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SIGN THE PETITION ... Tell the FDA to ban all flavored tobacco products

The tobacco industry is addicting a whole new generation of kids, using more than 15,000 flavors like gummy bear, cotton candy, and chocolate. In many cases, the packaging even mimics that of popular candy brands.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 17, 2018 05:24
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VIDEO: Juul to eliminate social media accounts, stop retail sales of flavors

"Our intent was never to have youth use JUUL," Kevin Burns wrote in the Tuesday statement that outlined an action plan divided into four key areas: flavors, retail stores, social media and the future. Burns said the company will be "eliminating our own s
CNN
added Nov 17, 2018 05:06
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VIDEO: FDA sees nearly 80% jump in teens using e-cigarettes

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.Source: CNN
CNN
added Nov 17, 2018 05:03
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High school e-cigarette use has jumped nearly 80%. Now, the FDA wants new regulations

"These data shock my conscience," FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said in a statement, proposing to strengthen the agency's policies against flavored e-cigarette products. These proposals could ultimately prompt their removal from shelves and website
CNN
added Nov 17, 2018 05:00
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Facebook: The demise of menthol

Our Facebook audience shared their opinions about the FDA’s plan to ban menthol cigarettes and cigars from retail and prohibit all e-cig flavors outside of tobacco, menthol and mint. Here is what two readers had to say about it:
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 17, 2018 04:48
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Mixed reactions greet FDA's plan to ban menthol cigarettes and many e-cig flavors; tighter regulations excessive, some say

Tobacco manufacturers and some anti-smoking advocacy groups consider the regulatory steps excessive and not backed by scientific research. However, they want to continue to be part of the regulatory process, citing their recent willingness to support Co
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 17, 2018 04:45
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MILLER: Let’s not overreact about e-cigarettes

I have outlined a plan for the country whereby the adult smoking rate goes to less 10 percent by 2021 with the distinct possibility of it going to under 5 percent by 2024. (The plan is heavily premised on the availability of e-cigarettes and heat-not-bur
Washington Post
added Nov 17, 2018 04:21
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Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Praises FDA Action on Youth E-cigarette Use

Menthol ban and other efforts needed to prevent a new generation of smokers and help adults quit
PR Newswire
added Nov 16, 2018 04:15
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CVS Health Applauds FDA's Announcement to Restrict Flavored Tobacco Products

"We applaud the FDA's decision to restrict access to flavored tobacco and e-cigarette products, which have been expertly marketed and targeted at teens and young adults and has contributed to a dramatic rise in e-cigarette use among high school students,
PR Newswire
added Nov 16, 2018 03:25
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Results from 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey show dramatic increase in e-cigarette use among youth over past year

Sharp rise in e-cigarette use results in uptick in overall tobacco product use; prompts new, forceful steps by FDA to firmly confront and reverse youth epidemic
PR Newswire
added Nov 16, 2018 03:22
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