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Helping Kids Say No to Cigarettes

Cigarette smoking is the greatest preventable cause of disease in the United States. According to recent studies, 90% of adult smokers began using cigarettes when they were young adults. 388 more words

Pediatric Care

Digging Deeper - More youth smoking in Sask. than anywhere else in Canada

On this week’s edition of Digging Deeper we look at the Results of Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey.

Health Canada found more than a quarter of high school students have experimented with electronic cigarettes, also known as vaping. 678 more words


Do e-cigarettes encourage smoking among teens?

There has been a long discussion about the issue: do e-cigarettes contribute to the teen smoking?

A research in California confirms this to be true. An expert from Boston, however, asserts that there has not been sufficient evidence to prove this correlation. 108 more words


Feds Crack Down on E-Cigarettes Industry

E-cigarettes and other tobacco products, like hookahs and cigars, are going to be treated just like cigarettes, the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Thursday. 618 more words


Cali pols slam #BigTobacco with age 21 bill

California lawmakers on Thursday revived a stalled effort to make the nation’s most populous state one of two to raise the smoking age to 21. 108 more words

Sacramento Update

UH Cancer Center study says e-cigarettes have negative impact on teens

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After surveying more than 2,300 Oahu high school students, the University of Hawaii Cancer Center concluded that e-cigarettes are harmful to teens.   153 more words


Study: Teen #vaping leads to teen smoking

A new survey from high school students indicates that health officials have good reason to fear electronic cigarettes: Teens who said they had used the vaping devices were far more likely than their peers to try regular cigarettes over the next year. 197 more words

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