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[Wisconsin] JUUL brand e-cigarettes reportedly used by youth in Rhinelander

There is a new tobacco product on the scene, and the Oneida County Health Department is warning parents to be on the lookout. JUUL e-cigarettes are small and resemble a USB flash drive, which health officials say makes them easy to hide from parents and
Rhinelander (WI) Star Journal
added Feb 16, 2018 00:13
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[Wisconsin] Update 2/8/2018: E-Cigs That Look Like USB's Concern Health Officials, Company Response

In response to this article, a company spokesperson for JUUL issued this statement: "JUUL Labs’ mission is to eliminate cigarette smoking by offering existing adult smokers a true alternative to combustible cigarettes. JUUL is not intended for anyone el
WXPR (Rhinelander, WI)
added Feb 16, 2018 00:12
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Impact of tobacco control policies on adolescent smokeless tobacco and cigar use: a difference-in-differences approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

Higher state cigarette taxes are associated with adolescents’ use of cheaper, alternative tobacco products such as smokeless tobacco and cigars. Reducing tobacco use will require comprehensive tobacco control policies that are applied equally to and incl
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 23:31
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Teen vaping fuels rise in Minnesota youth tobacco use

Teen use of e-cigarettes has risen nearly 50 percent in Minnesota in the last three years, driving the state’s first increase in overall youth tobacco use in two decades, the Department of Health reported Thursday. While the number of teens smoking conv
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Feb 15, 2018 23:26
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When One Teen Vapes, Others Often Follow

Teenagers are impressionable when it comes to e-cigarettes, new research suggests. Nearly four out of 10 U.S. teens who use e-cigarettes said seeing others vape led them to try the devices themselves, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 15, 2018 21:54
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[Massachusetts] Sexual minority youth continue to smoke cigarettes earlier and more often than heterosexuals: Findings from population-based data [FREE FULL TEXT]

though rates of smoking for all youth in Massachusetts have declined since the late 1990s, significant disparities remain between sexual minority and heterosexual youth....targeted tobacco control programs in Massachusetts are needed; perhaps shifts in so
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Feb 15, 2018 20:55
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Early onset tobacco cigarette smokers exhibit deficits in response inhibition and sustained attention [FREE FULL TEXT]

early onset smokers (EOS; initiated <16 years old) may be at unique risk of altered development of executive function...EO smoking, in particular, contributes to diminished task-related attention and inhibitory control behaviors in adulthood and provide s
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Feb 15, 2018 20:53
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[Minnesota] State Survey Shows Disturbing Rise in Youth Tobacco Use

Youth tobacco use increased for the first time in 17 years, due to easy access to e-cigarettes, aggressive tobacco industry marketing and kid-friendly flavors...For the first time in 17 years, youth tobacco use in Minnesota has increased, according to th
PR Newswire
added Feb 15, 2018 20:41
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Proposed California bill would allow kids to take medical marijuana medications at school

Hill introduced a bill that would enable kindergarten through 12th grade students...to be given the medicine by a parent or guardian on campus...form of a capsule, oil, or topical cream...would prohibit students from smoking or vaping marijuana.
KABC-TV Channel 7 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:46
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[Montana] CBMS reACT group works to raise awareness of corporate tobacco targeting today’s youth

During the Cut Bank High School Boys and Girls Basketball games against Browning the local reACT group, led by Cut Bank Middle School teacher Patrice Larson, had a booth full of tobacco information and facts. A willing student also donned the group’s new
Cut Bank (MT) Pioneer Press
added Feb 15, 2018 02:00
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