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FDA issues warning letter to Juul Labs

FDA issues warning letter to Juul Labs

Abby Fleming '20, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to Juul Labs about their advertising practices and ordered them to make changes in a letter sent on Sept. 9. The FDA argued that Juul was making false claims about the safety of their products to teenagers, contributing to an increase in teen vape...

Legalizing marijuana in Canada will transform Staples

Legalizing marijuana in Canada will transform Staples

Sam Zuckerman '21

December 5, 2018

Marijuana has always been a hot topic amongst people all over the western world. Heck, there are even political parties in the United States that are dedicated to legalizing weed. There has also always been a struggle for marijuana users to get a legal product. But that has all changed, as Canada has ...

Crucial FDA vape crackdown promises better future for American youth

Crucial FDA vape crackdown promises better future for American youth

September 21, 2018

By Rachel Suggs '21 The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is finally taking steps to address teen vape use in America. On Wednesday, Sept. 12, the FDA formally declared youth vaping, or the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), a health epidemic. They sent warnings and some lar...

Higher ages for tobacco purchases may help decrease teen smoking

Higher ages for tobacco purchases may help decrease teen smoking

April 8, 2018

By Isabella Bullock '19 After five states -- California, New Jersey, Oregon, Hawaii and Maine-- raised the legal age limit for tobacco to 21, Connecticut is considering doing the same. According to Tobacco-Free Kids, 95 percent of adult smokers started when they were teens, and according to “Editorial: Raise The Connecticut Smoking Age To 21”,...

Vaping regulations must be increased

Vaping regulations must be increased

January 8, 2018

By Layla Wofsy ’19 I honestly cannot think of the last time that a day went by where I did not hear any of my classmates mention juuling. Whether I saw someone juul in the bathroom or walked into the cafeteria to hear someone reminisce about their latest Juuling experience, it is obvious to me t...

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