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American Heart Association Praises Surgeon General’s Call to Action on Youth E-Cigarette Use

This first-ever federal report on vaping products puts a stamp of validation on what our association has been saying for years: the use of tobacco by our young people—no matter what form it takes—demands our urgent attention. The actions we take today wil
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Dec 8, 2016 20:43

[New York] NYCHA welcomes HUD smoking ban

“NYCHA is fully committed to providing an environment that promotes resident health as part of our vision of safe, clean and connected communities,” a spokesman for the agency told the Chronicle in an email. “We are currently reviewing HUD’s rule and wil
Queens (NY) Chronicle
added Dec 8, 2016 20:41

Public housing smoking ban could be drag to enforce in Texas

Residents of more than 48,000 public housing units in Texas will fall under nonsmoking policies in the next two years, but it could be tough for local housing authorities to enforce the rule. Under a 55-page federal rule issued by the Department of Ho
The Texas Tribune
added Dec 8, 2016 20:33
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[Ohio] HUD butts into smoking debate: Plan to ban smoking in public housing in 18 months

The ban would cover all nine developments and 555 public housing units operated by the Ashtabula Metropolitan Housing Authority, including Gulfview Towers in Ashtabula where Nieminen makes his home. Right now, residents are allowed to smoke in their apar
Ashtabula (OH) Star-Beacon
added Dec 8, 2016 20:29

Use of E-Cigarettes by Young People Is Major Concern, Surgeon General Declares

the report did not address adult use of e-cigarettes, and the most divisive issue of whether the technology is an effective tool to help smokers of traditional cigarettes quit their deadly habit. The report also did not break new scientific ground, but pu
New York Times
added Dec 8, 2016 15:39

Take Action

Talk with Young People / Reduce Young People's Exposure to E-cigarettes / Talk to Your Health Care Provider / It is important to prevent harm to youth and young adults from e-cigarettes. We know enough to take action now to protect the health of our nat
added Dec 8, 2016 15:27

E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General: Fact Sheet (PDF)

This Surgeon General’s report comprehensively reviews the public health issue of e-cigarettes and their impact on U.S. youth and young adults. Studies highlighted in the report cover young adolescents (11-14 years of age); adolescents (15-17 years of age
added Dec 8, 2016 15:25

E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General (PDF) (298pp)

To protect young people from initiating or continuing the use of e-cigarettes, actions must be taken at the federal, state, and local levels. At the federal level, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)—under authority granted to it by Congress un
added Dec 8, 2016 15:23

Know the Risks

Besides increasing the possibility of addiction and long-term harm to brain development and respiratory health, e-cigarette use is associated with the use of other tobacco products that can do even more damage to the body. Even breathing e-cigarette aeros
added Dec 8, 2016 15:19

[New York] EDITORIAL: The Nanny State Shames Poor Smokers in Their Homes

Does the Administration really believe there won’t be legal challenges based on the disparate impact affecting poor people and minorities who live in public housing? What are the Obama folks thinking? Let us be clear: The legal activities people pursue
New York Observer
added Dec 8, 2016 04:11
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