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[North Carolina] Study Finds Teens Can Easily Buy E-Cigarettes Online – FDA Must Act to Protect Kids

Internet vendors of electronic cigarettes do little to prevent youth from purchasing their products and teens can easily buy e-cigarettes online despite claims that online vendors verify customer age. The study, conducted in North Carolina, found that onl
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 2, 2015 23:30

New FDA official inherits raft of projects, challenges

The agency faces an April deadline to submit reports to Congress on the public heath impact of raising the minimum tobacco purchase age to over 18, and how well the public understands the health consequences of using tobacco products. It's also in the mi
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 2, 2015 22:38

In landmark FDA tobacco study, e-cig questions likely to linger

is poised to release initial data ...researchers expect many key questions about e-cigarettes to remain unanswered. The five-year Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study of about 46,000 people, begun in 2011, is expected to provide a wea
added Mar 1, 2015 12:41

Smokers use e-cigarettes to supplement their habit NOT to quit, study reveals

Hyland of the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in New York suggests that some people simply use the devices as a 'crutch' / His findings were drawn from a pool of 20,000 participants Ultimately, the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health study will fol
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 1, 2015 10:47

A Pinney for your thoughts / New partnership aims at helping Reynolds chart a future less dependent on traditional cigarettes

The Journal asked Pinney Associates' chief executive John Pinney and president Joe Gitchell for their perspective on why they agreed to the partnership, especially given the potential for a backlash from public health advocates and other tobacco industry
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 1, 2015 09:46

Study: Smokers may tap into multiple sources for nicotine

The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix. It's a preliminary finding, but it highlights some key questions as health officials assess electronic cigarette
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 27, 2015 16:37

Smokefree Skies Memory Book

Do you remember smoking on airplanes? Feel free to read the amazing stories in our Smokefree Skies Memory Book and to submit your own! "For those non-smoking flight attendants who flew before the smoking ban, the cabin conditions were horrific. Indelib
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:41

[Pennsylvania] Meet Our Scientists at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 2015 Annual Meeting

Speak one-on-one with FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products’ (CTP) resident experts in disciplines ranging from epidemiology to engineering at the CTP booth. CTP experts will also be featured in a number of workshops...Speakers include: Mitchell Zeller, J.D.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Feb 24, 2015 14:37

Understanding Smoking’s Impact on Your Heart

Did you know: Smoking is a major cause of cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, and heart-related chest pain. CVD is the leading cause of all deaths in the United States, killing
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Feb 24, 2015 14:35

Electronic Cigarettes and the Public Health: Second Public Workshop

March 9 and March 10, 2015 ... The purpose of this workshop is to gather scientific information and stimulate discussion among scientists about electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). This is the second in a series of three workshops intended to obtain inf
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Feb 24, 2015 14:34
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