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FDA raids Juul HQ seizing thousands of documents to probe company's marketing tactics aimed at teens - on the same day that report revealed teen e-cig use drove up the sales by 700% last year

'The JUUL inspection, which we completed on Friday, sought further documentation related to JUUL's sales and marketing practices, among other things, and resulted in the collection of over a thousand pages of documents,' the FDA said in a statement.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 2, 2018 18:44

Current Tobacco Smoking, Quit Attempts, and Knowledge About Smoking Risks Among Persons Aged ≥15 Years — Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 28 Countries, 2008–2016

the median prevalences of tobacco smoking and smokers making a quit attempt were 22.5% and 42.5%, respectively. The median prevalences of knowing that tobacco smoking causes stroke, heart attack, and lung cancer were 73.6%, 83.6%, and 95.2%, respectively.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 19, 2018 20:18

cdc finds ‘marked disparities’ in youth tobacco use by race and ethnicity

youth tobacco use is highest among Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, who make up almost a quarter — 23.4 percent — of U.S. teens who currently use a tobacco product, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:50

Vaping among kids and teens a growing concern

The CDC data in its annual National Youth Tobacco Survey says that there has been a 75 percent rise in teenagers using e-cigarettes. This translates into 20 percent of high school kids and around 3 million kids across the country. Matt Myers, president
added Sep 26, 2018 00:37

Your teen is underestimating the health risks of vaping

Teens today are more reluctant to smoke cigarettes than their counterparts nearly three decades ago, according to a study released this summer. But parents should hold their collective sigh of relief. The study, carried out by the Centers for Disease Con
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 22, 2018 15:55

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

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

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

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2014–2017

During 2014–2017, ever-use and current use of any tobacco product among U.S. middle and high school students were highest among Native Hawaiians/Other Pacific Islanders and American Indians/Alaska Natives and lowest among Asians.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:51


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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