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[New York] Scarsdale to discuss zoning change that would limit vape shops

Parents could score a victory in the effort to keep electronic cigarettes and vaporizers away from children and teenagers if the village's code is changed to regulate where the devices and accessories can be sold.
New York Journal News
added Sep 12, 2018 17:00

FDA says underage use of Juul and other e-cigarettes is at epidemic levels ($$)

Calling a surge in teen use of e-cigarettes an epidemic, the head of the Food and Drug Administration says he is considering pulling all flavored e-cigarettes from the U.S. market.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 12, 2018 16:59
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FDA takes 'historic action' on youth e-cigarette 'epidemic'

announced today a "historic action" against more than 1,300 retailers and five major manufacturers for their roles in perpetuating youth access to the devices in the US. "I use the word epidemic with great care," said FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb.
added Sep 12, 2018 16:56

FDA Intensifies Crackdown On E-Cigarette Sales To Teenagers

Saying vaping among teenagers has reached "an epidemic proportion," the agency said it was taking a "series of critical and historic" measures to curb the alarming trends. "We must do more to stem what I see as an epidemic of use of e-cigs among teens,
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Sep 12, 2018 16:53

[UK] Child awareness of and access to cigarettes: impacts of the point-of-sale display ban in England [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco point-of-sale display bans in England reduced the exposure of children to cigarettes in shops and coincided with a decrease in buying cigarettes in shops. However, children do not report increased difficulty in obtaining cigarettes from shops, hig
Tobacco Control
added Sep 21, 2018 13:51

Juuls Pack Same Nicotine Punch as Cigarettes

Not only do these e-cigarette devices contain high levels of nicotine, they deliver it in a form that makes it easier for the body to absorb, the researchers said... For the study, scientists studied patients aged 12 to 21 seen at three Stony Brook Childr
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 12, 2018 14:09

[Africa] How Nigeria’s online stores flout country’s tobacco control law

Checks by PREMIUM TIMES showed that these online retailers not only market products like cigarettes and shisha, they do not have mechanisms to ensure prospective buyers are aged 18 and above, a flagrant violation of the National Tobacco Control Act. The
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:00

Study finds high levels of nicotine in popular e-cigarettes

While e-cigarettes may contain fewer toxins than conventional cigarettes, there is concern that they may promote nicotine addiction, especially for younger people. The U.S. surgeon general cited a 900% increase in e-cigarette use by high school students
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 12, 2018 14:00

MORAIN/GARSON: Ban tobacco sales until age 21. It's a bipartisan way to reduce addiction and death.

The Garson family and millions of others have lost their loved ones to lung cancer caused by tobacco. We can spare future families this pain. The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids has an online resource that shows the location of cities and states with Toba
USA Today
added Sep 12, 2018 01:22

[Florida] Thanks to e-cigarettes, students are smoking in class. Miami Beach wants it to stop.

Teens skip class to inhale liquid nicotine in the bathroom, vape at lunch, and even sneak puffs in class while the teacher’s back is turned, according to students and parents. “It’s very common,” said one sophomore e-cigarette user, who spoke on the cond
Miami (FL) Herald
added Sep 11, 2018 22:22
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