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[North Carolina] Altria's support for age 21 minimum draws mixed reactions

Brad Rodu, a professor of medicine at the University of Louisville and an anti-smoking advocate, compared Altria’s support for raising the minimum age to 21 to the Alcohol21 campaign of the 1980s. “That effort succeeded in reducing rates of teen alcohol
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 29, 2018 04:31

Few smokers know about added sugar in cigarettes

In addition, very few realize that added sugar increases toxins in cigarette smoke, the study authors wrote in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research. “Knowledge is power and there is a clear gap in awareness,” said lead researcher Andrew Seidenberg,
added Oct 26, 2018 23:21

Submit Comments on Tobacco Products

[FDA] is reopening the period for public comment on modified risk tobacco product applications (MRTPAs) for specific General Snus products submitted by Swedish Match North America Inc. and announcing the availability for public comment of a recently recei
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 26, 2018 14:55

Why Charlotte youths smoke less but use e-cigarettes and marijuana more

While the survey of middle and high school students from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools found just 3.3 percent of respondents had smoked cigarettes over a 30-day period, nearly 13 percent had consumed e-cigarettes.
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Oct 26, 2018 01:02

SULLUM: FDA Is Ready to Restrict E-Cigarettes Based on Data We're Not Allowed to See

Food and Drug Commissioner Scott Gottlieb's claims about an "epidemic" of underage vaping are hard to evaluate without access to the survey results he cites.
Reason Magazine
added Oct 25, 2018 21:57

Flavoured capsule cigarettes pose a threat to smokefree goals

New research from ASPIRE2025, a University of Otago research theme, challenges tobacco companies' claims they are working towards a smokefree world and suggests young people are vulnerable to tobacco companies' product innovations.
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 25, 2018 22:10

As vaping surges, teen cigarette smoking ticks up after decades of decline

This year, 8.1 percent of high school students reported smoking cigarettes, up from 7.6 percent last year....One e-cigarette brand in particular, Juul, has become a target of parents, teachers and now regulators.
added Oct 27, 2018 20:11

About 1.9 million vapers in the United States – and numbers growing

A national survey on trends in cigarette use estimates that about 1.9 million people – or 1.4 percent of the population – are vapers. Based on more than 400,000 responses, the vast majority of them do not report smoking tobacco cigarettes regularly, acc
added Oct 20, 2018 14:42

EPA’s Proposal to Restrict Science Will Be Delayed: Score One for Science.

The proposal was originally designed to fight limits on second-hand smoke by essentially excluding from the decision-making process studies that would demonstrate population-level impacts on public health. Those studies rely on the confidential medical re
Union of Concerned Scientists
added Oct 19, 2018 18:24

Ex-smokers think e-cigarettes don’t help smokers quit

According to recent data from YouGov Plan & Track, US adults aged 18-34 are much more likely to identify as non-smokers — defined as someone who has smoked fewer than 100 traditional cigarettes in their lifetime — than those aged 35 or older. In total, 7
YouGov (uk)
added Oct 19, 2018 12:06
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