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FDA Threatens to Pull E-Cigarettes to Fight the Rise of Kids Vaping

The move is part of a campaign by regulators to limit sales to minors of new cigarette-smoking alternatives, which officials say still contain addictive nicotine and can have negative effects on brain development. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said tha
Bloomberg News
added Sep 14, 2018 17:24
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[UK] Join campaign to make your home smoke-free / September is Smoke Free Homes month.

the only way to protect your children and young people from second-hand smoke is to keep the environment around them smoke free. Second hand smoke is dangerous for anyone exposed to it, but children are especially at risk of serious illnesses due to secon
Lancaster Guardian (uk)
added Sep 14, 2018 17:17
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[UK, USA] UP IN SMOKE Could flavoured e-cigarettes be BANNED? Health experts are considering it

Arnott, chief executive of ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) told The Sun Online banning flavours would make it less likely smokers would quit. "Banning flavours would undermine the effectiveness of e-cigarettes in helping adult smokers quit, and there'
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 14, 2018 17:15
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VIDEO: FDA wants e-cigarette makers to extinguish use by kids

For more on today’s action by the [FDA], I’m joined by...Dr. Scott Gottlieb: Well, what we have access to right now is data that demonstrates to us that there’s nothing short of an epidemic of use among teenagers. We knew use was rising among high scho
PBS
added Sep 14, 2018 03:27
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FDA campaign a potential win for large tobacco companies, some observers say

“We do wonder how satisfactory any plan will be, given that teens report having easy access to a whole host of products that are viewed as dangerous, in particular when consumed by underage consumers,” Azer said. Azer’s report cited a national Blue Matr
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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FDA may ban flavored e-cigarettes if makers don't do enough to limit youth use

FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said the latest step in an overall process that began in April 2017 is necessary because “I now have good reason to believe that (youth e-cig smoking) has reached nothing short of an epidemic proportion of growth.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 14, 2018 01:34
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Pediatric Pulmonology Expert , Arnold Platzker, MD, is available to discuss the e-cigarette crackdown by the FDA and how the product can adversely effect children's health.

Dr. Platzker has been active in following the cigarette industry for the past 40 years and testified for the State of Mississippi in their successful $8 billion dollar lawsuit against the tobacco industry. In the past 4 years, he has continued to follow t
Newswise
added Sep 14, 2018 01:31
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Indonesia faces numerous tobacco control challenges: Minister

"It is disappointing, as many Indonesian children smoke. We have to do something," Yembise remarked during the 12th Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health (12th APACT) in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Thursday.
Antara News (id)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:57
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FDA chief calls youth use of Juul, other e-cigarettes an ‘epidemic’

The latest data, not yet published, show a 75 percent increase in e-cigarette use among high school students this year compared to 2017. The FDA declined to publicly release the numbers, but people familiar with them said they were preliminary data from
Washington Post
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52
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FDA threatens a ban on flavoured ecigarettes

Shares in tobacco companies jumped as investors calculated that big tobacco would weather the enforcement action better than Juul, which has shocked the industry by grabbing more than 70 per cent of the ecigarette market since it launched in 2015.
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52
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