A person smoking a cigarette.
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Lynne Adkins
March 27, 2020 - 2:32 pm
Kicking the smoking habit is a good idea anytime, and with the coronavirus crisis, it might be an even better idea. However, that’s easier said than done during a global pandemic. Read more here.
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Young male in red hoodie vaping smoking, exhales thick vapor.
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Justin Udo
February 16, 2020 - 12:59 pm
Pennsylvania became one of the latest states to sue e-cigarette manufacturer Juul, claiming the company used illegal practices to get young people addicted to their products. But experts want parents to know the battle against e-cigarettes is bigger than a court case, and they need to properly arm...
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E-cigarettes and vaping products.
Andrew Kramer
January 19, 2020 - 4:30 am
Governor Murphy has until Tuesday to sign a bill banning flavored vaping products in New Jersey. He likely will. But at least one health official in the state thinks even more needs to be done. Read more here.
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A person holding a cigarette.
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KYW Staff
January 09, 2020 - 3:15 pm
Democrat and Republican leaders from the senate have approved a law to make it illegal for a retailer to sell any tobacco product — including cigarettes, cigars and e-cigarettes — to anyone under 21. Read more here.
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Vape shop
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Pat Loeb
January 08, 2020 - 3:45 pm
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has pulled cigarette sale permits from 149 stores — the first enforcement action under beefed-up rules to prevent tobacco sales to minors. Read more here.
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Flavored vaping solutions
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AP News
January 02, 2020 - 3:32 pm
U.S. health officials will ban most flavored e-cigarettes popular with underage teenagers, but with major exceptions that benefit vaping manufacturers, retailers and adults who use the nicotine-emitting devices. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks to the media about the situation at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, from his Mar-a-Lago property, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Palm Beach, Fla., as Melania Trump stands next to him.
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AP News
January 01, 2020 - 8:12 am
President Donald Trump says the federal government will soon announce a new strategy to tackle underage vaping, promising, "We're going to protect our families, we're going to protect our children, and we're going to protect the industry." Read more here.
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December 27, 2019 - 5:20 pm
A new law in the United States that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 is now in effect, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Read more here.
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A girl vaping.
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KYW Staff
December 09, 2019 - 11:30 am
There has been a great deal of attention about vaping lately, but it's important to know some of the facts when you are concerned about the dangers. Read more here.
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A man smoking an e-cigarette.
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KYW Staff
December 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
There is a growing number of medical leaders and organizations from throughout the world raising warnings against the dangers of e-cigarettes. Read more here.
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