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Jury is out on health effects of e-cigarettes

"My big question with e-cigarettes is whether it puts youth on a pathway to smoking," said acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak, who will join other U.S. health officials Friday at the White House to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the surgeon gener
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 17, 2014 05:32

[USA] ESTES: The US Government's War on E-Cigarettes

The government doesn’t regulate things based on how gross they are, but, clearly, the other concerns matter enough for it to take action. ... --Shame on you. Gil Ross MD/
Gizmodo UK (uk)
added Dec 26, 2013 10:56

Making a Mint From Lorillard--Heard on the Street

Meanwhile, Newport menthol cigarettes are the only major brand still seeing volume growth. While there is still a chance the FDA will come down hard on menthol, a taste of Lorillard is worth the risk.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 25, 2013 08:33

[Ohio] FOX19 Investigates: E-Cigs sold to kids

The e-cigarette industry is now a billion and a half dollar industry. In fact, new "vaping" shops are lighting up sales. The AltSmoke Lounge, which has "vaping" juice in more than a hundred flavors, opened in Eastgate a few months ago. It's the company
WXIX-FOX19 (Cincinnatti, OH)
added Nov 19, 2013 03:05

Funding Opportunities

Cigarette Tobacco Reference Products Program (UC2) …. Center for Evaluation and Coordination of Training and Research (CECTR) in Tobacco Regulatory Science …. Tobacco Control Regulatory Research …. FDA Small Scientific Conference Grant Program (R13)
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 19, 2013 01:59

NATO Refutes New CDC Study on E-Cigarettes

"Studies have found e-cigarettes to be effective in reducing cigarette smoking or aiding smokers in quitting," he added. "Given that e-cigarettes appear to have a positive effect in the reduction of smoking tobacco-burning cigarettes, NATO can only concl
Convenience Store News
added Sep 7, 2013 18:45

GLANTZ: Big success for ecig companies: US kids rapidly taking them up

My priorities: 1. Ecigs should not be allowed to be used anywhere cigarettes are not allowed (i.e., in smokefree environments). Over 100 communities and several states have already done this. 2. Ecigs should be subject to all the same sales and licensi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 7, 2013 16:19

FDA Denies Talk of Online E-Cigarette Sales Ban

in a series of listening sessions last week. "The FDA did not raise or weigh in on potential regulatory options -- including any potential restrictions on e-cigarettes or any other particular product category -- during these listening sessions," said Mit
Convenience Store News
added Aug 26, 2013 15:47

FDA Mulling Rule To Ban Online E-Cigarette Sales ($$)

The agency is also examining whether it should establish a minimum age of 18 or 19 for the purchase of e-cigarettes, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing anonymous sources. In addition, the FDA is mulling advertising standards for the produc
added Aug 24, 2013 11:45

[Massachusetts] Letter: Government is hypocritical on tobacco laws, taxes

Until the state and federal agencies have the guts to make this so-called lethal and addictive product illegal (as they should), then they need to stop penalizing smokers for using it. Or smokers should be able to sue the government for fraud and negligen
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Aug 17, 2013 14:17
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