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Tobacco Products

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  • Teen use of e-cigarettes continues to soar, alarming many experts

    Teen use of e-cigarettes continues to soar, alarming many experts
    The use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014 — a surprising boom that threatens to wipe out hard-won gains in the fight against teen smoking, a new government report says.
  • SB 591 could be a smart way to help pay for damage done by tobacco

    SB 591 could be a smart way to help pay for damage done by tobacco
    A tax on tobacco products is a good unto itself, not just a way to raise revenue. As economists have repeatedly reported, tobacco levies are highly effective at dissuading people from smoking cigarettes, which remains the leading cause of preventable...

    John Oliver targets cigarettes on 'Last Week Tonight'; Philip Morris reacts

    John Oliver targets cigarettes on 'Last Week Tonight'; Philip Morris reacts
    John Oliver, host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight,” turned his attention to the tobacco industry in Sunday night's episode, and it wasn’t pretty for main target Philip Morris International. The HBO host spent about 20 minutes ripping...

    E-cigarettes can produce more formaldehyde than regular cigarettes, study says

    E-cigarettes can produce more formaldehyde than regular cigarettes, study says
    A preliminary study in the New England Journal of Medicine raises a new worry about electronic cigarettes – exposure to formaldehyde. Under certain conditions, taking 10 puffs from an e-cigarette would expose a user to about 2.5 times as much...

    Cancer groups urge health officials to be tougher on e-cigarettes

    Cancer groups urge health officials to be tougher on e-cigarettes
    Electronic cigarettes should be subject to the same taxes, marketing restrictions and limitations on public use as traditional tobacco products, according to new guidance from cancer experts. In a joint policy statement issued Thursday, the American...