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Researchers call for retraction of NEJM paper showing dangers of e-cigarettes with 9 comments

Researchers and advocates are calling for the retraction of a 2015 letter in the New England Journal of Medicine that suggested that e-cigarettes are as harmful – if not more than – traditional cigarettes....that e-cigarettes expose smokers to significant
Retraction Watch (Adam Marcus blog)
added Sep 14, 2015 22:27
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[Canada] DRESCHEL: To vape or not to vape

But in the absence of conclusive data, Ontario's Liberal government is already demonizing e-cigarettes and ignoring their potential to save lives and health-care dollars. The government claims its smoke-free strategy is to help smokers quit, protect othe
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 3, 2014 13:30
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[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL E-cigarettes: A way out of addiction – or a way in?

Consumers deserve clarity from Health Canada. Are these devices banned or not? Safe or not? A good way to stop smoking – or a way to start? A lot has changed since 2009. Time for an update, Health Canada. Your smoke break is over.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 5, 2014 13:15
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HUFFORD/BALLIN: FDA will rule none too soon on e-cigarette regulations

If the FDA embraces harm reduction and enacts balanced regulations that encourage the efficient development of safer forms of nicotine delivery, then it can both protect public health and enable free market forces, driven by innovation, to help permanentl
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added May 20, 2013 09:51
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[Florida] CLASS ACTION COMPLAINT (PDF)

Plaintiffs...seek the following relief against all Defendants:
Capital New York
added Oct 4, 2015 22:54
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Report Endorsing e-Cigarettes Called Into Question

The analysis has stirred up a heated debate, with the online version of their article generating almost 20 rapid responses so far, including several from researchers cited in the analysis. The first response came from Dr McNeill and colleagues, who, in
Medical Tribune
added Sep 25, 2015 15:50
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New Poll: Americans Strongly Support FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products, Want Limits on E-Cigarettes

Voters strongly oppose efforts by the cigar industry to get Congress to exempt some cigars from FDA regulation and support FDA regulation of electronic cigarettes. ...Fully 81 percent favor the law that gave the FDA regulatory authority over tobacco produ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 14, 2015 15:40
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E-cigarette tech takes off as regulation looms

e-cigarettes come in many shapes and sizes and the technological changes only make regulating them more of a headache. At the same time, a rapidly growing market for e-cigarettes and the possibility that the devices could be safer than regular cigarettes
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 8, 2014 22:40
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[Florida] Philip Morris Must Pay $26.5M In Engle Case Over 'Light' Ads ($$)

denied Philip Morris' two motions for judgment as a matter of law seeking to reverse its loss at the trial, where a jury awarded roughly $6 million in compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages to decades-long smoker Judith Berger, who suffe
Law360
added Sep 19, 2014 17:54
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Tobacco is still America’s top health threat. But Washington doesn’t treat it that way.

Kenneth Warner ... I caught up with Warner last week for a conversation about the current challenge of tobacco control, and why the American public seems bored and jaded about our single largest public health problem.
Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2014 12:33
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