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Vaping among Canadian teens doubles in 2 years, new research shows

Experts say it shows no signs of slowing down unless stricter regulations are put in place immediately.

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Smokers and vapers may be at greater risk for Covid-19

Tobacco and marijuana products damage lungs, where the virus does its harm. Health officials are urging people to quit, and temporary sales bans are even being discussed.
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Greta Thunberg wasn't the first to demand climate action. Meet more young activists

In what they see as a battle for their future, youths are taking action and demanding their elders do more to protect the planet.
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Vape shops face a choice: Close or rebrand?

Hundreds of stores are stocked almost entirely with flavored nicotine products that will soon be illegal to sell in New Jersey.
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Juul bought ads appearing on Cartoon Network and other youth sites, suit claims

The case, brought by Massachusetts after a lengthy investigation, presents some of the strongest evidence the vaping company was marketing to teenagers.
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Teens find a big loophole in the new flavored vaping ban

The policy allows mint, dessert and fruit flavors to continue to be sold in disposable e-cigarettes, prompting many teens to switch from Juul to those devices.
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Teen marijuana vaping soars, displacing other habits

Drinking, cigarette smoking and the use of hard drugs all declined, according to a new federal survey of high school and middle school students.
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Mountain air: Youth help identify causes of Ohio Valley's high lung disease rates

Researchers had young people document things around them that might be contributing to lung ailments in a region with the nation's worst lung disease rates.
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The road to vaping

How unfounded faith in the benefits of vaping helped hook a new generation on nicotine.

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'It's just everywhere': Louisiana schools struggle to slow vaping use among students

When Nicholas Calico got suspended for three days from his high school in Mandeville for vaping, that didn't convince him to quit.
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How Juul hooked a generation on nicotine

The company planted the seeds of a public health crisis by marketing to millennials, who had low smoking rates, and it ignored evidence that teenagers were using its products.
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Trump’s F.D.A. nominee sidesteps question about banning flavored vaping products

The nominee, Dr. Stephen M. Hahn, said the decision to restrict flavors would not be his, if confirmed, because it was already under final review by the White House.
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Trump retreats from flavor ban for e-cigarettes

Advisers say the president pulled back from proposed restrictions intended to curb teenage vaping after he was warned of the political fallout among voters.
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‘We’re on the front line’: the teens pushing for flavored e-cigarettes ban

The Massachusetts state house passed a bill banning the products with an unlikely pressure group: suburban Boston teens outraged at the health damage.

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