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E-cigarettes industry awaits looming federal regulation

The Food and Drug Administration will propose rules for e-cigarettes as early as this month. The rules will have big implications ... The FDA faces a balancing act. If the regulations are too strict, they could kill an industry that offers a hope of bei
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 22, 2014 13:49
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[Canada] E-cigarettes in regulatory grey zone: Are they banned or aren't they?

The problem, say some observers, is that Health Canada is having trouble deciding whether e-cigarettes should be regulated as tobacco products -- even though they contain no tobacco -- or under the Food and Drug Act as medicines. The ECTA says e-cigs sho
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 22, 2014 13:39
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[USA] E-cigarettes and the vape debate

With little proven scientific information - whether about the safety of e-cigarettes or even whether they have helped people quit smoking - this debate is like shouting in a dark room. There's lots of noise, but little light.
BBC Online
added Apr 21, 2014 20:54
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Follow the science over e-cigarettes ($$)

Regulators should not take narrow-minded decisions to occupy an invented moral high ground. Instead, they should follow the science. This provides overwhelming evidence that electronic cigarettes are a benefit.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 21, 2014 15:50
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[Utah] EDITORIAL: In our opinion: FDA must consider regulating nicotine in e-cigarettes

The FDA has been dragging its heels on this issue, including the need for warnings such as are required for traditional cigarette packages. That needs to change. Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said in an interview with the Associated Press that he d
Deseret News
added Apr 19, 2014 12:08
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Air Space: E-Cigarette Reg Leaked to Industry?

Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association (TVECA) put up a picture of the scanned document on its website Friday, indicating it was the "Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smok
MedPage Today
added Apr 18, 2014 20:49
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Cloud of questions hovers around electronic cigarettes

According to Mitchell Zeller ... "We’ve been funding research on e-cigarettes for a while and will continue to do that. As a regulatory maker, we’ll then make regulatory policy decisions based on what the science tells us." The FDA does not currently regu
The Oncology Report
added Apr 18, 2014 20:38
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Has the tobacco industry evaded the FDA's ban on ‘Light’ cigarette descriptors? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Manufacturers eliminated terms explicitly stated and substituted colour name descriptors corresponding to the banned terms. ... Tobacco manufacturers appear to have evaded a critical element of the FSPTCA, the ban on misleading descriptors that convey red
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2014 18:12
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[District of Columbia] 2014 FDLI Annual Conference April 23-24, 2014: Agenda

CTP Mitchell R. Zeller, JD, Director, Center for Tobacco Products, OMPT, FDA / Stacey Younger Gagosian, Director, Government Affairs, American Legacy Foundation / David Graham, Senior Vice President, International Regulatory Affairs, NJOY, Inc. Daniel Mc
Food and Drug Law Journal
added Apr 17, 2014 18:01
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[District of Columbia] 2014 FDLI Annual Conference April 23-24, 2014

Join us to hear from the Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr., Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States; FDA Commissioner Hamburg; FDA Office of the Commissioner Leslie Kux; FDA Chief Counsel Elizabeth Dickinson; FDA Center Directors Bernadet
Food and Drug Law Journal
added Apr 17, 2014 17:55
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