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ACE Project and M-DCPS: The Parent Academy Seminar

ACE Project and M-DCPS: The Parent Academy Seminar

In collaboration with Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) Family Support Services, the ACE Project team created an English and Spanish online presentation for The Parent Academy. Dr. Elisa Trucco (ACE Project Co-PI) and Benjelene Sutherland (Post-Bac Research...

Why Vaping is so Dangerous for Teens

Why Vaping is so Dangerous for Teens

Traditional cigarette use has been highly researched, with thousands of studies detailing health risks and pathways to nicotine dependence. As a society, there is nothing unknown to fear in regards to cigarettes. We know that smoking cigarettes is associated with...

Minimum Vaping Age to be Raised to 21

Minimum Vaping Age to be Raised to 21

Republican Senator Mitch McConnell proposed a bill this week that would raise the minimum vaping age in the United States to 21 years old. This bill comes after a national public outcry because of the health risks that ENDS products pose. A generation of teens is...

FDA Considering Drugs to Help Adolescents Quit Vaping

FDA Considering Drugs to Help Adolescents Quit Vaping

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posed the question of if drug therapy is a possible solution in the quest to help teens quit vaping during a public hearing held in mid-January. The FDA currently has no approved nicotine cessation products for e-cigarette...