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[Docket No. FDA-2014-N-0189] RIN 0910-AG38: Deeming Tobacco Products To Be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act; Regulations on the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Produc

Table of Contents: Executive Summary / I. Legal Authority / II. Background for Deeming All Tobacco Products To Be Subject to the FD&C Act / III. Continuum of Nicotine-Delivering Products / IV. Deeming Tobacco Products To Be Subject to the FD&C Act / A
Office of the Federal Register
added Apr 24, 2014 16:46

FDA To Block Sale of E-Cigarettes To Minors ($$)

The agency's new rules would block the sale of e-cigarettes to minors and would require packaging to display warnings about nicotine addiction, according to the FDA. The proposal, which also halts the sale of e-cigarettes in vending machines, ends a year
added Apr 24, 2014 16:28

[California] Vapes hit North County market ($$)

Mike Kirkpatrick, owner of Stellar Vapes in Atascadero. “When people are worried about secondhand smoke getting to children, are they worried about nicotine? No. They’re worried about all those chemicals getting to children.” Vapes is the preferred term
Atascadero (CA) News
added Apr 24, 2014 13:56

FDA proposes to extend its tobacco authority to additional tobacco products, including e-cigarettes

Products that would be “deemed” to be subject to FDA regulation are those that meet the statutory definition of a tobacco product, including currently unregulated marketed products, such as electronic cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, nicotine gels, wate
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Apr 24, 2014 09:43

[Vermont] UVM Aims to Ban Tobacco Use and Curb Public Health Risk

Recognizing nicotine addiction as a significant public health issue, the University of Vermont is moving toward becoming a tobacco-free campus, with a target date of Jan. 1, 2015.
University of Vermont
added Apr 24, 2014 00:43

F.D.A. Will Propose New Regulations for E-Cigarettes

will propose sweeping new rules on Thursday that for the first time would extend its regulatory authority from cigarettes to electronic cigarettes, popular nicotine delivery devices that have grown into a multibillion-dollar business with virtually no fed
New York Times
added Apr 24, 2014 00:39

Are Electronic Cigarettes A Public Good Or A Health Hazard?

“Put crudely,” says Quelch, “how many nicotine addicts is it worth the risk of creating to have one tobacco smoker quit?” That is one of the many dilemmas Quelch explores in the HBS case, E-Cigarettes: Marketing Versus Public Health, written with HBS R
added Apr 23, 2014 22:35

IJERPH | Free Full-Text | Characteristics, Perceived Side Effects and Benefits of Electronic Cigarette Use: A Worldwide Survey of More than 19,000 Consumers

ECs are mostly used to avoid the harm associated with smoking. They can be effective even in highly-dependent smokers and are used as long-term substitutes for smoking. High levels of nicotine are used at initiation; subsequently, users try to reduce nico
MDPI AG (ch)
added Apr 23, 2014 10:02

FEYLER: Without regulation, e-cigarette liquid is used for . . . eye drops

There are public health leaders on both sides of the debate who agree on reasonable regulations. The FDA should limit the amount of liquid nicotine in any container sold to consumers, stop sales on the Internet, and require childproof packaging. It shoul
Philly blogs
added Apr 23, 2014 09:15

Missouri to bar teenagers from buying e-cigarettes

Missouri lawmakers passed a pair of bills Thursday to prevent people younger than 18 from purchasing electronic cigarettes, but opponents argue the legislation would pave the way for the nicotine products to be sold with fewer restrictions.
Washington Times
added Apr 21, 2014 17:45
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