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Vaping essays: E-cigarette sellers offering scholarships

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 8, 2018 13:45
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Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2017

During 2011–2017, prevalence of current use of any tobacco product decreased from 24.2% to 19.6% among high school students and from 7.5% to 5.6% among middle school students. Electronic cigarettes were the most commonly used tobacco product among high
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 7, 2018 22:53
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[North Carolina] Teen smoking rate remains on decline in N.C., U.S; E-cig use stabilizes

Teen smoking continued to decline to historic lows during 2017 in North Carolina and nationally, according to Thursday’s separate releases of the national and state youth tobacco survey. Both surveys found that electronic cigarette and vaporizer use app
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 02:55
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ONDCP, Truth Initiative and the Ad Council Join Forces on National Effort to Fight Opioid Misuse Among America's Youth and Young Adults

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Truth Initiative® and the Ad Council today unveiled The Truth About Opioids, a comprehensive public education campaign focused on preventing and reducing misuse of opioids among youth and you
PR Newswire
added Jun 8, 2018 17:12
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Tobacco Use Rates Among Middle and High School Students Flatten in 2017

The rates may be stagnating due to the proliferation of new and novel tobacco products that appeal to youth.... Unfortunately, as demonstrated in our "Tobacco Nation" report, huge portions of the country remain unprotected by these proven policies, and t
PR Newswire
added Jun 8, 2018 17:12
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Is teen vaping on the rise? Study says no, but some experts are skeptical

Vaping held steady last year in high school students and declined in middle school kids, according to new government data, but some researchers are skeptical because the survey may have missed out on a booming e-cigarette brand. The Centers for Disease
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 8, 2018 17:10
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on 2017 National Youth Tobacco Survey results and ongoing FDA efforts to protect youth from the dangers of nicotine and tobacco products

While fewer youth are using cigarettes and other combustible tobacco products, we must do more to address the disturbingly high number of youth who are using e-cigarettes and vaping products. We must not lose sight of the fact that for the past several y
PR Newswire
added Jun 8, 2018 16:27
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E-cigarettes ubiquitous at schools despite all efforts: 'You won't find a kid in Georgia who hasn't vaped before'

A new study from Georgia State University supported that theory, citing the surging sales of JUUL and calling it the most popular e-cigarette brand in the U.S. Anna Belle Wallace, one of Jennings' classmates, said she remembers the burst of flavor when
Fox News
added Jun 8, 2018 15:24
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[Colorado] He Started Vaping As A Teen And Now Says Habit Is 'Impossible To Let Go'

Julien Lavandier, a Colorado State University student, started smoking e-cigarettes as a high school sophomore. He says he's now hooked on Juul and has been unable to quit.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jun 8, 2018 15:08
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[New York] Hein Signs Tobacco 21 Law

The law, known as Tobacco 21 will take effect on January 1, 2019. Tobacco 21 builds on Ulster County’s strong commitment to public health and reducing smoking-related illnesses. Previously, the County Executive worked with the County Legislature to rest
Hudson Valley (NY) News Network
added Jun 8, 2018 13:29
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