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Article: E-cigarettes Damage Teeth and Gums, New Study Finds

First-ever Study Shows E-cigarettes Cause Damage to Gum Tissue, ScienceDaily, November 16, 2016.

An e-cigarette sits in a tray on the bar at the Henley Vaporium in New York City

Press Release: HUD Secretary Castro Announces Public Housing to be Smoke-free

New rule protects health and safety of residents, saves PHAs millions of dollars in preventable damage

WASHINGTON – U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro today announced that public housing developments in the U.S. will now be required to provide a smoke-free environment for their residents. In an address to local public housing officials, residents and public health professionals in Boston, Secretary Castro said HUD’s new rule will provide resources and support to more than 3,100 Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) to implement required smoke-free policies over the next 18 months. Read HUD’s final rule.

Read the full press release.

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