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[Jordan] Hubble-bubble, there's shisha-smoking trouble on Saudi beaches!

“IT is my right to enjoy a clean beach” was the motto of a recent campaign started by several Jubail residents against beach-goers who smoke shisha, or hubble-bubble, on the city’s beaches. The smokers are accused of polluting beaches with discarded coal
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jan 11, 2015 03:02
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[California] EDITORIAL: E-cigarette boom among kids more than Feds’ fault / Tobacco money keeps state sidelined

As state lawmakers return to the Capitol, they should make it a priority to shut down the teenage market, not only for tobacco in general, but for e-cigarettes and vaping. That goes, too, for Attorney General Kamala Harris, who has joined other attorneys
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 23, 2014 23:30
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[Sweden, USA] A Lesser Warning? Maybe / Maker of Snus, a Smokeless Tobacco, Says It's Less Harmful Than Cigarettes

In asking the United States government to bless its snus as less toxic, the company is raising a broader question: Should warning labels on tobacco products — from chew to e-cigarettes — take into account varying degrees of harm?
New York Times
added Nov 30, 2014 15:30
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FDA should require that all communications from tobacco manufacturers on MRTPs be done in a way that narrowly target smokers

I just submitted this comment to FDA. The tracking number is 1jy-8fp3-7yii.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:29
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[Montana] REYNOLDS: E-cigarettes: More harm than good?

But there’s no proof that e-cigarettes are the answer. Because they contain nicotine, a highly toxic and addictive substance, they may even serve as a gateway to the use of other tobacco products. Most health experts recommend using methods that have be
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Nov 20, 2014 12:51
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COBB/ABRAMS: The FDA, E-Cigarettes, and the Demise of Combusted Tobacco

We would encourage the FDA to accelerate their regulations to eliminate uncertainty regarding safety, drive the substitution and use of clean nicotine, and hasten the demise of lethal combusted tobacco.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:29
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Tobacco CEOs Push FDA to Adopt E-Cig Rules More Quickly

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) and Lorillard Inc. (LO) urged U.S. health officials to move more quickly on regulating e-cigarettes, saying the lack of clear rules makes it harder for smokers to switch to the less-hazardous products.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 3, 2014 16:50
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E-Cigarettes Make Their Way Into Hollywood Movies

E-cigarette companies may be taking a page out of Big Tobacco’s old playbook. While the former has been banned from paid product placement in Hollywood films for nearly two decades, e-cigarette companies are not. And it looks like they are seizing oppor
IBT - International Business Times
added Sep 16, 2014 03:43
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[UK] LETTERS: Regulation of electronic cigarettes: Rapid Responses [Updated]

British Medical Journal
added Sep 15, 2014 10:38
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[Europe, UK] BATES: Stop demonising a potentially useful product for smokers

Regulation in moderation could assist, but this is a market-based revolution that should be led by consumers, innovative producers and engaged retailers. If regulators intervene too strongly, they will end up doing far more harm than good.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Sep 13, 2014 21:12
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