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[South Dakota] Concerns grow as more kids caught vaping in S.D. schools

School districts from Sioux Falls to Spearfish are grappling with an increase in students who are “vaping” on campus. Students – some as young as middle schoolers – inhale from hand-held devices that heat liquid gels into an aerosol containing nicotine
Watertown (SD) Public Opinion
added May 4, 2018 15:51
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Will New York raise the smoking age to 21?

Advocates and state lawmakers this year are again making a push to change the smoking age to 21 in New York. Efforts to raise the age from 18 to 21 failed in the state Legislature last year, but supporters rallied at the state Capitol again Monday pushin
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added May 3, 2018 18:05
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[New Jersey, New York] Hookah Smoking Is More Popular Than Cigarettes And E-Cigs Among Social Smokers

Public health agencies across North America largely focus on cigarette smoking when trying to convince people that tobacco is bad for them, but new studies show that hookah smoking plays a larger role in casual smoking habits than you might think. The s
Civilized.
added May 3, 2018 17:57
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Juul, the vape device teens are getting hooked on, explained

“I don’t recall any fad, legal or illegal, catching on in this way,” says Meg Kenny, the assistant head of school at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, Vermont, who has worked in education for 20 years. Students at her school are Juuling in bathroom
Vox Media
added May 2, 2018 18:12
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[New York] NY school installs sensors to cut down on students vaping

Plainedge High School is involved in a pilot program for Fly Sense, a sensor system that alerts school officials when students are vaping. "There's a sensor inside there that is able to detect vape and what it does is it sets off an alarm, which is bas
ABC News
added May 2, 2018 17:20
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Feds crack down on e-liquid packaging that looks like candy, juice boxes

Federal regulators warned more than a dozen manufacturers, distributors and retailers Tuesday that they are endangering children by marketing e-cigarette liquids to resemble kid-friendly products such as juice boxes, candy and whipped cream. The Food an
Washington Post
added May 1, 2018 20:43
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US warns liquid nicotine packets resemble juice boxes

[FDA] said the packaging practice is illegal for vaping formulas and could lead to poisoning if children mistakenly drink the liquids, which are intended for use with e-cigarettes and vaping devices. Exposure to nicotine, even in small amounts, can cause
AP - Associated Press
added May 1, 2018 20:29
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FDA, FTC take action against companies misleading kids with e-liquids that resemble children’s juice boxes, candies and cookies

issued 13 warning letters to manufacturers, distributors, and retailers for selling e-liquids used in e-cigarettes with labeling and/or advertising that cause them to resemble kid-friendly food products, such as juice boxes, candy or cookies, some of them
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 1, 2018 20:10
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UNICEF 'Muted' on Tobacco Control for Children

The tobacco industry manipulated the renowned children’s rights agency UNICEF for more than a dozen years, from 2003 until at least 2016, during which time UNICEF’s focus on children’s rights to a tobacco-free life was reduced, according to previously sec
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 14, 2018 09:44
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[Wisconsin] Youth access to flavored tobacco varies by zip code, promotes lifelong addiction

Nearly one in five tobacco retailers sold cheap flavored cigars and menthol cigarettes to minors in the City of Milwaukee, according to the latest Wisconsin Wins data from inspections conducted last year. During the Wisconsin Wins compliance checks, minor
Urban Milwaukee (WI)
added May 1, 2018 04:36
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