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E-Cig Liquid Exposures Down Slightly Among Young Kids

Following large increases in the years prior, toxic exposures to liquid nicotine declined slightly among young children from 2015 to 2016, a new study found. During this period, the number of exposures for every 100,000 children under 6 years of age dip
MedPage Today
added Apr 25, 2018 15:49
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FDA should revise its new guidance on listing of ingredients in tobacco products to require disclosure of all ingredients that can become toxic during normal use

My colleagues and I just submitted this comment ... FDA should revise its new guidance on listing of ingredients in tobacco products to require disclosure of all ingredients that can become toxic during normal use
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:21
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[California] GLANTZ: Today was a bad day for e-cigarettes and flavored tobacco products generally, particularly JUUL

The California Department of Public Health launched a brilliant (and colorful) educational effort on the impact of flavored tobacco products on kids. You can see the TV ads on “the tobacco industry’s kids menu” here. At least two of the ads, Fruit Can
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:20
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FDA announces crackdown on e-cigarette sales to minors

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking steps to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of adolescents beginning with JUUL devices. The moves come as the Academy and other medical groups have called the devices an “urgent threat to public health.”
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Apr 25, 2018 10:40
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Climate deniers and tobacco flacks headline the EPA’s new science standard announcement

“This day vindicates the efforts of some real heroes in the public health debate — Dr. Robert Phalen, Dr. James Enstrom, Dr. John Dunn, M.D., and Steve Milloy.”... James Enstrom...has published research defending the impact of both tobacco smoke and dies
Think Progress (blog)
added Apr 25, 2018 10:33
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new enforcement actions and a Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan to stop youth use of, and access to, JUUL and other e-cigarettes

First, we’re announcing that the FDA has been conducting a large-scale, undercover nationwide blitz to crack down on the sale of e-cigarettes – specifically JUUL products – to minors...We’re thankful for eBay’s swift action to remove the listings and vol
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 24, 2018 16:56
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Why More Women Than Men Are Now Getting COPD

Barbara Bush lived with COPD in her final years. Experts say cigarette smoking as well as diagnosis barriers have increased women’s COPD rates. Barbara Bush, who was a smoker when she was younger, suffered from COPD in her final years.
Healthline Networks
added Apr 24, 2018 02:35
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[Asia, Pakistan] MUMTAZ: Living in denial

Tobacco use is a attributable risk factor for deaths due to cardiovascular diseases, cancers, and respiratory diseases despite Pakistan being a signatory to World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 24, 2018 00:24
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Heavy drinking linked to worse PMS

Takkouche’s team is now investigating the role of tobacco smoking and psychological factors, including stress, in PMS.
Reuters
added Apr 26, 2018 17:20
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[Brazil] Workshop in the Philippines to strengthening national coordinating mechanisms

Philippines Department of Health (DOH) conducted a three-day workshop to strengthening the national coordinating mechanisms to ensure effective WHO FCTC implementation and monitoring. To this workshop attended representatives from national Government agen
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:50
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