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The rising popularity of e-cigarettes has been accompanied by a climbing number of explosions in the decade since their debut

The numbers kept by the FDA may be an undercount. One hospital, the UW Medicine Regional Burn Center at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, says it has seen about 23 patients with e-cigarette burns since it started tracking them informally in October 2
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 14, 2016 19:55

FDA takes action on applications seeking to market modified risk tobacco products

Based on the scientific evidence provided in the applications, as well as other available data, the agency determined that the request to remove the warning related to gum disease and tooth loss should be denied because these products can cause gum disea
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 14, 2016 19:53

New Report: States Can Help Finish the Fight Against Tobacco by Boosting Funding for Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Efforts

The states are missing a golden opportunity to save millions of lives and billions of dollars in health care costs because they continue to shortchange proven programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a report released to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2016 19:36

Drinking, drug use largely down among U.S. teens in 2016

In 2016, 1.8 percent of high school seniors smoked half a pack or more of tobacco cigarettes per day, compared with 10.7 percent in 1991.
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41

Teens are cutting back on drugs, alcohol, smoking and even electronic cigarettes, study finds

“The fact that we see this decline in all three grades – eighth, 10th and 12th – signals to us that it’s pretty robust and that it isn’t just a blip,” said Richard Miech...It’s not clear why fewer students used e-cigarettes in 2016 than in 2015. Teens don
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 14, 2016 16:56

[Asia, India] Ministry writes to States on total compliance of gutkha ban

The Central Health Ministry has written to all State governments asking them to get the necessary orders passed in compliance with the Supreme Court order and ensure that there is total adherence of the ban imposed on manufacturing and sale of gutkha and
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 13, 2016 20:37

Statement on Monitoring the Future 2016 from Robin Koval CEO and President of Truth Initiative

Although promising, the rate of smoking among 12th graders did not show a significant decline and was twice the rate of 10th graders suggesting that the real risk is once kids are legal or near-legal age. More work needs to be done to limit the industry's
PR Newswire
added Dec 13, 2016 20:37

Where You Live May Determine How You Die

researchers reviewed more than 80.4 million deaths recorded from 1980 through 2014...people in the southeastern United States are burdened with risk factors like obesity and smoking that increase the risk of dying from heart disease and diabetes, Mokdad s
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 13, 2016 19:26
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VIDEOS: Monitoring the Future Results

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
added Dec 13, 2016 19:01

[Indiana] Public housing gets mandate to go smoke free

“The nation is pretty much going smoke free everywhere, so it’s just another thing to follow suit.” In Anderson, the public housing that will be affected is Westvale Manor and Linwood Village, Weatherly said.
Anderson (IN) Herald Bulletin
added Dec 13, 2016 16:05
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