On Monday, the US Food and Drug Administration announced its strongest condemnation of teen blasting, following the release of new data from disease control and prevention centers. According to CDC, in 2018 One in five high school students took a high leap from 2017 onwards. Scott Gottlieb, head of the FDA, went to one of the "major public health problems".
is obtained from the National Youth Tobacco Survey, a nationwide representative survey of high school and high school students. (2017 survey conducted by over 17,000 students out of 241 schools).
Last November, CDC released preliminary survey data that estimated more than 3.6 million. It is 1.5 million more children than it is believed to have done the same thing in 2017. On Monday, the CDC released a new report in which the trend of teen blowing is reflected in the background of overall tobacco consumption
CDC and FDA held tobacco products, despite the fact that they do not contain actual tobacco. In addition, nicotine, which is usually present in these products, is derived from a tobacco plant, although not from smokers of the same type of tobacco (and there is at least one company attempting to produce synthetic tobacco without tobacco). 19659004] According to the definition of CDC, 2018 There were 4.9 million Young tobacco products users. More than one in four higher education institutions (27 per cent) consumed tobacco products and one in 14 secondary schools (7.2 per cent). Among the schools participating in higher education, which make up 38 percent Jumping from 2017, Fully on e. Cigarettes – almost 21 percent. High school students were in 2018. It is hard to tell how many of these users were regular steam, not those who just last month. However, according to the CDC, in 2018 Also, the percentage of people who have frequently used e-cigarettes (defined as at least 20 last 30 days) has also risen, from 20 percent. Users up to 28 percent
It is likely that less harmful than traditional smoking, FDA and some (but not all) studies have shown that adolescents who are more likely to eventually switch to tobacco cigarettes, including some who would never have smoked. If this transition were to a large enough extent, tobacco experts were worried, slowing down or even changing the steady decline in smoking rates – undoubtedly one of the main public health victories in the country.
"We have to stop the youth e. Trends in the use of cigarettes continue to be pursued and any action necessary to ensure that these children do not become future smokers, ”said Gottlieb in a statement
. Together with the CDC released teenage spirits, the FDA announced that it would strive for strict restrictions, but not a total ban on the sale of flavors sold in stores. cigarette products. Juul Labs, whose fashionable, rich nicotine products were exceptionally attractive to teenagers, backed the FDA's response in advance, declaring that most of their flavorings would be removed from the physical store shelves.
though. Last week, she initiated two Walmart and Circle K shops enforcement actions aimed at selling tobacco products to minors (shops would not sell tobacco for 30 days if the action were to take place). The agency also issued a warning to Walgreens, while Gottlieb said that it intended to hold a meeting with the retailer to discuss repeated infringements relating to the sale of tobacco products to minors. Gottlieb also recently criticized Juul for not having fought well with adolescents, especially considering the $ 13 billion related to the tobacco giants Altria last year.
The new CDC report presents a sharp contrast to a major study in the UK, published only last month, which found that electronic cigarettes – along with behavioral counseling – can help smokers to go out more efficiently than traditional treatments such as the Nicotine patch
] Although Gottlieb claimed that electronic cigarettes can still play an important role in reducing smoking rates, he also reiterated that the agency would "prevent this opportunity from coming at the expense of a completely new generation of children". nicotine. We need to close the child's nicotine dependence on the ramp even if it can reduce the adult ramp from the ramp.