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Big Tobacco's e-cig push gets a reality check

In a surprising development, though, e-cigarette sales are falling...increasingly shifting to thousands of recently opened "vape shops" where consumers can buy refillable "vaporizers" that can pack more than five times the liquid and battery power of the
CBS MarketWatch
added Aug 26, 2014 21:52

The American Heart Association Says Vaping Is Safer Than Smoking

The move puts the AHA in the company of the FDA, which, earlier this year, suggested that it's certainly not a good thing to encourage people to take up vaping—but admitted that the habit is most likely much safer than smoking.
added Aug 26, 2014 21:42

Feds seek comments on ‘modified risk’ tobacco

seeking public comment on smokeless tobacco maker Swedish Match’s request to certify its General-branded pouches of tobacco as less harmful than cigarettes. The company, whose North American headquarters is in Richmond, Virginia, in June requested the Fo
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 26, 2014 21:37
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An Evaluation of FDA’s Analysis of the Costs and Benefits of the Graphic Warning Label Regulation

FDA omitted many potentially important benefits, including those derived by nonsmokers whose exposure to second-hand smoke would be reduced, benefits associated with reduced maternal smoking during pregnancy, and benefits attributable to reductions in sev
Tobacconomics (Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago)
added Aug 26, 2014 21:35
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[Oklahoma] NSU professor co-author of study on tobacco regulations

Oklahoma’s Dr. Laux is generally supportive of the FDA approach. He says that this is because previous FDA cost-benefit analyses of smoking had established the precedent of assuming that adult smokers, by choosing to smoke, were making rational and good d (OK)
added Aug 26, 2014 21:33

SAREWITZ: Allow use of electronic cigarettes to assess risk

Monitoring the outcomes of incentivized e-cigarette use, not endless research, will be the key to sensible regulation... As research for this column, I tried vaping. The taste was perfectly pleasant, and my office colleagues said that the white-ish cloud
added Aug 26, 2014 20:20

STIER: Calling for a Different Approach to Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation | Somewhat Reasonable

FDA should follow that science and apply already existing common sense regulations by swiftly approving Swedish Match’s application...As far as public health is concerned, the more non-cigarette options available, the better.
Heartland Institute
added Aug 25, 2014 19:18

New CDC Study Finds More Non-Smoking Kids Are Using E-Cigarettes, Shows Need for FDA to Quickly Finalize and Strengthen Regulations

It’s not surprising that youth use of e-cigarettes has gone up at the same time that e-cigarettes are being promoted using many of the same tactics long used to market regular cigarettes to kids. These include celebrity endorsements, slick TV and magazin
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 25, 2014 18:21

E-Cigarettes Should Be Regulated Like Tobacco: American Heart Association

Electronic cigarettes should be subject to the same laws that apply to tobacco products, and the federal government should ban the marketing and sale of e-cigarettes to young people, a new American Heart Association policy statement says.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 25, 2014 17:43

American Lung Association Comments to the FDA (PDF)

The FDA must have basic oversight authority over all tobacco products. No tobacco product is safe and all are addictive. Indeed, the TCA which gives FDA authority over all tobacco products states:
American Lung Association
added Aug 25, 2014 17:32
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