An addiction psychiatrist explains why smoking raises the risks from COVID-19 and how to quit.
May 5, 2020 • ~7 min
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Cigarette smokers bring dangerous compounds into non-smoking environments on their skin and clothes, researchers report.
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Our fears of a youth vaping epidemic may be overblown: A new study finds that most teens don't vape—and those that do, don't on a regular basis.
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"E-cigarettes and cigarettes are economic substitutes… So if you raise the tax on one product, you will increase use of the other product."
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A potential ban on menthol combustible products would likely survive tobacco industry lawsuits—but it might take a while.
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Snus, a kind of smokeless snuff tobacco, may offer smokers a less harmful alternative, but new research shows they don't know it.
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Amid studies showing e-cigarette use rising rapidly among teens, public health officials who recognize the devices’ potential to reduce health hazards discuss the need to tailor their message to keep the devices out of the hands of the young, according to the head of Harvard’s Center for Global Tobacco Control.
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