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National Health News, Newsroom FDA unveils sweeping anti-tobacco effort to reduce underage vaping and smoking

FDA unveils sweeping anti-tobacco effort to reduce underage vaping and smoking

vember 15th, the Food and Drug Administration launched a multi-pronged attack on the rising underage use of tobacco products, imposing sales restrictions on flavored e-cigarettes and announcing plans to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.

11/20/18 at 4:51 pm     696      , , ,     Washington Post
National Health News E-Cigarette Ads Target Millions of Kids, CDC Says

E-Cigarette Ads Target Millions of Kids, CDC Says

arette makers are pouring tens of millions of dollars into advertising their wares — and teenagers are getting the message loud and clear, federal health officials reported Tuesday. As advertising skyrockets, so do the number of teens seeing it. They’re vaping by the millions now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. The CDC […]

1/5/16 at 5:06 pm     1206      , ,     NBC News
National Health News Voices: Are e-cigs bad for you? I’m not sure.

Voices: Are e-cigs bad for you? I’m not sure.

-cigarettes a savior for smokers, a lurking global danger … or both? You might think I’d know. After all, I’m director of the Institute for Global Tobacco Control at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. I’ve been involved in tobacco policy research for more than two decades, studying everything from what helps […]

10/6/15 at 12:43 pm     1128      ,     USA Today
National Health News Pregnant women may be unaware of possible e-cigarette risks

Pregnant women may be unaware of possible e-cigarette risks

small U.S. study, nearly half of all pregnant women surveyed did not think electronic cigarettes contain nicotine or know that the devices can be addictive. Almost half of the group of 316 pregnant women also believed e-cigarettes were less harmful to their fetuses than traditional cigarettes, when in fact the safety of using […]

6/12/15 at 10:01 am     1215      , , , ,     Reuters
National Health News E-cigarette use triples among middle and high school students in just one year

E-cigarette use triples among middle and high school students in just one year

nt e-cigarette use among middle and high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014, according to data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) in today’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Findings from the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey show […]

4/21/15 at 10:40 am     1048      , ,     Centers for Disease Control (CDC)