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Among those reached for two-month follow-up, the proportion who reported establishing a smoke-free home was comparable to or higher than smoke-free home rates in the prior controlled research studies.
Of course, it’s not all the smokers’ faults. According to a BMJ article by scholars Elizabeth Smith and Patricia McDaniel, the tobacco industry has been aware of the issue for years. Manufacturers, concerned that the litter problem might lead to greater r
New research from Cornell University suggests graphic warning labels on cigarette ads have the same anti-smoking effect as similar warning labels on cigarette packs.
But the very molecules that make Randy delicious also could make it dangerous. The juice — named after a character in the Canadian TV series “Trailer Park Boys” — contains high levels of two chemicals known to cause permanent and sometimes fatal lung dise
A study led by MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) researchers demonstrates that an MGHfC-developed program designed to help the parents of pediatric patients quit smoking can increase the provision of such assistance to breastfeeding mothers. The r
Retailers in minority and low-income communities are more likely to sell and advertise the most inexpensive and risky alternative tobacco products, according to a new study conducted at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Potentially les
While trying electronic cigarettes may causally increase smoking among some youth, the aggregate effect at the population level appears to be negligible given the reduction in smoking initiation during the period of vaping’s ascendance.
The good news is that Levy and colleagues are finally accepting the overwhelming evidence that kids who start with e-cigarettes are more likely to end up smoking cigarettes, the so-called “gateway effect.” Now they have fallen back to arguing that the g
great variability in the marketplace today, with some ECIGs delivering little or no nicotine to the user20,21 and others, under certain conditions, yielding higher doses of nicotine in a few puffs than has been observed for an entire single combustible ci
Juul is working to develop a pod with lower nicotine content that will deliver the same “hit” by increasing the voltage in the device. Running at a higher temperature increases nicotine delivery, as well as generation of the other toxic chemicals in e-ci