Tobacco- April 4, 2014


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Reports and Articles 

E-Cigarettes, by Other Names, Lure Young and Worry Experts
Calming inmates and raising capital. This phrase has been used by e-cigarette distributors to describe a supposed “win-win relationship” between tightly budgeted county jails and agitated inmates. Smoking is banned in federal prisons and the majority of state-run facilities have enacted similar restrictions, due to health and safety concerns. However, some county jails have created a loophole—turning to e-cigarettes to supplement limited resources and purportedly calm inmates.

E- Cigarette Study in JAMA: E-cigarettes Don’t Help People Quit Smoking
The yearlong study showed that 88 of the 949 smokers in the study that were using e-cigarettes did not decrease consumption at the end of the year.


The Tobacco Control Network (TCN) presents to you the March 2014 edition of the Tobacco Free Press which summarizes tobacco -related news, research, training opportunities, and tools from the past month.



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