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[Illinois] Durbin & Senators Press JUUL Labs, Inc. For Answers On Marketing Addictive E-Cigarette Vaping Product To Teens, Urge FDA To Take Swift Action

“Your company’s popular vaping device (JUUL) and its accompanying flavored nicotine cartridges (JUULpods) are undermining our nation’s efforts to reduce tobacco use among youth and putting an entire new generation of children at risk of nicotine addicti
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:52
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[Canada] Anti-smoking advocates say NDP government a disappointment on tobacco issues

Tobacco opponents note the Notley government continues to delay proclaiming key pieces of the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act that was passed five years ago under the previous Progressive Conservative regime. The NDP has also made no changes to tobacc
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Apr 19, 2018 23:34
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Crackdown on e-cigarettes coming, FDA chief says

Lawmakers on a House Appropriations subcommittee grilled FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb about excessive use of e-cigarettes among youths... “I am concerned that FDA’s silence on e-cigarettes could open the door to the next public health emergency,” sai
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Apr 19, 2018 19:00
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[Illinois] LETTER FROM LEGISLATORS TO Kevin Bums Chief Executive Officer JUUL Labs, Inc. (PDF)

Your company's popular vaping device (JUUL) and its accompanying flavored nicotine cartridges (JUULpods) are undermining our nation's efforts to reduce tobacco use among youth...Will your company commit to no longer selling JUULpods in flavors that clear
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Apr 19, 2018 18:52
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E-Cigs Like JUUL Are ‘Undermining’ Efforts to Keep Kids Away From Tobacco, Senators Say

A cohort of 11 lawmakers, led by Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, on Wednesday sent letters to both JUUL CEO Kevin Burns and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb regarding the youth appeal of the company’s vaping devices, which resemb
Fortune Magazine
added Apr 19, 2018 18:47
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FDA Head Vows to Keep E-Cigs Away from Kids ... or Else

"We're going to have to step in ... We can't just addict a whole generation of young people on nicotine with e-cigarettes and consider that a public health advance," Gottlieb said Tuesday to a subcommittee of the House Committee on Appropriations. "We'll
MedPage Today
added Apr 19, 2018 16:37
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Leading Health and Medical Groups Urge Immediate FDA Action to Address Rising Youth Use of Juul E-Cigarettes

Six leading public health and medical organizations today urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to take strong and immediate action to address the dramatic rise in teen use of Juul electronic cigarettes, which has been widely reported by media and e
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:36
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Leading Health and Medical Groups Urge Immediate FDA Action to Address Rising Youth Use of Juul E-Cigarettes

Extensive media reports and educators have documented the skyrocketing popularity of Juul among middle and high school students across the U.S., as well as on college campuses. Educators report widespread use of Juul in school bathrooms, hallways and eve
American Lung Association
added Apr 19, 2018 16:36
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Health Groups, Lawmakers Sound Alarm on JUUL E-Cigarettes

On Wednesday, six leading public health and medical organizations including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Lung Association, and the American Heart Association sent a letter to the FDA urging the agency to take action against JUUL. Als
MedPage Today
added Apr 19, 2018 16:34
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More than 4 in 10 Americans Live with Unhealthy Air According to 2018 'State of the Air' Report

American Lung Association's 2018 "State of the Air" report found ozone pollution worsened significantly due to warmer temperatures, while particle pollution generally continued to improve in 2014-2016. The 19th annual national air quality "report card" fo
PR Newswire
added Apr 18, 2018 13:34
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