Tobacco News- September 12, 2014

New Special Enrollment Period for Former BadgerCare+ Members

“Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced a Special Enrollment Period for consumers who lost their BadgerCare+ coverage in April due to the Department of Health Services eligibility changes.” More…

Local: What You Need to Know About “E-Juice”

“The jury may still be out on e-cigarettes and their health effects, but the refill liquid, also known as e-juice, may be a different story.” More…

More Campuses Going Tobacco-Free

“In the spring of 2012 Healthy Carolina submitted a proposal to university administration requesting approval to convene a Tobacco Task Force to examine the current policy.” More…

E-Cigarettes May Increase Risk of Addiction to Cocaine and Other Drugs: Researchers

“E-cigarettes may increase the risk of addiction to cocaine and other drugs, nicotine researchers suggest in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine.” More…