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E-Cigarettes & Vaporizers

Some e-cigarettes are made to look like regular cigarettes, cigars, or pipes. Some resemble pens, USB sticks, and other everyday items.
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We have discussed the health ramifications of smoking tobacco in previous blog posts, but the rising trend in vaping with e-cigarettes leaves some with misconceptions that it is safe or at least less dangerous than smoking conventional cigarettes. Vaporizers and e-cigarettes are now the most commonly used tobacco products among youth.   E-cigarettes are battery-powered …

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Tobacco-Free Awareness Week

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For Tobacco-Free Awareness Week, NeedyMeds is taking a look at the costs of a smoking habit. ┬áSmoking certainly has a cost on public health, with nearly half a million deaths attributed to tobacco use every year. ┬áSmoking causes cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung diseases, diabetes, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), as well as increases …

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