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High-Nicotine e-Cigarettes Flood Market Despite FDA Rule

(Reuters) – The sleek Juul electronic cigarettes have become a phenomenon at U.S. high schools, vexing educators and drawing regulatory scrutiny over their sweet flavors and high nicotine content. Now, a new wave of lower-priced Juul […]

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posted on 09/24/2018

Prevalence of Cannabis Use in Electronic Cigarettes Among US Youth

This study estimates the national prevalence and correlates of self-reported use of cannabis use in e-cigarettes among US middle and high school students. Data are from the 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey, a cross-sectional, school-based survey […]

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posted on 09/17/2018

Federal Court Orders FDA to Quickly Implement Graphic Cigarette Warnings as Mandated by Law

Statement of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Cancer Society, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and Truth […]

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posted on 09/06/2018

New Investigation Exposes How Tobacco Companies Market Cigarettes on Social Media in the U.S. and Around the World

Health groups urge U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate companies’ failure to disclose paid advertising WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tobacco companies are secretly advertising cigarettes on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter by paying social […]

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posted on 08/28/2018

Purveyors of Juice-Box Style, Nicotine-Filled E-Liquids Quit Selling the Products

WASHINGTON — Makers of e-cigarette and vaping liquids like One Mad Hit Juice Box, V’Nilla Cookies & Milk, Unicorn Cakes and other products with packaging that could appeal to children have stopped selling them, according to […]

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posted on 08/23/2018

National Cancer Institute Tobacco Policy Viewer

Check out this great tool from NCI  Implementation of smoke-free policies can lower smoking rates and reduce exposure to second hand smoke. The NCI Tobacco Policy Viewer is an interactive web resource for mapping, query, and download of […]

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posted on 08/10/2018

Leading Health Groups Urge FDA to Stop Sales of New, Juul-Like E-Cigarettes Illegally Introduced Without Agency Review

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Six leading public health and medical organizations today urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to stop the sale of new electronic cigarette products that have been illegally introduced in recent months […]

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posted on 08/08/2018

Durbin-Murkowski Bill Protects Kids from Flavored Tobacco

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) for introducing the Stopping Appealing Flavors in E-Cigarettes for […]

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posted on 08/02/2018

Massachusetts Becomes Sixth State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Massachusetts today became the sixth state to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21 as Gov. Charlie Baker signed the […]

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posted on 07/27/2018

$7.5M Las Vegas marijuana dispensary expects to open Nov. 1

Two former Henderson politicians plan to open what they call one of the world’s largest marijuana dispensaries Nov. 1. The plan does not stop with marijuana, however. Former Henderson Mayor Bob Groesbeck and former Councilman Larry […]

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posted on 07/24/2018