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The jury is still out on whether e-cigs help treat tobacco addiction

What's happening now: The FDA has taken a strong stance against the unlawful use of e-cigarettes by youngsters, particularly in their use of the vaping product Juul, which looks like a cool USB flashdrive, offers hundreds of flavors and is popular enough
Axios
added Jul 27, 2018 21:44
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[California, New York] Juul users sue e-cigarette maker for causing ‘youth addiction crisis’

Court filings claim that Juul contains more nicotine than combustible cigarettes, is marketed directly to teenagers, and that addiction to the device is disrupting their lives. The latest case was filed in New York in June on behalf of the mother of a
InfoSurHoy.com
added Jul 26, 2018 12:27
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[Florida] Jury Tacks $1M Onto $3.5M Smoking Verdict Against Reynolds ($$)

hit R.J. Reynolds with roughly $1 million in punitive damages, a day after finding the company bore the majority of the blame for a smoker’s cigarette addiction and resulting vascular and heart diseases and awarding $3.52 million in compensatory damages.
Law360
added Jul 26, 2018 01:01
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[District of Columbia] AACR Holds Congressional Briefing on Strengthening Prevention of E-Cigarette Use in Youth

the discussion proved productive and nuanced, with several key takeaways for the audience: Kid-friendly flavors and marketing continue to be substantial challenges contributing to the rise in youth use. The FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products should be su
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:59
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[District of Columbia] American Association for Cancer Research to Host Congressional Briefing on E-Cigarettes

will address congressional staffers and the public on Wednesday, July 18... Panelists at the briefing, “E-cigarettes: Striking a Balance Between Preventing Youth Nicotine Addiction and Helping Current Smokers Quit Combustible Cigarettes,” will present the
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:58
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[California, New York] Juul users sue the e-cigarette maker for causing a 'youth addiction crisis'

Three lawsuits have been filed against against Juul Labs, involving plaintiffs as young as 15. [FDA] has been investigating Juul... The filing...purports that the e-cigarettes are uniquely designed and marketed to deliver exceptionally high doses of ni
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:58
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[Asia, India] Now, more city youth hooked to e-cigarettes despite doctors’ warning

The youth of Vijayawada have taken to electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes or e-cigs), which puts them at a risk of getting addicted to yet another form of nicotine-intake. The trend of ‘vaping’, inhaling and exhaling the smoke produced by e-cigs, is beco
New Indian Express (in)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[New York] KADET: The Rising Cost of Cigarettes Doesn’t Stop All Smokers

New York City raised the minimum price of a pack of cigarettes from $10.50 to $13—the highest in the nation. But that hasn’t stopped my neighbor, John Melia, from merrily puffing away. A self-described “proud smoker,” he says there’s nothing better than
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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Nondaily Smokers’ Changes in Cigarette Consumption With Very Low-Nicotine-Content Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Switching to VLNCCs caused substantial smoking reduction among [nondaily intermittent smokers] but did not significantly increase abstinence. Response to a VLNCC intervention suggests that nicotine-seeking motivates ITS’ smoking.
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Jul 25, 2018 00:12
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[Florida] Jury Says RJ Reynolds Bears Blame In $3.5M Smoking Verdict ($$)

Jurors in Pensacola, Florida, who began deliberating on Monday, returned with a verdict in favor of Charles Bush, finding that he was addicted to cigarettes and this addiction was a legal cause of his peripheral vascular disease and coronary heart diseas
Law360
added Jul 24, 2018 23:20
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