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Juuls, teens and taxes

Juuls, teens and taxes

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

March 4, 2019

I enjoy cigarettes, I won’t lie. And I will admit that they have become sufficiently imbedded in my life. As I walk out the door each morning, I pat myself down and go through the checklist: phone, wallet, keys, cigarettes, lighter — the essentials. Every so often people will ask me why I like c...

Possible JUUL ban could affect students across the country

Jack Breslin, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2018

Steven Senne | AP In less than two years, JUUL and other electronic cigarettes have become a viral sensation among college and high school students across the nation, but the trend might be leaving just as quickly as it arrived. On Sept. 12, the Food and Drug Administration gave JUUL and other electroni...

Not to cool for school: Juuling offers a smoking alternative to adults and an introduction to nicotine for teenagers


Marissa De La Cerda, Contributing Writer

May 14, 2018

What began as a product created to help adults stop smoking has instead created a new generation of smokers. The JUUL, a small, nicotine-heavy vape that strongly resembles a flash drive and can be charged in a USB port, has become a popular smoking device to teenagers and young adults. Teenagers in par...

Puff puff pass – in class?: How vapes are changing the futures of teenagers


Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

May 7, 2018

As college students, it might be difficult to imagine high school students unapologetically vaping in classrooms. It’s common for us to see it on campus, as it’s legal and mostly normalized for college students to smoke. Most college students, I would hope, wouldn’t think to disrespect their profess...

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