Not Just Blowing Water — Vaping Presentation Will Sort Myth and Reality

“We keep calling it vaping, and calling it vapor,” Amy Osterman said. “But it’s an aerosol. It’s more like hairspray.” That’s an image Osterman, youth marijuana and tobacco prevention coordinator for Walla Walla County’s Department of Community Health, likes to share with parents and teens. Osterman is one of a trio of specialists presenting a […]

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How Minnesota Schools are Doubling Down on Anti-vaping Efforts

As teen vaping rates continue to rise, Minnesota educators are monitoring their classrooms and hallways for well-disguised vaping devices. Some are shaped like USB flash drives that students can charge by plugging them in to their laptop. Others double as pens and highlighters. Some are even less conspicuous: shaped like a smart watch, an ID badge […]

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FDA’s Special Treatment Of Big Tech Faces Mounting Scrutiny

Kevin Stawicki, Law360, November 12, 2019. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking heat from prominent lawmakers over a special approval pathway for health software products sold by Apple, Samsung and other major tech companies, opening the door to a congressional showdown over whether the agency has the right to start such a program. The […]

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