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FDA Regulations for Sales to Minors in Effect as of August 8

Original story by Dennis Thompson, HealthDay – August 8, 2016, 11:08 AM The sale of electronic cigarettes to minors are banned nationwide as of this past Monday, August 8, 2016. This mandate is part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) long-overdue plan to extend the agency’s regulatory powers over all tobacco products. The new rule ensures electronic cigarettes and any other tobacco product

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Let’s End Youth Smoking Once and For All!

The Truth Campaign has been credited with lowering the teen smoking rate from 23% just 15 years ago, to just 8% today. Its ever-evolving ads, such as those where body bags were piled outside a tobacco company’s headquarters and a smoking-scarred cowboy serenaded onlookers with an electrolarynx-assisted voice, grabbed people’s attention like no other anti-tobacco PSAs ever had. The Legacy Foundation’s Truth

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