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[Massachusetts] GILLESPIE: Big Tobacco still capitalizing on kids

I recently stopped by a convenience store in North Weymouth, an establishment that primarily sells candy, lottery tickets, and tobacco/vaping products. The small store was filled with posters colorfully advertising for both Juul and Blu (no pun intended)
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 4, 2018 17:01
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Schools In New York Prevent Students From Using Vaporizing Pens By Installing Smoke Sensors

Although some companies have raised the purchasing age, schools in New York have taken things a step further and decided to install sensors that can detect the vape smoke. Plainedge High School in Long Island, New York is one of the schools that has alr
Tech Times
added May 4, 2018 16:03

[Asia, Mid-east] Juul vaping device sweeping American schools on sale in UAE's grey market

There more than 50,000 posts under the hashtag #Juul on Instagram alone, and countless tweets and YouTube videos. Juul Labs via AP Intense nicotine delivery devices that give the user a strong hit that goes to their head are sweeping US high schools. An
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 4, 2018 15:54

The video that will put you off smoking forever

A disturbing video showing the devastating and detrimental effects of smoking on the lungs has gone viral on social media. The video, uploaded by US nurse Amanda Eller, demonstrates the difference between cancerous lungs and healthy lungs, and the effec
Yahoo! 7News (au)
added May 3, 2018 20:15

Juul, the vape device teens are getting hooked on, explained

“I don’t recall any fad, legal or illegal, catching on in this way,” says Meg Kenny, the assistant head of school at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, Vermont, who has worked in education for 20 years. Students at her school are Juuling in bathroom
Vox Media
added May 2, 2018 18:12

Tobacco Companies Must Put New Warnings on Packaging, Court Says cigarettes

Tobacco companies have been given deadlines to come clean on their cigarette packaging and websites about the health dangers of their products and their efforts to mislead the public about those risks, a new court order says. These new statements must be
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 2, 2018 17:22

USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6260 Order #81 - Remand, May 1, 2018

Defendants and the Remedies Parties will not interfere with or impede a user’s ability to print or copy the Website Corrective Statements...will affix to cigarette “onsert” containing one of the Corrective Statements
Tobacco On Trial
added May 2, 2018 05:25

[North Carolina] HISTORY-MAKER: William Cyrus Briggs

he came to town with plans to improve mechanized cigarette manufacturing. During those days, Duke’s American Tobacco Co. was the only company with a machine capable of producing cigarettes, making it difficult for other, smaller firms to compete.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 1, 2018 22:54

Tobacco Companies Ordered to Place Statements about Products’ Dangers on Websites and Cigarette Packs

This case and the corrective statements are powerful reminders that tobacco’s horrific toll is no accident. It stems directly from the tobacco industry’s deceptive and even illegal practices. As tobacco companies seek to portray themselves as responsible
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 1, 2018 20:20

Tobacco manufacturers must place corrective statements on websites by June 18

The corporate websites of the Big 3 tobacco manufacturers will be required to have corrective statements posted beginning June 18, according to a federal court order issued Tuesday... The statements are required to be on cigarette packaging onserts by No
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 1, 2018 20:11
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