Entries by Andrew Horn

Bloomberg News: FTC Sues to Unwind Altria’s $12.8 Billion Juul Investment

*April 6 Update* The Federal Trade Commission posted the complaint on their website. You can read the complaint by clicking here.   This article appeared on Bloomberg’s Business News webpage on April 2. The original link to the story can be found here FTC Sues to Unwind Altria’s $12.8 Billion Juul Investment By: Angelica LaVito and David McLaughlin […]

Post Bulletin: I’m a smoker … And along comes a pandemic

This article appeared online for the Post Bulletin out of Minnesota. It was published on March 31. The original article can be read by clicking here.   I’m a smoker … And along comes a pandemic Matthew Stolle mstolle@postbulletin.com Mar 31, 2020 Updated Apr 1, 2020 It’s never been a great time to be a smoker. Now […]

Forbes: Smokers At Higher Risk Of Severe COVID-19 During Coronavirus Outbreak

This article from Forbes.com was posted on March 23. Link to the article found here Victoria Forster Contributor; Healthcare Cancer research scientist and childhood cancer survivor. A leading expert has warned that smokers are likely at increased risk of more severe COVID-19, compared to non-smokers, suggesting that now would be a particularly good time to […]

Could Your E-Cig Disrupt Your Pacemaker?

March 16, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. By Rich Holmes HealthDay Reporter (HEALTHDAY) MONDAY, March 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The magnets in vaping devices might be able to wreak havoc on heart pacemakers and defibrillators, a new case report suggests. By placing a Juul in his shirt pocket, a heart patient caused his implanted pacemaker […]

TFND Now Taking Submissions for Third Annual Video Essay Scholarship Contest

Tobacco Free North Dakota Holds Video Essay Scholarship Contest TFND announces the third annual Video Essay Scholarship Contest for all ND high school seniors. TFND is a statewide non-profit that advocates for policies to prevent youth initiation to tobacco and nicotine products with the goal of creating North Dakota’s first tobacco free generation. North Dakota […]