Apr. 21 2019

E-Epidemic: Vaping and Youth

Updated: April 21, 2019   Youth vaping, or e-cigarette use, has increased dramatically across the country and in Florida. In September, the FDA officially declared youth vaping an epidemic and stated that flavors play an important role in driving the youth appeal.[1] In December, the U.S. Surgeon General issued an advisory, in which HHS Secretary […]

Apr. 21 2019

E-Epidemia: Vapeo y Juventud

Actualizado: 21 de abril de 2019   El uso de cigarrillos electrónicos o vaporizadores por jóvenes se ha disparado. En septiembre, la FDA declaró oficialmente al uso juvenil de cigarrillos electrónicos como una epidemia e indicó que los sabores desempeñan un papel importante en el impulso del atractivo juvenil[1] En un aviso del Cirujano General […]

Apr. 04 2019

The History of Tobacco Companies Targeting Youth

Last Updated: April 4, 2019 A common misperception we often hear is that cigarette smoking is an adult choice. The reality is nearly all smokers started using the highly addictive product before they were adults. In fact, 9 out of 10 cigarette smokers start before they turn 18, and 98% first try smoking by age […]