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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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‘We’re Losing a Battle’: More Teens Are Vaping, Despite Surgeon General’s Warning That E-Cigarettes Are a ‘Major Public Health Concern’

Some schools are banning flash drives and Juuls to avoid confusion, and educating parents and staff about the devices. Many e-cigarette companies, including Juul, say their products are designed to provide a safer alternative to smoking for older adults
The 74
added Apr 19, 2018 03:15
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[South Dakota] Parents, officials concerned about vaping by S.D. students

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 a
KELO 1320 AM / 107.9 FM (Sioux Falls, SD)
added Apr 18, 2018 13:36
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JUUL E-cigarettes Gain Popularity Among Youth, But Awareness of Nicotine Presence Remains Low

New Study from Truth Initiative® Raises Concerns over Lack of Education and Regulation of Popular E-cigarette/Vaping Devices
PR Newswire
added Apr 18, 2018 13:35
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[South Dakota] Concerns grow as more kids are caught vaping in S.D. schools

Students – some as young as middle schoolers – inhale from hand-held devices that heat liquid gels into an aerosol containing nicotine and flavored compounds. Generically known as e-cigarettes, the vaping pens and similar devices are legal for adults, s
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Apr 17, 2018 19:16
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[Wyoming] E-cigarette use growing among teens ($$)

They use them in class, in the bathroom, in the hallway and the parking lot. “There probably isn’t a place we haven’t caught someone,” Thunder Basin High School Principal Dennis Holmes said. “They’re easy to hide, and students can be so clever about whe
Gillette (WY) News-Record
added Apr 15, 2018 16:00
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truth® Partners with Epiphone to Donate Custom Guitars to High Schools in Regions Most Heavily Impacted by Tobacco

The truth x Epiphone partnership aims to inspire teenagers to use their creativity as a force for change and speak up against Big Tobacco. The truth x Epiphone custom guitars were first showcased at this year's Grammys gift lounge, where celebrities incl
PR Newswire
added Apr 9, 2018 15:59
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[New Jersey, New York] Studies show hookah also plays critical role in tobacco product landscape

The findings of two recently published studies on the emergence of hookah use indicate that public health officials may need to consider broadening their tobacco prevention efforts beyond traditional cigarettes. “Taken together, the results from these tw
University of Buffalo
added Apr 9, 2018 15:58
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[New York] Senator Brooks Meets with Copiague Community Cares Coalition on Dangers of E-Cigarettes and Vaping

The meeting held Tuesday night at the Copiague Memorial Library focused on e-cigarettes and Vaping and their increasing popularity with middle school and high school students. Health professionals, educators and parents are concerned because of the comm
LongIsland.com (NY)
added Apr 8, 2018 17:50
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[North Carolina] Juul presence on local school campuses prompting reviews of nicotine policies

“Due to this increased trend of teenagers’ use of Juul and other e-cigarettes/vaping devices, we are aware that some of our students are using these products,” said Kathy FitzJefferies, the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school system’s program manager for
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 5, 2018 23:20
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