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ARCHIVE: Changing Perceptions of Harm of E-Cigarettes Among U.S. Adults, 2012–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

an increase in the proportion of U.S. adults who misperceive the harm of e-cigarettes and consider them to be as harmful as combustible cigarettes. The study highlights the need to design public health messages that accurately interpret the scientific dat
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Sep 14, 2018 17:59

Most Americans Think Vaping is as Bad as Smoking

50% of Americans believe vaping is no safer than smoking cigarettes 13% believe vaping is less safe than smoking 20% believe vaping is safer than smoking 17% are unsure which is safer The results come from a Rasmussen Reports poll released in August. Rasm
Vaping360 (TBEC Review)
added Sep 14, 2018 17:57

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fix error: Ban indoor smoking

the state Legislature maintains exceptions that imperil the health of workers at 1,700 businesses... continue in casinos, in some bars based irrelevantly on the amount of food they serve, and in private social clubs.
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Sep 14, 2018 17:37

VIDEO: FDA Puts E-Cig Makers on Notice: Fix 'Epidemic' Teen Use or Products May Be Pulled From Market

"Let me be clear: Everything is on the table, including all our civil and criminal enforcement tools," Gottlieb said. "If the companies don't know, or if they don't want to know, that these straw purchases are occurring, we'll now be helping to identify
added Sep 14, 2018 17:33

[UK, USA] LONDON MARKET CLOSE: Tobacco Stocks End Up On US E-Cigarette Crackdown

On the London Stock Exchange, tobacco stocks ended as the best blue chip performers after the head of the [FDA] said the agency could ban all flavoured e-cigarettes due to their popularity among teenagers, CNBC reported.
MorningStar UK (uk)
added Sep 14, 2018 17:30

LEONHARDT: Getting the Positives of E-cigarettes Without the Negatives

So far, the F.D.A. has erred on the side of going too easy. Yesterday’s action helps correct the balance, but it’s only the first step.
New York Times
added Sep 14, 2018 17:27

[New York] FDA cracks down on teen e-cigarette 'epidemic' by taking 'historic action' against retailers

More than 1,300 warning letters and fines were dished out to shops, gas stations and online stores across the country that illegally sold vaping products to minors during an undercover blitz this summer. In addition, the FDA fired off letters to manufact
New York Daily News
added Sep 14, 2018 17:25

FDA Threatens to Pull E-Cigarettes to Fight the Rise of Kids Vaping

The move is part of a campaign by regulators to limit sales to minors of new cigarette-smoking alternatives, which officials say still contain addictive nicotine and can have negative effects on brain development. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said tha
Bloomberg News
added Sep 14, 2018 17:24
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[UK] Vapers rise 'to more than three million' in Britain

The number of vapers in Great Britain has topped three million for the first time - four times the number in 2012, according to a survey by Action on Smoking and Health. Most use e-cigarettes because they have quit smoking and 40% are smokers who are tr
BBC Online
added Sep 14, 2018 17:20

[UK] Cigarettes and tobacco seized in crackdown on illegal trade

Cheshire East Council trading standards officers seized cigarettes and tobacco worth more than £9,000 during a swoop against a fraudster, a court heard. Chester Crown Court was told 30,679 cigarettes and 24.3kg of rolling tobacco were uncovered during a (uk)
added Sep 14, 2018 17:18
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