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New York State Department of Health Urges Physicians to Discourage Patients from Quitting Unless They Use Big Pharma Products and Tells Vapers They Might as Well Go Back to Smoking

The New York State Department of Health has sent out a letter to medical professionals in the state, urging them to discourage patients from quitting smoking using e-cigarettes, even if they indicate unwillingness or lack of interest in nicotine replacement therapy or other smoking cessation drugs.

To Fight Vaping, New York City Bans Nearly All Flavored E-Cigarettes
The law aimed at curbing vaping, which is increasingly popular among young people, takes effect next July DEC 16

To Fight Vaping, New York City Bans Nearly All Flavored E-Cigarettes

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday signed into law a bill that bans the retail sale of nearly all flavored e-cigarette products, which health officials have said are popular among young people. New York joins some 230 municipalities and states across the country that have enacted restrictions on the sale of the products.

 

Vaping in New York: What Cuomo wants to do next to crack down on illnesses

DEC 29

Vaping in New York: What Cuomo wants to do next to crack down on illnesses

CLOSE ALBANY – New York may ban all flavored nicotine vaping products, including menthol types, and prohibit vaping advertisements aimed at youth. That’s the proposal from Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who announced Sunday he will introduce the measure as part of his 2020 agenda to be unveiled Jan.

 

Here’s More Evidence That Flavors Aren’t the Reason Teens Vape

During a meeting Donald Trump held about the vaping epidemic in November, Mitt Romney suggested a reason for the spike in teenage usage: unicorn poop. Trump had invited both critics and advocates for e-cigarettes to the gathering in a rare moment of civilized debate, as if he were actually looking to better understand the issue.

Most Young People Do Not Vape, and Even Fewer Vape Regularly

While youth vaping rates have increased in recent years, most middle and high school students don’t vape or smoke and very few vape or smoke daily, finds a study led by researchers at NYU School of Global Public Health.

 

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