Monthly Archives: June 2016
Jayne O’Donnell and Laura Ungar, USAToday 7:09 p.m. EDT May 5, 2016 New federal rules announced Thursday have the potential to upend the multibillion-dollar electronic cigarette industry just as it is attempting to position itself as an alternative to traditional cigarettes. (May 5) AP … Continue reading
Allana Akhtar, USA TODAY 5:59 p.m. EDT June 8, 2016 (Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images) A new California law that takes another bold step to limit smoking goes into effect Thursday, raising the age limit to buy tobacco products from 18 to … Continue reading
Can we please stop pretending marijuana is harmless? The truth is it can indeed mean trouble, especially for young people.
By Dr. Sushrut Jangi OCTOBER 08, 2015 These days, it’s become fairly square to criticize marijuana and its rush toward legalization. Twenty-three states have condoned the drug in some form, with four permitting recreational use, and Massachusetts is set to vote … Continue reading
Study Finds America is Ready for 21-and-Older Tobacco Laws A study released this week by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and East Carolina University found that in all nine regions of the country, a majority of adults … Continue reading
Youth Perception of Marijuana Harm Decreases as “710” Becomes More Potent 05/25/2016 Although marijuana use among youth poses a risk to health, nationally only 1 in 5 adolescents perceived it as such. According to SAMHSA’s 2014 National Survey on Drug Use … Continue reading