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Cali pols slam #BigTobacco with age 21 bill

California lawmakers on Thursday revived a stalled effort to make the nation’s most populous state one of two to raise the smoking age to 21. 108 more words

Sacramento Update

UH Cancer Center study says e-cigarettes have negative impact on teens

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After surveying more than 2,300 Oahu high school students, the University of Hawaii Cancer Center concluded that e-cigarettes are harmful to teens.   153 more words

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Study: Teen #vaping leads to teen smoking

A new survey from high school students indicates that health officials have good reason to fear electronic cigarettes: Teens who said they had used the vaping devices were far more likely than their peers to try regular cigarettes over the next year. 197 more words

National News

Another shot at the #vaping fraud

Launched last week by billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer and Sen. Richard Pan, the Sacramento Democrat and pediatrician who last year took on the vaccine resisters, the proposed levy is best known for its bid to add $2 per pack to the state’s cigarette tax. 213 more words

Sacramento Update

Here's why doctors are coming down hard on e-cigarettes

Tobacco use among adolescents has declined dramatically over the past few decades, but pediatricians are still railing against what they call “a persistent public health problem.” 298 more words

Leadership

Vaping Gone Wrong

By: Ellen White

More and more high school students have started puffing smoke, not necessarily tobacco, but electronic cigarettes. Students don’t use them responsibly or in the right manner. 203 more words

Opinion

Teens Put Down Smokes, Pick Up E-Cigarettes

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Florida high-school students have largely kicked the cigarette habit. But many have found another way to get nicotine fixes. 394 more words

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