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Addiction is Never Sweet or Cool Why is flavored tobacco an issue? Flavors, including menthol, make it easier to start smoking. Flavors are very tempting because they taste good, and make tobacco smoke less…
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Protect Your Family From E-cigarettes What are e-cigarettes? E-cigarettes are devices that use a battery to heat a liquid nicotine solution (“e-liquid”). The heated e-liquid creates an aerosol that is breathed into the…
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2016 California Tobacco Facts and Figures Smoking prevalence in California has steadily declined since the comprehensive tobacco control program began in 1989. Adult smoking prevalence in California declined by 51.1% between 1988 and 2014,…
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Vaping: Does it help people who smoke traditional cigarettes quit? We have seen a number of individual testimonials about e-cigarettes helping people quit traditional cigarettes, many using the hashtag #vapingsavedmylife. The California Department of Public Health supports any…
E-cigs Have At Least 10 Toxic Chemicals Known To Cause Cancer or Reproductive Harm [GALLERY] Ever heard that all you inhale from an e-cigarette is only water vapor, flavorings, and nicotine? Unfortunately, it’s too good to be true. Check out the goodies that you could be breathing as well, all found on the California Prop 65 list of toxic chemicals that can cause cancer or reproductive harm.
Nicotine Isn’t As Harmless As You Might Think [GALLERY] Lots of people think of nicotine as fairly harmless, aside from the whole as-addictive-as-heroin thing. But it can cause plenty of health problems all on its own.
Nicotine Angst [GALLERY] Everyone knows nicotine is addictive, but that's not the whole story. It poses special dangers to the developing teen brain. You may have heard that nicotine is as harmless as caffeine, but read on to see why that's utter bunk.
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Kids and the Tobacco Predator [VIDEO] “Kids and Tobacco Predator” shows multiple kids handling, playing with and sniffing various tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigarillos, and smokeless tobacco products. The children are not told the…
Here We Go Again [GALLERY] E-cigs are seen as modern, new, and “disrupting” regular smoking. But a look at the advertising tells a different story: that of history repeating itself.
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If These Walls Could Cough Most people know that smoking and breathing secondhand smoke is toxic, but many have not heard about thirdhand smoke. Thirdhand smoke is the residue from tobacco smoke that…