Green Cross Strong (tm).com

e-cig Disaster – Second Hand Vape Aerosol Exhale Toxic

Green Cross Strong news - Boston, MA: Northeastern University Molly Callahan reports The Trump administration moved to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes this week, citing the rise in vaping among teenagers and the vaping-related respiratory illnesses that have plagued hundreds of people over the past few ; But it’s not just the teenagers who use e-cigarettes who face health risks. Like the use of traditional combustible cigarettes, the…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more

ETHICS STANDARDS ESTABLISHED FOR OWNERSHIP OF MARIJUANA BUSINESSES IN BOSTON

Green Cross Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports Friday September 13, 2019 Mayor Martin J. Walsh today signed an executive order that prohibits City of Boston employees or their immediate family members from participating in a marijuana business that is currently seeking, or intends to seek, an approval from the City of Boston or its agencies. This executive order builds on Mayor Walsh's…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more

Latest Outbreak Information on Lung Disease Associated with Electronic Cigarettes

Green Cross Strong news - Washington, DC: The US CDC reports As of September 11, 2019 at 5pm, 380* cases of lung illness associated with the use of e-cigarette products have been reported to CDC from the following states and 1 territory: AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM,…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more
Health

Vape Technology Innovation Leading to User Deaths – President Trump Remarks on E-Cigarettes

GREEN CROSS STRONG news - Washington, DC: The White House reports - Oval Office. 12:30 EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you very ; I just want to say that the First Lady and myself, we just came back from an incredible experience at the ; It was an incredible — really, a beautiful ceremony. I was very honored, and I think I can definitely speak…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more

Michigan becomes first state to ban flavored nicotine vaping products. Governor Takes Bold Action to Protect Michigan Kids from Harmful Effects

Companies selling vaping products are using candy flavors to hook children on nicotine and misleading claims to promote the belief that these products are safe. GREEN CROSS STRONG news - Lansing, MI: Office of the Gov reports Governor Gretchen Whitmer took aggressive action to protect Michigan kids from the harmful effects of vaping. These actions include making Michigan the first state in the nation to…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more

Community Narcan Training Extends Our Life-Saving Capacity

GREEN CROSS STRONG NEWS - Boston Medical Center Alison Merrill reports - Boston, MA: Originally patented in 1961 by scientists searching for a treatment for constipation caused by chronic opioid use, naloxone quickly began being used for a markedly different purpose — as the premier antidote to opioid overdose. But it wasn’t until the last decade, as the opioid crisis snowballed into an epidemic of…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more

GREEN CROSS STRONG News INNOVATION – 8 Finalists Announced in $1.55M Challenge for New Solutions to Detect Opioids in International Mail

The White House reports - Washington, DC: Today, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate(S&T), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and the Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) announced eight finalists in the first stage of the Opioid Detection Challenge, which is a $ million global prize competition for rapid, nonintrusive detection tools that will help find…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more

Radiation Treatment Increases Cardiac Risk for Lung Cancer Patients

Study finds high risk of a major cardiovascular event within two years of exposure to thoracic radiotherapy and cardiac radiation dose Brigham and Women’s Hospital reports - Boston, MA — As advances in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) extend patients’ lives, more of these patients are facing a different threat: adverse cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and heart failure. A new…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more

Federal Resources for Rural Communities to Help Address Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Misuse

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2018 – White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Deputy Director Jim Carroll and Department of Agriculture Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today unveiled a listing of Federal programs that can be used to build resilient communities and address opioid misuse in rural communities. The Rural Resource Guide to Help Communities Address Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Misuse (PDF,…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more