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[California] Should a sin tax apply to e-cigarettes?

A public health agency dependent on cigarette taxes for its funding may ask state lawmakers to tax electronic cigarettes to help make up for a decline in consumption of traditional tobacco, says an official for its San Diego branch.
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Nov 28, 2014 16:38
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[Canada] RICHERT: Lot of smoke and mirrors on 'vape' policy

But the absence of scientific data and concrete findings has not stopped Ontario. It recently introduced restrictive new rules ... In a period when not much is known about the health risks or benefits involved with vape culture, they will have to develop
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 14:30
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[Asia] Japan to investigate e-cigarette safety after formaldehyde findings

Safety debate re-ignited after one brand was found to contain up to 10 times more formaldehyde than conventional cigarettes
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 28, 2014 13:31
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[Japan] Gov't study finds carcinogens in nicotine-free electronic cigarettes

An expert committee of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said analysis showed that for some e-cigarettes without nicotine, 110 times the amount of the carcinogen formaldehyde was detected compared to regular cigarettes after around five minutes o
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Nov 28, 2014 13:26
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[UK] Reader's letter: Youngsters are not interested in e-cigarettes

This study demonstrates that far from e-cigarettes acting as gateway into smoking, they are found to be a gateway away from smoking. E-cigarettes should not be sold to those under the age of 18 and your reader will be delighted the know that proposals ha
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 28, 2014 13:17
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Big state tax decisions lie ahead for California voters

health and child-welfare advocates are pondering a possible $2-a-pack increase in cigarette taxes. "We anticipate there will be a revenue measure," said Anthony Thigpenn, president of California Calls...Tobacco companies...are honing their message, argui
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 28, 2014 12:59
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GLANTZ: Two small studies show lower cig consumption in people using second gen ecigs

struck me in reading both these papers is the fact that the literature reviews and discussion secfions completely ignore the consistent population-levels evidence that, among all smokers, e-cigarettes discourage cigarette cessation. They also ignore the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:52
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GLANTZ: E-cig enthusiasts should stop assuming that just reducing cigarette consumption is a meaningful clinical outcome

Jon Krueger reminded me that in 2010 Rebecca Schane, Pam Ling, and I published "Health Effects of Light and Intermittent Smoking" in Circulation....indicates that light and intermittent smoking pose substantial risks; the adverse health outcomes parallel
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:48
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GLANTZ: Ecig study claiming that flavors are important to adults is not meaningful because of sampling problems

the sample was recruited from the e-cigarette advocacy site www.ecigarette-research.com, which is hardly a random sample of e-cigarette users or potential users (including kids).
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:43
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High International Electronic Cigarette Use Among Never Smoker Adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

The same types of policies used to protect youth from cigarettes included in the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [32] need to be implemented for e-cigarettes. E-cigarette advertising should be prohibited, as should sponso
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Nov 28, 2014 12:41
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