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[New York] EDITORIAL: Electronic cigarettes should be subject to the regulations governing tobacco

The FDA said it needs more research on the effects of e-cigarettes before taking tougher steps. That’s backward; e-cigarettes should have to follow the rules set for tobacco cigarettes unless it can be shown they are safe. The American public can’t affor
Buffalo (NY) News
added May 5, 2014 21:05

[Rhode Island] EDITORIAL: FDA targets e-cigarettes

So far, 33 states have prohibited e-cigarette sales to minors; because the FDA rules are unlikely to take effect for some time, Rhode Island should join them.... In the meantime though, the FDA has offered a sensible framework that gives the science on e
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added May 5, 2014 15:06

[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban by Kansas City Housing Authority makes good sense

the authority’s actions promote positive ways to help residents stay healthier and better able financially to pay the rent. Tweaking the policy to allow smoking outdoors, away from entrances to the units, would be a smart move as well.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added May 5, 2014 15:02

[Alabama] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Tougher smoking ordinance

There's also one especially sticky issue -- the status of Old Havana, a cigar bar that opened last year on Chestnut Street. Banning smoking inside a business whose existence depends on smoking is akin to padlocking the door and posting a "get out of town
Gadsden (AL) Times
added May 6, 2014 08:36

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: FDA's spark: New rules will limit minors’ use of e-cigarettes

This is intolerable. While the practice is relatively new and studies aren’t complete, the available evidence does suggest that vaping is a gateway to young people taking up smoking. Why wouldn’t it be? Nicotine is addictive no matter how it is delivered
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added May 9, 2014 16:15

CHALOUPKA: Taxes, prices and illicit trade: the need for sound evidence

The papers in this special issue show us that ... industry continues to adapt its arguments and strategies in efforts to mitigate the impact of tobacco tax and price increases and to deter governments from further tax increases. Continuing to document th
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2014 11:52

EDITORIAL: FDA correct to seek regulations on e-cigarettes

The reality is that we don’t know where to draw the line about how to use e-cigarettes safely. Not enough research has been conducted to state definitively what dangers they pose under certain conditions.
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added May 4, 2014 22:28

[Connecticut] RJ Editorial: Fuming over e-cigarettes

we can simply ban the sale of such devices to minors, just as we ban the sale of liquor. The e-cigarette came along quickly and grew into a multibillion-dollar industry well ahead of state and federal efforts to regulate it. But now it’s time.
Meriden (CT) Record-Journal
added May 2, 2014 07:51

[Indiana] Editorial: Rules need to be in place on e-cigarettes in schools

Johnson County school districts need to check the wording of policies to make certain all forms are covered. In particular, they need to make sure electronic cigarettes are defined and included with other forms of smoking.
Franklin (IN) Daily Journal
added May 2, 2014 05:18

[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our View: State needs to take action on e-cigs

The No. 1 lesson from America's half-century battle with smoking is consumers should know exactly what they are inhaling and — for the safety of those nearby — exhaling. Yet users of e-cigarettes, which require inhaling and exhaling vapors, don't know w
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Apr 30, 2014 17:40
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