While many advocates of e-cigarettes claim that vaping can be used as a method to curtail smoking habits, the research actually found that using e-cigarettes was likely to increase the amount of tobacco consumption in teenagers who already smoked cigarettes.
Researchers wrote: 'These data indicate that e-cigs should not be considered safe and that they induce significant deleterious effects'. The Tamil Nadu Tobacco Control Coalition had imposed regulations on e-cigarettes previous year, but no ban was imposed on e-cigarettes and hookah bars that provide them easily. He said: 'The findings suggest that among the teenagers who had never smoked, the use of e-cigarettes was a strong predictor that within 12 months they would have tried a conventional cigarette.
Researchers report that more than one-third of the students ages 13 to 14 said they had used e-cigarettes at baseline and 22.6% said they had smoked traditional cigarettes.
She noted that the finding that increases in cigarette prices were associated with quitting smoking in the older population suggests that cigarette taxes may be a particularly effective lever for behaviour change. This comes at a time when a year ago, a major report by the Royal College of Physicians had concluded that e-cigarettes are much less harmful to health and smokers should be encouraged to use them.
Researchers at Columbia University and Rutgers University looked at two years of data from an annual, nationwide household survey and homed in on two groups of people: current smokers and former smokers who quit during or before 2010, the year e-cigarettes were introduced.
British researchers surveyed about 28-hundred adolescents who had never smokes but some had tried e-cigarettes.
Experts say it might be that e-cigarettes normalize smoking or leads to a nicotine addiction.
U.S. studies have warned teenagers who use the gadgets are more likely to "graduate" to tobacco later.
Despite attempts to account for a broad range of potential influences, there may be other as yet unexplored factors that are responsible, they add. They called for further work to investigate the impact of these devices on smoking risk among young people.
Linda Bauld, a professor of health policy at the University of Stirling, said the study did not provide evidence that using e-cigarettes causes young people to become smokers. "It is important to enforce these measures effectively and remain vigilant by closely monitoring e-cigarette use in minors".
When it comes to the benefits and risks of e-cigarettes, scientists and smokers alike can't seem to agree on much.
Chairman Anthony Marnell did say he was upset that Mayweather and McGregor had used the commission for promotion on social media. However former welterweight king Mayweather and UFC star McGregor , who clash on August 26, are to fight at a 154 pound limit.
The market breadth was narrow as 1,399 shares advanced against a decline of 1,161 shares, while 138 shares were unchanged. Mild bouts of buying was witnessed in FMCG, auto , realty, healthcare and consumer durable sectors.
She's having so much fun with creating more products for Kylie Cosmetics , she isn't planning to sell her company anytime soon. Also spotted heading inside the venue was the Jenners' pal Hailey Baldwin rocking Daisy Dukes and thigh-high boots.
Current forecast models are taking it due west, a similar track to Franklin, and potentially heading for the Yucatan peninsula. But it could also bring warm weather with highs of 27C by Monday in the south of the country, the Met Office said.
The army along with the local authorities and the National Disaster Response Force are carrying out a search and rescue operation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoles the deaths that occurred due to a landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district.
Due to good weather conditions, Spain has seen an increase in attempts by migrants to reach its shores over the past few weeks. Spanish coastguards said they had rescued 10 men from sub-Saharan Africa in a rickety boat off Tarifa in southern Spain.
Microsoft will be announcing pre-order details for the Xbox One X at Gamescom on August 20th at the end of its live event. Microsoft's Gamescom live stream will begin on Sunday at 9:00pm CEST or 12:00pm PDT on the main Xbox Mixer channel .
Matt Canavan , Australia's resources minister, resigned his senate seat after it emerged he also had Italian citizenship. Joyce asked for the matter to be referred to Australia's High Court for a ruling on his eligibility.
As for the specs, the 6-inch phablet is supposed to house the latest Kirin 970 chip, 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. As per the earlier rumours, the Huawei Mate 10 Lite will also be launched alongside the Mate 10 at the event.
The security manager had allegedly also grabbed the woman after she left for home, and tried to pull her into his vehicle twice. He was arrested today, almost three weeks after the incident, as the CCTV footage was looped on channels.
Maria Sharapova has been granted a wild card entry to play in the US Open after 15 months out following a suspension for doping. Initially, she was given a two-year ban by the International Tennis Federation, but it was reduced on appeal to 15 months.
The eighth overall pick in the 2012 draft out of Texas A&M, Tannehill had started every game, 77 in all, until December's injury. As with Cutler, Tannehill had enjoyed his best season under the tutelage of Gase, who was hired by Miami a year ago .
The latest report on retail sales shows households still had plenty of buying power as the third quarter got underway in July. Auto sales helped drive the mid-summer upswing after sagging for much of the year, posting the biggest gain since December.
Oxlade-Chamberlain joined Arsenal from Southampton back in 2011 for a fee of £12m, since making 184 appearances for the Gunners. But the Frenchman says that the 23-year-old will play for Arsenal next season as he is part of his plans.
Cooke said the show would be slightly better in the predawn hours of August 12, but that there'd be a decent show both nights. Its name comes from the point at which the meteors appear to come from - its radiant - in the constellation of Perseus.
Call said he was "shocked" and "embarrassed" upon learning about the incident and anxious how it would reflect on the station. BuzzFeed reporter Claudia Rosenbaum has more of Swift's greatest hits from today's proceedings. "He sexually assaulted her".
According to NASA meteor expert Bill Cooke, the Perseid Meteor Shower is perhaps the most popular meteor shower of the year. Its name comes from the point at which the meteors appear to come from - its radiant - in the constellation of Perseus.
Ever since Jayalalithaa's death in December, many have made demands to convert her residence " Veda Nilayam " into a memorial. Some sections within the AIADMK have been calling for a probe into the former chief minister's death.
A winning "quick pick" ticket for Saturday, Aug. 12, Powerball drawing was purchased at West End, according to lottery officials. The drawing comes after two weeks of lottery one-upsmanship between Powerball and Mega Millions.
Qasemi said: 'We advise the USA side to be realistic in case of Iran's key role in fighting terrorism in the Middle East'. Many of these activities violate Iran's worldwide obligations, including UN Security Council Resolution 2231.
Whether or not this will help Target's business remains to be seen, but at least now the company would be more competitive. Walmart's growth was 63 percent in the first quarter this year after acquiring bulk retailer Jet.com for $3.3 billion .
Forces Korea, said Monday during a press conference at command headquarters alongside Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Amid the exchange of belligerent rhetoric between the United States and the DPRK, tensions ran high on the peninsula.
Ms Wall was not found inside the submarine after it was raised and transported for investigation on Saturday. The vessel was recovered Saturday in 23 feet of water at Koge Bay - but Wall was not aboard.
"I wouldn't have recommended that statement ", Scaramucci said of Trump's words on Saturday from Bedminster, New Jersey. The Washington Post reported that the move was at the request of new White House Chief of Staff John F.
This afternoon and early evening, we will see some thunderstorm development with an occasional gusty wind over 40 miles per hour . Slightly cooler temperatures and some rain are in store for the Tri-State this week, according to the National Weather Service .