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[UK] Vaping: All you need to know about the smoking alternative

It found that there was "overwhelming evidence" that they were safer than smoking and said they should be available on prescription. However, a new study has questioned these claims suggesting e-cigarettes may be more harmful than previously thought. T
BBC Online
added Aug 18, 2018 15:05
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[New York] Mark Belfer: It’s time to stand up to the tobacco industry

we all pay the price for smoking. In fact, the annual health care costs in New York directly caused by smoking are $10.39 billion. Medicaid costs caused from smoking in New York are a staggering $6.62 billion... It’s time to put our kids before the profit
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Aug 18, 2018 15:02
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on significant public health value and cost savings resulting from the agency's youth smoking prevention campaign

we're taking steps toward a world where combustible cigarettes would no longer create or sustain addiction – making it harder for future generations to become addicted in the first place and allowing more currently addicted smokers to quit. While we explo
PR Newswire
added Aug 17, 2018 21:40
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4 things parents need to know about juul and nicotine addiction

1. JUUL has a higher nicotine content than many other e-cigarettes. 2. The ability to hide JUUL enables frequent use. 3. Kids are attracted to flavored e-cigarettes and believe they are less harmful. 4. Pediatricians are still learning about JUUL.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 17, 2018 21:25
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Childhood Smoke Exposure Tied to Early COPD Death

Long-term exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood was linked to an increased risk of death from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among lifelong non-smokers in a study conducted by American Cancer Society (ACS) researchers. In the analy
MedPage Today
added Aug 17, 2018 20:40
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are selfies making smoking cool again?

big Tobacco gets a stream of free advertising from people on social media who post “smoking selfies,” images that may help tobacco companies recruit more young smokers. Self-portraits featuring tobacco use are prevalent and widely shared, and operate as
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:23
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[UK] E-cigarettes can be key weapon against smoking, say MPs

Rules around e-cigarettes should be relaxed so they can be more widely used and accepted in society...The report on e-cigarettes, by the science and technology MPs' committee, said they were too often overlooked by the NHS as a tool to help people stop s
BBC Online
added Aug 17, 2018 13:13
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Childhood exposure to secondhand smoke may increase risk of adult lung disease death

A new study suggests that long-term exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) death in adulthood.
ScienceDaily
added Aug 17, 2018 12:15
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[Oklahoma] State Tobacco Helpline sees increase in calls after tax

"What has been shown, and can be predicted, is that when tobacco is taxed, it encourages adults to quit smoking and encourages kids to not ever begin using tobacco," said Lora Buechele, assistant coordinator for the Cherokee County TSET Healthy Living Pr
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Aug 17, 2018 12:12
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Children who lived with smokers are more likely to die of lung disease as adults, study says

For 22 years, researchers have been following more than 70,000 adults who have never smoked. At the beginning of the study, they were asked whether they lived in a household with a smoker while they were children. Those who did were 31 percent more likely
Washington Post
added Aug 17, 2018 12:08
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