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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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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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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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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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[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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Companies cease sales of e-liquids with labeling or advertising that resembled kid-friendly foods following FDA, FTC warnings

[FDA] today announced that all 17 manufacturers, distributors and retailers that were warned by the agency in May, have stopped selling the nicotine-containing e-liquids used in e-cigarettes with labeling or advertising resembling kid-friendly food produc
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 24, 2018 14:09
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[Tennessee] Kingsport Housing Authority reports harm and cost reduction following smoking ban

Local public housing authorities are complying with a new federal ban on smoking cigarettes in and around apartment complexes...Officials say Kingsport is already reaping the benefits of these restrictions after becoming one of the first public housing a
WJHL-TV (Johnson City, TN)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:03
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E-Liquids Misleadingly Labeled or Advertised as Food Products

Below is a list of all the companies and products included in the 17 warning letters: Update: In response to receiving the FDA and FTC letters, every product on the list was removed from the market.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 23, 2018 18:34
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Companies cease sales of e-liquids with labeling or advertising that resembled kid-friendly foods following FDA, FTC warnings

all 17 manufacturers, distributors and retailers that were warned by the agency in May, have stopped selling the nicotine-containing e-liquids used in e-cigarettes with labeling or advertising resembling kid-friendly food products, such as juice boxes, ca
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 23, 2018 18:33
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