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California Dept. of Public Health’s War on Vaping Continues / Alarmist, government-funded report relies on cherry-picked evidence to lobby for more state regulations

Despite the health officer’s false claims, there is ample evidence that vaping helps smokers quit and is far less hazardous than smoking. “Smokers deserve truthful and accurate information about the relative risks of different nicotine products, not overh
American Vaping Association
added Jan 29, 2015 01:12
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[California] Tobacco Laws Should Cover E-Cigs, Calif. Dept. Of Health Says ($$)

The report warns that the nicotine in e-cigarettes is just as addictive as in traditional cigarettes, and that the secondhand vapor that comes from them includes at least 10 chemicals on California's Prop. 65 list of substances known to cause cancer,...
Law360
added Jan 29, 2015 01:09
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[California] E-cigarettes come under fire from state health experts

California health officials on Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a public health threat, joining a growing number of medical experts around the country who are pushing back against the increasing popularity of the devices that advocates say offer
San Francisco Chronicle
added Jan 29, 2015 01:07
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[California] Things to know about potential e-cigarette health concerns

WHAT ARE THE HEALTH RISKS? Many of the long-term effects of e-cigarettes are not known because the technology is recent and research is ongoing. But Chapman says enough studies suggest the products are harmful to curtail their use. E-cigarettes emit at
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 29, 2015 01:06
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California Declares Electronic Cigarettes a Health Threat / State to Launch Campaign That Includes TV and Radio ($$)

California plans to launch a statewide campaign warning citizens about the health risks of electronic cigarettes. The campaign, which will include television and radio advertising, follows a report released on Wednesday by California health officials de
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jan 29, 2015 01:05
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[California] New Leno Bill Protects Public Against Exposure to E-Cigarettes

Nation’s Leading Health Advocacy Groups Support SB 140, Which Prohibits Smoking of E-Cigarettes at Workplaces, Schools, Restaurants and Hospitals
CA Senator Mark Leno
added Jan 29, 2015 00:58
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EDITORIAL: California should put more restrictions on e-cigarettes

restrictions on e-cigarettes have faced an uphill battle in the state legislature. Some state legislators accept campaign money from cigarette manufacturers, ensuring that SB140 won’t have an easy time either. But it’s past time for California to scrutini
San Francisco Chronicle
added Jan 29, 2015 00:53
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E-Cigarettes Pose Public Health Concern, California Says

A growing number of state officials have expressed skepticism about manufacturers’ claims that the products are a healthier alternative to regular cigarettes and aren’t marketed to children. California plans a media and public education campaign to warn
Bloomberg News
added Jan 29, 2015 00:51
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California's top public health official slams e-cigarettes

"E-cigarettes contain nicotine and other harmful chemicals, and the nicotine in them is as addictive as the nicotine in cigarettes," Chapman said. "I am advising Californians to avoid the use of e-cigarettes and keep them away from children of all ages."
Reuters
added Jan 29, 2015 00:49
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Not so safe after all? California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be regulated as strictly as tobacco

'E-cigarettes are not as harmful as conventional cigarettes, but e-cigarettes are not harmless' said California Health Officer Ron Chapman. 'They are not safe.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 00:48
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