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[California] GRAPHIC: E-Cigarette Poisonings, 2010-2014 (PDF)

California Department of Public Health
added Jan 29, 2015 13:17
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[California] E-cigarettes come under fire from state health experts

California health officials on Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a public health threat, joining a growing number of medical experts around the country who are pushing back against the increasing popularity of the devices that advocates say offer
San Francisco Chronicle
added Jan 29, 2015 01:07
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California declares e-cigarettes a public health threat

E-cigarette use among teens and young adults escalated in 2014 over traditional tobacco smoking in California, prompting state officials Wednesday to declare liquid nicotine products a public health threat.
San Bernadino County (CA) Sun
added Jan 29, 2015 01:01
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Not so safe after all? California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be regulated as strictly as tobacco

'E-cigarettes are not as harmful as conventional cigarettes, but e-cigarettes are not harmless' said California Health Officer Ron Chapman. 'They are not safe.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 00:48
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E-Cig Stigma: California Declares Vaping a Public Health Risk

"As we have done with other important outbreaks or epidemics, we are taking this formal step of warning Californians about the health risks of e-cigarettes," said Dr. Ron Chapman, State Health Officer and director of the California Department of Public H
NBC News
added Jan 29, 2015 00:46
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[California] State Health Officer Issues Health Advisory and New E-Cigarette Report

said Chapman. “There is a lot of misinformation about e-cigarettes. That is why, as the state’s health officer, I am advising Californians to avoid the use of e-cigarettes and keep them away from children of all ages.”
California Department of Public Health
added Jan 29, 2015 00:03
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[California] State warns: stay away from E-cigarettes

Chapman goes on to say, “There is a lot of misinformation about e-cigarettes. That is why, I am advising Californians to avoid the use of e-cigarettes and keep them away from children of all ages.”
KION 46 (Salinas, CA)
added Jan 28, 2015 23:57
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[California] HEALTH ADVISORY – January 28, 2015 / Electronic Cigarettes: A Summary of the Public Health Risks and Recommendations for Health Care Professionals (PDF)

This health advisory seeks to inform health care professionals of the public health risks posed by the marketing, sale and use of electronic cigarettes (e‐cigarettes) especially to children and young people.
California Department of Public Health
added Jan 28, 2015 23:54
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Hoping to snuff e-cigarette use, California declares vaping a public health threat

In a report and advisory released by the California Department of Public Health, researchers found that more than twice as many 8th- and 10th-graders reported vaping, or using e-cigarettes, than smoking traditional cigarettes in 2014. Among seniors in hi
Los Angeles Daily News
added Jan 28, 2015 23:48
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[New York] Cuomo proposes restrictions on electronic cigarettes

In the budget proposal for the coming year, Cuomo would also prohibit e-cigarette marketing that targets children. According to the governor's office, there is "little quality control" on the production of the devices or the nicotine liquids they use an
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2015 21:08
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