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Altria/JUUL deal puts youth e-cigarette users at greater risk given Big Tobacco's track record

The deal comes just days after the U.S. surgeon general declared youth e-cigarette use a...

Dec. 20, 2018
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Study reveals major victory on teen smoking but a ticking time bomb as youth vaping numbers explode

The teen smoking rate has fallen to an all-time low of 4.6%, but an astounding...

Dec. 17, 2018
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States still shortchanging prevention programs that save lives and health care dollars

20 years after reaching a landmark legal settlement, states still spend only a small fraction...

Dec. 14, 2018
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FDA proposes needed action on menthol, but falls short to stem youth e-cigarette epidemic

The agency's plans to take action on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars are significant, but...

Nov. 15, 2018
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FDA must stop sales of all flavored products and restrict marketing and sales to protect kids

It is a positive step that the FDA recognizes the critical role flavors play in...

Nov. 09, 2018
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New study reveals teens 16 times more likely to use JUUL than older age groups

A first-of-its-kind study explores the rates and characteristics of JUUL use.

Oct. 30, 2018
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Swift action needed to address youth e-cigarette ‘epidemic’

The FDA's plan to tackle the youth e-cigarette "epidemic" is a significant and much needed...

Sep. 13, 2018
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Federal court orders FDA to quickly implement graphic cigarette warnings as mandated by law

A federal court has ordered the FDA to quickly issue a final rule requiring graphic...

Sep. 05, 2018
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truth and Girl Scouts to take on environmental tobacco pollution

The new “Earth Defenders” program aims to empower girls and create a new generation of...

Aug. 08, 2018
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Health groups urge FDA to block sale of illegal JUUL-like e-cigarettes

The FDA should to stop the sale of new e-cigarettes similar to JUUL that have...

Aug. 07, 2018
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Smoke-free housing to protect millions from the dangers of secondhand smoke to take effect July 31

A smoke-free policy goes into effect at all federal public housing units on July 31...

Jul. 30, 2018
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CVS Health and Truth Initiative challenge all women’s colleges to go tobacco-free

CVS Health and Truth Initiative are calling upon women’s colleges to apply for grants dedicated...

Jul. 25, 2018