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VIDEO: Report: New York State Considers Ban On Flavored E-Cigarettes

Selling e-cigarettes to minors is already prohibited, but the state health department says youth vaping has more than doubled since 2014. The Cuomo administration would reportedly still allow the sale of unflavored products, less popular with kids. The
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Nov 9, 2018 18:59
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[New York] Get the Facts - Electronic Cigarettes (E-cigarettes) and Similar Vapor Products

The top-selling e-cigarette brand is a USB-shaped device called JUUL. News outlets and social media sites report widespread use of JUUL by students in schools, including in classrooms and bathrooms. All JUUL e-cigarettes have a high level of nicotine. Si
New York State Department of Health
added Nov 9, 2018 18:59
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CDC: Adult Smoking Hits Record Low

"This all-time low in cigarette smoking among U.S. adults is a tremendous public health accomplishment -- and it demonstrates the importance of continued proven strategies to reduce smoking," CDC director Robert Redfield, MD, said in a press statement.
MedPage Today
added Nov 9, 2018 18:58
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[UK] Claims about health in e-cigarette ads / Advertising guidance 08 Nov 2018

Following an extensive consulation, the Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP and BCAP) have amended the ad rules so that health claims are no longer banned from ads for e-cigarettes. This document sets out that decision, and should be read alongside th
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:09
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[Australia] The tobacco industry plays price games to make it even tougher to quit smoking

It is therefore unsurprising that the tobacco industry has a well-documented history of undermining regulations that seek to control the use and sale of tobacco for the benefit of public health. For instance, the largest tobacco companies have continued t
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:07
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US regulator set to clamp down on flavoured ecigarettes

The booming ecigarette industry is bracing for big curbs in the US, the world’s largest vaping market, as Washington prepares to follow through on a threat to clamp down on which products can be sold.
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:03
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Americans Unaware of Women's Top Cancer Killer / Survivors, Advocates Kick Off Awareness Month at National Press Club Event

Do you know the number one cancer killer of women? In the recent "Know Cancer Survey," 94 percent of 2,026 respondents answered that question incorrectly. Results of the national survey will be released during the Lung Cancer Awareness Month Kickoff &
PR Newswire
added Nov 9, 2018 17:01
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AUDIO: FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb / POLITICO'S PULSE CHECK Episode 128

"All the great gains that we've made in this country, reducing smoking rates ... all of that will be reversed or lost if we can't address the youth use of e-cigarettes." FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is planning a crackdown on sales of e-cigarettes —
Politico
added Nov 9, 2018 16:56
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Andrew Cuomo plans to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes in New York

The state Department of Health posted the regulations Wednesday but rescinded them to allow additional time for legal review.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 9, 2018 16:43
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U.S. to restrict e-cigarette flavors to fight teenage vaping 'epidemic'

next week will issue a ban on the sale of fruit and candy flavored electronic cigarettes in convenience stores and gas stations... The ban means only tobacco, mint and menthol flavors can be sold at these outlets, the agency official said, potentially dea
Reuters
added Nov 9, 2018 16:39
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