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Will New York raise the smoking age to 21?

Advocates and state lawmakers this year are again making a push to change the smoking age to 21 in New York. Efforts to raise the age from 18 to 21 failed in the state Legislature last year, but supporters rallied at the state Capitol again Monday pushin
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added May 3, 2018 18:05
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[New Jersey, New York] Hookah Smoking Is More Popular Than Cigarettes And E-Cigs Among Social Smokers

Public health agencies across North America largely focus on cigarette smoking when trying to convince people that tobacco is bad for them, but new studies show that hookah smoking plays a larger role in casual smoking habits than you might think. The s
Civilized.
added May 3, 2018 17:57
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Topeka appeals tobacco ruling, requests Kansas Supreme Court hear case

The city of Topeka has appealed a Shawnee County District Court ruling banning an increase in the age to purchase tobacco and has asked the Kansas Supreme Court take the case rather than working it through the traditional appeals process. Judge Franklin
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added May 3, 2018 02:42
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Treat e-cigarettes same as tobacco

If it's inevitable that the age to buy tobacco products in this state soon will be raised from 18 to 21, shouldn't we do the same for e-cigarettes? Given the spike in popularity among teens, questionable marketing practices, and still unknown long-term
Lowell (MA) Sun
added May 2, 2018 18:20
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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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