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The importance of product definitions in US e-cigarette laws and regulations (PDF)

Similar to past ‘Trojan horse’ policies, e-cigarette policies that initially appear to restrict sales (eg, limit youth access) may actually undermine regulation if they establish local pre-emption or create definitions that divide e-cigarettes from other t
Tobacco Control
added Dec 20, 2014 20:58

New paper from UCSF: The importance of product definitions in US e-cigarette laws and regulations

tobacco and e-cigarette companies (which are increasingly the same) are using laws that nominally restrict sales of e-cigarettes to kids as a Trojan Horse to enact changes to how e-cigarettes are defined that make it more difficult to regulate them, tex t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:51
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[Connecticut, Hawaii] Two studies find big jump in teen use of e-cigarettes

About 25% of high school students in Connecticut and 29% of teens in Hawaii have used e-cigarettes, according to separate studies. About 18% of the Hawaii teens and 12% of the Connecticut high school students had used e-cigarettes in the past month. Both
USA Today
added Dec 20, 2014 20:47
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GLANTZ: Implications of major national survey showing ecigs surpassing cigs among teens in 2014 in US

I would urge my public health colleagues who are enthusiastic about e-cigarettes as possible (but as yet unproven) cessation or harm reduction aids to think more seriously about how their enthusiasm is trickling down to kids. The MTF data (consistent wi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:44

[North Carolina] Advocates worry about increase in teen e-cig use

manufacturers, market e-cigs as a reduced-risk product since they do not have Food and Drug Administration approval to make those claims. How the report adds fuel to the fiery debate is that some anti-tobacco advocates are decrying the jump in e-cig usage
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:01
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[UK] Electronic Cigarettes International Group Launches the First ‘Blending Boutique’ with Their VIP® Brand in the United Kingdom to Surpass over 120 Shops and Outlets in Europe

VIP®, one of the United Kingdom’s leading e-cigarette brands and a wholly-owned subsidiary of ECIG, opened its first dedicated ‘Blending Boutique’ located in East London, the first of its kind in the UK. The boutique debuted in Westfield Stratford City sh
Business Wire
added Dec 20, 2014 15:17

E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds

"The pattern was really very clear. The score was significantly less for e-cig use than for tobacco use," said lead researcher Jonathan Foulds... "E-cig users feel less addicted."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 20, 2014 15:06
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Good News; Troublesome News: Teen Cigarette Smoking Shows Significant Decline but E-cigarettes Rapidly Fueling Youth Nicotine Use

Monitoring the Future data present a very concerning twist in the story of tobacco prevention as this significant reduction in teen smoking is offset by a new source of nicotine addiction in e-cigarettes. We are also troubled to see use of other lethal, u
American Legacy Foundation
added Dec 20, 2014 15:05
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New National Survey: More U.S. Teens Used E-Cigarettes than Traditional Cigarettes in 2014

These developments underscore the urgent need for the FDA to finalize its proposed rule to regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. We again call on the FDA to issue a final rule by April 25, 2015 – one year after the agency issued a propos
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 20, 2014 15:03

[Canada] Ex-smokers credit e-cigarettes for helping them quit, poll finds

One in seven Canadian adults have tried e-cigarettes, and the vast majority have done so to help them quit smoking tobacco, a new poll shows. The national survey conducted by Forum Research to be released on Thursday found that 64 per cent of those who
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Dec 20, 2014 13:54
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