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FDA’s decision to deny JUUL marketing authorization is a major public health victory; but swift action on other leading brands must be taken as new data shows youth e-cigarette initiation continues

Today’s announcement by the FDA to deny marketing authorizations for all JUUL e-cigarettes, thereby making them an illegally marketed product, is a huge public health victory.

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New data show nearly 800,000 teens vaped for the first time in the past year, as FDA is set to announce first major decision to remove a popular e-cigarette brand

Many e-cigarettes have been allowed to stay on the market for years without undergoing a review of their public health impact, sparking an epidemic of youth use.

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FDA’s reduced nicotine plan could be game-changer in tobacco epidemic

Today’s announcement on nicotine goes to the heart of the ongoing tobacco epidemic and addresses it at its core.

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Nicotine and the young brain

Nicotine is harmful to developing brains and its use during adolescence can disrupt the formation of brain circuits that control attention, learning, and susceptibility to addiction.

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What is synthetic nicotine and what does it mean for the youth vaping epidemic?

Here are important things to know about synthetic nicotine and how companies are using it to try to evade federal oversight aimed to protect youth.

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The truth about opioids

The Truth About Opioids is helping young people understand the facts about opioids, the risk of addiction and the crucial role they can play in solving the crisis within their communities.

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