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Cannabis Vaping Gains Foothold Among Schoolkids

Among the 20,675 students (9 to 19 years-old or older and 50.2% male) included in the CDC's 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey, 8.9% had ever used cannabis in e-cigarettes at some point, reported Katrina Trivers, PhD, MSPH, and colleagues at the agency's
MedPage Today
added Sep 18, 2018 19:25
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More than 2.5 million teens vape cannabis, CDC report reveals

The devices, which emit a scentless vapor, are making it easier than ever for minors to use marijuana illegally, too. In the first study of its kind, the CDC found that one third of high school students and a quarter of middle school students that had u
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 17, 2018 17:10
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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates* for Lung Cancer,† by Urbanization of County of Residence§ — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2006 and 2016

In both years, the rate of lung cancer death was higher in nonmetropolitan areas than in metropolitan areas. In 2016, the lung cancer death rate in noncore counties was 48.6 per 100,000 compared with 33.0 in large central metropolitan counties.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 17, 2018 18:32
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E-CIGARETTES SHAPED LIKE USB FLASH DRIVES: INFORMATION FOR PARENTS, EDUCATORS, AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS (PDF)

BOTTOM LINE? A new e-cigarette shaped like a USB flash drive is being used by students in schools. Nicotine is highly addictive and can harm brain development, which continues until about age 25. The use of any tobacco product — including e-cigarett
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 20, 2018 16:28
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Keep Kids E-Cigarette Free

Have you seen your kid’s USB flash drive lately? It could actually be an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) containing nicotine. E-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco product among U.S. middle and high school students, and USB-shaped e-cigarett
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 20, 2018 16:25
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[Texas] CDC: More college campuses are tobacco or smoke free

Weatherford College’s policy prohibiting tobacco products was created by the board of trustees about five years ago, WC Police Chief Paul Stone said. E-cigarettes and vaporizers were added to the policy a few years later, WC Public Relations Coordinator
Weatherford (TX) Democrat
added Aug 13, 2018 19:00
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ROWLAND: CDC research debunks claims that e-cig vapor contains toxic formaldehyde

According to the nation’s top public health agency, e-cig vapors contains no more formaldehyde than the normal, everyday air found in the average American home....not the first group of reputable scientists to actually prove the bogus paper from 2015 to b
VAPES.COM
added Aug 10, 2018 16:42
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[California] Cigar Makers Skirt Flavor Bans With Ambiguous Labels

As more local governments consider tobacco flavor bans like the one upheld by San Francisco voters in early June, tobacco companies are increasingly labeling flavored little cigars and other tobacco products with names that are ambiguous and non-descript
MedPage Today
added Aug 8, 2018 20:08
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National and State-Specific Unit Sales and Prices for Electronic Cigarettes, United States, 2012–2016

US e-cigarette unit sales generally increased as product prices decreased. These findings demonstrate the rapidly evolving landscape of US e-cigarette retail marketplace. Ongoing surveillance of e-cigarette unit sales and price is critical for informing a
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 5, 2018 06:22
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National Alliance for Hispanic Health Announces Support for CDC's Anti-smoking Campaign on its Seventh Year Launch

"The Tips Campaign offers advice from former smokers and free support from 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-855-DÉJELO-YA) to help motivate smokers to quit, and prevent others from ever starting," added Dr. Delgado. The 2018 Tips from Former Smokers (Tips) Campaign's 1
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 22:09
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