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2014-06-19 10:30:00

UIC Adults are widely exposed to e-cigarette marketing through the media, but those messages reach different demographic groups in different ways, according to a survey by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Institute for Health Research and Policy. The study is published as a special supplement in the July 2014 issue of Tobacco Control. Eighty-six percent of those surveyed were aware of e-cigarettes, and 47 percent had seen or heard about them on television, on...

2014-06-17 13:26:02

UIC E-cigarettes, also known as vaping pens or e-hookas, are commonly advertised on Twitter and the tweets often link to commercial websites promoting e-cig use, according to University of Illinois at Chicago researchers. The study, published as a special supplement in the July 2014 issue of Tobacco Control released online June 16, has implications for future FDA regulations on the marketing of e-cigarettes and related products. “There’s this whole wild west of social media...

2014-06-17 10:21:59

BMJ-British Medical Journal Widespread use underlines need for evaluation of health impact and role in quitting and/or nicotine addiction, say researchers E-cigarettes are mostly used by current smokers or would-be quitters, reveals an analysis of their uptake across 27 European countries, published online in Tobacco Control. But their widespread use among more than 29 million people underlines the need to evaluate the potential long term impact of e-cigarettes on health and their...

2014-06-17 08:31:49

LONDON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gamucci Corporation Ltd today announced the creation of a new Scientific Products Division and the appointment of Adrian Marshall as Divisional CEO. It has been established to set the benchmark for innovation and quality in the electronic cigarette industry and to ensure Gamucci products meet future regulatory requirements. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140617/693125 ) Adrian has a strong background and...

distracted driving up in teens
2014-06-13 05:36:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The number of teenagers who smoke cigarettes is at a 22-year-low, but nearly half of all high school students report having texted or emailed while driving, according to a new US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study released Thursday. The 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) report found cigarette smoking rates among high school students has dropped to 15.7 percent. However, the CDC study, which...

2014-06-12 23:01:27

Craig Nabat, President of Freedom Laser Therapy, commends Warren Buffett for his decision not to make new investments in cigarette companies and offers $10,000 worth of the new Freedom Quit Smoking System to help his employees quit. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The Freedom Quit Smoking System blog honors an influential American who has begun to change his view about promoting smoking or investing in Big Tobacco. Warren Buffett was once quoted as saying, that he likes cigarette...

2014-06-12 16:25:43

But More Must be Done to Further Drive Down Cigarette Smoking and Stubbornly High Rates of Cigar and Smokeless Tobacco Use WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO In terrific news for America's health, the CDC's National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) released today shows that the smoking rate among high school students dropped to...

2014-06-09 12:32:10

NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- They're supposed to be better than smoking real cigarettes. At least that's what consumers are told. But, is that really the case? Electronic cigarette "e-cigarette" lawsuits are popping up everywhere lately and there's no telling what kind of information may come out about the possible detrimental side effects of using these products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140123/NY51061LOGO It was recently revealed by the Food & Drug...

2014-06-06 16:24:49

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearette Electronic Cigarette Company is broadening their reach into the European electronic cigarette market, with expansion plans now focusing on all EU member states in addition to Clearette's presence in the United Kingdom. Few U.S. based electronic cigarette companies have made the move into global markets, where the risk of establishing an unfamiliar brand can be offset by the huge reward of tens of millions of consumers....

2014-06-03 08:28:44

New Report Offers a Global Perspective on Tobacco in America WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report entitled "A Half Century of Avoidable Death: A Global Perspective on Tobacco in America," ("Avoidable Death") released today by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), examines U.S. tobacco control efforts in the fifty years since the release of the 1964 Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health - viewed through a global lense. Tobacco is the number one cause of...


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