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[Michigan] NIH Doctor: More Vaping Research Needed

Dr. William Klein is Associate Director of the Behavioral Research Program at the National Cancer Institute in the National Institutes of Health. He says vaping is one of the most controversial questions there is right now in the research and policy comm
WKAR Public Media (Michigan State University)
added May 2, 2018 18:19
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[Connecticut] Norwalk BOE to revamp vaping policy

the Greenwich district decided to revise its drug and alcohol policy to incorporate vaping, rather than create a separate policy. Members of Norwalk’s policy committee decided to follow suit and revamp the district’s drug and alcohol policy before they p
Norwalk (CT) Hour
added May 2, 2018 18:14
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Juul, the vape device teens are getting hooked on, explained

“I don’t recall any fad, legal or illegal, catching on in this way,” says Meg Kenny, the assistant head of school at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, Vermont, who has worked in education for 20 years. Students at her school are Juuling in bathroom
Vox Media
added May 2, 2018 18:12
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[New York] NY school installs sensors to cut down on students vaping

Plainedge High School is involved in a pilot program for Fly Sense, a sensor system that alerts school officials when students are vaping. "There's a sensor inside there that is able to detect vape and what it does is it sets off an alarm, which is bas
ABC News
added May 2, 2018 17:20
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Feds crack down on e-liquid packaging that looks like candy, juice boxes

Federal regulators warned more than a dozen manufacturers, distributors and retailers Tuesday that they are endangering children by marketing e-cigarette liquids to resemble kid-friendly products such as juice boxes, candy and whipped cream. The Food an
Washington Post
added May 1, 2018 20:43
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US warns liquid nicotine packets resemble juice boxes

[FDA] said the packaging practice is illegal for vaping formulas and could lead to poisoning if children mistakenly drink the liquids, which are intended for use with e-cigarettes and vaping devices. Exposure to nicotine, even in small amounts, can cause
AP - Associated Press
added May 1, 2018 20:29
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FDA, FTC take action against companies misleading kids with e-liquids that resemble children’s juice boxes, candies and cookies

issued 13 warning letters to manufacturers, distributors, and retailers for selling e-liquids used in e-cigarettes with labeling and/or advertising that cause them to resemble kid-friendly food products, such as juice boxes, candy or cookies, some of them
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 1, 2018 20:10
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[Wisconsin] Youth access to flavored tobacco varies by zip code, promotes lifelong addiction

Nearly one in five tobacco retailers sold cheap flavored cigars and menthol cigarettes to minors in the City of Milwaukee, according to the latest Wisconsin Wins data from inspections conducted last year. During the Wisconsin Wins compliance checks, minor
Urban Milwaukee (WI)
added May 1, 2018 04:36
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[Illinois] Batavia aldermen to consider Tobacco 21 plan

The Batavia City Council is considering a proposal to raise the legal age to 21 for the purchase of tobacco in the community. Fifth Ward Alderman Lucy Thelin Atac is advocating for an ordinance to increase the minimum age for buying tobacco and vaping pr
Kane Co (IL) Chronicle
added May 1, 2018 04:35
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[Ohio] Franklin County hopes to help more than 26,000 residents kick tobacco with new program

“Whatever reason you want to quit smoking, now’s the time to start. You can quit, and we want to support your decision to do so,” said Dr. Miller Sullivan, the health department’s medical director. “It’s worth it, quitting is worth it. You all are worth
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added May 1, 2018 04:35
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