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E-Cigs Breed More Smokers Than They Stop

about 2,070 cigarette-smoking adults in America quit in 2015 with the help of the electronic devices. However—and perhaps more alarming—the model estimated that, at the same time, an additional 168,000 adolescents and young adults who had never smoked cig
Bloomberg News
added Mar 14, 2018 20:04

[California] Chula Vista sets rules for tobacco retailers

Chula Vista will now require stores that sell tobacco or electronic cigarettes to obtain a permit — a move intended to curb underage smoking. Under a set of regulations approved by the City Council last week, shops must also keep tobacco products off sel
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Mar 14, 2018 17:04

[California] VIDEO: E-Cigarettes Exposing Teens To Cancer-Causing Toxins, Report Says

A new report is shedding more light on what dangerous chemicals are inside e-cigarettes. According to scientists in California, vaping is exposing teens to “potentially cancer-causing chemicals also found in tobacco cigarettes.” A study done by research
CBS 2 News / KCAL 9 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Mar 14, 2018 00:13

BRITSCHGI: Girl Scouts Write Anti-Smoking Legislation in Colorado

The girls also claimed that smoking even half a cigarette in a car can make the air quality inside the vehicle more than 10 times higher than the level the (EPA) deems hazardous. It may be unfair to ask 13- and 14-year-old kids in-depth questions about t
Reason Magazine
added Mar 13, 2018 23:30

[New York] County ponders higher age to buy smokes

The Essex County Board of Supervisors moved forward Monday on a local law that would raise the purchase age in the county for tobacco from 18 to 21. After an hour of discussion that included how much businesses would lose from reduced cigarette sales to
Sun Community News - Denton Publications
added Mar 13, 2018 19:33

[UK] Child vapers more likely to be smokers

followed 1,152 children aged between 11 and 18 for four to six months. At the start, 11 per cent had tried vaping and 20 per cent had smoked tobacco. By the end, those who had vaped were 12 times more likely to have smoked tobacco than those who had never
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 17:18

[Minnesota] Times Editorial - Young adults know smoking is bad for them, whether they’re 18 or 21 years old

Young people are starting to learn that vaping is plenty unhealthy, too. We live in an anti-smoking culture already. This legislation, when factoring in the degree of its positive impact, seems like unnecessary piling on.
Crookston (MN) Times
added Mar 13, 2018 17:17

[Washington] A new twist on vaping: Juuls are small, discreet, and have health and school officials concerned

“Juul is designed to look like a USB flash drive, making it easy to conceal from unsuspecting teachers or families,” says a Spokane Regional Health District alert. “The devices have an unusually high nicotine concentration – a single cartridge is equiva
The Spokesman-Review
added Mar 13, 2018 17:14

[UK] Children who try e-cigarettes are 12 times more likely to start smoking tobacco compared to those who have never used them

Scientists have uncovered strong evidence of a so-called ‘gateway effect’, according to the first UK study of its kind. The results are highly controversial because public health officials have been promoting e-cigarettes as a safe way of quitting smoki
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:51

[Florida] Editorial: Raise age for local tobacco sales to 21

Alachua County should protect the health of its residents, while setting an example for the rest of Florida, by raising the age at which tobacco can be bought here to 21 years old. Five states and 290 cities and counties across the country have already
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Mar 13, 2018 15:28
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