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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
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 15:25
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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
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 15:23
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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
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 15:19
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[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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Cigarettes Aren't Cool, California Teens Say

Fewer of them than ever think cigarettes are cool, the study found, and many view smoking as riskier and less socially acceptable than they did about a decade ago. This finding mirrors what's happening across the nation, where cigarette smoking among te
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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Altria’s Statement on Philip Morris International’s MRTP Application Submission with the FDA

FDA will now determine whether to accept the application for substantive review. Upon regulatory authorization by the FDA, Altria’s companies have an exclusive license to sell this heated tobacco product in the United States.
Business Wire
added Dec 8, 2016 02:16
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[UK] SELBIE: A tobacco-free NHS: achieving a step change (PDF)

To: All NHS Trust and FT Chief Executives ... I am asking for your help to reach smokers who are in your hospital waiting rooms, consulting rooms and beds. There is a clear opportunity to achieve significant short- term savings and reduce demand. NICE g
GOV.UK
added Dec 7, 2016 16:24
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[Virginia] Philip Morris International seeks FDA approval for "modified risk" tobacco product

claims the vapor has less than 10 percent of the harmful chemicals found in cigarette smoke, but the FDA will have to verify that claim as part of the agency’s review of the application, which could take more than a year. Tobacco companies cannot make hea
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 7, 2016 02:27
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Questionable Ruling on e-Cigs in Public Housing

it is unclear as to exactly what this means for those who use electronic cigarettes or vaping devices because the wording is, at best, unclear, and at worst, contradictory.
Newswire
added Dec 7, 2016 01:17
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[California] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking efforts target the poor

Anderson is poised to make the Anderson River Park a smoke-free zone.... In Anderson's case, perhaps a park that size can support a designated smoking area. In HUD's, the restriction should stop at the front door.
Redding (CA) Record-Searchlight
added Dec 6, 2016 13:32
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