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Rise In High School Seniors Using Hookah Smoking Products

Rise In High School Seniors Using Hookah Smoking Products

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As smoking cigarettes becomes less and less socially acceptable, other forms of smoking appear to be on the rise. A new report in the journal Pediatrics has found about 20 percent of high...

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2014-07-09 11:28:27

University of California - Los Angeles Despite warnings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that hookah smoking can be just as dangerous as cigarettes, many young adults believe that using the water pipes is not harmful to their health, according to a UCLA School of Nursing study. Researchers visited three Southern California hookah lounges and asked patrons between the ages of 18 and 30, "Do you believe smoking hookah is harmful to your health?" Fifty-seven percent...

2014-06-24 08:25:18

Campaign returns with new participants who suffered tobacco harms ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching hard-hitting ads for its 2014 "Tips From Former Smokers" campaign. Beginning July 7, these ads will run nationwide for nine weeks on television, radio, and billboards, online, and in theaters, magazines, and newspapers. The launch of these ads comes as CDC is also releasing new data on how many U.S. adults use some...

2014-05-20 16:29:58

NEwhere Premium Vapor Products announces the official launch of their new Zero Nicotine E-Hookah Cigar, available online and in retailer locations across the country. LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It's no question how insanely popular the E-Hookah category has become over the past 6 months. Electronic Hookahs are popping up in retail shops all over the world. But many people wonder why a product that has no addictive ingredients (nicotine) is becoming one of the...

2014-05-20 08:35:49

E-Liquids Formulated in the United States at FDA-Registered Facility DANIA BEACH, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (OTCQB: VPCO; "Vapor" or "the Company"), a leading U.S.-based electronic cigarette company with brands that include Krave®, VaporX®, Hookah Stix® and Fifty-One®, announced today the launch of a new, premium line of e-liquids for electronic vaporizers and other e-vaping devices. "The launch of this new line of USA-made e-liquids reflects the tremendous...

2014-05-16 14:05:12

American Association for Cancer Research Young adults who smoked water pipes in hookah bars had elevated levels of nicotine, cotinine, tobacco-related cancer-causing agents, and volatile organic compounds (VOC) in their urine, and this may increase their risk for cancer and other chronic diseases, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "This study reports systemic intake of...

2014-05-13 16:33:18

A recognized leader in innovation and style in the electronic cigarette industry, NEwhere Premium Vapor Products announces the closing of a financing agreement that will provide up to $4.7 Million to fund their rapid national expansion. LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- NEwhere Premium Vapor Products, a marketer and distributor of E-Cigarettes, E-Hookahs, E-Liquids and Rechargeable Vaporizer Products, announced today that it has finalized a financing agreement with...

2014-05-13 08:35:37

Leadership in Fight Against Tobacco Recognized Nationally WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chandler Ash, 17, of Archer, Fla., has been named the South Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for his leadership in the fight against tobacco. Chandler will be honored at a gala in the nation's capital on Thursday (May 15) along with a national winner, three other U.S. regional winners and a group winner....

2014-05-09 08:28:02

Management to hold conference call on May 15th at 4:30 P.M. ET DANIA BEACH, Fla., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (OTCQB: VPCO; "Vapor", the "Company"), a leading U.S. based electronic cigarette company whose brands include Krave®, Fifty-One®, VaporX®, Alternacig®, EZ Smoker®, Green Puffer®, Americig®, Fumare(TM), Hookah Stix® and Smoke Star®, today announced plans to release its financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014, on Thursday,...

2014-04-24 16:29:46

TORONTO, April 24, 2014 /CNW/ - 180 Smoke, a crowd-sourced Canadian electronic cigarette company, announced today the release of a free 3D printable adapter that allows users to convert a traditional hookah/shisha into a cleaner electronic version. The adapter is placed on top of a hookah, replacing the ceramic bowl, and allows for the insertion of standard electronic cigarettes. 180 Smoke is the first company to conceive this type of adapter. "Hookahs play a significant role in...

2014-04-24 12:31:30

Legacy® Presses for Consistency in Restrictions on Combusted and Non-combusted Products, Especially as They Relate to Candy Flavorings and Advertising Appealing to Youth WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took a critically important step - although long overdue and still too limited - to improve the health of our nation by commencing the formal rulemaking process to bring additional tobacco products under its...


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