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FDA issues warning letter to Juul Labs

The FDA has issued a health warning against Juuls, electronic cigarettes about which there has been little long-term studies.
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...

Legalizing marijuana in Canada will transform Staples

Legalizing marijuana in Canada will transform Staples
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...

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,...

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...

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...

[April 2017] Cigarette alternatives seize the Staples social scene

[April 2017] Cigarette alternatives seize the Staples social scene
April 21, 2017

By: Molly Liebergall '17 and Daniel Harizman '19 Drug Abuse Resistance Education, more commonly known as D.A.R.E., is a nationwide program dedicated to “teaching students decision making for safe...

State Pushes To Raise Smoking Age to 21

State Pushes To Raise Smoking Age to 21
March 8, 2016

A recent bill, authored by Connecticut Senator Mae Flexer, and introduced into the Connecticut General Assembly under the recommendation of The Connecticut Department of Public Health, aims to raise the...

E-cigs take Staples

E-cigs take Staples
March 2, 2015

Though the practice of ‘Vaping” has been around since 1963, e-cigarettes have become a fad at Staples High School. They’ve even impacted the student body, from standing in the rain because of a fire...

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