The CDC and FDA sent a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine detailing a shift in how youth are using vaping products. The letter confirms youth are switching to disposable products. To learn more about the developing trend and read the letter, click here.
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Puff Bar was ordered to take their products off the market by the FDA. They’ve brought them back in an effort to skirt FDA regulations and get youth hooked on nicotine. Read more about their move in this Wall Street Journal article.
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The Anchorage Assembly passed an ordinance to include all vaping products in the city’s tobacco tax. The full story can be read by clicking here.
The American Medical Association has signed onto a lawsuit filed in June trying to get the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban menthol flavored tobacco products. The suit says menthol disproportionately affects people of color. An October 13 article from Bloomberg Business further explains the suit and why the AMA decided to sign on […]
This article in the The Guardian shows tobacco companies giving kickbacks- in the form of cash, trips and more, to retailers in Australia for helping boost sales. Australia has some of the toughest laws in the world regarding tobacco control. To read the full article, click here.
This release from the World Health Organization shows how tobacco use is responsible for one in five deaths from coronary heart disease. Below is the release, or you can read at the original link by clicking here. “Every year, 1.9 million people die from tobacco-induced heart disease, according to a new brief released today […]
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Big news from Bozeman, MT as the city commission voted in favor of a tobacco-free parks resolution. The legislation will prohibit “cigarettes, cigars, pipes, vapes, chewing tobacco and “alternative smoking devices”” To read the full article, click here.