Category: E-Cigarettes

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Youth Think Vaping Does No Harm “I am officially declaring e-cigarette use [vaping] among youth an epidemic in the United States,” said U. S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams.    The numbers are startling. Eleven percent of high school seniors, 8 percent of 10th-graders, and 3.5 percent of eighth-graders reported vaping with nicotine in a one month […]

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Vapers More Likely To Become Smokers The electronic devices are already being blamed for reversing positive trends in lowering teenage smoking rates as kids who vape are more likely to try cigarettes. Now, the “safer” claims marketed with e-cigarettes are being debated through various studies. While some experts point to e-cigarettes as a way to help people […]

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E-Cigarettes The Weapon Of Choice Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States; nearly all tobacco product use begins during youth and young adulthood. In 2018, 27 percent (4.04 million) of high school students and 7.2 percent (840,000) middle school students currently used a tobacco product. E-cigarettes were […]

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Marketing To Teenagers By Jan Hoffman, New York Times The Food and Drug Administration conducted a surprise inspection of the headquarters of the e-cigarette maker Juul Labs last Friday, carting away more than a thousand documents it said were related to the company’s sales and marketing practices. The move, announced on Tuesday, was seen as […]

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Juul A Public Health Threat? Introduced in 2015, Juul electronic cigarettes have quickly skyrocketed in popularity among teens and college students across the United States, according to widespread news reports. Educators and students report an alarming level of Juul use in middle and high schools, making this an urgent public health problem. JUUL Labs produces […]

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Vaping Helps Adults Quit Smoking, Not Nicotine By Erin Brodwin, Business Insider Smoking kills. No other habit has been so strongly tied to death. In addition to inhaling burned tobacco and tar, smokers breathe in toxic metals like cadmium and beryllium, as well as metallic elements like nickel and chromium — all of which accumulate […]

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Report Fails To Call Vaping Safe By Sheila Kaplan, New York Times A national panel of public health experts concluded in a report released on Tuesday that vaping with e-cigarettes that contain nicotine can be addictive and that teenagers who use the devices may be put at higher risk of switching to traditional smoking. Whether […]

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Oral Lesions Drawing Attention Among Vapers By Lindsey Konkel, Science News For Students When Irfan Rahman talked to young vapers, some complained of bleeding mouths and throats. And these bloody sores seemed slow to heal. Such reports concerned this toxicologist at the University of Rochester in New York. So he decided to investigate what the […]

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Agency Delays E-cigarette, Cigar Compliance Deadlines The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced a new comprehensive plan for tobacco and nicotine regulation that will serve as a multi-year roadmap to better protect kids and significantly reduce tobacco-related disease and death. The approach places nicotine, and the issue of addiction, at the center of the […]

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Millions Of U.S. Teens Already Hooked On Nicotine By Salynn Boyles, MedPage Today Use of all tobacco products, including conventional and electronic cigarettes, declined among U.S. teens last year, according to the latest national survey data from the CDC. Cigarette smoking among middle school and high school students continued a two-decade decline, falling to the […]

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