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E-Cigarettes May Actually Help People Quit Smoking, Saving Many Lives

Now seven of the top tobacco experts from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have conducted a thorough review of studies on e-cigarettes. The team is asking that regulators be more open-minded in their rules for vaporized nicotine products, like e-ci
Medical Daily
added Apr 27, 2016 18:29

Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2015

What are the implications for public health practice? Use of emerging tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, is on the rise among middle and high school students; therefore, it is critical that comprehensive tobacco control and prevention strategies f
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Apr 14, 2016 17:31

No Drinking, Smoking, or Vaping Under 21 in California if New Law Signed

The bills, which are designed to curb teen smoking and include raising the legal smoking age to 21, have lumped in the use of vaping devices, to the chagrin of the industry. “It’s a bridge too far,” said Gregory Conley, the president of the American Vapi
added Mar 24, 2016 16:29

[Canada] Restricting how vape shops operate will hurt smokers trying to quit, local advocate says

The owner of Ponyboy Vapes in Waterloo and Guelph says new laws that would prevent his customers from trying out devices and e-juices in his stores will hurt those who are trying to quit smoking tobacco cigarettes.
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 14, 2016 15:39

UPDATE: Tobacco Retailer Warning Letters

Warning Letters issued to tobacco retailers for violations observed during a compliance check inspection can be found below. Compliance check inspections of tobacco retailers occur periodically, and are conducted to determine a retail establishment’s com
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 2, 2016 15:36

[Illinois] Aldermen block Emanuel tobacco tax hike proposal

Opponents of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to raise the legal age to buy cigarettes in Chicago to 21 and hike a series of tobacco taxes blocked a vote Wednesday after the mayor tried to jump-start the measure by pledging to crack down on illegal smoke sales.
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 10, 2016 22:44

[Canada] BONOKOSKI: The sleeping dog of contraband cigarettes

So why has the much-ballyhooed enforcement legislation failed so dismally? And why has there been no full-bore in-your-face spot-check program for “contraband enforcement” set up by the Ontario Provincial Police on the few roads in-and-out of most Ontari
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jan 17, 2016 20:29

Norway under pressure to ban sale of tobacco to adults

the Norwegian Medical Association (NMA) is pressing the government to back its proposal for a ban on tobacco sales to citizens born after the year 2000. Marit Hermansen, the president of the NMA, told Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten that access to cigare
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:26

Majority of Young Tobacco Users Tried a Flavored Product First

Among those reporting that the first product they used was flavored were 89 percent of hookah users, 81 percent of e-cigarette users, 65 percent of cigar users and 50 percent of cigarette smokers.
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
added Nov 12, 2015 14:43

[California] A Smoking Gun: Cancer-causing chemicals in e-cigarettes (PDF)

Twenty-one of the 24 companies whose products were tested had at least one product that produced high levels of one or both of these chemicals, in violation of California’s consumer protection law, Proposition 65. CEH is taking legal action against th
CEH - Center for Environmental Health
added Sep 2, 2015 21:19
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