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KERSHAW: Don't let Big Tobacco crush e-cigarettes

* Kershaw: FDA should let e-cigarette industry innovate to save tobacco smokers' lives Editor's note: Oliver Kershaw is the founder and CEO of E-cigarette Forum. He is also a co-founder of and the E-Cigarette Summit, which aims to promote ope
added Nov 22, 2014 13:27

Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Ganna Kostygina, Pam Ling, and I recently published "Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos" in Tobacco Control showing how the tobacco companies use flavors to attrach new smokers and keep current ones smok
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:59

Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Tobacco companies engaged in a calculated effort to blur the line between LCCs to increase the appeal to cigarette smokers, and the use of flavours facilitated these efforts. Bans on flavoured cigarettes should be expanded to include flavoured LCCs, and
Tobacco Control
added Nov 19, 2014 15:59

Swift FDA Action Urged to Regulate E-Cigs

Action Points In 2014, Americans will spend about $2.2 billion on e-cigarettes -- numbers that exceed those for nicotine-replacement therapy. In a Perspective in the NEJM the authors encourage the FDA to accelerate their regulations to eliminate uncertai
MedPage Today
added Nov 19, 2014 15:52

E-Cigarette Use Jumps 60 Percent in One Year; No Progress in Reducing Cigarette and Cigar Use

American Lung Association Urges FDA to Move Quickly to Finalize FDA Authority over All Tobacco Products
American Lung Association
added Nov 16, 2014 18:02

[Utah] Clearing the vapor about regulating e-cigarettes

But despite claims made by supporters of electronic cigarettes and “vaping,” many government organizations are concerned the latest thing isn’t regulated closely enough... The UCHD is pursuing a requirement that vapor providers must be licensed. Madigan
Provo (UT) Daily Herald
added Nov 16, 2014 16:46

[UK, USA] As US worries grow over teens smoking e-cigs, Britain presses on with first TV smoking ad

Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, said in a statement cited by AdAge that the latest surveys on youth tobacco, including e-cigarettes, “is a concern. Any use of a tobacco or a nicotine-containing product by young people is
The Drum (uk)
added Nov 15, 2014 08:44

TEENS CONTINUE TO LIGHT UP CIGARS, HOOKAH AND PIPES / High Prevalence of Cigars and the Dual Use of Combusted Tobacco Products Delay the Demise of Cigarettes

the public health and tobacco control communities are eager to secure meaningful changes that can significantly accelerate the decline in tobacco use. We urge the FDA to move swiftly to adopt a final rule to get the job done.
American Legacy Foundation
added Nov 13, 2014 20:57

New CDC Youth Tobacco Survey Should Spur FDA to Finalize Rule Regulating All Tobacco Products, Including E-Cigarettes and Cigars

We again call on the FDA to issue a final rule by April 25, 2015 – one year after the FDA issued a proposed rule – and to close gaps in the rule by cracking down on marketing and flavors that appeal to kids. The FDA first announced in early 2011 that it p
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 13, 2014 20:54

Intentions to Smoke Cigarettes Among Never-Smoking U.S. Middle and High School Electronic Cigarette Users, National Youth Tobacco Survey, 2011–2013

over a quarter million never-smoking youth had used e-cigarettes. E-cigarette use was associated with increased intentions to smoke cigarettes. Enhanced prevention efforts for youth are important for all forms of tobacco, including e-cigarettes.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 13, 2014 14:34
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