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A new survey shows for the first time since 2000, overall youth tobacco use has increased in Minnesota with 26.4 percent of high school students using some form of tobacco or nicotine, up from 24.6 percent in 2014. The rapid uptake of e-cigarettes and o
One in ten youth perceived intermittent cigarette smoking as causing “little” or “no” harm; this perception was higher among current users. Efforts to educate youth about the risks of even intermittent tobacco product use could reduce misperceptions of h
Among adolescent cigarette experimenters, using e-cigarettes was positively and independently associated with progression to current established smoking, suggesting that e-cigarettes do not divert from, and may encourage, cigarette smoking in this populat
And thus begins the story of how the Aurora City Council outlawed adults smoking in cars with minors. The law took effect last week, with violators facing mandatory community service. “I’m not a sentimental guy, but it gave me a real renewed faith in th
Among young people in Great Britain, ever e-cigarette use is associated with smoking initiation, and ever smoking is associated with e-cigarette initiation.
Recently researchers from England, led my Ann McNeill and including prominent e-cigarette advocates, published a well-done study showing a huge gateway effect for e-cigarettes leading to cigarette smoking among youth in Great Britain. The paper, “Associ
Mr Stonehouse said he had concerns about a proposed change which would make it illegal for people under 18 to sell tobacco products. He said it would be an obstacle for small business which employed under-18s, while making it harder for teenagers to fin
our findings can be used to challenge the idea that e-cigarette vapor is safe, because many of the volatile organic compounds we identified are carcinogenic. Messaging to teenagers should include warnings about the potential risk from toxic exposure to ca
executives spoke at a consumer analyst conference in February and touted plans to boost cigarette sales… Philip Morris should be judged by its actions, not its word. The company’s actions show that its talk of less risky products is a smokescreen to hid
highlights the burden of obstructive lung disease in US children and implicates tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) through maternal smoking during pregnancy as more strongly associated with worse lung function than current, ongoing TSE in school-aged children