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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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[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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[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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[California, Massachusetts, Texas] 'Just as bad as we feared, maybe worse,' say smoking opponents about Juul

Kids in middle and high school were the first to tell 7 On Your Side...7 On Your Side reached out to JUUL Labs for a response to the government’s investigation. As is their habit, they responded to us within minutes with a thorough statement. Statement
KTXS (Abilene, TX)
added Jul 26, 2018 02:17
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Colorado teens vaping at twice national average

High schoolers in Colorado are vaping, or using e-cigarette products, at twice the national average, according to data recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “We were pretty alarmed,” said Dr. Tista Ghosh, deputy chief medic
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Jul 25, 2018 15:10
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The head of a top anti-tobacco group says an e-cig that's gone viral among teens is ‘the genie you can’t put back in the bottle’

"I don't go anywhere where there isn't a parent in the audience who isn't concerned about the Juul," Myers said. "I've never seen a phenomenon like this before." Ana Rule, a professor at Johns Hopkins University and an author of a recent study on e-cigs
Norwalk (CT) Hour
added Jul 25, 2018 15:10
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[Massachusetts] AG Healey Announces Investigation into JUUL, Other Online E-Cigarette Retailers Over Marketing and Sale to Minors

Office Sends Cease and Desist Orders to Three Websites that Sell JUUL-Compatible Products with Inadequate Age Verification Systems; Raises Concerns over JUUL’s School Programming
Massachusetts Attorney General's Office
added Jul 25, 2018 01:21
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[Asia, India] Call Parents Of Students Found With Tobacco: Delhi Government To Schools

The Delhi government has issued guidelines to all schools in the national capital for making them "tobacco-free zones", including summoning parents of those children who are found in possession of tobacco products. "Weall are aware that tobacco is a major
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[Connecticut] VIDEO/TRANSCRIPT: Educators worry students don’t know vaping health risks

Across the country, the use of these e-cigarettes are spiking among youth, but parents often aren't even sure what they are and many teens mistakenly believe there are no serious health risks.
PBS
added Jul 18, 2018 23:06
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