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Liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes still a danger to children despite recent decline in exposures

found that there were more than 8,200 calls to US poison centers regarding exposures to liquid nicotine and e-cigarettes among children younger than 6 years of age from January 2012 through April 2017, averaging 129 calls each month or more than 4 a day.
EurekAlert
added Apr 23, 2018 17:21
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[Europe, Romania] UK vape scene hit by HnB row

The recent debate over the relationship between vaping and Heat not Burn products exploded this week, culminating in a firm intervention by the New Nicotine Alliance. This move by the NNA follows a series of YouTube videos by vape reviewers, attacking Hn
Vaping Post (ch)
added Apr 23, 2018 17:20
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[Asia, India] How safe is e-cigarettes?

Dr. Rakesh Mahajan Gupta, Deputy Director of the Department of Health and Family Welfare Punjab, India, says that there is ample scientific evidence available about the harms of nicotine and that is the reason it is unapproved under the Drugs Act except
Asian Tribune
added Apr 23, 2018 17:18
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E-Cigarette and Liquid Nicotine Exposures Among Young Children

Pediatric exposures to liquid nicotine have decreased since January 2015, which may, in part, be attributable to legislation requiring child-resistant packaging and greater public awareness of risks associated with electronic cigarette products. Liquid ni
Pediatrics
added Apr 23, 2018 16:54
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Parents, school officials concerned about growth in vaping by South Dakota

School districts from Sioux Falls to Spearfish are grappling with an increase in students who are "vaping" on campus. Students - some as young as middle schoolers - inhale from hand-held devices that heat liquid gels into an aerosol containing nicotine
Hawarden (IA) Independent / Ireton Examiner
added Apr 21, 2018 20:44
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MARSHALL: Lowering nicotine in cigarettes

The “nicotine notice” is just the beginning of the FDA’s effort to regulate tobacco products and protect citizens from the harmful effects of nicotine, and the planned rollout will most certainly take time. The FDA is encouraging public comment for 90 da
Harvard Health Publications
added Apr 20, 2018 18:11
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The maker of Marlboros desperately wants older Japanese smokers to start vaping

According to the company’s most recent earnings report, the plan is not going swimmingly. Shipments of heated tobacco products—devices that release flavors and nicotine without combustion—have dragged since December. And shipments of cigarettes are down
Quartz
added Apr 20, 2018 17:29
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[Pennsylvania] Penn State to initiate tobacco and smoke-free campus policy university-wide

Products including cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes, pipes, smokeless tobacco and all nicotine delivery devices will be prohibited from campus, according to Penn State News. Tobacco use for cultural or religious practices will be exempt from this policy
Penn State University
added Apr 20, 2018 17:21
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Young people apparently don’t realize these popular ‘crème brulée’ e-cigarettes contain nicotine

Only a minority of young people who were familiar with or had recently used the Juul knew that it contains the addictive stimulant nicotine, according to the study. E-cigarette use among young people in the U.S. has been on the rise in recent years even
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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Youth e-cigarette ban nears Alaska House vote

The Alaska House of Representatives is preparing for a final vote to prohibit Alaskans 18 and under from buying electronic cigarettes and the liquid used within them. State law already prohibits stores from selling e-cigarettes with nicotine liquids t
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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