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Big Tobacco prepares to fight proposed ban on menthol cigarettes ($$)

It is 54 years since the US surgeon general estimated the average smoker was almost 10 times as likely to die of lung cancer as a non-smoker, and 18 years since a class-action lawsuit resulted in a record — albeit subsequently overturned — $145bn damages
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 17, 2018 23:17
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SIGN THE PETITION ... Tell the FDA to ban all flavored tobacco products

The tobacco industry is addicting a whole new generation of kids, using more than 15,000 flavors like gummy bear, cotton candy, and chocolate. In many cases, the packaging even mimics that of popular candy brands.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 17, 2018 05:24
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She Couldn’t Quit Smoking. Then She Tried Juul.

Almost all her friends vape now. Sunday mornings at Amy’s cottage — six friends sitting around with mimosas, fresh-baked cinnamon rolls and Juuls. They have group texting chats, sending around Juul memes and news, sharing pictures of the latest accessori
New York Times
added Nov 18, 2018 00:09
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[Massachusetts] The Price of Cool: A Teenager, a Juul and Nicotine Addiction

E-cigarettes may help tobacco smokers quit. But the alluring devices can swiftly induce a nicotine habit in teenagers who never smoked. This is the tale of one person’s struggle. / Matt Murphy, of Reading, Mass., developed a painful nicotine addiction fr
New York Times
added Nov 18, 2018 00:09
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Public Health Experts On New FDA E-Cigarette Rules: It's Complicated

“First is raising the price of e-cigarettes...“run media campaigns to try to change social norms regarding vaping,” Siegel said. “... Juuling is what absolutely needs to be addressed, as this is the real threat in terms of youth addiction to nicotine, not
Forbes
added Nov 18, 2018 00:05
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VIDEO: Dangers of JUUL e-cigs not stopping teens

some will probably end up on regular cigarettes, a product we all know kills half of its long-term users. "I think a lot of people forgot about nicotine addiction and how horrible it is. We don’t have a good program on helping kids quit," said Dr. Mark R
WNYW Fox 5 NY
added Nov 18, 2018 00:00
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[Missouri] VIDEO: Ozarks school leaders say Juul e-cigarettes are everywhere. Experts say that's bad.

Students at MSU said Juuls are mainstays at tailgates and college parties, where the faint aroma of their flavors — like mango and fruit medley — hangs in the air. As he walked through campus on that recent Monday afternoon, 19-year-old Mark Bohlen said
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Nov 17, 2018 23:49
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Friends and family increase the risk of children becoming smokers in the UK

Teenagers whose mothers smoked during pregnancy, or whose parents or friends smoke, are more likely to smoke themselves. The findings come from a new study carried out at Imperial College London and published today in the journal Thorax, which highlight
Imperial College London (uk)
added Nov 17, 2018 05:18
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MILLER: Let’s not overreact about e-cigarettes

I have outlined a plan for the country whereby the adult smoking rate goes to less 10 percent by 2021 with the distinct possibility of it going to under 5 percent by 2024. (The plan is heavily premised on the availability of e-cigarettes and heat-not-bur
Washington Post
added Nov 17, 2018 04:21
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Notes from the Field: Use of Electronic Cigarettes and Any Tobacco Product Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2018

The rise in e-cigarette use during 2017–2018 is likely because of the recent popularity of e-cigarettes shaped like a USB flash drive, such as JUUL; these products can be used discreetly, have a high nicotine content, and come in flavors that appeal to y
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:29
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