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[California] Where there’s smoke there’s students: Berkeley teens addicted to e-cigarettes

Skyrocketing e-cigarette use in teens has cities across the nation baffled. Including Berkeley. Kieran Rok, dean of students at Berkeley High School, said e-cigarettes have been wreaking havoc for a few years now. “It was unexpected,” he said, of the n
Berkeleyside
added Nov 1, 2018 14:32
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Juul Offered To Pay Schools As Much As $20,000 To Blame Vaping On Peer Pressure

The country’s biggest vape company tried to fix a problem it created by shopping around a vaping prevention program that encouraged “mindfulness” and meditation as an alternative to e-cigarettes.
BuzzFeed
added Nov 1, 2018 00:05
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[California] L.A. city attorney accuses e-cigarette companies of illegally selling and marketing to minors

Feuer on Wednesday announced his office is seeking injunctions against three California-based electronic cigarette companies, alleging that they sell vaping products without proper age verification and market tobacco products to underage youths. I
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 31, 2018 23:48
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EDITORIAL: The FDA Wakes Up to the Danger of E-Cigarettes

Gottlieb and...Azar hold out hope that e-cigarettes can still be, for hardened smokers, a less-harmful alternative to burning tobacco. That remains to be seen. In the meantime, it’s the FDA’s responsibility to keep them away from kids and protect everyone
Bloomberg News
added Oct 30, 2018 23:20
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teens are 16 times more likely to use juul than older age groups

while the maker of the e-cigarette JUUL claims it is “only for adults,” new Truth Initiative® research shows that teenagers are more likely to use the device than older age groups. In fact, 15- to 17-year-olds have over 16 times greater odds of being c
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 30, 2018 22:49
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New Evidence Pot May Harm the Teen Brain

Compared to teenagers and young adults who continued using marijuana, those who abstained for a month displayed a "modest but reliable improvement in their ability to learn," said lead researcher Randi Schuster. "Most of this improvement surprisingly ha
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 30, 2018 22:47
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Prevalence and correlates of JUUL use among a national sample of youth and young adults

JUUL use was significantly higher among young people, with those under 21 having significantly higher odds of ever and current use. Frequency of use patterns suggest youth may not be experimenting with the device but using it regularly. Given the high nic
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2018 22:13
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[New York] Fillmore students cut through the vapor

Reality Check members from Fillmore Central School celebrated on a school day. Youth used their artistic talents to make posters featuring recently released (CDC) statistics on e-cigarette (also called vapes) marketing. Students hope their efforts will i
Wellsville (NY) Reporter
added Oct 30, 2018 22:06
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WHO says air pollution kills 600,000 children every year

Parents should try to avoid household air pollution by using less polluting fuels for cooking and heating and not smoking but to reduce child exposure to ambient pollution they should need to lobby politicians to clean up the environment, WHO experts sai
Reuters
added Oct 30, 2018 22:01
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[California] VELEZ: E-cigs offer teens a new path to nicotine addiction ($$)

In Imperial County, 15.4 percent of youths use tobacco products. “This is higher than the state average of 13.8 percent,” said Lucy Hernandez, Imperial County Public Health Department’s Tobacco Educator. “What is concerning is that over 95 percent of st
Imperial Valley (CA) Press
added Oct 30, 2018 21:54
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