The Vape Report

Porter County health experts, educators address youth use of tobacco, vaping: ‘It’s here, it’s happening at all levels’ – Chicago Tribune

“Things that you can see in youth that have recently picked up vaping habits would be an impact on their concentration levels, lower attention capacity, having difficulty with learning in ways that they hadn’t had difficulty before in school, decreased decision making capacity, impulse concerns … and mood swings,” Fisher said, noting there wasn’t enough history on vaping to understand long-term effects. ShareThis post was originally published on this site

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Missoula Bans Sale of Flavored Vape Products; Lawsuit Threatened – MTPR

Missoula has become Montana’s first city to pass an ordinance prohibiting the sale of flavored e-cigarette and vape products. Both supporters and critics of the ordinance expect a legal challenge to the rule. On a vote of 8 to 4 the Missoula City Council Monday night passed the ordinance banning the sale of all flavored vaping products within city limits, extending five miles out into the county. It also requires retailers to keep all tobacco products behind the counter and away from underage minors. The move comes three months after the state health department, facing pushback from legislators, withdrew a […]

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UW-Eau Claire vaping research empowers teens to take control of their health – WEAU

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) – One in five high schoolers is vaping or using e-cigarette’s according to the CDC, and for middle schoolers, one in twenty. Dr. Lorraine Smith, head of the vaping research team at UW Eau Claire School of Nursing, is looking to change that. “If we educate the educators they can bring concise evidence-based information back to the students,” Smith says. First, Smith’s team assesses a teacher’s vaping knowledge, including the impacts it has on young bodies. “We just want to make sure we empower adults who work with young people to really have good accurate knowledge […]

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Smoking, vaping and COVID-19 are not good for the lungs – Enumclaw Courier-Herald

The following was written by Jessica Alvestad for the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department blog: We know about 80 percent of people who get sick with COVID-19 have mild symptoms and recover at home. People with underlying conditions have severe outcomes from COVID-19 more often than healthy people. Studies show tobacco users have more severe symptoms. The FDA says smoking and vaping may also increase the risks of COVID-19 infection. Nov. 19 is a great day to start on the road to not smoking or vaping. The third Thursday in November is the Great American Smokeout. Join thousands of others in […]

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Rick Simpson Oil Review – Is Remedi Relief Worth It?

Rick Simpson oil has a profound story behind it. A man named Rick Simpson found out from his physician that he had skin cancer. He decided to treat himself with cannabis oil that he made and applied on his cancerous bumps. It took only a matter of days before his skin returned to normal, and his doctor said he was healed. The medical doctor did not give any acknowledgment that cannabis oil was the reason for his recovery. Fast forward to today from his initial discovery in 2003. There are a ton of different brands with Rick Simpson oil. You […]

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Can CBD Help with Sugar Cravings?

Sugar addiction is no joke, our brains can rewire themselves to crave sugar. Most people know the negative consequences of eating too much sugar and want to eat less, but when cravings and withdrawal symptoms take control, reaching for the sweet stuff can be irresistible. Before discussing how CBD can help curb these cravings, lets take a closer look at what sugar is and how it can hijack the brain, and turn into addiction. A Spoon Full of Sugar… Despite having little to no nutritional value, sugar is the most popular ingredient added to American foods. Processed foods such as […]

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Opinion | Vaping is harmful – don't do it – Tasmania Examiner

Everybody says or does something they regret in their lives. In 1981, American actress and model Brooke Shields commented in an interview with Omni magazine that “smoking kills, if you’re killed you’ve lost a very important part of your life”. Brooke was only 16 years old and a spokesperson for a federal anti-smoking campaign. If she had her time again she would have refrained from saying such a nonsensical thing. Smokers often say if they had their time again they would have refrained from smoking. The reason is obvious, it can kill you. Smoking causes cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung […]

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Florida woman accused of making toddler son vape THC oil – KIRO Seattle

The father, who noticed that his son seemed lethargic during a visitation earlier that day, left a message with the state Department of Children and Families, which did not return his call, the affidavit said. He decided to take the boy to a nearby hospital, where the child tested positive for THC on Nov. 7, according to the affidavit. The Sheriff’s Office then began to investigate the case, WPEC reported. ShareThis post was originally published on this site

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Oakland County Health Division Aims To Educate On Vaping – CBS Detroit

CBS Detroit – The Oakland County Health Division is hosting a ‘VAPE 101’ virtual training seminar aimed at educating people in the community about the health risks associated with vaping among teens. The event will be held on December 9th from 12 pm to 1 pm. Vaping continues to be a problem in Michigan among middle school and high school students. MORE FROM CBS DETROIT: Whitmer Says She Has Authority To Order New Stay-Home Order in Michigan Vaping or E-Cigarettes are battery-powered devices that heat a liquid that heats an aerosol that is inhaled. According to the Oakland County Health […]

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Use technology to reduce spread of secondhand smoke – San Francisco Chronicle

Imagine a world free from secondhand smoke. San Francisco can make it a reality, but it is missing its opportunity. On Dec. 1, the Board of Supervisors will vote on whether to outlaw smoking and vaping in apartment buildings of three or more units. Board President Norman Yee, who authored the legislation, said, “We are discussing the right of our residents to breathe clean air.” Yee is correct that breathing clean air is a human right; the National Institutes of Health and the United Nations affirm this, and we all should support his mission to secure that right. The problem […]

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