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Back-to-school smoking: Juul Labs e-cigarette sales growth vexes teachers

At Jonathan Law High School, a mysteriously large number of students last year spent copious amounts of time in the bathroom. Noticing students were disappearing for 15 to 20 minutes at a time, teachers at the Milford, Connecticut, school brought the is
WKYC-TV NBC 3 (Cleveland, OH)
added Aug 20, 2018 02:08
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[New York] DAVID: City's battle against smoking is far from over

We must advocate for smoke-free environments and educate our youth on the dangers of tobacco use. If we don’t, we risk reversing decades of lifesaving progress and jeopardizing the health of communities not only in New York City, but across the nation.
Crain's New York Business
added Aug 10, 2018 16:31
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We killed the cigarette. What we got in return is mango-flavored nicotine in ‘party mode.’

It’s almost as if it’s the cigarette industry come full circle, no? “I think the history of this tells me, don’t trust these industries,” said Brandt, the smoking historian. “Juul can say, ‘We’re not interested in kids; we’re going to fight the use of t
Washington Post
added Aug 9, 2018 17:02
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[Tennessee] Vaping ban in the works for Williamson County Schools

The Williamson County School Board is looking to beef up its tobacco-free school policy by adding electronic cigarettes to the list of banned tobacco-related products. The policy, which was introduced at a board policy meeting Aug. 6, would rewrite the
The Tennessean
added Aug 8, 2018 19:39
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[Asia, China] Xi'an to ban smoking indoors

Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, has unveiled a regulation which bans smoking in all indoor public venues. The regulation, released on Tuesday by the city government, also prohibits smoking in some outdoor public places, such as sch
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:41
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Secondhand smoke is giving teens severe breathing problems: Just one hour of exposure increases their risk of being too sick to go to school, study says

Researchers say that teens who were around secondhand smoke for just an hour a day were more likely to report shortness of breath, wheezing, dry cough and having trouble performing physical activities...that live at home with a smoker were likely to ofte
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 17:06
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[California] Solano Coalition for Better Health: Curbing tobacco through policy change

Solano County’s Tobacco Prevention and Education Program (TPEP) will be leading the way in combatting the tobacco industry’s aggressive marketing strategies through its four-year plan. The new plan includes activities such as working with local cities to
Vallejo (CA) Times-Herald
added Aug 6, 2018 14:01
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Characterizing JUUL-related posts on Twitter

Findings suggest Twitter users are bonding around, and inquiring about, JUUL on social media. JUUL’s discreetness may facilitate its use in places where vaping is prohibited....Despite JUUL’s branding...very few Twitter users mentioned smoking cessation w
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 5, 2018 02:04
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Juul built an e-cigarette empire. Its popularity with teens threatens its future

Schools across the country find themselves similarly searching for solutions. With flavors like creme brulee and mango, one brand in particular, Juul, has become a phenomenon among high school and middle school students. They decorate them with colorful
CNBC
added Aug 6, 2018 14:31
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[Massachusetts] Governor Baker Signs Bill Raising Age to Purchase Tobacco Products

Today Governor Charlie Baker signed H4486, An Act protecting youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction, which will raise the legal age to buy tobacco products statewide from 18 to 21. The bill also broadens existing prohibitions on pu
CapeCodToday.com
added Jul 28, 2018 03:45
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