After numerous years, judges finally come to a conclusion on a case involving former public safety officers for the Village of Bald Head Island. https://www.wect.com/2020/12/08/judge-rules-wrongful-termination-libel-suit-brought-by-former-bald-head-public-safety-officers/
The tobacco industry would like people to believe that only vaping THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, is responsible for the surge in lung disease and deaths. NOT SO FAST: http://bit.ly/2FRPJBh
Here are six products teens are using to vape undetected right under the noses of parents and teachers.
Critics say young people are targeted by vaping companies – many owned by big tobacco – to maximize profits and create a new generation of addicted users. Use this infographic to help start a conversation with your kids and young friends about vaping.
According to the CDC, 2,409 people have been hospitalized due to vape-related lung damage as of December 2019, and 52 people died.
Vaping skyrocketed in the past few years along with profits for vape manufacturers. Meanwhile, these products remain mostly untested and unregulated.
The FDA just banned the sale of fruit, candy, mint and dessert-flavored vape pods to curb teen vaping, but some experts say that’s not enough.
An alarming 2019 study of American teens revealed that more than one in four young people used a vaping device in the previous month.
2019 was a deadly year for some who use vaping products while there is growing concern among health care professionals that it was just the tip of the iceberg. Begin the new decade with our latest “You Should Know” newsletter about the unregulated, addictive and dangerous practice of vaping.
You may be legally liable in some states if your party guest drinks, drives and causes a crash. Learn more about social host liability laws here: http://bit.ly/2O3rkfX
Thanksgiving weekend is the deadliest holiday on the road; 528 people were killed in crashes across the country in 2017. http://bit.ly/2O6grKk
Most of you probably know drunk driving crashes spike during the holidays. But did you know there are ways to protect yourself and your holiday guests? Check it out in our latest newsletter: https://letamericaknow.com/view_newsletter_ysk.php?memberid=22871&orderid=957&newsletterid=499&issueid=1911&subscriberid=
The three drivers behind more reported outbreaks of foodborne illness include: convenience, imported foods and … well, you might be surprised by the third here: https://letamericaknow.com/view_feature_ysk.php?memberid=22871&orderid=957&issueid=1904#
Know what you are getting into before buying a motorcycle. Take an accredited safety course from the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and be sure your insurance is adequate, NOT just the cheapest policy out there. https://bit.ly/2WcnSCI
Supersport bikes are often the cycle of choice for the younger crowd, but they are also the most dangerous. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, supersport bikes account for over half of all fatal crashes involving motorcycle drivers. https://bit.ly/2KugmzN
Women are joining the motorcycle club faster than ever with ownership up over 10% in the last 20 years. That means means bike manufacturers need to respond with size-appropriate bikes and gear. https://bit.ly/2Ikid7B
Motorcycle ownership is at an all-time high as baby boomers, women and frustrated commuters embrace motorcycling. If you are looking to purchase a bike, browse our tips for safe ridership.https://www.msf-usa.org/
Motorcyclists are always at higher risk then those in motor vehicles, but the growing number of distracted drivers pose a particularly serious threat.https://bit.ly/29zYyzv
Motorcycle deaths were down 5.6% from 2016 to 2017, but have still doubled since 2000. And cyclists are 28 times more likely to die in a crash than motor vehicle occupants. https://bit.ly/2wAVMFN