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An unidentified 15-year-old high school student uses a vaping device.
AP Photo/Steven Senne, File
September 17, 2018 - 6:46 pm
A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening health concerns about the new popularity of vaping among teens. E-cigarettes typically contain nicotine, but many of the battery-powered devices can vaporize other substances,...
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Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
June 14, 2018 - 3:36 pm
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Ocean City's City Council is expected to overwhelmingly vote in favor of an ordinance banning smoking on the resort town's beaches that would take effect by early July. Doug Bergen, Ocean City public information officer, said council's action was prompted by...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
June 05, 2018 - 9:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A City Council committee will hold hearings Wednesday on a bill that would dismantle Board of Health regulations aimed at preventing smoking among low-income youth. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health's Board of Health adopted the rules two years ago to...
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Cigarette butts in the sand
David Madden
May 11, 2018 - 11:42 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey is, once again, looking into a statewide ban on smoking on all beaches. But proponents believe that this time they can get it passed into law. Governors in the past have either blocked it or vetoed it. Chris Christie approved a ban on two beaches owned by...
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