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E-CIGARETTE USE IN CLASSROOMS BOOMS AS TEACHERS BLAME JUUL VAPE

Juul e-cigarettes, easily concealable vapes shaped like a flash drive, have come under fire from teachers, who think the product's slim design and sweet flavors are aimed at minors. “There’s a reason why it’s marketed that way,” Keuther said. “We wish th
Newsweek
added Apr 30, 2018 20:53
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[Massachusetts, New York] Schools Fret as Teens Take to Vaping, Even in Classrooms

Health and education officials across the country are raising alarms over wide underage use of e-cigarettes and other vaping products.... New York's Plainedge High School was among the first to install new bathroom sensors that can detect e-cigarette vap
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 29, 2018 17:27
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Bathroom doors removed at Maryland high school to curb smoking, vaping

A high school in Maryland has removed the doors leading into several bathrooms to discourage students from discreetly smoking and vaping, drawing complaints from pupils who say the decision is detrimental to their privacy. School officials removed the d
Washington Times
added Apr 25, 2018 19:51
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[North Carolina] Juul Labs agrees to support age-21 restrictions for buying its e-cigs

Juul Labs Inc. needed less than a day to agree to take significant steps to address federal and state regulatory concerns...Officials with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools have said they are aware of students using Juul — which is in the shape of a p
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 25, 2018 16:08
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[Connecticut] Parents, students, and concerned citizens across our state are speaking up in support of raising the minimum tobacco sale age to 21.

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21+ Reasons Why (Tobacco 21 CT)
added Apr 25, 2018 15:41
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[China] Secondary school students allegedly chased down teacher who confronted them for smoking; teacher had to hide in science lab and call for help

According to a Chinese daily, a pair of students from Yuying Secondary School charged at and cornered a teacher who confronted them for smoking. The Guang Ming Daily reported that the teacher, Ms Wong (transliterated), had followed a trail of smoke in th
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Apr 25, 2018 10:18
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[Africa, Malawi] Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

“Most of the children were occupied with work in their parent’s tobacco fields. The parents felt some work would best be done by their children while they [parents] attended to other duties,” says Mthiko. He adds that duties like sewing tobacco leaves w
Malawi News Agency (MANA) (mw)
added Apr 24, 2018 00:16
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Parents, school officials concerned about growth in vaping by South Dakota

School districts from Sioux Falls to Spearfish are grappling with an increase in students who are "vaping" on campus. Students - some as young as middle schoolers - inhale from hand-held devices that heat liquid gels into an aerosol containing nicotine
Hawarden (IA) Independent / Ireton Examiner
added Apr 21, 2018 20:44
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Webinars » What’s the Hype?: JUUL Electronic Cigarette’s Popularity with Youth & Young Adults / Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

Duration: 1 hour / This webinar will familiarize participants with JUUL, a relatively new, discreet, and best-selling e-cigarette brand...authorities’ efforts to persuade schools to decline to partner with JUUL Labs, Inc., on educational and other initi
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:32
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E-Cigs Like JUUL Are ‘Undermining’ Efforts to Keep Kids Away From Tobacco, Senators Say

A cohort of 11 lawmakers, led by Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, on Wednesday sent letters to both JUUL CEO Kevin Burns and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb regarding the youth appeal of the company’s vaping devices, which resemb
Fortune Magazine
added Apr 19, 2018 18:47
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