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Doctors and nurses reluctant to recommend e-cigarettes to cancer patients

Twenty-nine per cent of health professionals would not recommend e-cigarettes to cancer patients who already smoke, according to research presented at the 2018 NCRI Cancer Conference. While e-cigarettes may pose some health risks, evidence suggests the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 6, 2018 12:37
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Teen vapers smoke just as much as youth who don't use e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes aren’t likely to keep kids away from traditional cigarettes, a U.S. study suggests. Instead, researchers found, adolescents who experimented with e-cigarettes ended up smoking traditional cigarettes just as much as teens who never tried vapi
Reuters
added Nov 6, 2018 12:36
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[North Carolina] E-cigarettes are not part of Duke's upcoming smoking ban

From parties to libraries to restrooms, e-cigarettes are prevalent on campus. JUULs, often compared to flash drives for their sleekness and form, are easier to conceal than cigarettes. “The use of e-cigarettes by younger, non-smoking individuals is a de
Duke University Chronicle
added Nov 6, 2018 12:35
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'Polytobacco' Use: A Gateway to Cigarettes for Young Adults?

During 2 years of follow-up, the participants who used more non-cigarette products, such as electronic cigarettes, cigars, or hookah, showed the largest increases in cigarette smoking volume, reported Neal Doran, PhD, of the University of California San
MedPage Today
added Nov 6, 2018 12:31
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[UK] Imperial bets on ecigarettes to drive growth as cigarette sales fall

Sales in its Next Generation Product division — its range of ecigarettes, which include vapes and heated tobacco products — grew to £200m, or 2.6 per cent of total tobacco and NGP revenue, driven by growing sales of vapour brand blu.
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:14
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THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, Plaintiff, vs. NEWHERE INC., a California Corportation; VAPECO DISTRIBUTION LLC, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY; AND, DOES 1-50, INCLUSIVE, DEFENDANTS (PDF)

For years, Defendants have been using their popular social media accounts to glamorize the use of electronic cigarettes (also known as vaping) and to target youth. Using the same marketing techniques that big tobacco used a generation ago, Defendants' web
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2018 23:11
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THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, Plaintiff, v. KANDYPENS INC., a Delaware corporation; and DOES 1-50, inclusive, Defendants: COMPLAINT FOR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF AND CIVIL PENALTIES (PDF)

For years, Kandypens has been using celebrity endorsements, product placement in music videos, and stylized photos on social media accounts to glamorize and popularize the vaping of highly addictive, flavored, liquid nicotine (“e-liquids”) and marijuana
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2018 23:04
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Age 21 initiative for tobacco products shifts from unfathomable to likely with manufacturers' support

The snowball effect on the age-21 movement for buying tobacco products has reached an acceleration point once thought unfathomable within the industry and society as a whole. In the past nine days, the top two U.S. tobacco manufacturers — Altria Group I
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 5, 2018 18:53
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Stanford Pals Hit the Jackpot With Juul’s Meteoric Rise

Adam Bowen and James Monsees were pursuing master’s degrees in product design at Stanford when they decided to do something about their smoking addictions. That was the beginning of what eventually would become Juul Labs Inc., now a $15 billion e-cigar
Bloomberg News
added Nov 5, 2018 18:50
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Neighbourhood tobacco supply and individual maternal smoking during pregnancy: a fixed-effects longitudinal analysis using routine data [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions The results provide the strongest evidence to date of an association between the neighbourhood availability of tobacco and smoking, and the first to do so among pregnant women. These findings provide supportive evidence for interventions targ
Tobacco Control
added Nov 4, 2018 16:09
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