Surgeon General’s Report Finds E-Cigarettes Are Dangerous
The U.S. Surgeon General’s report on electronic cigarettes
delivers a clear and unmistakable message to our nation’s policy makers: E-cigarettes pose a serious threat to the health of kids and young adults, and we should be doing everything we can to prevent young people from using these products.
Study Shows Electronic Cigarettes Refill Liquids Inaccurately Labeled
Recent e-cigarette study published in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing
determined that half (51 percent) of the labels do not accurately reflect the levels of nicotine found
in the products.
FDA Rules to Protect Americans from Tobacco Dangers
FDA finalizes a rule
extending its authority to all tobacco products including e-cigarettes.
Study Reports High School Students Using E-cigarettes
According to the 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey
, 22 percent of high school students report using e-cigarettes in the past month, while just 12 percent are using traditional cigarettes. This alarming use of e-cigarettes
highlights the need to educate youth and the general public about the dangers of e-cigarettes.