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National Youth Tobacco Survey 2011-2017

The latest National Youth Tobacco Survey 2011-2017 has been published regarding current (past 30-day) use of tobacco use among middle (grades 6-8) and high school students (grades 9-12).  Current use was defined as use on 1 or more days during … Continue reading

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Addiction Scholarships

…offering scholarships is one way for a vaping company to get “their link on a university financial-aid page or website.” Continue reading

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Voters Defeat Big Tobacco in San Francisco

Congratulations to San Francisco voters for seeing through R.J. Reynolds deceptive and self-serving campaign, and voting in a “historic victory for kids and health” by banning the sale of flavored tobacco products on the June 6 ballot. In June 2017 … Continue reading

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School Vaping Craze

…kids have rejected smoking, but replaced it with vaping. Continue reading

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World No Tobacco Day 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) and their partners mark May 31 as World No Tobacco Day to highlight the health issues associated with tobacco use.  This year’s theme is “Tobacco and heart disease.”  Here in the U.S., “heart disease is … Continue reading

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April tobacco news from Trinkets and Trash

Trinkets and Trash is a surveillance project that let’s subscribers see the latest in … Continue reading

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The Vaping Debate

If you are going to compare vaping to something, compare it to not vaping at all. Continue reading

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Protect Yourself from a Stroke

May is American Stroke Month and it is the perfect time to learn about strokes and how to prevent them. Continue reading

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E-cigarette liquids look good enough to eat

The Food and Drug Administration has just released another press announcement regarding their efforts to reduce tobacco use, especially among our youth, that started in late 2017.  They are citing companies that are labeling and/or advertising their electronic cigarette liquids in … Continue reading

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The FDA is cracking down on E-cigarettes

The FDA recognizes steps must be taken to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of youth. Continue reading

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