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More evidence that youth are using e-cigs to initiate nicotine addiction, also growing evidence for moving on to cigarettes

There are four surveys that have been recently published that show increaing e-cigarette use among youth from Wales, Scotland, Hawaii, and Connecticut. These data support earlier findings in young adults that e-cigarette use is associated with higher su
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:28
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GLANTZ: FDA discounts value of menu labeling because of lost pleasure of not eating junk food. What's next?

we raised a concern that the FDA would expand its practice of discounting health benefits of other public health regulations that would encourage healthy eating. On December 8, 2014 Reuters reporter Sharon Begley reported that the FDA did just that in t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:23
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GLANTZ: A sampling of Clive Bates on Twitter

I hear a lot of calls for civility in the debate over e-cigarettes. A friend sent this summary of some recent tweets from Clive Bates, in just the past couple of weeks. Cowardly public health 'boot boys' and their smearing, sneering, jeering letter (C
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:21
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GLANTZ: PunditFact (part of Poltifact) scores Stossel's denial that SHS kills "false"

One of Stossel's staff had called me a few days before he made the statement and tried to get me to agree with him and say that the CDC conclusions were wrong. I spend about an hour explaining how people get risk estimates and compute attributable risks
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:16
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GLANTZ: More details on how e-cigarettes are recruiting kids to nicotine addiction

Taken with other recent papers on details of e-cigarette use patterns in kids, we can now conclude that e-cigarette use is Expanding the population of kids addicted to nicotine beyond those who would start smoking cigarettes
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 05:18
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GLANTZ: CDC makes case for including e-cigarettes in clean indoor air laws

makes the point (consistent with our paper) that prohibiting sales of e-cigs to youth is a necessary, but not sufficient, step in controlling use and mentions industry interference. It comments on how industry-favored youth access laws are passing but no
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:59
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The importance of product definitions in US e-cigarette laws and regulations (PDF)

Similar to past ‘Trojan horse’ policies, e-cigarette policies that initially appear to restrict sales (eg, limit youth access) may actually undermine regulation if they establish local pre-emption or create definitions that divide e-cigarettes from other t
Tobacco Control
added Dec 20, 2014 20:58
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New paper from UCSF: The importance of product definitions in US e-cigarette laws and regulations

tobacco and e-cigarette companies (which are increasingly the same) are using laws that nominally restrict sales of e-cigarettes to kids as a Trojan Horse to enact changes to how e-cigarettes are defined that make it more difficult to regulate them, tex t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:51
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Major movie studios’ shareholders seek response to 1,000,000 deaths

shareholder advocacy organizations announced that they were filing shareholder resolutions ... “there is a causal relationship between depictions of smoking in the movies and the initiation of smoking among young people.” Shareholders were concerned tha
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:48
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GLANTZ: Implications of major national survey showing ecigs surpassing cigs among teens in 2014 in US

I would urge my public health colleagues who are enthusiastic about e-cigarettes as possible (but as yet unproven) cessation or harm reduction aids to think more seriously about how their enthusiasm is trickling down to kids. The MTF data (consistent wi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:44
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