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Study: Tobacco control has saved 8 million lives in U.S.

First Published Jan 07 2014 02:01PM      Last Updated Jan 07 2014 04:13 pm

Victor R. Caivano | AP file photo An analysis of a bill to raise the smoking age in Utah from 19 to 21 says it would result in 4,700 fewer smokers but cost the state $2.7 million in tax revenue.
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—Electronic cigarettes may help some smokers quit but conclusive research is needed and their long-term safety is unknown. Users inhale nicotine vapor from the battery-operated devices and they could lead to nicotine addiction among nonsmokers, according to a review article.

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JAMA: http://jama.ama-assn.org

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AP Medical Writer Lindsey Tanner can be reached at http://www.twitter.com/LindseyTanner



 

 

 

 

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