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Do Not Vape Around Your Kids
Lifehacker.com

A new study by MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) researchers found that many parents perceive e-cigarettes to be safer than regular cigarettes. Parents who vape were much more likely to vape in their homes and cars with their children present than par… more…

San Francisco lawmakers will consider a ban on e-cigarette sales
Engadget

Authorities in San Francisco are considering banning the sale of e-cigarettes until the FDA carries out an investigation on their effects on health. Officials from the city -- which has already banned the sale of flavored tobacco and flavored vaping liquid --… more…

The FDA thinks an Xbox game can stop kids smoking
Engadget

The FDA is behind a horror video game designed to teach teens about the dangers of smoking. Inspired by the statistic that three out of every four high school students who start smoking continue on to adulthood, One Leaves sets players in a cell with three ot… more…

The Great Final Battle Over Your Juul Has Begun
Gizmodo.com

Despite the announcement of Scott Gottlieb’s sudden resignation from the Food and Drug Administration earlier this month, the FDA commissioner said he remains confident that tighter regulation of the e-cigarette and tobacco industries following his departure … more…

San Francisco Wants to Ban All E-Cigarette Sales
Gizmodo.com

The city of San Francisco has proposed a new ban on all e-cigarettes that haven’t been approved by the FDA from being sold in the city. The catch? No e-cigarette has been approved by the FDA. Read more... more…

5 Big Predictions for Cannabis This Year
Greenentrepreneur.com

Big pharma, microdosing and inter-state commerce are among some trends to watch. more…

San Francisco Moves To Ban E-Cigarettes Until Health Effects Known
Slashdot.org

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the BBC: Officials in San Francisco have proposed a new law to ban e-cigarette sales until their health effects are evaluated by the U.S. government. The law appears to be the first of its kind in the U.S. and seeks to… more…

Ariana Grande is getting into private equity; Citigroup is considering working with pot companies
Business Insider

Dear Readers, Like most of you this week, I was captivated by the college admissions scandal. Some of the details that emerged were stunning: for example, wealthy parents Photoshopping their kids heads to make it appear like they were lightweight crew stars. … more…

Cannabis Chew? Yep, It's a Thing And It Just Might Be Revolutionary
Greenentrepreneur.com

How a couple of savvy entrepreneurs discovered a new, and possibly improved, way to consume cannabis. more…

Daily low-dose aspirin no longer recommended as heart attack preventative for older adults - KQ2.com
Kq2.com

Daily low-dose aspirin no longer recommended as heart attack preventative for older adults KQ2.com If you're a healthy older adult looking for ways to reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke, don't turn to that age-old standby: daily low-dose aspirin.... … more…

San Francisco considers banning the sale and manufacture of nicotine e-cigarettes
Boingboing.net

In an aggressive move to block youth access to addictive products, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera and Supervisor Shamann Walton have introduced legislation that bans the physical sale or delivery via shipping of any nicotine-containing vaping prod… more…

This vape company invented a whole new kind of dark pattern
Fastcompany.com

Intentionally or not, e-cig maker Blu desensitized users about the dangers of nicotine with perfectly placed fake warnings. In 2018, the FDA started requiring that every e-cig ad include a large warning banner on top, reading: “WARNING: This product contains … more…

Raise the federal minimum legal age for tobacco, e-cigarette purchases to 21
USA Today

No other means of restriction provides as direct an ability to reduce underage access as raising the federal minimum age to purchase tobacco to 21. more…

'Modern-day prohibition'? San Francisco looks to ban e-cigarette sales until FDA review
USA Today

Seeking to curb teen vaping, San Francisco officials on Tuesday introduced legislation to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes until an FDA review. more…

Don't take an aspirin a day to prevent heart attacks and strokes: Doctors reverse recommendation
USA Today

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association now say most older adults shouldn't take 75 to 100 milligrams of aspirin a day. more…

Drink hot tea at your own risk: New study is latest to show link to esophageal cancer
USA Today

New research published Wednesday found that drinking extremely hot tea is associated with an increased risk in cancer of the esophagus. more…

Black Trump supporters aren’t ‘tokens’: Readers sound off
USA Today

From e-cigarettes to the Green New Deal to face-to-face time with your doctor, our readers sound off on recent headlines. more…

Colleges fight binge drinking, but are they making money on alcohol?
Freep.com

The University of Michigan has nearly $12 billion in its endowment. Here's how some of its funds may have invested in bourbon. more…

East Coast Greenway: Hike or bike your way from Maine to Florida
USA Today

The 3,000-mile East Coast Greenway connects biking and walking paths and will eventually create a park from Maine to Florida. more…

Un adolescent de 13 ans, fumeur de chicha, intoxiqué au monoxyde de carbone
Le Monde

Vingt minutes après son admission aux urgences d’un hôpital parisien, le jeune garçon convulse. Il s’en sortira après une séance en caisson hyperbare. more…