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Using Facebook to help young adults quit smoking

A national clinical trial testing a smoking cessation intervention for young adults that was conducted entirely on Facebook has found that smokers are 2.5 times more likely to quit after three months with the Facebook-based treatment than if they were re
ScienceDaily
added May 25, 2018 03:13
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Selfishness of hospital smokers

On a clinic visit to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital yesterday with my grandson, recently a patient in the Schiehallion (children’s cancer) ward, we were dismayed to see smokers everywhere, and worse, many cigarette butts – we counted 30 of them
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added May 25, 2018 03:10
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[Israel] New research laboratory examines secondhand smoke exposure

A new laboratory for biological monitoring of environmental tobacco smoke and other toxic chemicals has been opened at the Health Ministry, which has been severely criticized by the state comptroller and public health experts for the rising smoking rate
Jerusalem Post
added May 25, 2018 03:10
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E-cigarettes' chemistry may explain their popularity among teens

Although children under the age of 18 can’t legally buy e-cigarettes in most states, the devices have exploded in popularity among teens. According to a 2017 survey conducted by the University of Michigan, almost one-third of high school seniors have use
American Chemical Society
added May 25, 2018 00:29
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Ask Amy: Expectant parent worries about 'thirdhand smoke'

Share this information with your mother, and be honest with her about your concerns. Don’t present this as a nonnegotiable but more as a problem that you can mitigate together. She should be willing to change her smoking habits (i.e., always smoke outs
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added May 24, 2018 21:17
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[Canada] Feds hope law will help turn teens off coolness factor of vaping

After the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act receives royal assent in the coming days, selling vaping products to anyone under 18 will be banned and marketing flavours to teens will be prohibited, along with marketing that features health claims or “lifestyl
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 24, 2018 18:18
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Pennsylvania woman, 18, develops first-ever case of wet lung in an adolescent from excessively smoking e-cigarettes for three weeks

An 18-year-old woman who went on a three-week vaping binge was diagnosed with a condition called wet lung, formally known as Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. The Pediatrics journal published a case report Thursday on the unnamed Pennsylvania teen wh
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 24, 2018 16:23
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what would happen if new tobacco products ‘akin to iphones’ were sold in the u.s.?

[FDA] is expected to decide in coming months whether [PMI] can bring IQOS to the U.S., and if it can be marketed as a less harmful alternative to cigarettes...more interested in IQOS because of marketing efforts that portray the product as “akin to iPhone
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 24, 2018 15:49
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nearly 1 in 5 youth say they have seen juul used in school

The survey follows a Truth Initiative study that reveals while many young people are aware of JUUL, many are unaware that JUUL flavor pods always contain the addictive chemical nicotine, which is harmful to brain development. The study, published in Toba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 24, 2018 15:46
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BITSOLI: Do Anti-Smoking Campaigns Work?

Activists might prefer that every tobacco field is salted, the crop destroyed (though not burned), but harm reduction demands campaigners try what works, not what is futilely desire. In the absense of substantial evidence of harm, vaporisers and other sm
The Market Mogul (uk)
added May 24, 2018 07:31
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