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Are E-Cigarettes Here to Stay?

Study Suggests Current and Former Smokers Are Turning to Electronic Cigarettes
WebMD
added Jul 21, 2012 15:12
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[Europe, UK] Alert over electric cigarette hazard

The eHealth - Cigarette is currently subject to a European Safety Recall because the brand’s charger unit could give users an electric shock and overheat, while its labelling has also been ruled inadequate.
York Press (uk)
added Jun 22, 2012 15:06
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Canadians deserve a new approach to health policy on tobacco - Imperial Tobacco Canada invites governments to adopt a progressive approach to public health policy

On World No Tobacco Day 2014 (May 31), Imperial Tobacco Canada calls on Health Canada and government across the country to adopt a policy of tobacco harm reduction as a more progressive approach to tobacco regulation.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 30, 2014 03:55
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[Asia, Korea - South] Cigarette sales to hit record low

due to increased regulations against smoking and heightened health awareness, according to industry data. The consistently falling consumption of cigarettes is likely to further dent the bottom lines of tobacco giants such as KT&G, Philip Morris and BAT,
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 9, 2013 15:13
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[Canada] New, more graphic labels for tobacco come in; smoking rates keep falling

Canadian Press
added Jun 26, 2012 15:50
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[Europe] As regulators wrestle with e-smokes, the tobacco industry is changing fast

The goal, according to Clive Bates, a former director of Action on Smoking and Health, a British campaigning group, and a tireless advocate of e-cigarettes, is not to lose the chance of millions of smokers switching in whole or in part to a relatively ben
The Economist
added Sep 27, 2013 00:35
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Regulation stacks up for e-cigarettes

The decisions that regulators make will shape not just the future of the industry but also the public-health response — and scientists both for and against e-cigarettes have waded into the debate while regulation is still up in the air. “Right now, elec
Nature
added Sep 26, 2013 12:23
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FLAVOURED TOBACCO USE AMONG CANADIAN YOUTH: EVIDENCE FROM CANADA’S 2012/2013 YOUTH SMOKING SURVEY (PDF)

University of Waterloo (ca)
added Sep 10, 2014 10:43
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Beyond Cigarettes: Federal Regulation of Other Tobacco Products

Date: Tue, 05/21/2013 ... This webinar will discuss the potential for FDA regulation and what public health professionals and advocates can do to press the FDA to exercise its authority over all tobacco products to protect public health.
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 15, 2013 17:33
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[Eastern Europe, Russia] Who Smokes Most: A surprising map of smoking rates by country

Nobody lights up like Eastern Europe, where average annual consumption can exceed 2,000 cigarettes per person. The very highest rate is in Serbia (2,861 cigarettes per person per year), according to data from 71 countries compiled by the World Lung Found
Washington Post
added Oct 19, 2012 15:33
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