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[Texas] E-Cigarettes: Rekindling America's Addiction to Tobacco

Cofer was among the speakers at The University of Texas System’s two-day Eliminate Tobacco Use Summit at MD Anderson, where health and policy experts convened to discuss policy, prevention and cessation efforts for tobacco and nicotine-related products,
Texas Medical Center
added Dec 11, 2018 23:39

[Canada] Cancer society calling on province to ban promotion, advertising of e-cigarettes

Concerned about increasing rates of youth smoking and vaping, the Canadian Cancer Society is calling on the province to ban promotion and advertising of e-cigarettes
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Dec 11, 2018 23:29

ARCHIVE: Big Tobacco’s Spin on Women’s Liberation

The Times published an article the next day on the Easter Parade, with headline saying in part, “Group of Girls Puff at Cigarettes as a Gesture of ‘Freedom'” “Within a year, it became acceptable for woman to smoke outside,” Dr. Jackler said. The cigarett
New York Times
added Dec 11, 2018 22:38

Four Things Researchers Know — and Some Things They Don’t Know — about E-Cigarettes

4. There are special considerations surrounding e-cigarette use in people with cancer. “When someone has been diagnosed with cancer, there is an urgency for them to quit smoking cigarettes so that it doesn’t interfere with their treatment or negatively af
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
added Dec 11, 2018 22:30

[Colorado] Fruita: No more smoking in public

The city of Fruita will snuff out smoking in its public parks and open spaces, though councilors took a slow-burn route to reach that decision.The Fruita City Council voted 5-1 during their public meeting Tuesday night to ban smoking of any substance — wh
Grand Junction (CO) Daily Sentinel
added Dec 11, 2018 22:30

[Iowa] Cedar Rapids takes first step to restrict smoking in parks

Smoking restrictions in public parks in Cedar Rapids, including stronger safeguards to prevent smoking around kids, received preliminary approval Tuesday from the City Council. The plan would limit smoking in areas of some parks and ban it outright in oth
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Dec 11, 2018 22:30

[West Virginia] E-cigarette regulations aim to protect kids, NCWV businesses fear impact

West Virginia University researcher Dr. Mark Olfert is studying the effects of e-cigarette use on cardiovascular health. He said the focus should be on educating the public, especially youth, of the potential risk of e-cigarette use.Olfert’s research in m
added Dec 11, 2018 22:29

E-Cigarettes: Plausible Heart Risks Flagged in New Review

TCTMD (Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF))
added Dec 11, 2018 22:28

[Illinois] Arlington Heights set to ban tobacco sales to those under 21

Arlington Heights is set to join a growing list of suburban communities that ban the sale of tobacco to those under 21, after a discussion by village trustees Monday. The village's advisory board of health in June recommended increasing the minimum age fr
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Dec 11, 2018 22:28
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Flavored e-cigarettes are latest target of California lawmakers

“We must stop the appalling epidemic of e-cigarette use by youths,” Hill said in a statement. “Enticed by fruit, candy and other appealing flavors, high school and middle school students throughout the U.S. are vaping in record numbers. The surge has reve
Fox News
added Dec 12, 2018 02:31
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