The FDA issued a letter to 10 companies on July 20, including Puff Bar, to “remove their flavored disposable e-cigarettes and youth-appealing e-liquid products from the market because they do not have the required premarket authorization.” Puff Bar announced on July 13 they were suspending sales of their product in the United States, but not […]
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Puff Bar is Suspending US Sales- Full Article This article appeared on FairWarning.org, a website which is part of the Institute for Nonprofit News collaborative. The July 13 article describes some background into the owners of Puff Bar and how the company is entangled in two different US lawsuits.
This story appeared in the Colorado Sun on June 11, 2020. Colorado lawmakers are looking at adding a measure to the November ballot to increase taxes on tobacco and vaping products. A full version of the story can be found here
We tried to narrow it down to one winner, but one is a lonely number. For the first time, Tobacco Free North Dakota (TFND) is awarding two $1,000 scholarships for the Video Essay Scholarship Contest. The two winners are Sidney Anderson of Lisbon and Amy Moylan of Bismarck. Anderson will be attending Northern State University […]
This story was posted on CNN’s website on June 3. The opinion piece was written by Kelly Henning, the director of public health at Bloomberg Philanthropies. She’s also a former professor of infectious disease at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and served as director of the Division of Epidemiology at the New York […]
TFND’s former president Dr. Eric Johnson was among the authors published in a study showing adult patients with diabetes who smoke have a higher risk of unplanned medical visits. Dr. Johnson says the study was a “Collaboration between University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences Department of Family and Community Medicine, UND […]
The 2019 Community Readiness Survey of North Dakota is showing adults across the state are deeply worried about tobacco use, particularly among youth. Just a few numbers in the survey show: 3 out of 4 (75 percent) of ND adults believe tobacco use is a moderate or serious problem among youth. Nearly 92 percent of […]
New York state’s law banning the sale of flavored tobacco went into effect on Monday, May 18. Below is a statement from Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: “New York’s historic law prohibiting the sale of all flavored e-cigarettes takes effect today. This action is the right move to reverse skyrocketing youth use […]
WHO statement: Tobacco use and COVID-19 Tobacco kills more than 8 million people globally every year. More than 7 million of these deaths are from direct tobacco use and around 1.2 million are due to non-smokers being exposed to second-hand smoke. Tobacco smoking is a known risk factor for many respiratory infections and increases the […]
The City of Oakland (CA) unanimously approved a measure to bans the sale of all flavored tobacco products at all locations within the city. Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, posted this statement about the decision: “Oakland’s City Council today took an important step to protect the health of its kids by unanimously […]