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E-cigarettes are almost certainly better than smoking

one clear conclusion—whether it is harmless or only moderately bad for you, vaping is almost certainly safer than smoking. That is a message which needs spreading. In Britain about a third of smokers say they have not tried vaping because they are worried
The Economist
added Sep 21, 2018 21:22
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[UK] Child awareness of and access to cigarettes: impacts of the point-of-sale display ban in England [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco point-of-sale display bans in England reduced the exposure of children to cigarettes in shops and coincided with a decrease in buying cigarettes in shops. However, children do not report increased difficulty in obtaining cigarettes from shops, hig
Tobacco Control
added Sep 21, 2018 13:51
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[UK] Tobacco display ban linked to fewer children buying cigarettes

Removing displays of tobacco products from shops may have reduced the proportion of children buying cigarettes by 17%, according to new research. Imperial College London, which carried out the study, said the findings suggest tobacco display bans may hav
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:50
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Potential Benefits and Risks of High-Nicotine e-Cigarettes

Stopping e-cigarette use, such as with JUUL devices and other products, among vulnerable age groups will require stronger regulatory actions and sustained efforts by policy makers, medical professionals, public health activists, and the manufacturers who
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Sep 21, 2018 13:48
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SULLUM: New E-Cigarette Restrictions Could Be Lethal

FDA regulations aimed at discouraging underage vaping may also deter smokers from switching.
Reason Magazine
added Sep 20, 2018 17:04
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[UK-Scotland] Pupils who smoke 'should be helped to quit' not punished

Now a new campaign has been launched to discourage schools from punishing pupils for smoking. Instead, ant-smoking charity ASH Scotland wants teachers and heads to help and support smokers as part of a drive to make schools tobacco free.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:56
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[Canada] Most Canadians concerned about young people using e-cigarettes, survey finds

The majority of Canadians are concerned about the use of e-cigarettes among youth, with almost 90 per cent backing a ban of the vaping products for those under 18... 75 per cent of respondents said government should be able to make rules for packaging and
Canadian Press
added Sep 20, 2018 16:42
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[Massachusetts] City seeks to bump tobacco age to 21

HAVERHILL — The city's Board of Health will hold a public hearing next month on a proposal to up the age for purchasing tobacco products in Haverhill from 18 to 21 and implement various restrictions. The board is also looking to set a limit on the numbe
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Sep 20, 2018 11:57
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VIDEOS: New FDA Campaign Hopes to Scare Teens Away From E-Cigarettes

The campaign, called "The Real Cost," will feature posters in school bathrooms and advertisements on social media sites popular among children, like YouTube and Facebook. The FDA's Kathy Crosby said it would be "snarky and irreverent," with messages like
NBCNew York.com
added Sep 20, 2018 11:19
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Cannabis Vaping Gains Foothold Among Schoolkids

In 2016, about one in 11 U.S. youths in grades 6-12 had used cannabis extracts in electronic cigarette devices, according to a large federal survey -- which was about one-third of those who had ever used e-cigarette devices overall.
MedPage Today
added Sep 20, 2018 11:17
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