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[California] San Francisco To Vote On Ban Of Flavored E-Cigarettes And Tobacco

San Francisco wants to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products. Included in the potential ban, a high-tech vaping device called a JUUL. It's marketed to help adult smokers quit regular cigarettes. But as Shia Levitt reports, the flavors and sleek desig
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 9, 2018 18:35
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AUDIO: FDA To Take Action Against Companies That Sell Vape Pens To Teens

Rachel Martin talks to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb about the agency's new action to crack down on sales of vape pens, also known as e-cigarettes, to children and teens.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 9, 2018 18:34
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ILO eyes decision on tobacco ties by year-end

The ILO has been taking money from Big Tobacco, the only UN agency to do so The International Labour Organization chief said Tuesday he hoped the UN body would resolve the controversial issue of whether to cut ties with the tobacco industry by the end of
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 9, 2018 18:30
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[Canada, USA] What is juuling? The vaping trend that has some U.S. teens hooked

For the most part, the vape’s “coolness” factor comes from its look: they are sleek, colourful and even have a trendy Instagram page. They also don’t look like traditional e-cigarettes, and Time says that some mistake them for USB flash drives. But the
Global News (ca)
added May 9, 2018 18:11
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LUKAS: 'Abstinence only' is the wrong approach to vaping products

Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) may seem an unlikely member of the abstinence movement...let's work to deny teenagers access to cigarettes and e-cigarettes to keep them from smoking, but we shouldn't also deny them reliable information about relative risks.
The Hill
added May 9, 2018 18:11
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EDITORIAL: The FDA should let e-cigarettes help adults — but not hook kids

The FDA should view e-cigarettes as a viable substitute, which will require federal authorities to allow innovation in vaping products for adults. But that cannot come at the cost of hooking more teenagers for life, even on relatively less-dangerous e-cig
Washington Post
added May 9, 2018 15:33
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[Pennsylvania] As vaping gathers steam with students, school districts struggle to keep up

For some students, dismissal time at Emmaus High School means congregating at a corner known as “Smoker’s Island” to do what generations of American high schoolers have done: fire up an after-school cigarette. But the tradition has changed. Acrid clouds
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added May 9, 2018 15:08
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[Micronesia] Survey: Third of Guam teens use e-cigarettes

A third of Guam students ages 13 to 15 reported using electronic cigarettes, according to the latest Global Youth Tobacco Survey factsheet. That number dwarfs the number of traditional cigarette smokers, who accounted for nearly 11 percent of students s
postguam.com (gu)
added May 9, 2018 15:06
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[Africa] Calls for ban on Shisha smoking in Malawi, as MP demands more intervention on drug abuse

citizens are calling on the government to follow the footsteps of other African countries and ban smoking of water-pipe tobacco, popularly known as shisha, as the number of young people taking up smoking through this route is soaring.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added May 9, 2018 14:55
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[Asia, Pakistan] Senate panel wants to squeeze salaried class, protect MPs

The ongoing struggle between those who advocate interests of cigarettes manufacturers and the ones who want to save next generations from smoking related diseases ended on Tuesday when the committee put its weight behind the manufacturers’ lobby.
Express Tribune (pk)
added May 9, 2018 14:33
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