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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

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

[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

[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

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

Support the Legal Sale of Menthol Cigarettes

Please Act Now - Write to FDA Today Click Here -!submitComment;D=FDA-2013-N-0521-0079
Lorillard Tobacco Company
added Oct 21, 2013 15:25

With Tobacco Sales Plummeting, US Farmers Look To Stevia, Healthier And More Profitable

Farmers are especially eager for the change due to the similarity between the two crops. Both stevia and tobacco are grown under the same climate and soil conditions. They also require the same equipment and cultivation methods. According to the World He
Medical Daily
added Oct 16, 2013 17:13

[Idaho] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes need regulation

There are still many questions to be answered about the health impacts of electronic cigarettes, and until they are, cities will face the challenge of how restrictive they will be in allowing citizens to use them. But tighter FDA regulations, for the ti
Idaho Press-Tribune
added Sep 29, 2013 21:04

[USA] E-cigarettes: Sending the wrong smoke-signal / European lawmakers should reject proposals to control electronic cigarettes as strictly as medicines

The risk of getting more people addicted to something relatively harmless is well worth taking, given the opportunity for curbing dramatically the world’s single-most-harmful voluntary activity. Politicians should stand back and let a thousand e-cig brand
The Economist
added Sep 28, 2013 06:32

Dems Push FDA To Issue E-Cigarette Regulations Quickly ($$)

Four top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representativesurged the Food and Drug Administrationon Monday to issue new regulations for electronic cigarettes, saying that manufacturers are marketing the products to children despite concerns over health effect
added Sep 18, 2013 00:48
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