May 3, 2019
MONDAY, April 29, 2019 (Bloomberg)—A language gap is making it harder for U.S. health officials to measure a teen-vaping epidemic.
For some young people who use the popular vaping device sold by Juul Labs Inc., “juuling” is a verb in its own right. Antitobacco groups and health officials worry that has led to confusion when pollsters go out into the field to quiz teens on their nicotine habits for an annual government survey that plays an important role in shaping tobacco policies. This year for the first time, the poll will specifically mention Juul as an example of an e-cigarette.
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FDA clears Philip Morris’s heat-not-burn IQOS tobacco device for sale
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Alex Trebek on his cancer: ‘My oncologist says I’m doing well, even though I don’t always feel it’
May 1, The Washington Post
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