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E-cigarette makers are targeting minors, hooking them on nicotine, say congressional Democrats

Eleven lawmakers, including Sen. Dick Durbin and Rep. Henry Waxman, urged the Food and Drug Administration to stop e-cigarette businesses from selling and marketing their products to kids. The lawmakers accused these companies of hawking their products t
New York Daily News
added Apr 16, 2014 11:22
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Congress Is Coming After E-Cigarettes

It’s looking like e-cigarettes’ regulation-free honeymoon period is probably coming to an end; Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), one of the lawmakers who commissioned the report, said that the report “is further evidence that the administration must act quick
Vice.com
added Apr 16, 2014 11:01
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E-Cigarettes Target Youth With Festivals, Lawmakers Say

E-cigarette makers aim to hook youth on their products using music festivals, free samples and candy-flavored versions, U.S. Democratic lawmakers said. The findings, in a survey released today by members of Congress, should prod U.S. regulators to curb
Bloomberg News
added Apr 16, 2014 04:07
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2014 TPSAC Meeting Materials and Information: April 16-18, 2014

Webcast: Seating for this meeting may be limited, so the public is encouraged to watch the free webcast instead of traveling to the meeting. The link for the webcast will be available at approximately 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the meeting eac
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Apr 15, 2014 13:18
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ZELLER: Crossing the Country to Connect with the Cancer Research Community

about 10 FDA staff members and I participated in the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) ... Tobacco-related cancer researchers are key partners of FDA as we work toward our goal of ending the epidemic of tobacco use. He
FDA Blogs
added Apr 15, 2014 13:15
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E-Cigarettes Are Targeted At Youths, Report Says

An investigation by Democratic members of Congress into the marketing practices of electronic cigarette companies has found that major producers are targeting young people by giving away free samples at music and sporting events and running radio and tele
New York Times
added Apr 14, 2014 19:48
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Congressional Report Details E-Cigarette Marketing that Entices Kids, Underscores Urgent Need for FDA Regulation

E-cigarette makers claim they don't market to kids. But they're using the same themes and tactics tobacco companies have long used to market regular cigarettes to kids. Given these marketing tactics, it isn’t surpri
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 14, 2014 19:01
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DURBIN, WAXMAN, HARKIN, ROCKEFELLER & MEMBERS OF CONGRESS: REPORT SHOWS E-CIGARETTE MARKETING CAMPAIGNS LIGHTING UP AMONG YOUNG USERS

With Critical FDA Regulations Still Under Review, Report Finds Evidence of E-Cigarette Marketing Reaching Substantial Youth Audiences
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Apr 14, 2014 10:00
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US Sen. Dick Durbin to discuss e-cigarette inquiry

Durbin says he plans to discuss a Congressional investigation into the marketing of electronic cigarettes. Durbin and Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman of California plan to talk about their findings at a Monday morning news conference in Washington.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 14, 2014 08:52
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Congressional Report Presses for E-Cigarette Rules

Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a Congressional report released Monday. The report written by the staff of I
ABC News
added Apr 14, 2014 08:50
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