8/16/18

Another reason why JUUL is NOT for the people: I Tried (and Failed) to Get Rich Off Juul

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/8xbemk/i-tried-and-failed-to-get-rich-off-juul

 

New watchdog launched to keep an eye on global big tobacco

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brucelee/2018/08/14/here-are-the-leaders-of-stop-bloombergs-20-million-tobacco-watchdog/#50b93eac313d

 

Honor roll student, 18, is charged with DUI manslaughter after she ‘drove off a 50ft highway overpass while drunk and killed two of her teen friends

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6055771/California-teen-charged-DUI-manslaughter-drunk-drove-highway-overpass.html

 

8/14/18

Opioid prescribing decreases after learning of a patient’s fatal overdose
 

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/361/6402/588

 
Vaping and the immune system: some potential health issues
 
https://www.bbc.com/news/health-45170756

8/10/18

Advancing Tobacco Regulation to Protect Children and Families: Updates and New Initiatives from the FDA on the Anniversary of the Tobacco Control Act and FDA’s Comprehensive Plan for Nicotine

 

8/9/18

Juul and the vape debate: Choosing between smokers and teens

https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/09/health/juul-teen-vape-debate/index.html

Parents ‘have a right to get involved’ if they think their teen is getting addicted to drugs or alcohol

https://insiderlouisville.com/sponsored/parents-have-a-right-to-get-involved-if-they-think-their-teen-is-getting-addicted-to-drugs-or-alcohol/

Doctors Nudged by Overdose Letter Prescribe Fewer Opioids, San Diego Study Finds

https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Doctors-Nudged-by-Overdose-Letter-Prescribe-Fewer-Opioids-San-Diego-Study-490478891.html

8/8/18

UC Merced receives multimillion-dollar grant for new policy center

http://www.calaverasenterprise.com/health/article_8ba76b02-95df-11e8-833e-27136d198e46.html

Bots take over vaping

https://www.forbes.com/sites/victoriaforster/2018/08/07/research-finds-bots-dominating-discussion-about-e-cigarettes-on-twitter/#772c6d124e25

LGBQ teens more likely to use illegal street drugs

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-teens-lgbq-drugs/lgbq-teens-more-likely-to-use-illegal-street-drugs-idUSKBN1KS2I2

CA SB 905 Opponents Hold L.A. Press Event – “No Good Can Come From Serving Alcohol Until 4 a.m.”

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ca-sb-905-opponents-hold-la-press-event–no-good-can-come-from-serving-alcohol-until-4-am-300693508.html

8/7/18

Secondhand smoke poses greater risks for teens: Study

http://kwbe.com/abc_health/secondhand-smoke-poses-greater-risks-for-teens-study-abcid36097106/

The Pot Breathalyzer Is Here. Maybe 

http://www.nhpr.org/post/pot-breathalyzer-here-maybe#stream/0

Teen Arrested at San Ysidro Port of Entry in Largest-Ever Seizure of Fentanyl Pills at U.S. Border

https://ktla.com/2018/08/03/teen-arrested-at-san-ysidro-port-of-entry-in-largest-ever-seizure-of-fentanyl-pills-at-u-s-border/

8/6/18
 

Anxiety pills issue might be the new opioid epidemic

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/02/antianxiety-drugs-fuel-the-next-deadly-drug-crisis-in-us.html

How the anti-smoking campaign could teach the Trump admin and Russia a lesson about fighting disinformation

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/democracy-post/wp/2018/08/04/the-u-s-anti-smoking-campaign-is-a-great-model-for-fighting-disinformation/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.eb95d9cbfc12

Vaping nicotine connected to marijuana use

https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/06/health/vape-hookah-marijuana-teens-study/index.html

Smoke-free Homes could lead to quitting smoking

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-smoking-public-housing/smoking-ban-in-public-housing-might-make-quitting-easier-idUSKBN1KO2NC

http://northcoastalpreventioncoalition.org/programs/tobacco-control/smoke-free-homes-program/

 
8/3/18
 
 
8/2/18
 
Police Say DUI Enforcement Operations Are Planned For This Friday 
 
 
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)’s rule to make all public housing smokefree took effect
on July 30, 2018. 
 
 
A Son’s Addiction vs. A Daughter’s Addiction: Gender Differences In Drug Use and Recovery
 
 
F.D.A. Did Not Intervene to Curb Risky Fentanyl Prescriptions
 
 
Senators promote a bill that would regulate e-cigarette flavors before the midterms 
 
 
8/1/18
 
 
-Marines lead all services in binge drinking, tobacco use and sex partners, says health report:
 
 
– As Chula Vista moves to regulate marijuana, illegal pot shops still dominate the market
 
 
– LA County Prepares to Ban E-Cigs at County Parks, Beaches
 
 
 
Social Media/News Posts for August 2018