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[Germany] Exposure to e-cigarette adverts linked to teenagers using e-cigarettes and smoking

The study took place in Germany, where regulations around tobacco and e-cigarettes advertising are more permissive... Researchers say their work provides evidence that children and teenagers should be protected from the potential harms of smoking and usi
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 28, 2018 19:06
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[Kentucky] Survey shows Ky. too obese and smokes too much, but not overly addicted to gambling … yet

we are far and away No. 1. They calculated the potential monetary losses — including both the lifetime and annual cost of a cigarette pack per day, health care expenditures, income losses and other costs — brought on by smoking and exposure to secondhand
Kentucky Today
added Nov 28, 2018 18:55
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[California] EDITORIAL: New restrictions on e-Cigarettes are an imperfect solution to a perfect dilemma

Ultimately, the FDA was able to come up with a clearly imperfect solution to a problem that offers no clarity to begin with. It is unlikely that much will change, but the new move at least shows that the federal government is now paying attention.
The Highlander (University of California, Riverside)
added Nov 28, 2018 18:53
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More Teens Try Pot Before Booze, Cigarettes

Columbia University researchers who analyzed national survey data say the "gateway pattern" of substance use is changing. Since 2006, less than 50 percent of teens have tried cigarettes or alcohol before trying marijuana for the first time, the investiga
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 28, 2018 18:50
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The government tries yet again to regulate tobacco products

It’s unlikely the power of the tobacco industry has diminished since Kessler left office in 1997. And therein lies a cautionary tale for current FDA regulators who are tiptoeing ever so carefully through the regulatory mine field surrounding big tobacco.
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Nov 28, 2018 18:38
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[Massachusetts] ‘JUUL’ of the Housatonic: Vaping seen as ‘epidemic’ in Southern Berkshire schools

In response to a growing consensus on the dangers of so-called e-cigarettes, especially among young people in the town’s schools, the Sheffield Board of Health last week officially raised the age at which young people can purchase “tobacco products” to 2
Berkshire (MA) Edge
added Nov 28, 2018 18:33
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[Minnesota] Beltrami County considers raising tobacco age to 21

At a meeting last week, the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners were introduced to a proposed ordinance to raise the legal tobacco buying age to 21. The county’s Public Health Division Director, Cynthia Borgen, said 17 Minnesota cities and counties ha
West Central Tribune (MN)
added Nov 28, 2018 17:53
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[Tennessee] 'I was addicted': TN high school, college students react to FDA ban on flavored e-cigarettes

Backpacks filled with empty nicotine cartridges, hallway sales of e-cigarettes and bathrooms clouded with vapor — this is a typical day at Bearden High School in Knoxville, two students say. "Almost everyone in the school has a Juul (e-cigarette)," sai
Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Nov 28, 2018 17:44
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: A great way to push cigarettes out of teens' reach

Illinois lawmakers voted to hike the legal age to buy tobacco or e-cigarette products to 21. We applauded loudly. Unfortunately, Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed...The Senate has voted to override Rauner’s veto ...House members are expected to take it up. We urge
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 28, 2018 00:14
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[Indiana] E-cigarettes reversing smoking addiction – in a bad way

The increased popularity of e-cigarettes among young people is reversing decades of work to turn youth away from nicotine, public health experts said today. Fewer middle and high school-age people are smoking, but use of e-cigarettes – which look like
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Nov 28, 2018 00:12
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