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E-Cigs Can "Radically" Reduce Death, Illness Caused by Tobacco Smoking

PsychCentral.com (blog) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
In a new report, experts assert that electronic cigarettes are able to significantly lower the chances of death and illness caused by Britain's biggest killer - tobacco. Professor John Britton at the University of Nottingham and his colleagues point ...
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Tobacco smoke exposure in home risks kids' health

Times of India - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Researchers said that children who lived with a smoker or who had exposure to tobacco smoke inside the home were significantly more likely to have had any medical care visit, including sick care.

Teen tobacco users commonly report light smoking

Science Daily - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
"Teens who use cigarettes less often are still subject to the dangerous health effects of smoking," said co-author Jonathan Klein, MD, MPH, FAAP, founding director of the AAP Richmond Center.
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Are e-cigarettes a healthy way to quit smoking?

MarketWatch - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Clearly more needs to be done to get Americans to quit smoking. Some people say electronic cigarettes can help wean smokers off tobacco, at little risk to their health. For others, both of those assertions are false. Jed E. Rose, a professor of ...
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Smoking at home may make your child ill: Study

Financial Express - ‎5 hours ago‎
About 5 per cent of the children lived with someone who smokes inside the home, equivalent to a weighted sum of 3.6 million US children, they said.
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Teen Vaping Rate Up By 1000 Percent But Youth Tobacco Smoking Rates Remain Unchanged

Tech Times - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
Sixteen percent of high school students these days now smoke e-cigarettes, a far cry from 1.5 percent in 2011. At least 5.3 percent of middle schoolers have also become fans of vapes, a hair-raising climb from a measly 0.6 percent about four years ago.
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Physicians Say E-Cigarettes Effective Aid to Quitting Smoking

MRCTV (satire) (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
A new report from the Royal College of Physicians has concluded that the use of non-tobacco nicotine products and particularly e-cigarettes have huge potential to prevent death and other health risks posed by traditional tobacco products and could help ...
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Smoking Inside Home Makes Kids Ill: Research

NDTV - ‎10 hours ago‎
"Pediatric emergency departments could serve as effective outlets for health messages to inform caregivers about the dangers of smoking around children and help decrease these potentially preventable tobacco smoke exposure-related visits and associated ...
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Anti-smoking forces give big tobacco a fight in Indonesia

TODAYonline - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The ads were another aggressive marketing attempt by an international tobacco company to gain market share in Indonesia. The country is the second-largest cigarette market in Asia after China, and had the highest male smoking rate in the world - 67 ...
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Caution advised in over-regulating e-cigarettes as alternative to smoking tobacco Medical University of South Carolina

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The researchers noted that regulations of e-cigarettes are clearly needed, but that governments need to weigh growing evidence of the benefits e-cigarettes provide in helping some addicted cigarette smokers quit against the potential for harm if non ...

Caution Advised In Over-regulating E-cigarettes As Alternative To Smoking Tobacco

Science 2.0 - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The researchers noted that regulations of e-cigarettes are clearly needed, but that governments need to weigh growing evidence of the benefits e-cigarettes provide in helping some addicted cigarette smokers quit against the potential for harm if non ...
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Pentagon to raise tobacco prices on military bases to curb smoking, dipping

Washington Times - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
A member of Charlie Company of the U.S. Marines First Division, Eighth regiment, smokes a cigarette in Fallujah, Iraq, Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2004.

Scary cigarette labels won't stop Indians smoking

CNNMoney - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
India is taking on big tobacco companies by forcing them to print scary labels on cigarette packs. The new, larger labels -- warning of death and disease -- have been welcomed by health campaigners in a country where smoking-related illness kills about ...

Tobacco/smoke-free events support initiative

Concordiensis - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Union announced that as of July 1, 2016, Union will be a smoke free/tobacco free campus. This campaign is being led by the “Task Force for a Tobacco/Smoke-Free Union,” a committee made up of members with the mutual goal of promoting campus-wide ...

A woman smokes an electronic cigarette. (Jim Watson / AFP/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Times - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
“In essence this measure will promote a safe and healthy environment for students to learn, making campuses a more education-friendly environment and tobacco smoke-free,” McCarty told his colleagues. The measure passed on a 41-24 vote, with ...

Smokers should be encouraged to switch to e-cigarettes, urges UK doctors body

The Pharmaceutical Journal - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Healthcare professionals should encourage smokers to switch their tobacco cigarettes for e-cigarettes because vaping is much safer than smoking, the Royal College of Physicians says in a new report. The report, Nicotine without Smoke: Tobacco Harm ...

Smoke signals

The Economist - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
TOBACCO companies specialise in contradiction. They herald the decline of smoking among youngsters, for example, then flaunt their sales to callow puffers.

Top tobacco control experts to FDA: Studies of e-cigs suggest more benefit than harm

Science Daily - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Writing in the journal Addiction, published online April 25, the researchers synthesize much of the evidence published to date on e-cigarettes, and suggest that use of these products can lead to reduced cigarette smoking overall with a potential ...

Why Turkey's anti-tobacco efforts went up in smoke

Al-Monitor - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Following the introduction of a strict smoking ban in Turkey in 2008, the great Turkish folk singer Neset Ertas became the first person to publicly challenge then-Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan over his tough attitude toward smokers. In a ...

Tobacco bond proposal could cut smoking programs

KAKE - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
"it makes a lot of sense that a least a portion of the settlement funds are used for tobacco and smoking prevention," says Carolyn Gaughan, executive director of the Kansas academy of family physicians.
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