Oregon prohibits smoking in your car if kids are present

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http://blog.gasbuddy.com/posts/Oregon-prohibits-smoking-in-your-car-if-kids-are-present/1715-560060-2195.aspx Several new laws went into effect Jan. 1, 2014 aimed at increasing safety on Oregon roads, but in different ways. One increases the fine for using a handheld mobile device while driving, and the other makes it illegal to smoke in a vehicle where children are present. Senate Bill 9 changes Oregon’s traffic offense […] Read More >


E-cigarettes Still Present Health Risks

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http://www.beloitdailynews.com/health/e-cigarettes-still-present-health-risks/article_b267c710-60f0-11e3-b142-0019bb2963f4.html Posted: Monday, December 9, 2013 4:00 pm By Katie Schroeder Rock County Health Educator | 3 comments E-cigarettes or e-cigs, short for electronic nicotine delivery systems, are becoming the “next big thing” in the tobacco world. The main components of an e-cigarette include an electronic vaporization system, rechargeable batteries, electronic controls and cartridges for […] Read More >



Youth E-Cigarette Use More than Doubled from 2011-2012, Shows Urgent Need for FDA Regulation

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Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Sep. 5 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Providing the first national data on youth use of electronic cigarettes, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today reported that the percentage of U.S. middle and high school students who used e-cigarette more than doubled from 2011 […] Read More >


Synthetic Marijuana Third-Most Abused Substance by High School Students

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By Join Together Staff | May 1, 2013 | 2 Comments | Filed in Drugs & Youth Synthetic marijuana was the third-most abused substance by U.S. high school students last year, behind alcohol and marijuana, according to the Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR) at the University of Maryland, College Park. The report found 57 percent of high school students reported using […] Read More >