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[Vermont] UVM Aims to Ban Tobacco Use and Curb Public Health Risk

Recognizing nicotine addiction as a significant public health issue, the University of Vermont is moving toward becoming a tobacco-free campus, with a target date of Jan. 1, 2015.
University of Vermont
added Apr 24, 2014 00:43

[Nebraska] Students push to ban smoking on campus

Hundreds of students are pushing to outlaw any smoking, including e-cigarettes, across the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus after a two-alarm dorm fire was sparked by a cigarette in February.
added Apr 24, 2014 00:42
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F.D.A. Will Propose New Regulations for E-Cigarettes

will propose sweeping new rules on Thursday that for the first time would extend its regulatory authority from cigarettes to electronic cigarettes, popular nicotine delivery devices that have grown into a multibillion-dollar business with virtually no fed
New York Times
added Apr 24, 2014 00:39
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Camel maker Reynolds 1Q profit falls more than 28 pct on lower cigarette sales, higher costs

Reynolds American Inc.'s first-quarter profit fell more than 28 per cent as the company sold fewer cigarettes and spent more on expanding its electronic cigarette brand and legal costs.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2014 22:45

[Missouri] Branson leaders push for public smoking ban

The controversial proposal is making headlines in Branson newspapers, but city leaders want people to know nothing has been solidified and they're still taking public input. "We're very sensitive however to those people who currently smoke," explained a
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Apr 23, 2014 22:43

[Florida] Bill Curbing E-Cigarette Sales Is On The Move

A House bill to stop minors from buying e-cigarettes, widely popular in the Florida Legislature, is moving forward without a restriction that would have prevented local governments from imposing stronger rules. The American heart and lung associations a
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Apr 23, 2014 22:41
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[UK] Big e-cigarette groups snap up smaller rivals ($$)

Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 23, 2014 22:40

[California] Beverly Hills Bans E-Cigarettes in Public Areas

The Beverly Hills City Council’s unanimous vote to approved a second reading of an ordinance prohibiting the use of e-cigarettes and tobacco at Farmers Markets, in outdoor service lines, public plazas, and other public spaces coincidentally came on Earth
added Apr 23, 2014 22:39

Are Electronic Cigarettes A Public Good Or A Health Hazard?

“Put crudely,” says Quelch, “how many nicotine addicts is it worth the risk of creating to have one tobacco smoker quit?” That is one of the many dilemmas Quelch explores in the HBS case, E-Cigarettes: Marketing Versus Public Health, written with HBS R
added Apr 23, 2014 22:35

Revised deal on court-ordered ads in tobacco lawsuit will reach more of black community

tobacco companies and the Justice Department are including media outlets that target more of the black community in court-ordered advertisements that say the cigarette makers lied about the dangers of smoking, according to a brief filed in U.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2014 13:44
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