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[Canada, UK] E-cigarette study doesn't convince Nova Scotia's top doctor

Strang said there is evidence that e-cigarettes make it easier for people to continue smoking. "They can keep using their e-cigarette where they can't use a cigarette and then keep using cigarettes where they can." That wasn't the case for John Burke. A
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 29, 2016 12:14
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[Asia] SULLUM: Indian Merchant Gets Three Years of 'Rigorous Imprisonment' for Selling E-Cigarettes

What's farcical is Lal's implication that nicotine, as opposed to the myriad toxins and carcinogens produced by tobacco combustion, is the main source of smoking-related disease. It is indisputable that e-cigarettes, which do not contain tobacco and do n
Reason Magazine
added Apr 27, 2016 16:36
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[Australia] Tobacco Company Approaching Aussie Doctors To Introduce E-Cigarettes

The Australian Medical Association has slammed new research claiming eight in 10 medical health practitioners support the use of e-cigarettes. The research, released on Thursday, was conducted on behalf of Nicoventures, a start-up company owned by Briti
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 18, 2016 19:40
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[Canada] CANNING: Not as safe as you think / A U of T nursing student explains why e-cigarette smoking should not be your preferred stress-relieving habit

There was a previous policy to ban vaping in certain public spaces, which was to take effect January 1, 2016, but it has been stalled while the Liberals determine new rules that will include medical marijuana. If some harms have been identified, why wait
The Varsity (University of Toronto) (ca)
added Apr 5, 2016 14:30
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Vapor Products and Tax Policy

A sound approach to the taxation of vapor products would avoid discriminating between disposable and rechargeable vapor products; it would avoid extending punitive tax rates from traditional cigarettes to vapor products, and would not hinder consumer opp
Tax Foundation
added Mar 23, 2016 11:07
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[California] IN RE NJOY, INC. CONSUMER CLASS ACTION LITIGATION: MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION TO STAY CASE PENDING RULE 23(f) PETITION AND APPEAL OF THE COURT’S ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFFS’ AMENDED MOTION FOR CLASS CERT...(PDF)

Plaintiffs allege that NJOY used a pervasive, uniform deceptive marketing scheme that conveyed the implicit message that NJOYs were known to be safe or safer than combustible tobacco cigarettes (the “Safety Message”), and also omitted material information
Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 7, 2016 08:26
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E-Cigs' Inconvenient Truth: It's Much Safer to Vape

"It's an odd dichotomy, isn't it? After years of trying to disempower Big Tobacco, we are now looking at legislation that will remove all the independents like me from the game and put the industry right into the hands of Big Tobacco." Walsh is still op
Rolling Stone
added Feb 19, 2016 17:40
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NITZKIN: H.R. 4371 AND THE REGULATION OF E-CIGARETTES (PDF)

adoption of H.R. 4371 would be a first step in re-orienting FDA regulation of tobacco products from a process designed to protect the sales and profits of the major cigarette makers to a process designed to reduce tobacco- related addiction, illness an
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Feb 18, 2016 18:38
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[Missouri, New York] HAAR: Blog: New Hope on Vape

But so long as people such as my cousin are still entering the category—despite all the doom and gloom—I have to believe there’s hope for the future....Imagine how many more people might embrace vape if, say, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration were to
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 11, 2016 16:45
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[West Virginia] James Felsen: Public health hang-up on e-cigs makes little sense (Gazette)

Either an ideological (e.g., opposition to the act of smoking/vaping per se) or financial motive is likely driving the process. We need to insist on an answer before preventable tobacco related illness and deaths occur because of e-cig policy.
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Feb 10, 2016 03:47
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