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FDA advances investigation into whether more than 40 e-cigarette products are being illegally marketed and outside agency's compliance policy

sent letters to 21 e-cigarette companies, including the manufacturers and importers of Vuse Alto, myblu, Myle, Rubi and STIG, seeking information about whether more than 40 products – including some flavored e-cigarette products – are being illegally mark
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 12, 2018 18:19
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Total ban on e-cigarettes and new tobacco products is the healthy way forward for Hong Kong

I see a lot of youngsters who couldn’t be older than secondary students smoking in the street. Strict action should therefore be taken against smoking, no matter whether it is traditional tobacco or e-cigarettes, as there are a lot of detrimental effects
South China Morning Post
added Oct 12, 2018 18:14
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[Canada] Canadian smokers support novel policies to reduce tobacco use

Most Canadian smokers are in favor of novel policies to reduce tobacco use...70 per cent support lowering nicotine levels in cigarettes to make them less addictive and raising the legal age for buying cigarettes to 21+ years. More than half (59%) of smoke
News-Medical.net
added Oct 12, 2018 17:38
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Some E-Cigarettes May Need to Halt Sales After Latest FDA Move

sent warning letters regarding 40 e-cigarette products to 21 companies, asking them to prove that they haven’t run afoul of an exemption that let the industry continue selling vaping devices after the agency began regulating them in 2016.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 12, 2018 16:26
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In crackdown, U.S. FDA seeks details on new electronic cigarettes

sent letters to companies including Reynolds American Inc...asking for evidence that the products were on the market before the August 2016 cutoff date...“will not allow the proliferation of e-cigarettes” being sold without proper approval and “will take
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2018 16:01
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Juul E-Cigarette Lawsuit

a number of individual lawsuits alleging injury or death due to vape use have been filed in various federal courts. Here are a few notable e-cigarette legal claims as examples of the types of lawsuits that are being filed.
CONSUMERSAFETY.ORG
added Oct 12, 2018 14:33
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AZAR/GOTTLIEB: We cannot let e-cigarettes become an on-ramp for teenage addiction

The technology that might help adults end one addiction cannot pull a generation of kids into a new one... At the Department of Health and Human Services, we are deeply concerned about the risks that e-cigarettes pose for children, given how quickly teen
Washington Post
added Oct 12, 2018 15:52
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[New York] SHACKFORD: Michael Bloomberg Is No Defender of the Constitution

The very idea that Bloomberg is a protector of our constitutional rights is comical. Bloomberg is the archetype of the "Nanny knows best" authoritarian... He supports just about every government effort to meddle with people' smoking habits: smoking bans;
Reason Magazine
added Oct 12, 2018 15:39
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[Connecticut] Number of CT high schoolers vaping doubled over two years

Overall, 14.7 percent of high school students reported “currently” vaping in 2017, compared to 7.2 percent in 2015. In contrast, 3.5 percent of high schoolers reported currently smoking traditional cigarettes in 2017.
Connecticut Mirror
added Oct 12, 2018 14:47
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[Oklahoma] Anti-tobacco group sees opportunity for new restrictions in new lawmakers

Woods, executive director of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust, unveiled a plan Wednesday to cut Oklahoma’s adult smoking rate nearly in half. It includes some major policy shifts, such as raising the age to purchase tobacco to 21; prohibiting smoki
Tulsa (OK) World
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
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