Study ties “vaping” to blood clots in mice

A recent study published on July 18 in the Journal of the American Heart Association, found that short-term exposure to vapors from e-cigarettes led to increased blood clotting in mice.

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Teens & Ecigs

Appeal to Young People Youth and young adults cite a variety of reasons for using e-cigarettes. These include: Curiosity Taste, including the flavors available in e-cigarettes The belief that e-cigarettes are less harmful than other tobacco products Flavored e-cigarettes are very popular, especially with young adults. More than 9 of 10 young adult e-cigarette users… Continue reading Teens & Ecigs

Let’s Clear the Air

Let’s make our parks and outdoor areas tobacco-free!!! Single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the U.S. 7000 dangerous chemicals in cigarette smoke 69 chemicals that cause cancer Secondhand smoke smoke from the end of the cigarette smoke breathed out after each cigarette puff NO amount secondhand smoke is safe Has your life… Continue reading Let’s Clear the Air

New FDA Regulation of Tobacco

New FDA Regulation of Tobacco is effective August 2016. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized a rule extending its authority to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco, among others. This historic rule helps implement the bipartisan Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009 and allows the FDA… Continue reading New FDA Regulation of Tobacco

New FDA Regulations on E-Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration has created new regulations that will affect the marketing and sale of e-cigarettes, a move that has been praised by many in the tobacco use prevention field. New FDA rules will prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to people under age 18 and require that buyers show photo identification to prove their age. Many… Continue reading New FDA Regulations on E-Cigarettes

E-Cigarette Advertisement Exposure Among Youth

  Recent data has been released indicating that almost 70% of US middle and high school students see e-cigarette advertisements from at least one source, including retail store advertisements, internet, television and movies, and newspaper and magazines. E-cigarette advertising expenditures have increased dramatically in the United States in recent years, from approximately $6.4 million in… Continue reading E-Cigarette Advertisement Exposure Among Youth

Great American Smoke Out-2015

Great American Smoke Out Events 11/19/15 814 Jefferson (Lobby) – OPEN TO PUBLIC 9:00-11:00a Le-Moyne Owen College (students, faculty, and staff only) 11:30a -1:30p Christian Brothers University (students, faculty, and staff only) 11:30a- 1:30p Charles Powell Community Center – OPEN TO PUBLIC 3p-6p Alcy Elementary (students, faculty, and staff only) TBA