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Nicotine Science and Policy - Daily Digest - Mon, 20 April 2015

There's good news and bad news about smoking. Recent statistics reveal that consumption rates are at record lows and appear to be dropping even further. And, as those rates fall, the menace of second-hand smoke also recedes. But these positive developments come at a time when new evidence warns that cigarettes are even more hazardous than we have thought. 

2015-04-20
huffingtonpost.ca

A CDC report out says e-cigarette use tripled among teens in the last year, making them the most popular tobacco product among teens.

2015-04-20
dailymotion.com

Owners and operators of Delaware’s brick and mortar e-cigarette outlets and vaping lounges say business will be busted by legislation banning use of the devices indoors. They say that their customers need to be able to try the product before buying it and the legislation as currently written would make it illegal to do so. 

2015-04-20
delawareonline.com

The burgeoning e-cigarette market has provoked deliberations about emerging e-cigarettes science, public health concerns and regulatory policy approaches.

2015-04-20
youtube.com

In a conference call with reporters, Tom Frieden, the director of the C.D.C., couldn’t stop talking about how awful this was. “It’s important that everyone, parents and kids, understand that nicotine is dangerous for kids at any age, whether it’s an e-cigarette, hookah, cigarette or a cigar,” he said. In addition to being addictive, nicotine was thought to affect the still-maturing adolescent brain [...]

2015-04-20
nytimes.com

Commentary by Prof Gerard Hastings, University of Stirling

2015-04-20
youtube.com

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