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Truth Initiative Sep 19
Today we're at the congressional caucus to support the removal of all flavored e-cigs + flavored tobacco products from the market (including mint/menthol). 27.5% of high schoolers now use e-cigs and 97% of youth vapers use flavored products. The FDA must act now!
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@repraskin Sep 20
Proud to be a member of the bipartisan & bicameral Congressional Caucus to . America urgently needs a comprehensive plan to confront this public health crisis & I’m doing all I can in Congress to end the youth vaping & e-cigarette epidemic.
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Rosa DeLauro Sep 19
Youth vaping is reaching epidemic levels. The chemicals in e-cigarettes are dangerous, and they are causing people to fall ill and to die. That’s why I’m proud to be a founding Member of the Congrassional Caucus to .
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Raja Krishnamoorthi Oct 25
This second death in Illinois due to vaping related lung injuries is devastating. With the total number of vaping related illnesses now over 1,000, we don’t have a moment to lose in the fight to
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Senator Dick Durbin Sep 19
Proud to join and in leading the bipartisan, bicameral Caucus to . Like Big Tobacco before them, for a reason. They’re trying to hook an entire generation on nicotine. We must not allow that to happen.
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Rep. Lauren Underwood Sep 19
As a nurse, I remain concerned about the potentially dangerous long-term health risks of vaping. I’m proud to join the Congressional Caucus to led by , , & . It's time to find solutions to end this public health crisis.
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AAP News Sep 19
About 25% of high school seniors reported recently vaping in a 2019 survey, more than double the rate in 2017
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AAP News Sep 19
Vaping-related illnesses grow to 530 including 7 deaths, according to . More than half of patients are 25 or younger.
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American Heart News Nov 13
“Vaping is a problem at my school and there are kids in my grade, and I am in 7th grade, that are vaping,” Mia, a youth You’re the Cure advocate. We must act now and stop the sale of flavored tobacco products!
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Raja Krishnamoorthi Oct 31
I joined this morning to discuss our letter to the urging them to finalize their proposed vaping flavors ban. As a parent of three children, this issue is personal and I am determined to .
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Angie Craig Sep 19
Children as young as middle schoolers are lured by candy flavors and come away addicted to nicotine. As a mom and your rep, I’m going to stop the industry behind these products. Today, I joined the bipartisan caucus. Learn more here. ➡️
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Truth Initiative Sep 19
Said another way: 11.7% of high school seniors vape DAILY.
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Sep 19
Great news: A new bipartisan, bicameral Congressional Caucus has been launched to . This public health crisis demands urgent action, and we look forward to working with the Caucus to end this epidemic for good.
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Rosa DeLauro Sep 18
Proud to kickoff the new Caucus to End the Youth Vaping Epidemic tomorrow w/ & . We cannot allow our youngsters to fall prey to dangerous products that should be taken off the market.
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@repraskin Nov 18
It’s shameful but predictable that Trump would place the tobacco lobby above children’s health. Public policy is for sale to the highest bidder. With more than 1 in 4 teens vaping, we must act now to & protect the next generation from severe health effects.
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Mark DeSaulnier Sep 19
Proud to join , , and as a member of the Caucus to . We will get right to work to protect our kids and hold bad actors accountable.
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Jan Schakowsky Feb 5
“You all say your products were created to help adult tobacco smokers quit. But thanks to e-cigarettes, there’s an entire generation of kids who are now addicted to nicotine” Watch my questioning of the top 5 manufacturers & their refusal to commit to
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Raja Krishnamoorthi Dec 10
“Protecting our kids cannot be a partisan issue. It’s got to be something that is top of mind for all of us.” Grateful to for this in-depth piece on my work to
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Jan Schakowsky Feb 5
But as expected, instead of answers from we’re getting evasion and fingers pointed at everyone else but themselves.
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Rep. Harley Rouda Sep 19
Proud to join the bipartisan caucus to . We must protect our children - from guns, dangerous e-cigarettes, and a rapidly heating planet. Our students deserve more from their members of Congress.
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