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KOVAL: surgeon general's report confirms youth should not use e-cigarettes

This report underscores the importance of FDA regulation of ALL tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to limit the marketing and appeal of these products to young people.... We are hopeful that in the future, the Surgeon General will clarify the conf
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 9, 2016 03:35
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U.S. Surgeon General Calls for Crackdown on E-Cig Use in Teens

"This represents a staggering development in a relatively short period of time. It also threatens 50 years of hard-fought progress we have made curbing tobacco use, and it places a whole new generation at risk for addiction to nicotine," he added. This
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 9, 2016 03:34
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[UK, USA] E-cigarette use threatens years of US anti-smoking gains, says report

Advocates say e-cigarettes could replace traditional cigarettes, while critics are concerned they are a gateway to tobacco use – especially in young people, who are more vulnerable to the addictive impact of nicotine. The debate over the potential harms
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 8, 2016 21:01
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Surgeon general calls youth e-cigarette smoking ‘a major public health concern’

The surgeon general on Thursday called the skyrocketing use of e-cigarettes among youth “a major public health concern,” saying that while more research needs to be done on its potential harms, policymakers should take strong action to keep the products
Washington Post
added Dec 8, 2016 21:00
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American Heart Association Praises Surgeon General’s Call to Action on Youth E-Cigarette Use

This first-ever federal report on vaping products puts a stamp of validation on what our association has been saying for years: the use of tobacco by our young people—no matter what form it takes—demands our urgent attention. The actions we take today wil
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Dec 8, 2016 20:43
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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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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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