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[New York] Feds Asked To Investigate E-Cig Companies For Kid-Focused Advertising

The Federal Trade Commission is taking public comments on a proposed study of the e-cigarette industry, and Comptroller Scott Stringer wants the agency to look into e-cig makers marketing their noxious wares to kids. In his testimony to the commission, t
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Jan 18, 2016 21:35
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New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and New York City Public Advocate Letitia James Co-Host Rally Calling on the Federal Government to Investigate and Regulate E-Cigarette Companies that Advertise to Kids

hosted a rally with dozens of advocates, parents and youth to call on e-cigarette companies to stop marketing to children and teens, while at the same time urging federal entities to investigate and regulate the marketing and classification of e-cigarette
New York City: NYC.gov
added Jan 18, 2016 21:33
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[New York] James, Stringer Team Up in Rare Appearance Against E-Cigarette Companies

In a rare appearance on Sunday, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer and New York City Public Advocate Letitia James hosted a joint rally with dozens of advocates, parents and youth to call on e-cigarette companies to stop marketing to children and t
JPUpdates.com
added Jan 18, 2016 21:24
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[Maine] Vaping’s popularity sparks talk of regulation

But to Kreis, the devices’ growing popularity is helping people break decades-long smoking habits. “It’s really turned into quite a big movement,” said Kreis, who opened his store on Market Street in June 2014. “I couldn’t count how many people have com
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jan 10, 2016 15:25
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Comment Form

Invitation To Comment: The FTC seeks public comments on proposed information requests to marketers of electronic cigarettes. These comments will be considered before the Commission submits a request for Office of Management and Budget ("OMB") review unde
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Dec 28, 2015 04:15
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Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 207 / Tuesday, October 27, 2015 / Notices

The FTC seeks public comments on proposed information requests to marketers of electronic cigarettes. These comments will be considered before the Commission submits a request for Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) review under the
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Dec 28, 2015 04:13
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Detailed information and reports on electronic cigarette marketing and sales is essential for understanding the skyrocketing popularity and use of various electronic cigarette products among youth and young adults (PDF)

Electronic cigarette marketing attracts youth and young adults and has contributed to skyrocketing use of these products, as well as poly-use of e-cigarettes along with other tobacco products. E-cigarettes have also contributed to the renormalization o
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 28, 2015 04:04
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FTC should collect and release detailed information on e-cigarette marketing and promotions

We just submitted the following public comment to the FTC regarding its proposal to monitor e-cigarette marketing. This is not only valualbe in its own right, but would also provide useful information to the FDA should the Obama Administration actually
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 28, 2015 04:00
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[New York] EXCLUSIVE: Electronic cigarette ads ‘explicitly’ target kids, NYC Controller Scott Stringer says in letter to FTC

“The same companies that peddled ‘Joe Camel’ and similar, kid-friendly images to an earlier generation are back with new ad strategies"...he’s worried city pension funds, which have investments in e-cigarette companies, could be at risk if the firms are h
New York Daily News
added Dec 25, 2015 03:07
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Senators Want FTC to Investigate E-Cigarette Flavors

A group of Democratic senators led by veteran children's advocate Ed Markey (D-Mass.) have called on the chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, Edith Ramirez, to investigate liquid nicotine retailers for unfair and deceptive practices.
Broadcasting & Cable online
added Dec 23, 2015 04:52
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