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Poisoning Cases Related to E-Cigarettes Skyrocket

Why is this happening? Despite the fact that nicotine can be toxic, these liquids often come in child-friendly flavors and colors. Nicotine liquids are sold in rainbows of bright containers with flavors including “vivid vanilla,” “cherry crush” chocolate
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 26, 2014 14:45
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[California] GLANTZ: In another Back to the Future moment, ecig forces cynicaly telling LA it should wait for FDA to include ecigs in smokefree law

Leaving aside the Obama Administration FDA's flaccid performance in actually doing anything meaningful to regulate tobacco... the fact is that the FDA has no jurisdiction to regulate WHERE people use e-cigarettes.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 20, 2014 07:49
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A Hot Debate Over E-Cigarettes as a Path to Tobacco, or From It

The devices, intended to feed nicotine addiction without the toxic tar of conventional cigarettes, have divided a normally sedate public health community that had long been united in the fight against smoking and Big Tobacco.
New York Times
added Feb 22, 2014 19:45
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TheRealCost.gov

WELCOME You probably know smoking is harmful to your health. We don’t need to tell you that. We’re here to fill in the blanks—to explain why it’s so harmful—and to debunk a few myths while we’re at it.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 4, 2014 06:19
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WATERS: E-Cigarette Makers Give Public the Finger

We know better than to trust the tobacco industry’s health claims about their products—or to trust the industry with our children’s future. The time for action is now. To paraphrase one anti-cigarette commercial in California: “Some people will say anythi
Forbes
added Jan 28, 2014 16:23
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BLUMENTAL/DURBIN: Fifty Years After First Surgeon General Report on Smoking, E-Cigarettes Pose Latest Threat to Public Health

If these companies want to market their products as a safe alternative to smoking, they should be subject to rigorous FDA scrutiny. Oversight and regulation are the only way to know the true nature of these products and the only way to ensure that today'
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 17, 2014 18:12
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Holy Smokes: E-Cigarette Ads Debut on TV

The electronic-cigarette industry has big TV advertising plans for 2014—if they're not snuffed out first. The FDA is expected as early as January to propose curbs on the devices. Rather than retreat, companies are unleashing a flurry of TV ads.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 27, 2013 23:16
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[California] EDITORIAL: The tobacco threat returns

state civil servants do not have the expertise that private workers have. ... California's tobacco-control effort is working. The Department of Public Health should not try to fix what's not broken.
Fresno (CA) Bee
added Dec 16, 2013 15:49
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[Indiana] Nicotine-filled electronic cigarettes raise concerns among health leaders ($$)

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a report last week that found the use of e-cigarettes among high school students rose from 1.5 percent to 2.8 percent from 2011 to 2012, while overall use of tobacco saw no significant decline.
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Nov 27, 2013 00:44
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VIDEO: E-Cigarettes: Second-hand Smoke, Vaping, and the Price of FDA Regulations

“We’re using technology, and that’s what we do in America, we use technology to solve really complicated problems,” says Craig Weiss, president and CEO of NJOY. NJOY is a leading manufacturer of electronic cigarettes - and a donor to Reason Foundation, t
Reason Magazine
added Oct 29, 2013 16:34
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