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juul sales increase more than 600% in a year, underscoring popularity among teens

The problems with products like JUUL, however, won’t be addressed until the FDA fully regulates e-cigarettes and establishes a strong premarket review process to prevent these kinds of products from being sold in the first place. Truth Initiative has rep
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 15, 2018 23:33
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How Juul, the electronic cigarette, won over teens

“If you’re looking to speak to young people, social media is where you go,” Koval said by phone, referencing Juul’s early marketing campaigns in 2016 and 2017 on YouTube, Twitter and Instagram, using influencers and hashtags like #LightsCameraVapor to cu
Mic
added Oct 4, 2018 18:35
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one more reason walgreens should stop selling tobacco

Walgreens...emerged as the worst offender among several pharmacy chains that were caught selling tobacco products to minors, according to a report published in JAMA Pediatrics.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 3, 2018 18:33
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cdc finds ‘marked disparities’ in youth tobacco use by race and ethnicity

youth tobacco use is highest among Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, who make up almost a quarter — 23.4 percent — of U.S. teens who currently use a tobacco product, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:50
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high nicotine e-cigarettes may reverse declines in youth tobacco use

without stronger regulation, high-tech e-cigarettes that can deliver nicotine at levels comparable to cigarettes — like JUUL and the many similar products and copycats — could “undo years of progress if a new generation of young people becomes addicted t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 21, 2018 22:02
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[Europe] while less harmful than cigarettes, e-cigarettes pose several risks

review of e-cigarette science by the European Public Health Association, a network of public health associations in Europe. Here are some highlights from the association’s assessment of the current state of e-cigarette research. While e-cigarettes don’t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 19, 2018 18:51
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court victory means fda must act fast to put graphic warnings on cigarettes

The recent ruling is “a major victory for the nation’s health and the fight against tobacco,” according to a statement by Truth Initiative® and the seven other public health and medical groups that filed the lawsuit in October 2016. Here’s why: Current
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:33
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3 things you can do about toxic cigarette litter

1. Host a cigarette butt cleanup. / 2. Support the movement to end tobacco use. / 3. Help people quit... There are many programs that can help people quit tobacco, including BecomeAnEX®, a digital quit-smoking program developed by Truth Initiative® i
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 10, 2018 17:29
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young adult smoking rate drops to 10%

In 2017, 10.4 percent (over 3 million) of young Americans aged 18-24 smoked cigarettes, according to the latest data on cigarette use from the National Health Interview Survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That marks a 21 percent dec
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:01
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menthol: facts, stats, and regulations

In 2016, 7.26 percent of people aged 12 or older used menthol cigarettes. Menthol cigarettes are slowing the reductions in overall cigarette smoking rates. From 2004 to 2014, the decline in cigarette consumption was greater for non-menthol cigarettes tha
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 1, 2018 01:02
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