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Some Arkansas cities raise tobacco age to 21

Arkansas has one of the highest teen and adult smoking rates in the country. According to the American Heart Association, 13.7 percent of Arkansas high school students smoke. In June 2016, Helena-West Helena became the first city in Arkansas to pass Tob
KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Oct 3, 2018 08:20
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[California] More Evidence That E-Cig Use Leads to Smoking

Teens who use electronic cigarettes are more likely to start smoking regular cigarettes and to eventually increase their use of both products... The study included more than 2,000 participants in California who completed three surveys between the ages 16
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 2, 2018 19:22
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Statement From Kevin Burns, JUUL Labs Chief Executive Officer, Regarding Recent FDA Inspection

We've now released over 50,000 pages of documents to the FDA since April that support our public statements. We look forward to presenting our plan to address youth access in the 60-day time frame as outlined by FDA. We want to be part of the solution in
Juul Labs/Juul Vapor
added Oct 2, 2018 19:14
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[Illinois] LETTER FROM Sen. DICK DURBIN to FDA re ENDS (FDA)

it is abundantly clear that tobacco companies are developing and marketing e-cigarette flavors that appeal to, and addict, children. A recent search of the FDA's own database reveals more than 1,000 results for scores of different flavored e-cigarette pro
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Oct 2, 2018 19:11
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Sales of JUUL e-cigarettes skyrocket, posing danger to youth

Use of JUUL by youth in schools, including in classrooms and bathrooms, has been widely reported. Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine, and JUUL contains among the highest nicotine content of any e-cigarette on the U.S. market. Nicotine is highly addictive
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Oct 2, 2018 19:07
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[California] FDA seizes Juul e-cigarette documents in surprise inspection of headquarters

The agency, in a statement Tuesday, said that last week’s inspection of Juul’s corporate headquarters in San Francisco was part of an effort to seek “further documentation related to Juul’s sales and marketing practices.”
Washington Post
added Oct 2, 2018 19:06
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[California] FDA Seizes Documents at Headquarters of E-Cigarette Maker Juul

The surprise inspection sought information on sales and marketing practices of the company’s devices, which have become wildly popular among underage users. The FDA had requested similar information from Juul in April. “Across this category, we are comm
Bloomberg News
added Oct 2, 2018 19:00
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[California] FDA seizes documents from Juul in latest e-cigarette crackdown

The inspection, completed on Friday, followed a request in April for documents that would help the agency better understand the high rates of use and appeal among youth of Juul products. The FDA also said it conducted inspections of several of Juul’s co
Reuters
added Oct 2, 2018 18:57
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Juul gets a surprise visit from the FDA as part of agency’s crackdown

The inspection was part of the FDA’s efforts to curb youth vaping, the agency says in an email to The Verge. “The new and highly disturbing data we have on youth use demonstrates plainly that e-cigarettes are creating an epidemic of regular nicotine use
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Oct 2, 2018 18:55
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[California] FDA conducts surprise inspection of e-cigarette maker Juul as part of crackdown

“As part of FDA’s ongoing efforts to prevent youth use of tobacco products, particularly e-cigarettes, last week the agency conducted an unannounced on-site inspection of e-cigarette manufacturer JUUL Labs’ corporate headquarters,” the FDA said in a stat
The Hill
added Oct 2, 2018 18:52
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