News: Youth

FDA Bans 55K Flavored E-cigarette Products Over Concern for Youth Appeal

By: Clyde Hughes, UPI Aug. 27 (UPI) — The Food and Drug Administration has barred sales in the United States of more than 55,000 flavored e-cigarette products, saying their fruity appeal poses a health threat to young Americans. The FDA ban […]

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posted on 08/30/2021

New Brief Outlines Devastating Harms from Tobacco Use and Exposure to Second-Hand Tobacco Smoke During Pregnancy and Throughout Childhood

March 16, 2021 World Health Organization Statement A new WHO report, Tobacco control to improve child health and development, calls for raising awareness among practitioners and policymakers about the importance of strong tobacco control measures for protecting the […]

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posted on 03/19/2021

Big Drop Reported in Vaping by U.S. Teenagers

By: The Associated Press, NBC News Vaping by U.S. teenagers fell dramatically this year, especially among middle schoolers, according to a federal report released Wednesday. Experts think last year’s outbreak of vaping-related illnesses and deaths may have scared […]

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posted on 09/10/2020