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SoundVape Announces Support for FDA Regulation of E-Cigarettes

While many e-cigarette companies are railing against regulation, SoundVape is in favor of it - despite the fact that it could create significant challenges for the small business. The company takes measures to ensure that minors don't purchase its produc
PR Newswire
added Apr 8, 2014 23:27
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Health Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Tobacco Control Act

Today the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health is holding a hearing to examine the implementation of the Tobacco Control Act, specifically the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) oversight of regulatory
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Apr 8, 2014 23:07
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[Australia, Ireland, USA] EDITORIAL: Government must resist lobbying over tobacco branding

With the British Government clearly intent on changing the tobacco law, Dublin should also resist US lobbying pressure.
Irish Times (ie)
added Apr 8, 2014 23:04
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[Florida] Health Groups Oppose Bill Banning E-Cigarettes to Minors, Calling It a Stealth Favor to Big Tobacco

"The bill is another attempt by big tobacco to weaken protections that we all seek to keep electronic devices out of the hands of our children," Brenda Olsen, chief operating officer of the American Lung Association in Florida, said during a news confere
FlaglerLive
added Apr 8, 2014 23:01
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[Florida] Fabiola Santiago: E-cigarettes bring threat of new addiction for kids

an amendment has been added to the bill working its way through the Florida Legislature that’s nothing short of a betrayal of the local governments that acted quickly to protect the youth in their turf. “We’re not trying to ban them, just trying to keep
Miami (FL) Herald
added Apr 8, 2014 23:00
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[Connecticut] E-Cigarette Bill Would Ban Marketing to Kids

Two members of Connecticut's congressional delegation have launched a bill that would ban companies from marketing e-cigarettes to children. But they ran into some vocal opposition during a press conference to launch the legislation.
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Apr 8, 2014 22:54
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[Indiana] Opponents of e-cigarette ban rally for meeting

expected to intensify next week. Stephanie Rogers, owner of the Vapor Lock store in Greenfield, plans to attend a meeting of the Hancock County Health Board Tuesday with roughly 400 petition signatures and plenty of support. And while several elected co
Greenfield (IN) Daily Reporter
added Apr 8, 2014 22:51
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[Florida] Health Groups Seek To Snuff Out E-Cigarette Bill

The American Lung Association of Florida, the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, local officials and Students Working Against Tobacco have found themselves fighting the measure (HB 169) that would prevent youths under 18 from buying e
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Apr 8, 2014 22:20
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[Macau] AL plenary: Gov't sees no need to rush in revising smoking legislation

The Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture has stated that, for now, there is no need to rush into revising legislation on smoking, particularly not to introduce a full smoking ban within casino resorts.
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Apr 8, 2014 22:06
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[Florida] VIDEO: Anti Smoking Advocates Up in Arms

They are willing to let a ban on sales of e-cigarettes to minors fail because the legislation also kills 28 city and 28 county local ordinances on tobacco. The state already regulates where you can smoke and where you can’t; but for more than 20 years, l
WJHG-TV (Panama City Beach, FL)
added Apr 8, 2014 18:07
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