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NOCERA: Smoking, Vaping and Nicotine

“We need a national debate on nicotine,”...Zeller told me....he thinks there should be a recognition that different ways of delivering nicotine also come with different risks...“This issue isn’t e-cigarettes,” said Mitch Zeller. “It’s nicotine.”
New York Times
added May 26, 2015 09:40
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Are the Ads Right? The Battle Against Tobacco Rages On Against a New Threat

While the ads might say that e-cigarettes are a much safer alternative to traditional cigarettes, recent studies are beginning to show that they contain chemicals that can be just as harmful to your health as smoking. One of the latest studies, publishe
Science Times
added May 26, 2015 08:38
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[Wyoming] Casper couple sues vapor cigarette dealer

Joshua and Allison Seel are suing a local vapor cigarette company after the battery in one of the devices allegedly exploded in Joshua Seel's left pant pocket, burning his leg and genitals, according to the lawsuit filed Tuesday. “These batteries are ext
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added May 25, 2015 22:59
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Officials in Indianapolis suburb considering whether to add e-cigarettes to city's smoking ban

Some members of the Greenwood City Council say they support the move that would add add e-cigarettes and vaping to the city's current smoking ban. Councilman Ron Bates ... believes e-cigarettes could be just as bad for public health as smoking cigarette
AP - Associated Press
added May 25, 2015 16:04
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[District of Columbia] NAVA: Taxing and regulating e-cigarettes like tobacco is bad public policy

From a public health and economic growth perspective, taxing and regulating the industry the same as tobacco is bad public policy. E-cigs should be treated as an alternative to tobacco, and they should be taxed and regulated differently as well.
Washington DC Examiner
added May 25, 2015 15:59
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[Asia] Nearly half of e-cigarettes sold in Japan produce carcinogen in vapor

A health ministry research group found Thursday that four of the nine electronic cigarettes sold in Japan produce vapor with high levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. A panel at the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry that received a report on the
Japan Times (jp)
added May 25, 2015 15:52
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[Europe, USA, Massachusetts] The E-Cig Quandary

or the best chance to get smokers to quit? Without the research needed to answer that question conclusively, public health officials and regulators are in a fix....STEEPEST RISE IN E-CIG USE IS AMONG INDIVIDUALS WITH THE LEAST INCOME AND EDUCATION.
Harvard School of Public Health
added May 25, 2015 15:44
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[California] Sonoma tightens rules on tobacco retailers

council members Monday approved a measure that will not only prohibit new businesses from selling cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco and other products, but also ban the sale of e-cigarettes, cheap cigars and most flavored tobacco in town.
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added May 24, 2015 21:33
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[UK] Could e-cigarettes be MORE harmful than tobacco?

New research has found that even thought e-cigarette use is exploding, public perceptions indicate that many people think that vaping is as harmful if not more harmful than cigarette smoking -- a conclusion that is totally false, officials say.
National Monitor
added May 24, 2015 20:24
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[New Zealand] Push for e-cigarettes to be sold only by pharmacies

The Government has been urged to consider restricting sales of nicotine electronic cigarettes to pharmacies, in a blog to be published today by public health experts. But an opponent of medical-style controls says doing that would impede access to a dev
New Zealand Herald
added May 24, 2015 18:01
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