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[Guam, Micronesia] Editorial: Let’s raise awareness of dangers of vaping

On Guam, we must step up efforts to clamp down on local teens’ use of e-cigarettes. Parents, teachers and other adults must educate teens about the dangers of vaping before a generation gets hooked. Stores must follow the law and not sell e-cigarettes to
postguam.com (gu)
added Aug 2, 2018 18:23
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Vape King Juul Wants Everyone to Chill Out

“We acknowledge kids are using the products,” she said. “We’re committed to stopping it.” Juul says its signature brushed-aluminum, thumb-drive-shaped vape is intended to help adult smokers switch to a healthier alternative, and there’s reason to believ
Bloomberg News
added Aug 8, 2018 01:42
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Lawmakers are trying to regulate e-cigarette flavors

The awkwardly named “Stopping Appealing Flavors in E-Cigarettes for Kids” (or SAFE Kids) act would require vape manufacturers to prove that their flavorings aren’t harmful, don’t tempt kids into using nicotine, and actually help adults quit, the announce
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Aug 6, 2018 18:32
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Vape King Juul Wants Everyone to Chill Out

The $15 billion company is hoping Bluetooth locks and fewer new flavors will ward off more bans.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 2, 2018 23:55
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Durbin-Murkowski Bill Protects Kids from Flavored Tobacco

introducing the Stopping Appealing Flavors in E-Cigarettes for Kids Act (SAFE Kids Act), legislation that curbs the use of flavors in tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and cigars. The bill (S.3319) was introduced in the Senate today.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 2, 2018 23:12
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Massachusetts Package Stores Association Partners with Intellicheck to Offer Age ID

“Age ID has made a demonstrable difference in preventing underage access to alcoholic beverages and other age restricted products including e-cigarettes, tobacco and cannabis for retailers nationwide. Our technology solutions’ track record speaks volumes
Business Wire
added Aug 6, 2018 22:11
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[UK] Dalston off-licence accused of selling smuggled tobacco – and alcohol to a minor

A Dalston off-licence is facing an uncertain future after an unannounced visit by the authorities uncovered a stash of illicit tobacco. Following an anonymous tip-off, Hackney Trading Standards visited Kingsland Wine on 5 December 2017 in a joint operat
Hackney Citizen (uk)
added Aug 1, 2018 15:34
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Impact of the WHO FCTC on non-cigarette tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Future work should address the deep-rooted social acceptance of NCTP, the laxity in their control, their exclusion from regulations in some countries and the failure to subject them to increased taxation. Control measures should also specifically target t
Tobacco Control
added Jul 31, 2018 22:36
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E-cigarette maker Juul targeted teens with false claims of safety, lawsuit says

When a San Diego-based mother posted an emergency alert on Nextdoor, a community discussion app, she hoped a Good Samaritan could help, according to court filings. Her son was hysterical after losing a flash drive with his homework near the local McDonal
Washington Post
added Jul 31, 2018 21:41
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more than 760,000 children protected by nationwide smoke-free housing policy

In addition to protection from secondhand smoke exposure, studies indicate that smoke-free homes encourage smokers to quit and reduce the number of cigarettes they consume per day. One study suggests that HUD’s smoke-free policy will increase quitting ra
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:36
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