News: E-cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products

Many Adults Don’t Think Exposure To Vaping Is Bad For Kids

Nevada Public Radio By Courtney Columbus Despite the toxic ingredients commonly found in e-cigarettes and other vaping products, many adults don’t think secondhand e-cigarette aerosol poses a risk to children, according to a report published Thursday […]

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posted on 05/25/2017

Kids who live with e-cigarette users may think smoking is okay

Reuters By Shereen Lehman Kids who don’t smoke but are around adults who use electronic cigarettes may start to think regular smoking is okay, a recent study suggests. Tobacco smoking among U.S. youth has fallen since […]

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posted on 02/10/2017

US Surgeon General Releases Youth E-Cig Report

The first lines of the December 2016 report by the U.S. Surgeon General, “E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults,” is decisive and succinct. “Tobacco use among youth and young adults in any form, including e-cigarettes, […]

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posted on 12/12/2016

FDA warns four companies for labeling flavored cigarettes as cigars

Reuters Reporting by Natalie Grover and Akankshita Mukhopadhyay in Bengaluru; Editing by Ted Kerr The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it had issued warning letters to four tobacco manufacturers for selling flavored cigarettes […]

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posted on 12/09/2016

Recent CDC Article Highlights Tobacco Use in MMWR

The CDC released a new MMWR article on state-specific prevalence of cigarette and smokeless tobacco use among adults. Here are a few of the key points from the article: Evidence-based interventions such as increasing tobacco prices, implementing comprehensive […]

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posted on 10/12/2016

A Lobbyist Wrote the Bill. Will the Tobacco Industry Win Its E-Cigarette Fight?

The New York Times By Eric Lipton WASHINGTON — The e-cigarette and cigar industries have enlisted high-profile lobbyists and influential congressional allies in an attempt to stop the Food and Drug Administration from retroactively examining their […]

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posted on 09/02/2016

Vaping teens more apt to move on to regular cigarettes: U.S. study

Reuters by Andrew M. Seaman Older teens who try electronic cigarettes have six times the odds of trying regular cigarettes within two years than those who never puffed on the devices, a study published on Monday […]

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posted on 06/13/2016

Tony Gwynn’s Family Sues Tobacco Companies for Wrongful Death

NBC Sports: Hardball Talk By Craig Calcaterra The widow of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn and their two children, former major leaguer Tony Gwynn Jr. and Anisha Gwynn-Jones, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in San Diego […]

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posted on 05/24/2016

Tobacco Control, Public Health Advocates Laud FDA’s Final Rule on Tobacco Products

Press Release Reno, Nev. (May 10, 2016) – Nevada tobacco control and public health advocates praised the federal Food and Drug Administration’s finalization of a new rule that extends its authority over tobacco products to include […]

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posted on 05/10/2016

E-cigarette Poisonings Surge In Young Children, Study Says

Associated Press By Lindsey Tanner Electronic cigarettes have sickened rising numbers of young children, a study of U.S. poison center calls has found. Most cases involve swallowing liquid nicotine. While most kids weren’t seriously harmed, one […]

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posted on 05/09/2016