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AP News
September 12, 2019 - 4:40 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order establishing a task force to come up with recommendations on vaping amid a nationwide scare over severe lung illness and deaths tied to e-cigarettes. Read more here.
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Juul products are displayed at a smoke shop in New York.
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AP News
September 09, 2019 - 1:14 pm
By Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health authorities on Monday blasted vaping giant Juul for illegally pitching its electronic cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking and ordered the company to stop making unproven claims for its products. The Food and Drug...
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In this July 25, 2019, file photo, JUUL Labs co-founder and Chief Product Officer James Monsees testifies before a House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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August 02, 2019 - 1:26 pm
By Richard Lardner and Matthew Perrone, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarette giant Juul Labs gave nearly $100,000 to members of Congress during the first half of 2019 as the company faced the bulk of the blame for a surge of underage vaping and calls for tighter government regulation of...
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Federal customs agents in Philadelphia intercepted more than 1,150 counterfeit e-cigarette Juul pods and three chargers.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Mark Abrams
April 17, 2019 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal customs agents in Philadelphia have intercepted boxes of bogus Juul products sent from an address in China. More than 1,150 counterfeit e-cigarette Juul pods and three chargers were discovered inside a parcel that was being sent to an address in Newark,...
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Suzanne Monaghan
April 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Last year, awareness rose about the e-cigarette JUUL and its use among teens. Anti-tobacco groups have been working to educate young people about the health risks, but despite their efforts, more teens are using. Gustavo Torrez with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids says...
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Justin Udo
April 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University's campus is going tobacco-free come July 1, which means no cigarettes, vapes, cigars or any other tobacco products. “I think it's incredibly important to have a tobacco free campus,” said student Kirstin Chalupa, who worked on the task force that...
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The report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention specifically singled out e-cigarette giant Juul as a contributing factor to the escalating rates.
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February 11, 2019 - 6:18 pm
By Nadia Kounang, CNN (CNN) -- Public health experts are continuing to sound the alarm on the teen vaping epidemic, tying the 1.3 million increase in teen tobacco users from 2017 to 2018 directly to e-cigarettes. The rise has been so significant that it has wiped out any progress in declining youth...
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United States Surgeon General Jerome Adams addresses an audience during a national summit focused on police efforts to address the opioid epidemic at Harvard Medical School in Boston.
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December 18, 2018 - 9:56 am
By Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's top doctor is taking aim at the best-selling electronic cigarette brand in the U.S., urging swift action to prevent Juul and similar vaping brands from addicting millions of teenagers. In an advisory Tuesday, Surgeon General...
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In this April 11, 2018 file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass.
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December 17, 2018 - 9:37 am
By Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes this year compared with last year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking, drinking and drug use. It was the largest single-year increase in the...
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CNN
November 03, 2018 - 7:17 pm
By Michael Nedelman (CNN) - - The leading maker of e-cigarettes, Juul Labs, attempted to roll out an anti-vaping curriculum in schools earlier this year, offering school districts thousands of dollars and new technologies to implement it, according to documents and emails obtained by CNN. The...
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