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New Study, For the First Time, Details What Types of Cigars Americans Smoke

A new study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the first time breaks down the types of cigars smoked by adults in the U.S. and highlights why the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must have basic oversight au
EIN (European Internet Network) Professional Edition
added Jul 31, 2014 17:11
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CONLEY: Use Common Sense on E-Cigarettes

members of the American Vaping Association, which represents U.S.-based, family-owned-and-operated e-cigarette manufacturers, would be hard pressed to meet FDA’s requirements. The rules, in short, would needlessly drive these companies out of business and
U.S. News & World Report
added Jul 31, 2014 02:50
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DOTSON: Electronic cigarettes Fact versus fiction of vaping: Fact versus fiction

Until more is known about the potential risks, the safe play is to say no to electronic cigarettes. If you’re looking for help to stop smoking, there are many FDA-approved medications that have been shown to be safe and effective for this purpose.
Paris (TN) Post-Intelligencer
added Jul 31, 2014 02:41
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More evidence why FDA should prohibit of use of flavors in deemed tobacco products as part of the current rulemaking

My UCSF colleagues just submitted this comment to FDA:...FDA’s decision to not take the necessary steps to adopt tobacco product standards prohibiting the use of flavoring of all covered products under the current rulemaking, as well as other products cur
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 29, 2014 19:42
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Evidence from UK Casts Doubt on Assertion that Electronic Cigarettes are a Gateway to Youth Smoking Addiction

Ironically, banning the flavors in electronic cigarettes could have the perverse effect of decreasing e-cigarette use but increasing use of real tobacco cigarettes. Hopefully, the FDA will examine this issue closely before taking the advice of anti-smoki
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 29, 2014 01:30
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Judge: FDA can’t use menthol report

The involvement of DHHS in the lawsuit comes in part from a recommendation of an ethics official who concluded a menthol ban would have no “direct and predictable effect” on the financial interests of drug companies that make smoking-cessation products.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2014 01:22
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[Colorado] Communities move to regulate where electronic cigarettes can be used

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is waiting for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to finalize a set of rules for e-cigs and vaporizers, but that likely won't happen until next year. Device proponents say measures like the one
Denver (CO) Post
added Jul 28, 2014 14:28
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“Super High” Nicotine Youth Appealing Electronic Cigarette Flavors

Maya Ben-Efraim and Robert Jackler from Stanford just submitted this comment to the FDA ...These e-liquids are marketed online with bright and colorful images (see accompanying Powerpoint) and dispensed in similarly colorful bottles. It is quite evident
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 24, 2014 15:25
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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Regulate e-cigarettes

In light of the Oregon Legislature’s disappointing failure to approve even moderate restrictions on electronic cigarettes in this year’s session, local governments, including Lane County, should fill the regulatory void with bans on the sale and marketing
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jul 24, 2014 10:53
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Judge Calls FDA Report on Menthol Cigarettes “Tainted”

A federal judge has ruled in favor of two tobacco companies that challenged a 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee report on menthol cigarettes, finding that three of the panel's members had conflicts of interests. U.S. District Court Judge R
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:03
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