Tag: e-cigarettes and addiction

nicotine addiction

Juul A Public Health Threat? Introduced in 2015, Juul electronic cigarettes have quickly skyrocketed in popularity among teens and college students across the United States, according to widespread news reports. Educators and students report an alarming level of Juul use in middle and high schools, making this an urgent public health problem. JUUL Labs produces […]

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nicotine addiction

Cigarette Smoking Losing Its Appeal To Teens Smoking accounts for more than 480,000 deaths every year in this country, or about one of every five deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An additional 16 million Americans live with a smoking-related disease, it says. Clearly more needs to be done to get […]

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nicotine addiction

Nicotine Addiction  A dangerous new form of a powerful stimulant is hitting markets nationwide, for sale by the vial, the gallon and even the barrel. The drug is nicotine, in its potent, liquid form — extracted from tobacco and tinctured with a cocktail of flavorings, colorings and assorted chemicals to feed the fast-growing electronic cigarette industry. […]

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E Cigarettes More Harmful Than Tobacco Products Editor’s Note: E-cigarettes are being marketed as a safer alternative to traditional smoking methods. The chemical used to create the vapor that companies put into these electronic smoking devices contains propylene glycol, more commonly known as anti-freeze (read below). It’s a poison and a carcinogen.  You may have […]

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