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[UK-Wales] Drug users experiment with hallucinogens and even heroin in e-cigarettes, charities warn

Drug users have been experimenting with e-cigarettes so they can take cannabis, hallucinogens and even heroin without being noticed. Because the devices do not produce smoke there is none of the smell ... “I’ve put small amounts of H on top of some mari
WalesOnline (uk)
added Apr 18, 2015 15:42

[UK-Wales] About 1 in 10 Kids Tries E-Cigarettes

The research included more than 10,000 children from Wales who were asked about their use of e-cigarettes. About 1,600 children were between the ages of 10 and 11. More than 9,000 were between 11 and 16 years old. Nearly 6 percent of the younger group h
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 16, 2015 10:33
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[UK-Wales] Experimental e-Cigarette Use in Youth on the Rise

Experimental use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) is on the rise among children and teenagers in Wales and is more common than experimental use of conventional cigarettes in most 10- to 16-year-olds in that country, researchers report in an article
Medical Tribune
added Apr 16, 2015 10:28

[UK-Wales] E-Cigarettes Aren't Cool Enough To Smoke More Than Once, Pose Little Threat To Teen Addiction

Unfortunately, teenagers will try anything once. Luckily, according to a recent Welsh study, once is likely to be enough when it comes to using e-cigarettes. The study revealed very few teens become regular users and the few teens who did most likely smo
Medical Daily
added Apr 16, 2015 10:26
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[UK-Wales] Many teens try e-cigarettes, but few become regular users

In all, 1601 children aged 10-11 and 9055 11-16 year olds were quizzed about their use of e-cigarettes. Use of e-cigarettes at least once was more common than having smoked a conventional cigarette among all age groups, except the oldest (15-16 year ol
BMJ Group blogs
added Apr 16, 2015 10:21

[UK-Wales] E-cigarettes ‘unlikely to encourage teens to smoke’

The team from Cardiff University and Glasgow University used two surveys of schoolchildren from 150 schools in Wales during 2013 and 2014, where 1,601 children aged ten to 11 and 9,055 11- to 16-year-olds were quizzed about their use of e-­cigarettes. T
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 16, 2015 10:19
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[UK-Wales] E-cigs popular with teens, but few are regular users

Of those who do use them regularly, most are also tobacco smokers, they added. Just 1.5 percent of schoolchildren aged 11-16 said they used e-cigarettes regularly, a term defined as at least once a month, according to their study, published in the journa
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 16, 2015 10:17
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[UK-Wales] Many teenagers try e-cigarettes but few become regular users, study finds

In fact, they found most of those teens who do try e-cigarettes are also smokers. This suggests young people are not using the electronic alternatives to try and quit their habits - nor are they getting hooked on them after initially trying them. Researc
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 16, 2015 10:16

[UK-Wales] E-cigs unlikely to contribute to pupil addiction - study

E-cigarettes are unlikely to be making a significant contribution to young peoples' nicotine addiction, the latest research has found. But they could become normalised "relatively quickly" with children because of their experimental use, the Cardiff Unive
BBC Online
added Apr 16, 2015 10:14

[UK, UK-Wales] E-cigarettes could 'normalise' smoking, says Dr Ruth Hussey

Hussey was responding to a Cardiff University study which found 6% of pupils aged under 11 said they had used e-cigarettes, compared to 2% who had tried tobacco. "This research demonstrates that e-cigarettes are being used by young people who have never s
BBC Online
added Apr 16, 2015 10:13
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