FDA adds warning labels to e-cigarettes; youth use of nicotine devices in Minnesota has skyrocketed

From: The Kenyon Leader

Minneapolis (8/8/18) – E-cigarettes, which have surged in popularity among Minnesota youth, will soon carry a federal warning. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will require warning labels on e-cigarettes and certain other tobacco products beginning Aug.10, 2018.

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation – a coalition of more than 60 organizations working to reduce youth tobacco use – hopes the labels raise awareness of nicotine addiction among kids. The 2017 Minnesota Youth Tobacco Survey found youth tobacco rose for the first time in 17 years, driven by an explosion in e-cigarette use.

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