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[South Dakota] Jackley Pushes for E-Cigarette Regulation

"We need you to take a look at and protect our minors. We need you to look at these ingredients and tell us whether or not, health-wise, they are truly safer than cigarettes," Jackley said. A tobacco settlement means South Dakota receives about $28-mill
KELO 1320 AM / 107.9 FM (Sioux Falls, SD)
added Nov 16, 2013 02:49

E-cigarette use growing rapidly in Iowa, but regulation lacking

For now, e-cigarettes exist in a legal limbo of sorts, where government is trying to play catch-up to private enterprise. “There’s no current Iowa Department of Public Health position,” said Jerilyn Oshel, interim director of the department’s Division o
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Oct 8, 2013 13:50

[Delaware] Biden calls for ban on e-cigarette sales to kids, restrictions on advertising

Attorney General Beau Biden has joined 39 other state Attorneys General in calling for the Food and Drug Administration to regulate the marketing and sale of electronic cigarettes. In a letter sent this week to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, the Att
Cape Gazette Newspaper (Lewes, DE)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:21

[Florida] E-cigarettes an industry on the make

International chains and e-cigarette- specific stores are spreading as the smoke-free cigarette business explodes into an industry that has already marked $1 billion in sales this year. Totally Wicked, an e-cigarette chain based in the United Kingdom, o
Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune
added Sep 29, 2013 20:54

State AGs, Members of Congress Demand Regulation of E-Cigarettes

These demands for FDA regulation come amidst an explosion of marketing for e-cigarettes and a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showing a doubling in youth use of e-cigarettes from 2011 to 2012.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 28, 2013 21:08

Your First-Grader Wants a Cigarette? How That's 'OK' in Virginia

You may want to tell your kids not to use electronic cigarettes, but so far the federal government has passed no regulations against their purchase by minors.
added Sep 28, 2013 06:45

[North Carolina] Electronic cigarette users say advertisements do not target kids

Attorney General Roy Cooper signed a letter Tuesday that says e-cigarettes are being marketed to children through advertising different flavors. Electronic cigarette users do not agree. They say the flavored vapor is often what helps users stop smoking t
added Sep 28, 2013 06:30

Reports of E-cigarettes exploding on the rise

Complaints of explosions and injuries have pushed attorneys general from 40 states to call on the FDA to regulate e-cigarettes. A Georgia woman's e-cigarette exploded in her home, shaking the entire house.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Sep 26, 2013 04:28

The NAAG Tobacco Project

specializes in matters related to the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (“MSA”). Its staff is dedicated to helping the Attorneys General of the signatory States (“Settling States”) interpret, implement, and enforce this agreement. The Tobacco Project is
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)
added Sep 25, 2013 08:37

AGs urge FDA to Regulate Sale and Advertising of E-Cigarettes

called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today to immediately regulate the sale and advertising of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) as "tobacco products" under the Tobacco Control Act, as they are products made or derived from tobacco.
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)
added Sep 25, 2013 08:25
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