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E-cigarette poisoning increasing among children in Texas

SAN ANTONIO -- An increasing amount of children have been checking into the Texas Poison Center for electronic-cigarette poisoning. According to the center, 52 percent of the calls for e-cigarette exposure involved children under the age of five, from 20
KHOU CBS 11 (Houston, TX)
added Jan 10, 2014 11:38
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EXTRAS ON EXCISE: PENNSYLVANIA TO CIGARETTES AND OTHER TOBACCO PRODUCTS — YOU’RE ALL GETTING TAXED!

The state took about nine months to pass a budget, but now that they’ve got one, it means they are handing out taxes like Oprah gives away cars to her audience. The state’s new cigarette tax rate became effective on Aug. 1. The rate jumped $0.05, from $0
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Aug 5, 2016 14:43
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UNDERSTANDING AND ADDRESSING NICOTINE ADDICTION: A SCIENCE-BASED APPROACH TO POLICY AND PRACTICE (PDF)

both the commercial interests of the tobacco industry and the natural human proclivity toward risk-taking, pleasure seeking, and addiction require that we do not become complacent in allowing alternative nicotine products to undo decades of hard-won pr
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
added Oct 22, 2015 14:17
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[Europe, UK] EU reaches breakthrough deal on tighter tobacco rules ($$)

EU lawmakers approved a deal on Wednesday on stricter tobacco rules that require bigger health warning on cigarette packets and cap the amount of nicotine in so-called e-cigarettes .
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 18, 2013 17:07
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[UK] Nicotine is good for you, says tobacco firm scientist ($$)

The startling claim, by a scientific adviser to the tobacco industry, came as researchers from New York University last week warned that smokers of the new wave of ecigarettes may inhale more nicotine and other toxins than regular smokers.
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 15, 2013 09:32
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Cig makers in Malaysia face more cuts

Tar and nicotine levels in cigarettes will be reduced effective June as the Government att­empts to bring down the estimated 100,000 deaths caused due to smoking-related illnesses. Tar content in each cigarette will be reduced from 20mg to 15mg while nic
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jan 19, 2013 23:46
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22nd Century Group Delivers Additional Proprietary Research Cigarettes with Various Nicotine Levels

22nd Century Group, Inc. (OTCBB: XXII), a company that has developed groundbreaking technology for tobacco harm reduction and smoking cessation products, today announced that the company has delivered an additional 2.7 million SPECTRUM® research cigarett
Business Wire
added Jul 31, 2012 13:32
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Reynolds developing new smokeless products

Reynolds is preparing within the next six months to carve paths in several categories, including vapor (likely electronic cigarettes), nicotine-replacement therapy (NRT) and nicotine extract products such as lozenges. Reynolds also is preparing to launch
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 30, 2012 11:32
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22nd Century Group: Big Trouble For Big Tobacco - How The Big Are Falling Behind

The FDA tobacco advisory panel meeting is set and will be discussing a slew of information including modified risk tobacco products as well as new statutory regulations. 22nd Century Group Inc, (NYSEMKT:XXII) is uniquely positioned to be both small upst
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Feb 25, 2017 18:35
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reduced-nicotine cigarettes — a promising regulatory pathway

The new evidence that low nicotine products can reduce addictiveness and lead to quitting, all without the unintended consequence of prompting more smoking to compensate for lower nicotine, could be a game changer. The FDA should be jumping on policy opti
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 1, 2015 23:22
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