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Tobacco Use

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  • Pot not same as tobacco, alcohol [Letter]

    Pot not same as tobacco, alcohol [Letter]
    President Barack Obama's position on smoking marijuana is extremely misguided ("Obama: pot a 'vice' but no more dangerous than alcohol," Jan. 19).
  • Editorial: Smoking exception for hookah pipes is reasonable but needs to be watched

    My how times change. Not all that many years ago, smoking indoors was just the way it was. Bars, restaurants, government buildings, places of work, malls, shopping centers, even teachers' lounges in schools and hospital lobbies were all equipped with...

    Teenagers trading in cigarettes for flavored cigars

    Teenagers trading in cigarettes for flavored cigars
    The number of Maryland teenagers who smoke cigarettes dropped significantly in the past decade, but state health officials say new statistics show that more young people are now getting hooked on candy-flavored cigars instead. In response, the state...

    As millions vape, e-cigarette researchers count puffs, scour Facebook

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - (Story has been refiled to correct the extent of FDA e-cigarette research in paragraph 2) One team of researchers assessing the risks of electronic cigarettes is counting the puffs taken by volunteer "vapers." Another will comb...

    Wealthier teens more likely to smoke hookah: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Wealthier high school students may be more likely to try smoking hookah, according to a new study. The water-pipe device with its series of tubes and mouthpieces looks nothing like a cigarette, but is often used to smoke...