to minors doesn't work, a new study contends. The approach involves an undercover minor trying to make a single attempt at a store to buy tobacco products.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 29, 2018 21:42
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[UK] Teenagers who smoke and drink suffer ill effects by age of 17

Tests showed stiffening of the arteries had begun by this relatively young age. These physical changes have been linked with an increased risk of heart and blood vessel problems, such as stroke and heart attack, in later life. But the study also found th
BBC Online
added Aug 29, 2018 20:56
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Parent Alert! Your Kid May Be Vaping More Than Tobacco

The parent company of the Juul (pictured), a vape pen for tobacco use, also manufactures a popular marijuana pen-and-pod device called the Pax Era. But tech-savvy teens are also learning how to refill their Juul pods with different blends, including marij
Kaiser Health News
added Aug 31, 2018 13:24
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[Ireland] Young people think 'rollies' are healthier than traditional cigarettes

That is according to a new study from Tobacco Free Institute of Ireland which is now calling for the price of so-called 'rollies' to be raised. One of the authors of the report, Professor Luke Clancy, says although the rates of smoking among young peo
BreakingNews.ie (ie)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:40
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AUDIO: Illinois Lawmakers, Public Health Officials, Denounce Tobacco 21 Veto

Public health advocates and some state lawmakers spurned Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s decision to veto a bill that would have raised the legal tobacco age to 21.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Aug 30, 2018 22:40
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