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7 months 4 days ago

Schools worry about e-cigarette usage

Doctors have voiced concern over the millions of middle and high school students that have already tried e-cigarettes. School districts are also concerned -- in Pueblo, the D-70 district has even given their tobacco policy a makeover that explicitly says using e-cigarettes on school property is prohibited. Greg Keasling,...

3 years 3 months ago

Tobacco embraces candy-like products

Tobacco embraces candy-like products Tobacco companies are looking for new ways to deliver a nicotine fix without the smoke by making strips, sticks, and dissolvable tabs. All products come in a variety of flavors from cinnamon to mint. These products are packaged in boxes looking like breath mints and...

4 years 10 months ago

Common indoor allergies this time of year

Cigarette smoke, pet dander and tons of dust are just some of the causes of indoor allergies so common this time of year. Doctors from Weill Cornell Medical Center say all of those things plus household cleaners and gas fumes can also trigger allergy and asthma symptoms. They recommend...

4 years 10 months ago

Common indoor allergies this time of year

Cigarette smoke, pet dander and tons of dust are just some of the causes of indoor allergies so common this time of year. Doctors from Weill Cornell Medical Center say all of those things plus household cleaners and gas fumes can also trigger allergy and asthma symptoms. They recommend...

5 years 1 week ago

Tobacco execs quickly find tax loophole

Tobacco companies are avoiding hundreds of millions of dollars a year in taxes by exploiting a loophole in President Barack Obama's child health law. And they're doing it with a simple marketing twist. Obama and Congress increased taxes on tobacco products earlier this year to pay for expanded children's...

5 years 2 months ago

FDA ban on flavored cigarettes takes effect

The new federal ban on flavored cigarettes has taken effect. The ban is one of the first visible effects of a new law giving the FDA wide-ranging authority to regulate the tobacco industry. It includes cigarettes with candy, fruit and clove flavors. Officials say flavored cigarettes are a gateway to...

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