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Exposed! Nigerian Children: Prime Targets Of ‘Big Tobacco’ Farming, Smoking For Blood Money

From child labour on Nigerian tobacco fields to luring of kids as replacement smokers, ‘Dotun Akintomide examines how Big Tobacco companies had kept children at the centre of a blueprint that has helped sustained the multi-billion dollar controversial in
The New Diplomat Newspaper (ng)
added Nov 17, 2017 23:04

ETTER: Gateway effects and electronic cigarettes

The gateway theory is not compatible with either (1) the decrease in smoking prevalence observed in adolescents in countries where vaping increased or (2) an increase in smoking among teenagers after age restrictions were imposed on e-cigarette purchases.
added Nov 17, 2017 22:48

The "Healthier" Version Of Smoking Is More Harmful To Youthful Users Than It Seems

New research presented at the 2017 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Conference suggests a link between VPN use, now a $3.5 billion industry, and neurotoxicity, immune cell suppression, and cardiovascular disease.
PR Newswire
added Nov 17, 2017 21:59

[Illinois] Barrington police: Numerous teens face charges for underage e-cigarette, tobacco possession

The following items were taken from Barrington, South Barrington and Barrington Hills police reports and press releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt.
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 17, 2017 21:38

[California] Study: Rated T video games glamorize smoking

In one study, 42 percent of video games reviewed contained tobacco images but only eight percent of those had tobacco-related content descriptors. "People should know that the smoking depictions have the potential to drive behavior," said Dave Dobbins.
KFSN ABC-30 (Fresno, CA)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:32
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[Wisconsin] Underage tobacco sales growing, Chippewa County health department says

Underage tobacco sales are a growing problem, an official at the Chippewa County Department of Public Health said Tuesday, after a survey was released that indicated underage tobacco sales in Wisconsin had jumped from 7.2 percent in 2016 to 7.7 percent i
Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, WI)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:29

[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Dokha smoking becoming an addiction in UAE, say experts

Health experts have warned against dokha smoking, a habit spreading among the youth in the UAE and across the world. "The alarming issue is that we are witnessing a huge increase in the dokha usage for the past seven years. It started to spread through
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:14

E-cigarette aerosol exposure can cause craniofacial defects in Xenopus laevis embryos and mammalian neural crest cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our work is the first to show that ECIG use could pose a potential hazard to the developing embryo and cause craniofacial birth defects. This emphasizes the need for more testing and regulation of this new popular product. Figures
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:56

Vaping while pregnant could cause craniofacial birth defects, study shows

The findings, published in the journal PLOS ONE in late September, add to growing scientific evidence suggesting that e-cigarettes pose health risks despite being widely considered a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes.
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 17, 2017 20:52

CLABOUGH: FDA Expands Teen Anti-smoking Campaign to Include E-Cigarettes

despite evidence that it is less harmful than smoking cigarettes and is more effective in helping smokers to quit than other alternatives. The agency announced last month that it will be expanding its teen anti-smoking “Real Cost” campaign to include vapi
The New American
added Nov 17, 2017 20:51
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