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[District of Columbia] AACR Holds Congressional Briefing on Strengthening Prevention of E-Cigarette Use in Youth

the discussion proved productive and nuanced, with several key takeaways for the audience: Kid-friendly flavors and marketing continue to be substantial challenges contributing to the rise in youth use. The FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products should be su
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:59
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[District of Columbia] Video Available: AACR Hosts Congressional Briefing on the Alarming Rise of E-cigarette Use in Youth

The panelists presented the latest available science on the effects and content of e-cigarettes and suggested approaches to halting the concerning rise in youth vaping and nicotine addiction. A video of the full briefing is available here: https://yout
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:58
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[District of Columbia] American Association for Cancer Research to Host Congressional Briefing on E-Cigarettes

will address congressional staffers and the public on Wednesday, July 18... Panelists at the briefing, “E-cigarettes: Striking a Balance Between Preventing Youth Nicotine Addiction and Helping Current Smokers Quit Combustible Cigarettes,” will present the
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:58
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[South Carolina] Charleston public housing braces for challenges as it goes smoke-free

When the nation’s public housing goes smoke-free next week, the Charleston Housing Authority admits it will be struggling with how to enforce the ban even after adopting its own no-smoking policy last fall. Don Cameron, executive director of the Charles
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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The head of a top anti-tobacco group says an e-cig that's gone viral among teens is ‘the genie you can’t put back in the bottle’

"I don't go anywhere where there isn't a parent in the audience who isn't concerned about the Juul," Myers said. "I've never seen a phenomenon like this before." Ana Rule, a professor at Johns Hopkins University and an author of a recent study on e-cigs
Norwalk (CT) Hour
added Jul 25, 2018 15:10
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Montana gets $27M in tobacco settlement funds in agreement

Montana and a group of tobacco companies have reached an agreement that allows the state to collect its full share of $27 million in tobacco settlement payments from 2004. Montana Department of Justice spokesman Eric Sell said Tuesday the lawsuit that le
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 25, 2018 00:55
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Estimating the Pathways of an Antitobacco Campaign (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

engaging youth and young adults in a cause-based social movement for promoting health can be a powerful strategy to drive positive behavior change. Messages targeting attitudes that resonate with values important to this age group, including independence
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Jul 25, 2018 00:04
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[New York] FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS BAN URGED BY STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Barbara Underwood and a group of attorneys general is calling on the FDA to implement the ban, saying it would prevent future cases of addiction and respiratory disease. Underwood points to research that shows the majority of middle and high school stu
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
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[New York] Smokers’ Rights Group Sues HUD Over Rule that Bans Smoking Inside Public Housing Apartments

Edward Paltzik, of Joshpe Mooney Paltzik LLP, says, “The smoking ban is constitutionally deficient on many levels. HUD’s nationwide edict clearly violates the anti-commandeering doctrine prohibiting the federal government from compelling state and loca
NYC C.L.A.S.H.
added Jul 23, 2018 19:27
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Smoke-Free Public Housing

PIH’s Smoke-Free Public Housing Rule was finalized on December 5, 2016, and became effective February 3, 2017. All PHAs must comply with the rule and implement smoke-free policies within 18 months of the effective date, no later than July 31, 2018. The e
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Jul 23, 2018 19:24
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