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[Canada] Vaping: what you should know about the trend some are using to quit smoking

While there is limited evidence the devices help people butt out, many say switching from smoking to vaping is not only safer – but cooler. There’s even a new store in Edmonton, called LifestylE Cig, dedicated to the new trend. “We don’t sell to minors
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 8, 2014 06:02
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FDA may reveal heightened electronic cigarette regulations today

The Food and Drug Administration could reveal today its long-awaited second phase of heightened regulations on tobacco products, particularly electronic cigarettes and smokeless tobacco, according to anti-smoking advocates. The first phase was revealed i
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 5, 2016 11:45
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[Canada] Selby, Sweanor & Hughes: E-cigarettes could save the government billions

we need fit-for-purpose regulations aimed at harnessing market forces for the greatest possible reduction in smoking-related diseases. Governments have a responsibility to enact progressive regulations that allow citizens to reduce their exposure to dange
National Post (ca)
added Feb 26, 2014 11:44
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[New York] SCHWAB: A new smoking trend?

Dunkirk (NY) Observer
added May 6, 2012 19:21
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[Canada] Jacob Sullum on e-cigarettes: Sowing confusion among anti-smoking activists

opponents of e-cigarettes worry that public vaping will sow confusion among adults charged with enforcing smoking bans, and among children who might mistakenly think cigarettes aren’t so bad after all. Those hypothetical problems seem overblown to me, but
National Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2014 18:12
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[UK] SWEANOR: Pragmatism on nicotine could save lives

Reducing risks by helping smokers switch to less hazardous products has been opposed rather than endorsed, with regulation serving to restrict alternatives to cigarettes. The push to ban potentially less hazardous alternatives to cigarettes, or to put th
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 01:24
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[Malaysia] E-ciggy is more dangerous than normal ones

BANGI: The Health Ministry has urged smokers who have switched to electronic cigarettes to refrain from using liquid nicotine as it was more hazardous. Its minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said liquid nicotine was a controlled drug under the Poisons Ac
New Straits Times (my)
added Jan 16, 2013 15:12
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FDA tobacco chief says health community grappling with idea that some products are less risky

Changes in the marketplace have forced the public health community to wrestle with the idea that some tobacco products may pose less of a health risk than others, the new head of the Food and Drug Administration’s tobacco control efforts told an industry
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2013 14:23
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President Obama: Regulate All Tobacco Products by April 2015

FDA must close this gap to stop tobacco companies from targeting our kids with a new generation of unregulated tobacco products.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 12, 2014 03:40
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Lorillard Pursues FDA Citizen Petition to Obtain Approval of New Tobacco Products

Lorillard Tobacco Company has filed a citizen petition requesting that FDA exercise enforcement discretion to allow marketing of such products, so long as the manufacturer has submitted a report under Section 905(j) of the Tobacco Control Act at least 90
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Aug 8, 2012 18:24
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