CNN reports that The US Food and Drug Administration has proposed new measures against flavored e-cigarette products. New Statistics show that e-cigarette use is up 48% in middle school students and 78% in high school students. Watch today’s news brief here. https://www.cnn.com/videos/health/2018/11/15/fda-vaping-ecigarette-regulations-nr-vpx.cnn
The U.S. is in the midst of an epidemic of opiate addiction and overdose. Overdose deaths from prescription painkillers have quadrupled since 1999. Deaths from heroin have tripled in the last five years. Pennsylvania has a higher overdose rate than most states. CPA realizes immediate action needs to be taken to prevent opiate abuse. Visit pastop.org for more information.
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(Alexandria, VA) – It’s official. Big Tobacco is continuing its efforts to monopolize the marijuana industry. Today, Altria, one of the world’s largest producers and marketers of tobacco products, announced it is investing $12.8 billion in vaping giant, Juul, a company that controls 68% of the e-cigarette market. Here is why this is a big deal: The […]