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[Germany] German court rules that liquid nicotine is not a medicine

A court in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia has struck down a state health ministry regulation classifying liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes as a medicine1 comparable to nicotine plasters, which in Germany can only be sold in pharma
British Medical Journal
added Sep 25, 2013 15:34
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9 Terribly Disturbing Things About Electronic Cigarettes

here’s what we do know: E-cigarettes are addicting. And while they may not be as harmful as tobacco cigarettes, critics like the British Medical Association and the World Health Organisation are wary of the trend and warn of the dangers that may be associ
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 4, 2013 19:52
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[New York] Smoking Is Back, Without the Stigma

Ten years after Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg banned smoking in public places, it is returning to the city’s bars, restaurants and workplaces, thanks to the growing popularity of e-cigarettes. They can be spotted wherever traditional cigarettes had been ou
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2013 18:13
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Use of Electronic Cigarettes Among State Tobacco Cessation Quitline Callers.

The notable rates of e-cigarette use and use of e-cigarettes as cessation aids, even though the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved e-cigarettes for this purpose, should inform policy and treatment discussions on this topic.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jun 17, 2013 14:52
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[UK] Banned for half a century, cigarette adverts are staging a lucrative comeback - but with an electronic 'smoke'

London's advertising agencies can sense an exciting new opportunity. Traditional cigarette maker British American Tobacco - the world's second-biggest producer and best known for its Dunhill, Pall Mall and Lucky Strike brands - has begun a search for a L
This is Money (uk)
added May 26, 2013 01:34
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KAMEROW: Big Tobacco lights up e-cigarettes

Let us count the ways that e-cigarettes are upsetting. First and foremost, they are increasingly available and cheap. You can buy them, singly or in packets, in many US convenience stores for about half the price of conventional cigarettes. They are flav
British Medical Journal
added May 24, 2013 18:30
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[Italy] Italian Tobacco Industry Wrestling With Electronic Cigarettes

The Italian union of tobacco operators last week lodged an appeal with the regional court of Lazio, in an attempt to block the sale of electronic cigarettes. The case is the latest in a series of actions taken by the tobacco industry which believes the
The Epoch Times English Version
added May 19, 2013 16:08
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[California] E-cigarettes' dangers uncertain

There are a lot of public health questions surrounding the use of e-cigarettes, but one thing is not in question - they are becoming a popular alternative to tobacco cigarettes. One in 5 smokers in the United States had tried e-cigarettes in 2011 - up fr
San Francisco Chronicle
added May 9, 2013 20:46
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[Oklahoma] Debate Underway At State Capitol Over E-Cigarette Regulation

The main concern from e-cig retailers was the bill would classify them as a tobacco product, even though their business is to get people off of tobacco products. Monday afternoon, the lawmaker who wrote the bill says he is changing that. Even on a Mond
News 9 WWTV (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Apr 30, 2013 22:27
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PARADE How Safe Are Electronic Cigarettes?

But do e-cigarettes make it easier to break the habit--or harder? Studies suggesting that the devices help people quit are too few ... And while electronic cigarettes are often marketed as a healthier alternative, there's no guarantee that all of the de
Parade
added Apr 20, 2013 11:41
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