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GLANTZ: More evidence from California that kids are rapidly taking up ecigs, with faster market penetration among younger kids

These data add to the case that the e-cigarette epidemic is growing from the bottom up and that estimates of use based on adult surveys will dramatically understate the long term impact in terms of spreading nicotine addiction.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 29, 2015 14:41
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FATTAL: E-cigarette veto a win for healthier Michigan |

Kudos to Governor Snyder for vetoing legislation that would have created a carve-out in Michigan law for electronic cigarettes, allowed tobacco companies to skirt the state's strong anti-tobacco laws and exposed a new generation to their deadly product.
Saginaw (MI) News
added Jan 29, 2015 14:35
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RAYMUNDO: How to Get Started with E-Cigarettes

For smokers looking to try e-cigarettes and vaping to help them quit smoking, here are a few tips on making the potentially life-saving decision.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 29, 2015 14:26

SIEGEL: California DPH Report on E-Cigs is Heavily Biased; Cherrypicks Studies Like the Tobacco Industry Used to Do

It draws conclusions about the efficacy of e-cigarettes from studies that were never designed to measure the efficacy of e-cigarettes. It cherrypicks the studies that support its pre-determined conclusion and excludes studies that don't support this concl
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 29, 2015 13:13
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[California] SIEGEL: Anti-Smoking Groups' Propaganda Campaign is Working: Policy Maker Says that "Hundreds of Thousands" of Vapers Will Die

He most likely got this ridiculous idea from the propaganda campaign being waged by electronic cigarette opponents. Over the past few days and months, I have documented one story after another of major anti-smoking groups and agencies disseminating the fa
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 29, 2015 13:08

[Louisiana] James Gill: A smoking ban’s haze of amendments

the prohibitionist tide has grown irresistible. Now that the council has decided it knows what’s best for everybody, we must wait to be told exactly how this ordinance will achieve it. Its main provisions are clear enough, however, and the gambling indus
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jan 29, 2015 10:29

[California] JARDINE: Snuffing out a bad habit by quitting smoking

And they are about 50 percent to 75 percent cheaper than regular cigarettes, according to one manufacturer. But don’t tell that to the guy who, in a moment of clarity at the gas station last weekend, said he’s done smoking for good because cigarettes hav
Modesto (CA) Bee
added Jan 29, 2015 10:11

[Kazakhstan, USA] HEFLER: Tobacco industry confronted with child labour

every time a new report is published tobacco companies react with apparent surprise...industry is extremely monopolised, has a record of collusion and suppression of leaf prices, interferes with policy development and invests in NGOs such as ITGA, ECLT an
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 28, 2015 12:54

[Kentucky] ALVARADO: Statewide smoking ban would save lives and taxpayer dollars

I am asking my colleagues to help me — along with lawmakers from both parties and every region of the state, the public health and medical community, the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and over 500 other organizations — to make a smoke-free Kentucky a real
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 28, 2015 08:03

SULLUM: Claiming E-Cigarettes Kill, California Legislator Pushes Vaping Ban - Hit & Run

Contrary to what Leno seems to think, it's not the nicotine in cigarettes that kills people; it is all of the toxins and carcinogens generated by tobacco combustion. Since vaping does not involve tobacco or combustion, it is much less dangerous than smoki
Reason Magazine
added Jan 28, 2015 07:58
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