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Surgeon General’s Report Finds E-Cigarettes Are Danger to Young People, Should Spur Policy Makers – Including FDA and Congress – to Protect Kids

The Congressional proposal, approved as part of the House appropriations bill that funds the FDA, would greatly weaken FDA oversight of e-cigarettes that were already on the market when the FDA’s rule took effect in August. This provision would make it m
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 8, 2016 15:41
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Use of E-Cigarettes by Young People Is Major Concern, Surgeon General Declares

the report did not address adult use of e-cigarettes, and the most divisive issue of whether the technology is an effective tool to help smokers of traditional cigarettes quit their deadly habit. The report also did not break new scientific ground, but pu
New York Times
added Dec 8, 2016 15:39
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Take Action

Talk with Young People / Reduce Young People's Exposure to E-cigarettes / Talk to Your Health Care Provider / It is important to prevent harm to youth and young adults from e-cigarettes. We know enough to take action now to protect the health of our nat
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 15:27
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E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General: Fact Sheet (PDF)

This Surgeon General’s report comprehensively reviews the public health issue of e-cigarettes and their impact on U.S. youth and young adults. Studies highlighted in the report cover young adolescents (11-14 years of age); adolescents (15-17 years of age
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 15:25
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E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General (PDF) (298pp)

To protect young people from initiating or continuing the use of e-cigarettes, actions must be taken at the federal, state, and local levels. At the federal level, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)—under authority granted to it by Congress un
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 15:23
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Know the Risks

Besides increasing the possibility of addiction and long-term harm to brain development and respiratory health, e-cigarette use is associated with the use of other tobacco products that can do even more damage to the body. Even breathing e-cigarette aeros
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 15:19
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THE FACTS on e-cigarette use among youth and young adults: A Message from the U.S. Surgeon General

Adolescent years are times of important brain development. Brain development begins during the growth of the fetus in the womb and continues through childhood and to about age 25. Nicotine exposure during adolescence and young adulthood can cause addicti
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 14:59
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U.S. surgeon general raises concerns over e-cigarette use among youth

called for action to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among young people, noting they have overtaken cigarettes to become the most commonly used tobacco products among this group. The nation's top doctor, Vivek Murthy, weighing in on the subject for the fir
Reuters
added Dec 8, 2016 14:53
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Surgeon general’s e-cigarette report panned as ‘truly terrible’

“It is truly terrible,” writes Counterfactual’s Clive Bates...“It’s so bizarrely bad,” said Jeff Stier, risk analyst with the National Center for Public Policy Research... “Full of false, misleading, deceptive statements re #ecigs. Needs a health warning
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Dec 10, 2016 17:49
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FACING ADDICTION IN AMERICA: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health (PDF)

chapters in the Report review the science associated with the major substance...Tobacco, also an addictive substance, is mentioned only briefly, because problems...have been covered extensively in other Surgeon General’s Reports.14-16,100-103
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Nov 18, 2016 00:27
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