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Surgeon general warns about e-cig use among youth

However, it’s unclear whether the report by Dr. Vivek Murthy will lead to increased support for tighter regulatory standards, or persuade a Republican-controlled Congress and the Trump administration to back away from plans to repeal some of those regula
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2016 03:39
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Blumenthal Welcomes Surgeon General's Report on Youth and Young Adult E-Cigarette Use

"To curb this growing public health crisis, we should look to the successful tobacco control efforts that have already saved the lives of millions – enforcing minimum age-of-sale laws, restricting marketing to children, and expanding education and cessati
US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Dec 17, 2016 03:20
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Surgeon general calls youth e-cigarette smoking ‘a major public health concern’

Public health officials say that the sharp rise is troubling, in part, because of how much researchers still don't know about the long-term effects of “vaping.” For example, while e-cigarettes are widely believed to contain fewer toxic substances than tr
Washington Post
added Dec 11, 2016 07:59
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Surgeon general sounds the alarm on teens and e-cigarettes

Though the numbers in the report are new, the science is not, Dreyer said, underscoring the report's findings about brain development. "I think most people think your brain stops developing when you're 5 or something, and certainly there's a huge amount
CNN
added Dec 11, 2016 07:59
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What the Surgeon General’s E-Cigarette Warning Means for the Red-Hot Vaping Industry

Industry representatives have argued that the increased regulation around e-cigarettes will raise manufacturers’ costs and put smaller companies in the industry out of business. The Surgeon General’s new warning isn’t likely to help, either. Still, Re
Fortune Magazine
added Dec 11, 2016 07:59
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BEREZOW: Surgeon General Declares War On E-Cigarettes But Not Marijuana, Hookah

from a public health perspective, it would be far better for the Surgeon General to say that people who do not currently vape should not take up the habit, but that e-cigarettes are likely to prove much safer than regular cigarettes. Such nuance is los
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Dec 11, 2016 07:59
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Vaping by US high schoolers has increased by 900 per cent

Sixteen percent of high school students have reported using e-cigarettes in the last month and almost 40 percent have tried them at some point, Benard Dryer, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, told the same press conference. “That’s a stagg
New Scientist
added Dec 10, 2016 00:37
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US and UK differ on dangers of vaping – so who’s right? ($$)

The US surgeon-general has warned vaping is a major public health concern - but UK health officials endorse e-cigarettes
The Grocer (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:27
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[UK] ASH comment on US Surgeon General’s Report on e-cigarette use among youth

Deborah Arnott..."While nicotine is not completely harmless, it is smoking that is lethal. In the UK we have a regulatory system that restricts advertising and controls sales to young people. There is no evidence of significant regular use by non-smoking
ASH London (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:17
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SULLUM: Surgeon General Launches E-Cigarette Scare Campaign That Will Harm Public Health

Murthy recommends policies, such as higher taxes, vaping bans, limits on advertising, and possibly flavor restrictions, that will undermine public health by making e-cigarettes less appealing to people who currently get their nicotine from conventional ci
Reason Magazine
added Dec 9, 2016 13:15
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