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[Massachusetts] Boston Common 4/20 vape-out will protest public smoking ban

This year, Cann and community have banded together to demand a repeal of the fine for smoking in public. “This is a young persons issue,” says Cann. “This is a class issue. This is a race issue.” It’s not just about cannabis this year, he says, it’s abou
BDCWire (Boston Globe)
added Apr 18, 2014 20:56

Air Space: E-Cigarette Reg Leaked to Industry?

Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association (TVECA) put up a picture of the scanned document on its website Friday, indicating it was the "Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smok
MedPage Today
added Apr 18, 2014 20:49

[California] AUDIO: LA's e-cigarette ban takes effect tomorrow; What you need to know

Where is smoking e-cigarettes not allowed? Basically anywhere that smoking regular cigarettes is not allowed. This includes indoor workplaces, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. They're also banned in Los Angeles City parks, on its beaches, and in public
89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio
added Apr 18, 2014 20:47

Cloud of questions hovers around electronic cigarettes

According to Mitchell Zeller ... "We’ve been funding research on e-cigarettes for a while and will continue to do that. As a regulatory maker, we’ll then make regulatory policy decisions based on what the science tells us." The FDA does not currently regu
The Oncology Report
added Apr 18, 2014 20:38

McCARTNEY: Don’t let Big Tobacco hook a new generation on nicotine with alluring ads for e-cigarettes

The tobacco industry is sharply raising spending on advertisements and other marketing for electronic cigarettes to try to make smoking glamorous again and hook a new generation of Americans on nicotine.
The Washington Post
added Apr 18, 2014 20:36

Direct tobacco marketing linked to teen and adult smoking

Direct to consumer marketing of tobacco products is reaching significant numbers of teens, as well as young adults, according to a new study. Young people who have seen the promotions are also more likely to take up smoking, the researchers found.
added Apr 18, 2014 20:36
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LETTER: E-cigarettes helped me quit smoking

Regarding the April 10 editorial “A risk worth taking”: I smoked off and on for more than 60 years. Nothing — not patches, not gum — helped beat my desire to smoke until the electronic cigarette came along. I have not smoked conventional cigarettes for
The Washington Post
added Apr 18, 2014 20:32
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OncoBlog: AACR Eyes Tobacco Control

American Association for Cancer Research has published a collection of articles in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the first Surgeon General's report on health consequences of tobacco. * Note that although almost one in five Americans still smok
MedPage Today
added Apr 18, 2014 20:27

VIDEOS: Should You Be Worried About Your E-Cigarette Exploding?

Here's a brief history of e-cigs blowing up—in your face, in your car, in your home, in your bar.
Mother Jones Magazine
added Apr 18, 2014 20:26
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WEISS: E-cigarettes can help end smoking: Opposing view

E-cigarettes are capable of disrupting those trends, allowing our children to grow up in a world without combustion smoking. Providing 42 million U.S. smokers with a viable path to quit would transform our nation's health and economy. That lofty goal is
USA Today
added Apr 18, 2014 17:50
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