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Millions of teens are using e-cigarettes to smoke marijuana

A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 US students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening health concerns about the new popularity of vaping among teens....many of the battery-powered devices can vaporize other substances, includin
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 21, 2018 21:24
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[UK-Scotland] Pupils who smoke 'should be helped to quit' not punished

Now a new campaign has been launched to discourage schools from punishing pupils for smoking. Instead, ant-smoking charity ASH Scotland wants teachers and heads to help and support smokers as part of a drive to make schools tobacco free.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:56
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VIDEOS: New FDA Campaign Hopes to Scare Teens Away From E-Cigarettes

The campaign, called "The Real Cost," will feature posters in school bathrooms and advertisements on social media sites popular among children, like YouTube and Facebook. The FDA's Kathy Crosby said it would be "snarky and irreverent," with messages like
NBCNew York.com
added Sep 20, 2018 11:19
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E-cigarette warnings to arrive in high school bathrooms nationwide

For the first time, the agency will take the message that vaping is dangerous into high school bathrooms and social media feeds of those at-risk youth to stop what the FDA calls an epidemic of e-cigarette use by minors. The trend was flagged in a 2016 re
CNN
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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JUUL and other stealth vaporisers: hiding the habit from parents and teachers

Conclusions The vaping industry has demonstrated much ingenuity in devising discreet vaporisers and de-emphasising exhaled vapour plumes and their aroma. The US market for vaping devices with stealthy characteristics is anything but inconspicuous, with J
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:42
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[Connecticut] Vaping: One Westporter’s Story

He vapes in school. He vapes at home. He’s addicted, and he knows it. He is a high school student from Westport. His father asked for anonymity. But he wants his son’s story told. Vaping — using e-cigarettes — is a national phenomenon. It’s a $6 billio
06880 Where Westport Meets the World (Dan Woog)
added Sep 15, 2018 03:52
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VIDEO: FDA wants e-cigarette makers to extinguish use by kids

For more on today’s action by the [FDA], I’m joined by...Dr. Scott Gottlieb: Well, what we have access to right now is data that demonstrates to us that there’s nothing short of an epidemic of use among teenagers. We knew use was rising among high scho
PBS
added Sep 14, 2018 03:27
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[California] ARCHIVE: Contra Costa County to enforce new tobacco sales laws

New laws to protect youth from tobacco influences went into effect this month, and local health officials are enforcing the regulations. The regulations include prohibiting the sale of flavored tobacco products, such as menthol cigarettes and flavored
The Press (Brentwood, CA)
added Sep 12, 2018 16:47
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[Florida] Thanks to e-cigarettes, students are smoking in class. Miami Beach wants it to stop.

Teens skip class to inhale liquid nicotine in the bathroom, vape at lunch, and even sneak puffs in class while the teacher’s back is turned, according to students and parents. “It’s very common,” said one sophomore e-cigarette user, who spoke on the cond
Miami (FL) Herald
added Sep 11, 2018 22:22
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HEALTH NOTES: Legal age to buy tobacco raised to 21 in Massachusetts

The bill also broadens existing prohibitions on public smoking to include e-cigarettes and prohibits the use of tobacco products on the grounds of any public or private primary, secondary or vocational school. Additionally, the new law will prohibit the
Wicked Local (MA)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:21
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