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[California, Illinois, New York] E-Cigarette Class Action Suit Stymied by Federal Law

The judge ruled federal law superceded state regulations citing the [FDA]’s rule making e-cigarettes subject to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act....tobacco products only need to carry a warning regarding the addictive properties of ni
National Law Review
added Nov 16, 2016 18:24

SIEGEL: E-Cigarette Companies: FDA Wants Smokers to Continue Smoking, But We Do Not; On the FDA's Decimation of the Vaping Industry

Totally Wicked...has announced that because of the FDA regulations, they have been forced to go out of business in 2018, once the pre-market tobacco application (PMTA) grace period ends....FDA is essentially making it clear that it wants smokers to contin
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 15, 2016 20:54

[Montana] ANDERSON: Congress must act soon to save vaping industry

as the owner of a vape shop in Billings, I am asking Congress to intervene when they return to Washington after November’s elections. Sens. Jon Tester, Steve Daines, and Rep. Ryan Zinke have already demonstrated a helpful understanding of this governmen
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Nov 15, 2016 20:43

VISCUSI: Do We Know How Risky E-Cigarettes Are?

too few smokers considering the pairwise choice between conventional cigarettes and e-cigarettes will switch to e-cigarettes, because they underestimate how much risk they could avert by making this switch. These findings also suggest a more general regul
RegBlog (Penn Program on Regulation)
added Nov 15, 2016 20:41
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[UK] Survey of community pharmacists' perception of electronic cigarettes in London

expressed concerns about the safety of e-cigarettes, especially regarding the amounts of excipients and nicotine as these still remain unregulated. Currently, there are no guidelines for pharmacists regarding e-cigarettes. Community pharmacists look forwa
BMJ Open (uk)
added Nov 15, 2016 16:52

[Montana] OAKLEY: Big Tobacco bets big on vaping

The FDA is moving in the right direction by putting in place stiff regulatory barriers to prove that ENDS don’t cause public harm.
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Nov 14, 2016 15:21

LETTER: WIMMER: Don’t Look to E-Cigarettes as a Panacea for Smoking

Addiction to nicotine in tobacco is the norm, not the exception, and smoking addiction is about compulsive behavior and suffering, not pleasure.... The case for e-cigarettes would be stronger if the United States, like the British National Health Service
New York Times
added Nov 14, 2016 13:44

SIEGEL: Is There a Silver Lining in a Dark Cloud?

With a Trump presidency, and with Republican control of the Senate, we ironically have a tremendous opportunity to once and for all craft a sensible regulatory strategy for electronic cigarettes and vaping products.
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 12, 2016 23:15

Extensive Validated Research Required before Adopting Low Nicotine Tobacco

A panel discussion on 'Emerging Issues for Indian Tobacco Growers' called for extensive research on the consequences of adoption of very low nicotine level tobacco on farmers, consumers, and the environment, including the economic cost to the nation bef
Confederation of Indian Industry (in)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18

[Asia, India] Vapers urge WHO to back safer products for smokers

Vapers on Wednesday called on the World Health Organisation to allow the world's one billion smokers to have equal access to safer alternatives to cigarettes such as the electronic cigarettes they smoke. The call came in the wake of meetings between WHO
Zee News (in)
added Nov 10, 2016 17:16
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