Massachusetts placed heavy restrictions on the sale of flavored tobacco and nicotine vaping products Wednesday, with GOP Gov. Charlie Baker signing into law a set of sweeping tobacco controls.
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The city of Dayton, Ohio, is taking unusual measures to create a healthier environment for its workers.
People who don't smoke can still be at risk for heart disease, lung cancer and stroke after they're exposed to secondhand smoke. Almost 20% of nonsmoking workers in the United States were exposed to secondhand smoke while on the job, according to a study published Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Some politicians and pediatricians have urged the US Food and Drug Administration to take strong, swift action on the growing use of e-cigarettes among America's youth, but the latest move comes from a federal judge who ordered the agency to speed up its review of thousands of vaping products now on the market.