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BROKER: Big Tobacco Successfully Increasing E-Cigarette Use In Youths

Don’t fool yourself: smoking electronic cigarettes is still smoking. The tobacco industry has positioned e-cigs as a less dangerous form of smoking than traditional, combustable cigarettes. However, “less dangerous” still contains the word “dangerous.”
Physicians News Digest
added Aug 19, 2014 16:42
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E-Cigarettes and Federal Regulation (Updated)

Until the FDA issues its final rule, possibly not until next year, and then decides whether or not it will regulate e-cigarette advertising, expect to see a market that harkens back to advertising techniques once common with tobacco cigarettes, using car
Health Affairs (ca)
added Aug 19, 2014 06:54
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[Canada] LETTERS: Two takes on e-cigarette ban

ban the use of e-cigarettes wherever smoking is prohibited is a sensible first step ... / Toronto Public Health should be handing out e-cigarettes for free, like they do with condoms, because they could form part of a very effective tobacco harm-reduction
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 17, 2014 07:27
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[New Mexico] VIDEO: Albuquerque researchers studying e-cigarettes

Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute are hoping to crack the code....nicotine is just a small component of e-cigarettes. While it’s early into the studies, they’ve already found multiple chemicals that carry and spray the nicotine through the device.
KOAT-TV Ch. 7 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:54
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EDITORIAL: Duelling letters: which one would you sign?

we are dismayed at the eagerness with which some on both sides have fanned the flames of division—and baffled at how the e-cigarette issue has consumed attention that should be directed to the real killer products: conventional cigarettes, the manufacture
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2014 10:29
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Totally Wicked Urges FDA to Establish Alternative Premarket Tobacco Application Procedure for E-Cigarette Products in Response to Proposed “Deeming” Rule

“We are fully dedicated to ensuring the continued availability of our best-in-class products for our customers and are thus playing an active role in attempting to shape the FDA’s regulatory regime for new and existing vaping technologies”
Business Wire
added Aug 14, 2014 00:31
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Safe or not?

How safe are electronic cigarettes and what public health role could they play in reducing the risk from consuming tobacco products? As the tobacco industry, consumers and public health advocates continue to wait on the Food and Drug Administration — fiv
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 12, 2014 14:35
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[North Carolina] Safe or not? More studies examine the risk of electronic cigarettes

As the tobacco industry, consumers and public health advocates continue to wait on the Food and Drug Administration – five years and counting – to answer those questions, numerous studies have been submitted recently that either attempt to fill a scienti
FOX8 WGHP (High Point, NC)
added Aug 10, 2014 21:58
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Big Tobacco Tries to Don A New Look: Are You Buying?

rebranding its tarred image — pitching “smokeless” e-cigarettes, embracing the mantra “harm reduction,” and funding science that could turn tobacco plants into life-saving medicine. That tactical shift, not surprisingly, has cultivated cynics like anti-t
NBC News
added Aug 10, 2014 21:44
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MAZIAK: Harm Reduction at the Crossroads: The Case of E-Cigarettes

On one side of the debate are those who call for caution in endorsing such products until critical pieces of evidence about their safety and potential become available, whereas the other side argues that waiting until all questions about e-cigarettes are
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Aug 8, 2014 12:25
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