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Tobacco Prevention Coalition
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New Policies aimed to preventing youth access to, and appeal of, flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and cigars

Electronic Cigarettes will now be regulated, much like cigarettes.

Feds announce much tougher e-cigarette, cigar rule.

E-cigarette poisonings surge in young children

Electronic cigarettes have sickened rising numbers of young children, a study of U.S. poison center calls has found. Most cases involve swallowing liquid nicotine.

FDA tightens rules for E-Cigarettes

California Raised Smoking Age from 18 to 21

Cosco is removing tobacco from most of it's stores

Making Public Housing in US Smoke Free

A federal proposal now under consideration could eliminate smoking in public housing. The results could have a dramatic effect on public health. And there is even more that can be done.

Student Says E-Cigs Not a Smoking Sensation Program

Electronic cigarettes are widely marketed as a way to help smokers quit traditional cigarettes, but a large new analysis finds they may actually have the opposite effect.

E-Cig Ban means no vaping for nicotine fix on fights

Smokers in need of a quick nicotine fix during a long flight will no longer be allowed to use e-cigarettes starting next month

Vital Signs: Exposure to Electronic Cigarette Advertising Among Middle School and High School Students

E-cigarette ads reach nearly 7 in 10 middle and high-school students

E-cigarette ads use many of the same themes – independence, rebellion, and sex – used to sell cigarettes and other conventional tobacco products. Advertising of tobacco products has been shown to cause youth to start using those products