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29 States Seek Tighter E-Cigarette Regulations

Twenty-nine state attorneys general on Friday urged the Food and Drug Administration to strengthen its proposed regulations on electronic cigarettes, a business that has exploded into a $2.5 billion industry with virtually no regulatory oversight.
New York Times
added Aug 9, 2014 12:39
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More evidence why FDA should prohibit of use of flavors in deemed tobacco products as part of the current rulemaking

My UCSF colleagues just submitted this comment to FDA:...FDA’s decision to not take the necessary steps to adopt tobacco product standards prohibiting the use of flavoring of all covered products under the current rulemaking, as well as other products cur
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 29, 2014 19:42
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[Canada] Edmonton school boards ban electronic cigarettes over marijuana concerns

Two Edmonton school boards have banned the use of electronic cigarettes on school property over concerns that some students could use the devices to smoke marijuana on the sly. Police say officers have caught five high school students in the last two wee
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added May 11, 2014 12:42
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E-cigarettes industry awaits looming federal regulation

The Food and Drug Administration will propose rules for e-cigarettes as early as this month. The rules will have big implications ... The FDA faces a balancing act. If the regulations are too strict, they could kill an industry that offers a hope of bei
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 22, 2014 13:49
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[Georgia] Study: Cancer Risk In E-Cigarette Vapors

Researchers from Boston University grew a batch of human bronchial cells in the presence of electronic cigarette vapor, Consumer Affairs reports. They had a second batch in presence of tobacco smoke. The two batches of cells showed similar patterns that c
CBS Atlanta (CW69, WAOK, 92.9 The Game))
added Apr 14, 2014 15:40
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[North Carolina] Tobacco companies respond to CDC report on e-cigarette poisionings

Jason Healy, the president of e-cigarette manufacturer Blu eCigs, told ABC News the report is part of “an ongoing attack on the e-cigs industry by various anti-smoking groups.” “The product is for adult smokers, and therefore the responsibility for chil
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Apr 7, 2014 16:58
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[UK, USA] Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) Spared From ecig Lawsuit

has been spared from the lawsuit, as this company is known to develop the technology for the ecigarettes internally. The lawsuit will affect Lorillard Inc as it offers a brand called the blue Cigs, NJoyInc, Ballantyne Brands LLC at Charlotte as well as M
Financial Trends
added Mar 13, 2014 17:00
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RODU: Tobacco harm reduction endorsed in New England Journal of Medicine

The authors of “Smoke, The Chief Killer – Strategies for Targeting Combustible Tobacco Use,” are Michael Fiore and Timothy Baker from the University of Wisconsin, and Steven Schroeder from the University of California-San Francisco. In the past, they st
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Feb 23, 2014 17:09
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[UK] Warning as e-cigarette explodes in Birmingham office

A warning has been issued to people who smoke e-cigarettes smokers after the battery in one overheated and exploded in a Birmingham office.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 10, 2014 08:19
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In Rural Jails, E-Cigarettes Are a Calming Vapor

a growing number of sheriffs say they are selling e-cigarettes to inmates to help control the mood swings of those in need of a smoke, as well as address budget shortfalls, which in some jails have meant that guards are earning little more than fast-food
New York Times
added Jan 24, 2014 15:28
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