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[Massachusetts] GILLESPIE: Big Tobacco still capitalizing on kids

I recently stopped by a convenience store in North Weymouth, an establishment that primarily sells candy, lottery tickets, and tobacco/vaping products. The small store was filled with posters colorfully advertising for both Juul and Blu (no pun intended)
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 4, 2018 17:01
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[District of Columbia] FDA lets vaping flourish as it eyes crackdown on cigarettes

At the E-Cigarette Summit, a conference on regulatory and public health developments held in D.C. this week, Mitch Zeller..."If we are being bold enough to envision a world where cigarettes are no longer capable of creating or sustaining addiction, but t
The Hill
added May 3, 2018 20:05
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Dramatic drop in smoking among teenagers in Ireland

The research used data from two surveys, conducted in 1995 and 2005, to track smoking habits. In 1995 the number of young people who smoked was 41 per cent but this figure dropped to 13 per cent by 2015, according to the report published in the BMJ Open
Times Of London (uk)
added May 3, 2018 19:49
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[Ireland] Number of Irish teenagers smoking has dropped dramatically since 1995 - study finds

The number of teenagers aged between 15 and 16 years old has dramatically dropped since 1995, a new study revealed on Wednesday. It said 41% of teens in that age bracket would fond of a fag over 20 years ago, compared to just 13% in 2015. Nine out of 2
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added May 3, 2018 19:33
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How the Tobacco Industry May Be Compromising the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

There is a lot to think about in the contents of this article. The authors themselves have a long successful track record of discovering the influence of tobacco industry funding in partnering with non-profits like UNICEF and will make you want to read m
American Academy of Pediatrics
added May 4, 2018 20:46
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Schools In New York Prevent Students From Using Vaporizing Pens By Installing Smoke Sensors

Although some companies have raised the purchasing age, schools in New York have taken things a step further and decided to install sensors that can detect the vape smoke. Plainedge High School in Long Island, New York is one of the schools that has alr
Tech Times
added May 4, 2018 16:03
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[Washington] Dangerous teen trend: JUULing at school

"It's the new high school thing. Everyone's got the JUUL," said Jordan Woods at Rain City Vape. Woods says he regularly kicks teens younger than 18 years old out of the store and confiscates fake ID's. The makers of JUUL say it's supposed to help adult
KOMO TV Ch. 4 ABC/KOMO Radio 1000 (Seattle, WA)
added May 4, 2018 15:56
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LETTER: Are some e-cigarette users “blowing smoke?”: Assessing the Accuracy of Self-Reported Smoking Abstinence in Exclusive e-cigarette Users

Recently, a study by Rubinstein et al. (2018) raised serious concerns regarding adolescents who vape e-cigarettes that also reported no tobacco cigarette use.5 In their study, self-reported e-cigarette users were found to have detectable levels of toba
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 3, 2018 19:59
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[Illinois] Durbin Wants To Snuff Out Kid-Oriented Marketing Of E-Cigarettes

Flanked by doctors and public health officials, the senior Democratic senator from Illinois said he wants to ban flavored e-cigarette products and standardize regulations on how e-cigs are sold — including where and the minimum age of customers.
WNIJ - WNIU (DeKalb, IL)
added May 3, 2018 19:23
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Topeka appeals tobacco ruling, requests Kansas Supreme Court hear case

The city of Topeka has appealed a Shawnee County District Court ruling banning an increase in the age to purchase tobacco and has asked the Kansas Supreme Court take the case rather than working it through the traditional appeals process. Judge Franklin
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added May 3, 2018 02:42
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