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FDA's Comprehensive Plan for Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation

FDA's comprehensive plan places nicotine, and the issue of addiction, at the center of the agency's tobacco regulation efforts. This plan serves as a multi-year roadmap to better protect youth and help addicted adult smokers quit, significantly reducing
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 10, 2018 19:51
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Local Governments Aren’t Waiting for States to Raise Smoking Age

Last month, Massachusetts became the sixth state to boost its legal smoking age to 21...Last month, Massachusetts became the sixth state to boost its legal smoking age to 21. While two dozen other states considered similar bills this legislative session —
Pew Center on the States & stateline.org
added Aug 30, 2018 17:27
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Monitoring System for Underage Tobacco Sales Falls Short: Study

The way that U.S. regulators try to find stores that illegally sell tobacco products to minors doesn't work, a new study contends. The approach involves an undercover minor trying to make a single attempt at a store to buy tobacco products.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 29, 2018 21:42
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InfoTech Marketing Releases White Paper on Food Stamps: Subsidized Entertainment, Dining Out, Tobacco, and Donations

"While SNAP households typically spend less than their non-SNAP counterparts on these four categories, tobacco is the one category where their spending exceeds non-SNAP households. At least 33% of SNAP beneficiaries spent money on tobacco products, roughl
PR Newswire
added Aug 30, 2018 20:41
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[Tennessee] FDA to launch campaign discouraging e-cigarette use by teens

FDA officials investigate the marketing strategies and impact of several vaping products, including the most popular, Juul. Juul is now estimated to have nearly 75 percent of the e-cigarette market. None of it sits well with mother of four Meredith Berk
WREG-TV (Memphis, TN)
added Aug 30, 2018 17:03
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Prevalence and Distribution of E-Cigarette Use Among U.S. Adults: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2016

E-cigarette use is common, especially in younger adults, LGBT persons, current cigarette smokers, and persons with comorbid conditions. The prevalence of use differs across states. These contemporary estimates may inform researchers, health care policyma
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Aug 28, 2018 14:25
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E-cigarette use common, especially among younger adults and those in the LBGTQ community

E-cigarette use is prevalent among U.S. adults, especially among men; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons (LGBT); those who are unemployed; and those with chronic disease. E-cigarette use was also more common among those living in the South a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:44
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Almost one in 20 U.S. adults now use e-cigarettes

Roughly 10.8 million American adults are currently using e-cigarettes, and more than half of them are under 35 years old... One in three e-cigarette users are vaping daily, researchers report in the Annals of Internal Medicine. “Electronic cigarette use
Reuters
added Aug 28, 2018 14:27
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[New York] Ex-CDC director Frieden accused of groping woman's buttocks

Frieden became New York City's health commissioner in 2002 and was known for his aggressive measures to attack chronic diseases. In 2003, New York banned smoking in almost all workplaces, a precedent-setting move that inspired other cities to do the same
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 26, 2018 16:10
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FDA's Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan

FDA's Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan—a key component of the agency's Comprehensive Plan for Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation—is a series of actions to stop youth use of tobacco products, especially e-cigarettes, with special focus on three key areas:
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 10, 2018 23:42
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