First Day of Increased Age Requirement to Buy Tobacco in CountyCounty Council said nearly 2,000 deaths were caused by smoking, and 800 kids began smoking in the county last year.
New Illinois Law Imposes Fine For Minors With E-CigsIllinois law already prohibits selling e-cigarettes to anyone under 18.
Missouri to Require Child-safe Packaging for Liquid NicotineMissouri soon will require child-proof packaging for liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes.
CDC Adds E-Cigarettes to Anti-Smoking Campaign"Many children are using e-cigarettes and getting hooked on nicotine."
FDA Proposes Regulations on E-Cigarettes for MinorsThe Food and Drug Administration has proposed regulations on electronic cigarettes, which would include minors.
Missouri to Bar Teenagers from Buying E-CigarettesOpponents argue the legislation would pave the way for the nicotine products to be sold with fewer restrictions.
SLU Toxicologist Warns of E-Cigarette Smoking in Children"Teens, adolescents, young brains are obviously quite bright in many cases but the connections between nerves, what are called synapses, have not completely developed."
New Study on Early Substance Abuse "Particularly the early substance use is likely to have very long term effects on educational attainment..."